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. University of California, San Francisco

    $900,000 through November 2019

    to continue development of the Bioscreen, a precision medicine disease management tool for those with Multiple Sclerosis. http://www.ucsf.edu

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: November 2016
  2. Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

    $1,500 through May 2017

    to fund MS research at the Translational Neuroradiology Unit of NINDs. http://www.fnih.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  3. Race to Erase MS

    $50,000 through May 2017

    to support the Center without Walls Program. www.erasems.org/

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  4. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $1,350,000 through June 2019

    for continuing support of the flagship Marilyn Hilton MS Achievement Center at UCLA. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/CAL/index.aspx

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  5. Mercy Foundation

    $750,000 through July 2019

    for continued support of the MS Achievement Center serving the Sacramento and Northern California region. www.supportmercyfoundation.org

    Multiple Sclerosis USA Awarded: May 2016
  6. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter

    $50,000 through April 2017

    to support the International Progressive MS Alliance convening. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/CAL/index.aspx

    Multiple Sclerosis International Awarded: April 2016
  7. 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