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.

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  1. The New York Opportunity Network, Inc.

    $500,000 through May 2018

    for general operating support to facilitate the organization's strategic growth plan.

    USA Awarded: May 2017
  2. Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families

    $900,000 through December 2021

    to support the Building New Foundations of Hope capital campaign ($750,000 offered as a Program-Related Investment, and $150,000 offered as a grant).

    USA Awarded: November 2016
  3. Wild Salmon Center

    $700,000 through November 2017

    to support the North Pacific Salmon Stronghold Initiative ($500,000) and to provide general operating support ($200,000).

    International Awarded: November 2016
  4. Boys Town Nevada, Inc.

    $500,000 through August 2017

    to support family services in a school-based initiative.

    USA Awarded: August 2016
  5. The Task Force for Global Health, Inc.

    $2,000,000 through August 2017

    2016 recipient of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

    International Awarded: August 2016
  6. Media Impact Funders, Inc.

    $10,000 through May 2017

    to support membership.

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  7. Communication Network

    $15,000 through May 2017

    to support the Annual Conference, including the creation of the conference application.

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  8. THE Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools

    $5,000 through May 2017

    for general operating support.

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  9. Social Science Research Council

    $400,000 through December 2017

    to support Measure of America's A Portrait of Los Angeles County and to plan the creation of interactive tools and a platform to track and operationalize the domestic application of the Sustainable Development Goals.

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  10. Students Run America

    $5,000 through May 2017

    for general operating support of Students Run LA.

    USA Awarded: May 2016
  11. Peak Grantmaking, Inc.

    $100,000 through March 2017

    to support the Campaign for Excellence in Grants Management.

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  12. Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

    $300,000 through August 2018

    to create a Reagan Hologram Exhibit at the Reagan Museum.

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  13. 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.

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  14. Save the Children Federation, Inc.

    $50,000 through February 2017

    to support educational programs for Syrian refugee children in the Hatay Province of Turkey.

    International Awarded: March 2016
  15. 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.

    USA Awarded: March 2016
  16. Southern California Grantmakers

    $75,000 through December 2018

    to support the creation of the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships.

    USA Awarded: February 2016
  17. Cause Communications

    $50,000 through December 2016

    to update the content and design of the "Communications Toolkit: A Guide To Navigating Communications In A Nonprofit World."

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  18. National Public Radio

    $100,000 through December 2016

    to support disaster and emergency preparedness technology at NPR West in Culver City, CA, as part of NPR's four-year 'Upgrade and Rebuild' project designed to expand and upgrade NPR West's production capabilities.

    USA Awarded: December 2015
  19. Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

    $2,000,000 through November 2017

    to strengthen country-level capacity in Kenya, Ghana and Zambia to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    International Awarded: November 2015
  20. Cornell University

    $5,000,000 through December 2020

    to positively impact the lives of under-represented and under-resourced students through financial aid and support of the School of Hotel Administration's diversity and inclusion initiatives.

    USA Awarded: November 2015