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.

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  1. UC Santa Barbara Foundation

    $530,000 through June 2016

    to provide long-term support for the UCSB Guardian Scholars program that assists former foster youth. http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/ucsb-foundation/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2013
  2. Westat, Inc.

    $1,200,000 through June 2016

    to evaluate the Foundation's Foster Youth strategy. www.westat.com

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2013
  3. Georgetown University

    $640,000 through September 2018

    to support implementation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model and system improvements in LA County and New York City. www.georgetown.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2013
  4. The Children's Aid Society

    $500,000 through December 2014

    to support the Teen Foster Care Program in New York City. www.childrensaidsociety.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: December 2012
  5. Child Welfare Initiative

    $400,000 through December 2014

    to implement changes in programs and practices that produce concrete and measurable improvements in the lives of children and families involved in Los Angeles child welfare systems. http://www.cwinitiative.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: December 2012
  6. United Friends of the Children

    $1,000,000 through December 2014

    to support the College Readiness Program, which helps foster youth graduate from high school fully prepared to succeed at a four-year university. http://www.unitedfriends.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: December 2012
  7. Public Counsel

    $650,000 through August 2014

    to provide legal services to transition age foster youth in Los Angeles with an emphasis on crossover and pregnant and parenting foster youth, and to advocate for system improvements. http://www.publiccounsel.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  8. The Alliance for Children's Rights

    $300,000 through August 2014

    to support innovative post-AB 12 (California Fostering Connections to Success Act) policies, practice models, and new resources and technology to support transition-age youth in Los Angeles. http://www.kids-alliance.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  9. The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City

    $185,000 through June 2015

    to study a cohort of youth transitioning from the foster care and/or juvenile justice system in New York City. www.cityhall.nyc.gov

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  10. University of Chicago

    $600,000 through August 2015

    to study the outcomes of the first cohorts of youth eligible for foster youth benefits through age 21 through the California Fostering Connections to Success Act (AB 12). www.uchicago.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  11. Inwood House

    $2,400,000 through August 2015

    to support two programs for pregnant and parenting New York City foster youth. www.inwoodhouse.com

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: August 2012
  12. Federation Employment and Guidance Service

    $400,000 through June 2014

    to provide education and employment services for foster youth and former foster youth in New York City. http://www.fegs.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2012
  13. Campanile Foundation

    $400,000 through November 2013

    to strengthen the San Diego State Guardian Scholars Program by providing support for scholarships and program operations. www.sdsu.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2011
  14. First Place for Youth

    $450,000 through November 2013

    to support First Place for Youth housing and wraparound support services for at-risk youth aging out of foster care in Los Angeles and to support an evaluation of its program replication and continued expansion. www.firstplaceforyouth.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2011
  15. Children's Law Center of California

    $300,000 through May 2013

    to support the California Fostering Connections to Success Implementation Project. www.clcla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2011
  16. Community Partners

    $400,000 through June 2012

    to support the Child Welfare Initiative and build its capacity to influence child welfare policy and housing options for youth transitioning from foster care. http://www.communitypartners.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2010
  17. California Community Foundation

    $300,000 through December 2012

    for CCF Initiatives Fund supporting the South Los Angeles Child Welfare Initiative, a multi-agency collaboration designed to improve child development outcomes and decrease foster care involvement for children aged zero to five in South Los Angeles. http://www.calfund.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2009
  18. Campanile Foundation

    $200,000 through June 2011

    to support the Guardian Scholars Program serving former foster youth. www.sdsu.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2009
  19. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

    $275,000 through May 2011

    to study the outcomes of young adults who have aged out of foster care in Los Angeles County and to report on these outcomes in order to help inform policies and programs that improve successful transitions for foster youth exiting the foster care system. www.upenn.edu/researchservices/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2009