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.

  1. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $1,350,000 through June 2016

    to support the Marilyn Hilton MS Achievement Center at UCLA. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/CAL/index.aspx

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2013
  2. Mercy Foundation

    $890,000 through June 2016

    to establish and run a MS Achievement Center modeled on the Marilyn Hilton MS Achievement Center at UCLA. www.supportmercyfoundation.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2013
  3. Kansas University Endowment Association

    $800,000 through December 2016

    to expand and run a MS Achievement Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center modeled on the Marilyn Hilton MS Achievement Center at UCLA. http://www.kuendowment.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2013
  4. Myelin Repair Foundation

    $50,000 through May 2014

    to fund a yearly convening bringing together MS researchers. http://www.myelinrepair.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: April 2013
  5. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    $1,359,000 through May 2016

    to expand the multiple sclerosis program at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada. www.ClevelandClinic.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: August 2012
  6. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $1,245,000 through June 2016

    to support three critical research projects recommended by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's national expert volunteer peer reviewers: Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Rehabilitation, and Promising Concepts and Leads. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/CAL/index.aspx

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2012
  7. Myelin Repair Foundation

    $750,000 through August 2014

    to advance multiple sclerosis research by testing myelin repair in human brain cells. http://www.myelinrepair.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: August 2011
  8. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $1,500,000 through May 2013

    to support the Marilyn Hilton MS Achievement Center at UCLA. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/CAL/index.aspx

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2010
  9. The UCLA Foundation

    $750,000 through June 2013

    to support preclinical and clinical trials studies to obtain FDA approval for the oral use of estriol in the treatment of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis. http://www.uclafoundation.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2010