Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2017

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. PATH

    $1,500,000 through September 2018

    to advance the development of a commercially viable on-site chlorine generator (SE-Flow) for drinking water treatment and infection prevention and control (IPC) in low-resource health facilities, schools, and communities. www.path.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  2. Safe Water Network

    $5,000,000 through August 2021

    to develop a market for small water enterprises (SWEs) in Ghana. www.safewaternetwork.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  3. World Vision

    $3,000,000 through August 2019

    to demonstrate sustainable WASH services in all health care facilities in two districts in Mali. www.worldvision.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: August 2016
  4. Medicines for Humanity

    $250,000 through December 2018

    to build the capacity of 11 congregations of Catholic Sisters in Haiti to implement effective training programs for traditional birth attendants. www.medicinesforhumanity.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2016
  5. LifeNet International

    $900,000 through December 2019

    to build the capacity of Catholic sisters to operate in 22 community health centers in Uganda. www.lninternational.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2016
  6. Step Up for Students

    $550,000 through December 2019

    to expand private school choice in the state of Alabama, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Mobile, to include Catholic schools serving low-income students. www.stepupforstudents.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: August 2016
  7. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

    $750,000 through August 2019

    to build the capacity of community colleges to address unintended pregnancy among youth transitioning out of foster care in Los Angeles and New York. www.thenationalcampaign.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2016
  8. King Baudouin Foundation United States, Inc.

    $260,000 through August 2018

    to strengthen early childhood development networks for research and advocacy in Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique. The Foundation will recommend that funds support the African Early Childhood Network. http://www.kbfus.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2016
  9. The World Bank

    $300,000 through August 2017

    for the Early Learning Partnership to provide the Government of Tanzania with data on the pre-primary teaching workforce. http://www.worldbank.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: August 2016
  10. Media Impact Funders, Inc.

    $10,000 through May 2017

    to support membership. http://mediaimpactfunders.org

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  11. Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

    $1,500 through May 2017

    to fund MS research at the Translational Neuroradiology Unit of NINDs. http://www.fnih.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  12. Communication Network

    $15,000 through May 2017

    to support the Annual Conference, including the creation of the conference application. http://www.comnetwork.org

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  13. THE Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools

    $5,000 through May 2017

    for general operating support. www.thefoundationlvs.org

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  14. Race to Erase MS

    $50,000 through May 2017

    to support the Center without Walls Program. www.erasems.org/

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  15. School Sisters of Notre Dame

    $225,000 through May 2017

    to support the development of a strategic plan to strengthen advocacy efforts of religious congregations at the United Nations. http://www.ssnd.org/

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2016
  16. Human Sciences Research Council

    $218,000 through November 2017

    for the development of standardized best practices for scaling early childhood development programming. www.hsrc.ac.za

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2016
  17. The Healey International Relief Foundation Inc.

    $525,000 through May 2019

    to support the education and professional development of Catholic sisters in Sierra Leone to administer a pharmaceutical social enterprise. www.hirf.net

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2016
  18. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $1,350,000 through June 2019

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

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  19. Mercy Foundation

    $750,000 through July 2019

    for continued support of the MS Achievement Center serving the Sacramento and Northern California region. www.supportmercyfoundation.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  20. Archdiocese of Los Angeles

    $1,500,000 through June 2019

    to support the development and implementation of a Dual Language Immersion (DLI) network of schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. www.la-archdiocese.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2016