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. The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund

    $350,000 through December 2017

    to support the development of hospitality career pathways for opportunity youth in New Orleans.

    Hospitality USA Awarded: May 2016
  2. New Yorkers for Children

    $1,145,000 through September 2018

    to implement the Home Away from Home initiative to improve the capacity of foster care agencies in New York City to recruit, retain and support foster parents to enhance the well-being of older youth in foster care.

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2016
  3. Westat, Inc.

    $400,000 through September 2017

    to serve as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning partner to the Foster Youth initiative strategy.

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2016
  4. Marywood University

    $15,300,000 through June 2020

    to expand the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) Initiative through which 858 sisters in ten countries will receive support to acquire higher education credentials, both through online distance learning and onsite in Africa, through 23 partners

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2016
  5. CARE, Inc.

    $250,000 through December 2017

    to use implementation science to evaluate strategies to meet the needs of vulnerable young children in Mozambique.

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2016
  6. Students Run America

    $5,000 through May 2017

    for general operating support of Students Run LA.

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  7. Sightsavers Inc.

    $160,000 through February 2017

    to support Sightsavers' activities to assist Mali achieve elimination of trachoma.

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: April 2016
  8. Ocean Park Community Center

    $100,000 through May 2018

    to engage the City of Malibu's homeless population and link them to comprehensive, integrated services within the coordinated entry system.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: April 2016
  9. Maryvale

    $250,000 through April 2018

    to integrate a trauma-informed model across foster youth programs and to enhance education services for transition-age youth.

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: April 2016
  10. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $50,000 through April 2017

    to support the International Progressive MS Alliance convening.

    Multiple Sclerosis International Awarded: April 2016
  11. Inner City Law Center

    $50,000 through April 2017

    to coordinate an advocacy effort of nearly 60 homeless service providers and supportive housing developers to increase public spending on homelessness.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: April 2016
  12. Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team, Inc.

    $70,000 through October 2016

    to better understand the long-term skills development needs of vulnerable youth and the long-term labor needs of the hospitality industry in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Hospitality International Awarded: April 2016
  13. Invisible People

    $40,000 through December 2016

    to develop targeted multimedia content in partnership with CSH SpeakUp! community advocates, expanding stories of the homelessness experience and efforts to end homelessness in Los Angeles.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2016
  14. Peak Grantmaking, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2017

    to support the Campaign for Excellence in Grants Management.

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  15. PATH

    $50,000 through October 2016

    to build and field test six chlorine generators in low-resource health facilities and community-based settings for drinking water treatment and infection prevention and control.

    Safe Water International Awarded: March 2016
  16. Corporation for Supportive Housing

    $20,000 through March 2017

    to provide scholarships for ten key strategic Los Angeles County community partners to attend the 2016 CSH Summit.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2016
  17. Boston College Trustees

    $75,000 through January 2017

    to support Boston College's National Summit on Catholic Schools and Hispanic Families with the goal of informing policy and practice changes that will lead to more low-income Hispanic families choosing a high-quality Catholic education for their children.

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2016
  18. Urban Institute

    $30,000 through December 2016

    to conduct an independent evaluation of the effectiveness of USICH in coordinating homeless policies and the impact its termination would have on federal and local homelessness efforts.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2016
  19. Sisters of St. Francis

    $45,000 through June 2017

    to produce a book of contemporary scholarship and reflection addressing the concerns of next-generation Catholic sisters from an intercultural and interdisciplinary perspective.

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2016
  20. EdNavigator Inc.

    $550,000 through March 2018

    to provide low income families with access to professional education counsel to help them secure the best possible education available for their children, with an emphasis on enrollment in excellent Catholic schools

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2016