2008 Grants

2008 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Education

AnewAmerica Community Corporation, Berkeley, CA
$100,000 over one year
To expand its services for low-income micro-business entrepreneurs in San Jose.

Board of Regents of the Universtiy of Wisconsin System Survey Center, Madison, WI
$100,000 over one year

To support a follow up study of youth who have aged out of the foster care system.

California Tomorrow, Oakland, CA
$85,000 over one year
To deliver its Community College Access and Equity initiative to eight community college campuses.

CSU-Fresno Foundation f/b/o Central Valley Higher Education Consortium, Fresno, CA
$100,000 over two years

To increase local college going rates.

CSU-Fresno Foundation, Fresno, CA
$300,000 over three years

To start a Guardian Scholars Program at CSU Fresno.

Child and Family Policy Institute, Sacramento, CA
$170,000 over one year

To redesign California’s Independent Living Programs..

Action Against crime and Violence Education Fund/ Fight Crime;Invest in Kids, San Francisco, CA
$219,000 over two years

To educate the public and policymakers about the need for new high school dropout policies.

First Graduate, San Francisco, CA
$150,000 over two years

To tutor and counsel San Francisco students who would be the first in their families to attend college.

Juma Ventures, San Francisco, CA
$200,000 over two years 

To deliver a comprehensive employment, education and youth development program for Oakland and San Francisco youth.

Low Income Families Empowerment through Education (LIFETIME)
$100,000 over one year
To help CalWorks parents enter and complete post-secondary education.

Northern California Public Broadcasting, Inc f/b/o KQED, San Francisco, CA
$150,000 over two years

To expand its youth and education coverage in two regular programs, The California Reportand Forum.

Parent Institute for Quality Education, San Diego, CA
$200,000 over two years
To train parents in Fresno, Modesto and Sacramento to help their children graduate from high school and go to college.

Reading and Beyond, San Francisco, CA
$100,000 over one year
To help 50 young Fresno parents prepare for college.

Solano County Health and Social Services Department, Vallejo, CA
$300,000 over three years
To start a California Connected by 25 program in that county.

The Education Trust West, San Francisco, CA
$200,000 over two years
To continue support for its statewide data collection campaign.

United Way of the Bay area, San Francisco, CA
$150,000 over three years
To Continue to help 7 California connected by 25 counties evaluate their foster youth emancipation services.

Year-up, San Francisco, CA
$75,000 over one year
To help 18-24 year olds get technology training and employment by starting a San Francisco branch

Youth Development network
$100,000 over tw years

To Train 27 youth organizers and school-based after school programs in the Northern Cantral Valley through its Youth Development Institute Program.

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 Initiatives f/b/o John Burton Foundation for Children without Homes, San Francisco, CA
$200,000 over two years
To continue to help Northern California counties obtain state funding for former foster youth

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.

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, El Cajon, CA
$300,000 over two years
To support K-12 and college faculties, align curriculum and increase student transition and success rates.

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/membership
$495 Association of Small Foundations/membership
$30,000 California Child Care Resource & Referral Network
$5,000 Child Trends
$30,000 Children’s Network of Solano County
$70,000 Child and Family Policy Institute (3)
$5,000 Comminity Foundation for the National Capital Region/membership
$30,000 Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond
$55,000 Earned Asset Resource Network (2)
$30,000 Educational Solutions
$2,500 Foundation Center/membership
$1,000 Foundation Financial Officers Group/membership
$1,500 Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families/membership
$1,000 Grantmakers for Education/membership
$30,000 Judicial Counsel of California
$30,000 Linkage to Education
$30,000 Mission Community Financial Assistance
$30,000 Mission Economic development Association
$6,868 Northern California Grantmakers/membership
$30,000 New America Foundation
$25,000 The Parent/Teacher Home Visit Project
$60,000 Public Health Institute (2)
$20,000 Refugee Transitions
$60,000 R P Group (2)
$30,000 Regents of the University of California/Policy Analysis for California Education
$30,000 Regents fo the Universtiy of California/Santa Barbara
$30,000 San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Foundation
$38,800 S.F. Foundation Community Initiative Fund (2)
$40,000 Silicon Valley Children’s Fund (2)
$30,000 Taproot Foundation
$30,000 United Way of the Bay Area
$30,000 Urban Strategies Council
$30,000 Women’s Action to Gain Economic Security
$22,000 Women’s Initiative
$20,000 Youth Community services
$5,000 Washoe County Department of Social Services