Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2017

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Foster Youth

  • Homelessness

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Safe Water

  • Catholic Education

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Hospitality

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Other

This total represents grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our priority program areas is part of multi-year commitments, so a grant may appear in multiple years of activity. The list below provides additional information about specific projects approved and/or paid during the fiscal year selected, including the project start date and the length of our commitment.

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  1. First Star Inc.

    $400,000 through November 2017

    to continue the First Star Bruin Scholars Academy in Los Angeles and to create a summer academy for foster youth in New York. http://www.firststar.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  2. Koce-TV Foundation

    $1,700,000 through December 2018

    to support the creation of Fostering Hope, a multi-media public awareness effort dedicated to educate, inspire, and call to action viewership around issues impacting foster youth. www.pbssocal.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  3. Coalition for Responsible Community Development

    $1,125,000 through December 2018

    to increase the college and career readiness of youth aging out of foster care in South Los Angeles. http://www.coalitionrcd.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  4. iFoster

    $750,000 through December 2018

    to improve and continue to deliver resources through the online Transition Age Youth Assistant, which provides linkages to careers and college through a digital locker for foster youth. http://www.ifoster.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  5. Children's Law Center of California

    $1,050,000 through December 2018

    to expand the Crossover Advocacy and Resource Effort (CARE) program that assists foster youth in Los Angeles who have become involved in the juvenile justice system. www.clcla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  6. The Children's Aid Society

    $500,000 through December 2017

    to support caregiver recruitment and services for teens in foster care, and advocacy for older youth in New York City. www.childrensaidsociety.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  7. Fedcap Rehabilitation Services

    $1,590,000 through August 2018

    to implement and scale the PrepNOW training for caregivers of transition age youth in New York City and Los Angeles County. www.fedcap.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2015
  8. Regents of the University of California at Berkeley

    $630,000 through August 2018

    to support a regional analysis of data on Los Angeles County transition age foster youth through the California Child Welfare Indicators Project. http://spo.berkeley.edu/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2015
  9. University of Chicago

    $560,000 through June 2018

    to support the ongoing California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study (CalYOUTH), which tracks the outcomes of youth exiting care in Los Angeles County and across the state. www.uchicago.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2015
  10. Good Shepherd Services

    $1,050,000 through August 2018

    to support the Stepping Stones to Success program, which creates career and college opportunities for transition age foster youth in New York City. www.goodshepherds.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2015
  11. Children Now

    $750,000 through August 2018

    to advocate for policies and increased funding to benefit transition-age foster youth in California. www.childrennow.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2015
  12. The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

    $50,000 through July 2016

    to support the Youth Transitions Funders Group. http://www.cfncr.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2015
  13. Community Initiatives

    $30,000 through July 2016

    to support the staffing and expenses of the Co-Investment Partnership. http://communityin.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: July 2015
  14. Public Counsel

    $675,000 through May 2018

    to support individual legal assistance and systems advocacy to improve outcomes for youth in Los Angeles County foster care. http://www.publiccounsel.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2015
  15. Community Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention Treatment

    $250,000 through March 2017

    to support the Kinship in Action program strengthening capacity for caregivers in Los Angeles. http://www.cocosouthla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2015
  16. Research Foundation of the City University of New York

    $2,500,000 through June 2019

    to support the City University of New York in establishing and enhancing college pathways that will increase graduation rates among foster youth. http://www.rfcuny.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2015
  17. The Door - A Center of Alternatives, Inc.

    $675,000 through December 2017

    to support the Academy program which provides high school education, robust college access and employment pathways for foster youth in New York City. http://www.door.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2014
  18. United Friends of the Children

    $1,500,000 through December 2017

    to support the College Readiness Program, which helps foster youth graduate high school and continue with success in college. http://www.unitedfriends.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2014
  19. The Alliance for Children's Rights

    $1,050,000 through December 2017

    to support a network of critical services and advocacy for foster youth in Los Angeles with the goals of increasing graduation rates, college readiness, and employment. http://www.kids-alliance.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2014
  20. Graham-Windham

    $1,100,000 through August 2017

    to create the Graham Support Lead and Achieve Model (Graham-SLAM) program to improve college and career pathways for foster youth in New York City. www.graham-windham.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2014