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. Graham-Windham

    $720,000 through August 2019

    to support the Graham Support Lead and Achieve Model (Graham SLAM) program to improve college and career pathways for foster youth in New York City. www.graham-windham.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2017
  2. Kidogo Early Years Inc.

    $600,000 through May 2020

    to replicate a social franchise daycare model in urban informal settlements in Kenya. www.kidogo.co

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2017
  3. LA Voice

    $400,000 through May 2019

    to align and engage faith leaders across Los Angeles County to end homelessness and decrease displacement and housing insecurity. www.lavoicepico.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2017
  4. Aquaya Institute

    $2,500,000 through May 2022

    to explore and build sustainable water quality testing systems in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Uganda. http://www.aquaya.org

    Safe Water International Awarded: May 2017
  5. Friends Research Institute Inc.

    $1,800,000 through June 2021

    to partner with National Council for Behavioral Health to incorporate a research study into its project on the effectiveness of youth Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Federally Qualified Health Centers. http://www.friendsresearch.org/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  6. Abt Associates

    $1,000,000 through June 2019

    to continue Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) activities for the Substance Use Prevention strategic initiative. http://www.abtassociates.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  7. University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundation

    $1,800,000 through June 2020

    to develop a college-based adaptation of SBIRT as part of a student wellness community. http://www.uvmfoundation.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  8. Sagamore Institute - Catholic Education Partners

    $185,000 through April 2018

    to provide start up costs for Catholic Education Partners, a national organization focused on advocacy for and implementation of private school choice for parents interested in sending their children to Catholic schools. www.sagamoreinstitute.org/

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: May 2017
  9. Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing

    $100,000 through April 2019

    to support the engagement of nonprofit developers in state and local education and advocacy efforts. www.scanph.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2017
  10. Stellenbosch University

    $89,000 through April 2018

    to plan the phase two monitoring, evaluation, and learning strategy for the Young Children Affected by HIV AND AIDS Initiative. http://www.sun.ac.za/english

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2017
  11. Health Research Alliance, Inc

    $5,000 through May 2018

    for participation in a learning community of funders interested in medical research. https://www.healthra.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2017
  12. School Sisters of Notre Dame

    $15,000 through June 2017

    to supplement the planning grant to strengthen the advocacy efforts of Religious at the United Nations.

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2017
  13. Guardian Org Foundation

    $250,000 through June 2018

    to produce impactful journalism on issues relating to early childhood development. http://www.theguardian.org

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: May 2017
  14. Center for Social Innovation, LLC

    $75,000 through April 2018

    to develop strategies to engage youth in design and implementation of SBIRT. http://www.center4si.com

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  15. National Council for Behavioral Health

    $25,000 through May 2018

    to support the Prevention/SBIRT Track at the National Cannabis Summit. http://www.thenationalcouncil.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  16. Economic Roundtable

    $150,000 through May 2018

    to support research producing information needed for better understanding of the overall population that experience homelessness and identifying specific interventions that should be targeted to specific subgroups. https://economicrt.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2017
  17. Regents of the University of California at Berkeley

    $50,000 through August 2018

    to enhance capacity to serve as a national and international resource for understanding adolescent development in ways that inform research and policy aimed at improving the health, education, and well-being of youth. http://spo.berkeley.edu/

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: May 2017
  18. Dalberg Global Development Advisors - U.S.

    $46,000 through June 2017

    to conduct a review of the humanitarian landscape and identify specific roles philanthropic organizations can play within that landscape. http://www.dalberg.com

    Disaster Relief & Recovery International Awarded: May 2017
  19. Children's Partnership

    $25,000 through March 2018

    to support #Hackfostercare Los Angeles, an event designed to spark engagement of the Los Angeles' technology sector in the problems faced by those in foster care. http://www.childrenspartnership.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2017
  20. World Economic Forum

    $175,000 through September 2017

    to support an Impact Summit, a multi-stakeholder gathering to accelerate progress towards the 2030 agenda, scheduled for September 18-19, 2017 in New York. www.weforum.org

    International Awarded: March 2017