2007 Grants

2007 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Education

Cabrillo College, Watsonville, CA
$150,000 over two years

To support its Digital Bridges Academy academic support program for at-risk youth.

Californians for Justice, Oakland, CA
$160,000 over two years

To expand its youth leadership program from high schools to community colleges.

Campaign for College Opportunity, Oakland, CA
$150,000 over two years

To support the Central Valley College Access and Success Project.

Foundation for California Community Colleges/Career Ladders Project, Oakland, CA
$200,000 over two years

To provide technical assistance to the Gateway/Career Advancement Academy.

Fresno Covenant Foundation, Fresno, CA
$75,000 over one year

To support the College Now Program.

People Acting in Community Together, San Jose, CA
$150,000 over two years

To support community engagement in public/alternative schools.

Peralta Colleges Foundation/Laney College, Oakland, CA
$82,000 over one year

To support Project Bridge.

Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
$200,000 over fourteen months
To establish the California Dropout Research Project.

S.F. Community College District, San Francisco, CA
$300,000 over three years

To support the Guardian Scholars program.

San Jose State University Foundation, San Jose, CA
$286,600 over three years
To start a Guardian Scholars program for former foster youth.

Teaching Fellows Foundation
f/b/o the Central Valley Afterschool Foundation, Fresno, CA
$100,000 over two years

To help five Central Valley counties develop quality high school after school programs.

The University of Chicago/Chapin Hall, Chicago, IL
$52,000 over one year

To establish a process evaluation and evaluability assessment for the Guardian Scholars Program.

YouthBuild, U.S.A., Somerville, MA
$200,000 over two years

To support YouthBuild charter schools.

Youth

California Association of Nonprofits, Los Angeles, CA
$200,000 over two years

To provide capacity building services to 20-24 youth serving organizations.

California Youth Connection, San Francisco, CA
$150,000 over two years
To provide capacity building support.

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin, Stockton, CA
$75,000 over one year

To support Youth Matters project – an initiative to build data informed partners.

First Place for Youth, Oakland, CA
$170,000 over two years

To support the My First Place Program.

Humboldt County, Eureka, CA
$300,000 over three years

To support the California Connected by 25 Initiative

Intersegmental Coordinating Committee f/b/o ARCHES, Sacramento, CA
$200,000 over two years

To support current/potential collaboratives in the San Joaquin area.

Public Health Institute
f/b/o California Permanency for Youth Project, Oakland, CA
$200,000 over three years

To support its ongoing work to increase permanent, stable placements for older foster youth.

Youth in Focus, Oakland, CA
$150,000 over two years

To start up youth-led research and evaluation projects throughout the Central Valley and to develop a strategic business plan.

Youth Law Center, San Francisco, CA
$378,000 over three years

To support the California Connected by 25 Initiative

Youth Together, Oakland, CA
$150,000 over two years

To develop youth leaders and a multi-service school community collaborative.

Grants Under $30,000
$250 Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
$470 Association of Small Foundations
$25,000 California State University Fresno Foundation
$30,000 California Tomorrow
$10,000 California Youth Connection
$30,000 Child & Family Policy Institute of California
$4,000 Columbus Regional Hospital Foundation
$30,000 Contra Costa Interfaith Sponsoring Committee
$30,000 Earned Assets Resource Network
$30,000 Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California
$1,000 Foundation Financial Officers Group, Inc.
$5,000 Foundation for California Community Colleges/Career Ladders Project
$1,500 Grantmakers for Children Youth & Families
$1,000 Grantmakers for Education
$30,000 Individuals Now f/b/o Social Advocates for Youth
$5,000 Lake Tahoe Unified School District/South Tahoe High School
$15,000 Local Initiatives Support Corporation
$25,000 Mutual Assistance Network
$30,000 National Assembly on School-based Health Care
$30,000 National Foundation for Consumer Credit f/b/o ByDesign Financial Solutions
$6,873 Northern California Grantmakers
$10,000 Peralta Colleges Foundation
$25,000 S.F. Foundation Community Initiative Fund/Skyline Community College
$30,000 S.F. Foundation Community Initiative Fund/John Burton Foundation
$30,000 S.F. Foundation Community Initiative Fund/consultant
$8,800 S.F. Foundation Community Initiative Fund/intern
$35,500 S.F. Foundation Community Initiative Fund (Putnam Community Investments Consulting)
$30,000 San Joaquin County Office of Education/AVID
$7,900 State Center Community College District
$30,000 The Mind Body Awareness Project, Inc.
$25,000 The Parent Teacher Home Visit Project, Inc.
$2,500 The Foundation Center
$15,000 Washoe County Department of Juvenile Services
$30,000 Youth Together f/b/o RYSE Center
$30,000 Youth Uprising