Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Safe Water

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Homelessness

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Foster Youth

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Other

  • Catholic Education

  • Hospitality

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. Water.Org Inc.

    $2,000,000 through December 2021

    to advance the WaterCredit model in Uganda. www.water.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  2. National Center for Youth Law

    $500,000 through November 2020

    to support FosterEd California in ensuring students in the Antelope Valley graduate high school with a full range of college and career opportunities. www.youthlaw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  3. Delgado Community College

    $1,190,000 through December 2020

    to support the guided hospitality career pathways program. http://www.dcc.edu

    Hospitality USA Awarded: November 2017
  4. The Alliance for Children's Rights

    $1,200,000 through December 2019

    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 2017
  5. Himalayan Cataract Project Inc.

    $1,900,000 through November 2020

    to support continued work to improve access and quality of eye care and contribute to an integrated eye health care system in Ethiopia. http://www.cureblindness.org

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: November 2017
  6. National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    $1,700,000 through December 2021

    to support the replication of the WASH in healthcare facilities program. http://www.cdcfoundation.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: November 2017
  7. United Friends of the Children

    $1,500,000 through December 2020

    to support the College Readiness Program in Los Angeles County. http://www.unitedfriends.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2017
  8. Loyola Institute for Ministry

    $600,000 through November 2019

    to provide sisters in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with graduate-level instruction that will frame the SDGs in terms of Catholic social teaching, and will build capacity for communications and partnership around sustainable human development. http://gps.loyno.edu/lim

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2017
  9. Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center

    $45,000 through November 2018

    to continue the engagement of Catholic sisters in the development of the "Vocations Alive!" pilot project. http://catholictrojan.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2017
  10. National Institutes of Health

    $74,062 through June 2019

    to identify new biomarkers of inflammation and neurodegeneration using the plasma of patients with MS. www.nih.gov

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: October 2017
  11. St. Joseph Center

    $350,000 through November 2018

    to support strategic capacity building to enhance the agency's ability to leverage increased local public resources to end homelessness. http://www.stjosephctr.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2017
  12. CollegeSpring, Inc.

    $50,000 through September 2018

    to increase the vitality of Catholic schools through the implementation of a "college readiness" program for 2,500 students in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. http://www.collegespring.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: October 2017
  13. Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

    $125,000 through October 2018

    to coordinate the Early Childhood Development Action Network mission in Kenya. http://www.rockpa.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2017
  14. The Center at Blessed Sacrament

    $300,000 through October 2019

    to increase and strengthen the organization's capacity to ensure homeless services and resources are directed to the Hollywood community. http://www.thecenterinhollywood.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: October 2017
  15. John Burton Advocates for Youth

    $25,000 through September 2018

    to support the FAFSA Challenge campaign to increase utilization of financial aid among foster youth attending college. http://www.johnburtonfoundation.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: October 2017
  16. The Teresa Group - Child and Family Aid

    $250,000 through October 2019

    to continue strengthening the advocacy capacity of the Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS. http://www.teresagroup.ca

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: October 2017
  17. Splash International

    $250,000 through October 2018

    to build a strategic partnership on WASH in Schools with IRC and Millennium Water Alliance in Ethiopia. https://www.splash.org/

    Safe Water International Awarded: October 2017
  18. YouthBuild USA, Inc.

    $250,000 through October 2018

    to support expansion of SBIRT as workforce development for youth. www.youthbuild.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: October 2017
  19. Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team, Inc.

    $200,000 through October 2019

    to invest in social enterprises that train disadvantaged youth in the Brazilian hospitality industry. http://www.nesst.org

    Hospitality International Awarded: October 2017
  20. The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund

    $85,000 through November 2018

    to support EMPLOY and a strategic planning process for its future. www.tulane.edu

    Hospitality USA Awarded: October 2017