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.

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  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. USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

    $825,000 through June 2020

    to support the Children's Data Network at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work that will link key indicators on child welfare and health, specifically among older foster youth in Los Angeles. https://sowkweb.usc.edu

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2017
  3. John Burton Foundation

    $600,000 through December 2018

    to strengthen the high school to college transition process for foster youth in Los Angeles County. http://www.johnburtonfoundation.org/

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  4. New York Foundling Hospital

    $1,000,000 through December 2018

    for educational support for foster youth from 8th grade through college through the Road to Success Program. www.nyfoundling.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  5. National Center for Youth Law

    $1,600,000 through December 2018

    to support the development of a collective impact campaign that will increase access to reproductive and sexual health care, and information to significantly reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies among foster youth in Los Angeles County. www.youthlaw.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2016
  6. Annie E. Casey Foundation

    $300,000 through August 2018

    for learning and assessment of the Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential, Social Innovation Fund initiative. http://www.aecf.org/

    Foster Youth 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. 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. www.newyorkersforchildren.org

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

    $400,000 through September 2017

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

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: May 2016
  10. 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. http://www.maryvale.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: April 2016
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Tides Center

    $50,000 through February 2017

    to support the Children's Action Network in their pursuit to raise awareness and bring a more positive tone to the dialogue around children and youth in foster care. http://www.tidescenter.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: February 2016
  15. Koce-TV Foundation

    $1,700,000 through December 2018

    to support the creation of Fostering Hope, a multi-media public awareness effort dedicated to educate, inspire, and call to action viewership around issues impacting foster youth. www.pbssocal.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  16. Coalition for Responsible Community Development

    $1,125,000 through December 2018

    to increase the college and career readiness of youth aging out of foster care in South Los Angeles. http://www.coalitionrcd.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  17. iFoster

    $750,000 through December 2018

    to improve and continue to deliver resources through the online Transition Age Youth Assistant, which provides linkages to careers and college through a digital locker for foster youth. http://www.ifoster.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  18. Children's Law Center of California

    $1,050,000 through December 2018

    to expand the Crossover Advocacy and Resource Effort (CARE) program that assists foster youth in Los Angeles who have become involved in the juvenile justice system. www.clcla.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  19. The Children's Aid Society

    $500,000 through December 2017

    to support caregiver recruitment and services for teens in foster care, and advocacy for older youth in New York City. www.childrensaidsociety.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015
  20. First Star

    $400,000 through November 2017

    to continue the First Star Bruin Scholars Academy in Los Angeles and to create a summer academy for foster youth in New York. www.firststar.org

    Foster Youth USA Awarded: November 2015