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.

  1. New Venture Fund

    $1,200,000 through June 2020

    to support Funders for Housing and Opportunity, a cross-sector, non-partisan, national collaborative committed to bettering life outcomes for rent burdened households and individuals experiencing homelessness through permanent housing.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: August 2017
  2. United Way

    $8,500,000 through February 2020

    to support United Way's Home For Good initiative to end chronic and veteran homelessness in LA County. Of the total grant amount, $2.7 million will support Home For Good implementation and $5.8 million will provide leveraged grants through the Home For Good Funders Collaborative.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: August 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.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: May 2017
  4. The National Alliance to End Homelessness

    $1,000,000 through March 2020

    to further national policy and advocacy efforts to end chronic homelessness.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2017
  5. Union Station Homeless Services

    $300,000 through March 2019

    to bolster organizational capacity of the Coordinated Entry System lead to end homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2017
  6. L.A. Family Housing

    $700,000 through March 2019

    to support and evaluate innovative strategies aimed at ensuring formerly chronically homeless individuals in permanent supportive housing successfully retain and stabilize in their homes.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2017
  7. Corporation for Supportive Housing

    $6,000,000 through March 2020

    to support the Los Angeles initiative to prevent and end chronic homelessness through continued strengthening of the permanent supportive housing (PSH) industry and engaging mainstream systems to expand, align, and coordinate PSH interventions to those they serve.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2017
  8. Funders Together to End Homelessness

    $300,000 through March 2020

    to strengthen a national movement among private philanthropy to end homelessness.

    Homelessness USA Awarded: March 2017