2013 Grants

2013 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Education

Stanford University, $2,500 for 1 year (GR#13-14)
Research to investigate college completion as an asset strategy

Alliance for Children’s Rights, $60,000 for 1 year (GR#13-80)
Partial School Credit advocacy and policy development for Northern CA school districts

Butte-Glenn Community College District, $450,000 for 3 years (GR#13-30)
California College Pathways network for higher education access for foster youth scholars

Centerforce, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-21D)
Meeting and travel support to WSJF Grantees

Centerforce,  $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-43)
Youth Court – Planning grant to assist juvenile justice involved youth

Community Initiatives $10,000 over 1 year (GR13-90D)
California College Pathways website support

California State University Foundation, $75,000 for 1 year (GR#13-01)
Chico Rural Teacher Pathways Project

California State University Foundation, $175,000 for 2 years (GR#13-09)
Give Students a Compass Project

EdSource, $75,000 for 1 year (GR#13-10)
EdSource Today – supporting media on foster youth and education issues

Fostering Media Connections, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-30D) 
California College Pathways – media support

Fostering Media Connections, $40,000 for 1 year (GR#13-41)
California College Pathways – media support

Foundation for California Community Colleges, $200,000 for 2 years (GR#13-12)
California College Guidance Initiative

Foundation for California Community Colleges, $160,000 for 2 years (GR#13-38)
Foster Youth Services Initiative – statewide support

National Center for Youth Law, $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-13)
Policy analysis and advocacy for foster youth inclusion in the local control funding formula for education

University Corporation at Monterey Bay, $65,000 for 1 year (GR#13-92)
California College Pathways Central Coast network – planning grant

University of California – Merced, $450,000 for 3 years (GR#13-04)
California College Pathways network for higher education access for foster youth scholars

Women’s Foundation, $50,000 for 1 year (GR#13-33)
Women’s Policy Institute – support for career and college access fellowship team

Family Economic Success

California Reinvestment Coalition, $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-08)
Outreach and education program for CalWORKS recipients

Public Policy Institute of California, $25,000 for 1 year (GR#13-06)
Research grant to development new measurement tool for gauging poverty in California

Tax-Aid, $5,061 for 1 year (GR#13-07)
Support two Oakland tax sites for 2013 tax filing season

At-Risk Youth/Foster Youth

Alameda Family Services, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-22)
DreamCatcher Homeless Youth Center – Technical Assistance

Alameda Family Services, $50,000 for 1 year (GR#13-37)
DreamCatcher Homeless Youth Center – Technical Assistance

American Bar Association, $80,000 for 1 year (GR#13-39)
Child Welfare and Immigration Integration Initiative

Bay Area Legal Aid, $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-42)
AB12 Homeless Youth Demonstration Project – General Support

Beyond Emancipation, $80,000 for 1 year (GR#13-5)
Evaluation of training program to assist staff working with transition age foster youth

University of Illinois, $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-15)
Child Welfare and Immigration Integration Initiative

University of Illinois, $5,000 for 1 year (GR#13-20)
Child Welfare and Immigration Integration Initiative

University of Illinois, $200,000 for 2 years (GR#13-31)
Child Welfare and Immigration Integration Initiative

California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, $5,400 for 1 year (GR#13-19)
Modification of CASA tracker database system

California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-75D)
Communication and strategic planning grant

California State University Foundation, $175,000 for 2 years (GR#13-9)
Support for counseling program – Give Students a Compass program

California Youth Connection, $200,000 for 2 years (GR#13-02)
Statewide foster youth leadership program and expansion of county chapters

Center for the Study of Social Policy, $250,000 for 2 years (GR#13-36)
Coordination of Integration Initiative – focused on LGBTQ and Immigrant Foster Youth

Child Care Law Center, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-77D)
Research and policy analysis on child care access issue for foster parents

Children NOW, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-15D)
Policy Advocacy for local control funding formula for foster youth

Community Initiative (fiscal agent), $25,000 for 1 year (GR#13-35)
Foster Youth Alliance – coordination of AB12 Homeless Youth Demonstration Project

Community Initiative (fiscal agent), $80,000 for 1 year (GR#13-87)
Subject expert consultation and travel support to WSJF grantees

Community Works West, $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-16)
Art Installation at Alcatraz Island by Children of Incarcerated Parents

Conservation Earth, Inc., $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-45)
Animal interaction program for juvenile probation youth

Creative Visions, $25,000 for 1 year (GR#13-79)
Social media training for WSJF grantees

Dependency Legal Group of San Diego (fiscal agent), $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-29)
Planning grant for new children’s legal nonprofit organization in Northern CA – Dependency Legal Services

East Bay Children’s Law Office, $40,000 for 1 year (GR#13-83)
Creation of Foster Youth Education Legal Guide for court and child welfare staff

First Place for Youth, $100,000 for 1 year (GR#13-11)
Policy Advocacy for housing and other supportive services for transition age foster youth

Immigrant Legal Resource Center, $100,000 for 1 year (GR#13-32)
Immigration legal technical assistance for child welfare policy analysis and technical assistance

Judicial Council of California, $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-17)
Travel support for “Keeping Kids in School, Out of Court” statewide initiative

National Youth Action Network, $60,000 for 1 year (GR#13-34)
Foster youth leadership program

Public Counsel, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-78D)
Advocacy regarding local control funding formula for foster youth education

Public Interest Projects, $35,000 for 1 year (GR#13-88)
Participation in the “Just and Fair School Funds” focused on reduction of school discipline for vulnerable youth in California

SAGE Project, Inc., $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-76D)
Planning grant – improve youth program helping sexually trafficked youth

Sunny Hills Services, $40,000 for 1 year (GR#13-86)
Creating social-worker friendly publications for social workers working with LGBTQ youth in foster care

United Way of the Bay Area, $70,000 for 1 year (GR#13-84)
Job Training partnership with MatchBridge and SF City College Guardian Scholar program

Western Center on Law & Poverty, $50,000 for 1 year (GR#13-81)
Research on policy and practice which charge unfair rates and penalties against low income children and families

Youth Law Center, $10,000 for 1 year (GR#13-74D)
Affordable Care Act analysis for foster youth

Youth Law Center, $60,000 for 1 year (GR#13-86)
Affordable Care Act analysis for foster youth

Youth Homes, $40,000 for 1 year (GR#13-82)
Job Readiness and early employment training for foster youth

Youth Uprising, $30,000 for 1 year (GR#13-03)
Pathways in Health Project – health career training for at-risk youth

Board and Legacy Grants

Basic Rights Oregon  *  Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco  *  Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula  *  Bronco Bench Foundation  *  Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund  *  Education Foundation of Indian River County  *  Ettie Lee Homes for Youth  *  Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  *  KQED  *  NAMI San Mateo County  *  New Haven Tennis Outreach  *  Palace of Fine Arts League  *  Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.  *  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals  *   Salvation Army – Golden State Division  *  San Francisco Ballet Association  *  San Francisco Opera Association  *  San Francisco Parks Alliance  *  San Francisco Symphony  *  St. John’s Education Foundation  * Vision of Hope  *  Women’s Foundation of California.