Grants

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. Step Up for Students

    $750,000 through March 2019

    to expand the reach of Florida's tax credit scholarship by creating a partnership with the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops to advocate for legislation to increase scholarship amounts for middle and high school students. www.stepupforstudents.org

    Catholic Education USA Awarded: March 2016
  2. Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

    $300,000 through August 2018

    to create a Reagan Hologram Exhibit at the Reagan Museum. http://www.reaganfoundation.org

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  3. Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

    $550,000 through December 2017

    to support LAHSA in organizational capacity building as well as community-wide program implementation and technical assistance efforts to ensure smooth transitions and continued collaboration in regional efforts to end homelessness. http://www.lahsa.org

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2016
  4. Oblate School of Theology

    $340,000 through June 2019

    to build capacity of Mission Project Service, which helps sisters globally to attract and steward resources required to advance their ministries. www.ost.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2016
  5. Sightsavers Inc.

    $1,000,000 through May 2019

    to support expansion of eye health service awareness and utilization in the Morogoro region of Tanzania. www.sightsaversusa.org

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: March 2016
  6. Regents of the University of California Los Angeles

    $5,440,000 through March 2019

    to create a program at UCLA that will train students in evidence-based approaches to accelerating poverty reduction and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Training will support more effective actions to create equal opportunity for disadvantaged and vulnerable populations, more equitable health and education outcomes, increased livelihoods, and improve the environment.  http://www.research.ucla.edu/ocga

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  7. The Aspen Institute

    $1,300,000 through March 2019

    to coordinate the launch of the 100,000 Opportunities Demonstration Cities and to improve career pathways for foster and opportunity youth in Los Angeles and New Orleans. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Hospitality USA Awarded: March 2016
  8. Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    $500,000 through March 2018

    to pilot a grassroots leadership training program for Catholic sisters to implement three of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in five countries across two continents. http://www.dubuquepresentations.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2016
  9. The Aspen Institute

    $1,200,000 through March 2019

    to coordinate the launch of the 100,000 Opportunities Demonstration Cities and to improve career pathways for foster and opportunity youth in Los Angeles and New Orleans. http://www.aspeninstitute.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2016
  10. Shining Hope for Communities

    $400,000 through June 2018

    to support integrated early childhood development services in two large informal settlements within Nairobi http://www.shofco.org/

    Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS International Awarded: March 2016
  11. Save the Children Federation, Inc.

    $50,000 through February 2017

    to support educational programs for Syrian refugee children in the Hatay Province of Turkey. http://www.savethechildren.org

    International Awarded: March 2016
  12. City of Hope

    $2,500,000 through February 2021

    to launch a comprehensive cancer prevention initiative that will target poor diet and obesity as key risk factors for disease. http://www.cityofhope.org

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  13. California Community Foundation

    $300,000 through March 2018

    to support a partnership with Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the LA Trust for Children's Health to implement SBIRT at four school-based wellness centers in Los Angeles County. http://www.calfund.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2016
  14. National Council for Behavioral Health

    $2,000,000 through March 2020

    to implement Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for youth in federally qualified health centers. http://www.thenationalcouncil.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2016
  15. Facing Addiction Inc

    $600,000 through March 2018

    to support the development of communications, advocacy, and grassroots organizing strategies and provide general operating support to advance public health responses to addiction. https://www.facingaddiction.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: March 2016
  16. American Academy of Neurology Institute

    $525,000 through April 2019

    to address the growing shortage of neurologists by encouraging medical students to enter the field of neurology. http://www.aan.com

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: March 2016
  17. Reconcile New Orleans

    $1,350,000 through March 2019

    to create a training program for youth who wish to enter into the hotel industry and to add capacity to the alumni development program.  http://www.reconcileneworleans.org

    Hospitality USA Awarded: March 2016
  18. LeadersUp

    $400,000 through March 2018

    to support the Future at Work Project that will provide comprehensive employer engagement strategies and targeted workforce training to partner foster youth with career pathways in Los Angeles. http://www.leadersup.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2016
  19. International Documentary

    $500,000 through March 2018

    to support the creation of a feature-length documentary film about foster care in America that seeks to build public support for reform and improvement. http://www.documentary.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: March 2016
  20. Project HOPE the People to People Health Foundation, Inc.

    $25,000 through February 2017

    for Health Affairs to conduct a Washington, DC briefing to highlight research on behavioral health and health policy, and systems improvement. http://www.projecthope.org

    Substance Use Prevention USA Awarded: February 2016