2009 Grants

2009 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Education

California Judges Association, San Francisco, CA
$120,000 over two years
To build on its successful continuing education sessions for juvenile court judges with specialized ethics training.

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, Pleasanton, CA
$300,000 over two and one-half years
To start a statewide professional development program to strengthen basic skills education at California community colleges.

Children Now, Oakland, CA
$70,000 over one year
To help improve and speed the implementation of CALPADS, California’s longitudinal data system.

Foundation for California Community Colleges/Career Ladders Project, Oakland, CA
$575,000 over two years
To continue to provide technical assistance to the Career Advancement Academies and to launch a new California College Pathways community college hub.

Youth

Administrative Office of the Courts, San Francisco, CA
$35,100 over one year
To develop and field financial stress tests for California’s 41 Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) nonprofits.

California Department of Social Services f/b/o The Child Welfare Services Program Improvement Fund, Sacramento, CA
$90,000 over one year
For the California Social Work Education Center to combine three WSJF-funded initiatives into a common framework and to develop training materials for California counties that adopt CC25.

California Department of Social Services f/b/o The Child Welfare Services Program Improvement Fund, Sacramento, CA
$200,000 over one year
To redesign California’s Independent Living Programs.

County of Fresno Department of Family and Children’s Services, Fresno, CA
$125,000 over two years
To renew the Foundation’s support for Fresno County’s implementation of California Connected by 25’s transitional services for youth aging out of foster care.

Glenn County Hyman Resource Agency, Willows, CA
$85,000 over three years
To join California Connected by 25.

Santa Clara County Social Services Agency, San Jose, CA
$125,000 over two years
To renew the Foundation’s support for Santa Clara County’s implementation of California Connected by 25’s transitional services for youth aging out of foster care.

Youth Law Center, San Francisco, CA
$75,000 over one year
To improve the recruitment and training of California foster parents.

Family Economic Success

Earned Assets Resource Network, San Francisco, CA
$200,00 over two years
To support Bay Area asset-building organization to provide financial coaching to low-income families.

Insight Center for Community and Economic Development, Oakland, CA
$150,000 over two years
To help 4 community colleges tap federal employment and training dollars for their technical education programs.

Grants Under $30,000
$250 Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
$495 Association of Small Foundations
$5,000 California State University Foundation
$25,000 Child Trends
$30,000 Community Initiatives fbo Tracy Fried/AVID
$10,000 Community Initiatives
$27,000 Fresh Lifelines for Youth
$1,200 Foundation Financial Officers Group
$2,500 Foundation Center
$750 Grantmakers for Education
$27,000 Mind Body Awareness Project
$25,000 Planned Parenthood of Mar Monte
$25,000 The Research and Planning Group
$30,000 Sacred Heart Community Services
$25,000 San Joaquin Delta College