2005 Annual Report
Grant Awards
Ben Weingart
The Year in Review
Grant Awards
Financial Highlights
ARTS & CULTURE
Community Partners
To increase the number of classes participating in the California Dance Institute
$40,000

Dramatic Results
To implement the "Math in a Basket" program
$50,000

Historical Society of Southern California
For new education program "Keeping History Alive"
$45,000

Inside Out Community Arts, Inc.
To continue an after school theater arts program
$25,000

KCET - Community Television of Southern California
To upgrade and automate current master controlfacility
$1,000,000

Los Angeles Center for Education Research
To expand the Junior Greats Reading program
$65,000

Opera Pacific
To strengthen agency's overall infrastructure
$50,000

Pacific Asia Museum
For renovation of museum gallery
$25,000

Santa Cecilia Opera and Orchestra Association
For capacity building project
$100,000

Southern California Public Radio - KPCC 89.3 FM
To change from analog to digital signal
$25,000

In addition, another 21 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $184,562

Category total: 31 grants made for a total of $1,609,562


EDUCATION
Al Wooten Jr. Youth and Adult Cultural Educational Center
For salary support for a full-time Development Director
$70,000

Alliance For College-Ready Public Schools
For first year start-up costs for a new charter school
$250,000

Bishop Mora Salesian High School
For the annual scholarship drive
$40,000

BookEnds
For new position of Director of Operations

$40,000

Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles
For salary support for a part-time grant writer
$30,000

California Literacy, Inc.
For new program for Literate Youth
$25,000

California Lutheran University
For construction of a Sports and Fitness Center
$500,000

Communities & School Collaboration
To expand The Early Learning Center program
$100,000

Crane Country Day School
For new library and art center and improvements in the safety of traffic and parking
$100,000

Everybody Wins Los Angeles
For expansion of the "Power Lunch" program
$25,000

Excellent Education Development
To strengthen and expand a program which helps charter schools develop permanent campuses
$100,000

Gabriella Axelrad Education Foundation
For start-up costs at Gabriella Charter School for Academics and Dance
$150,000

Holy Redeemer School
To renovate a small building on the main campus
$35,000

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
To expand KOREH L.A.'s literacy program
$25,000

Jewish Homes for the Aging of Greater Los Angeles
For start-up of a training program for Licensed Vocational Nurses
$100,000

Johns Hopkins University
To expand the CTY's urban initiative in Los Angeles
$75,000

Las Familias Del Pueblo
To implement the Giraffe Charter Schools for grades kindergarten and first grade in five community-based organizations
$50,000

Lincoln Family Life Center
For expansion of K-12 academic enrichment program for low-income children
$50,000

Literacy Network of Greater Los Angeles
For the WorkKeys Literacy Training project
$200,000

Long Beach Public Library Foundation
For the Raising-a-Reader 12-week bilingual reading development program
$75,000

Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Foundation
To purchase additional and upgraded instruments, equipment, furniture and software
$47,700

Loyola High School of Los Angeles
For the construction of a new Science Hall and Academic Hall
$250,000

Marymount High School
For the renovation of a building to enhance classroom, office and storage space
$50,000

Mater Dei High School
For construction of a new Athletic and Aquatics Complex
$375,000

National Audubon Society
To support two hands-on science based programs
$50,000

New Visions Foundation
For the development of the Herb Alpert Educational Village
$750,000

Ocean Institute
To expand educational outreach programs to serve needy schools
$100,000

Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance
To expand after school program
$100,000

Orange County High School of the Arts Foundation
For Artist Scholar Sponsorship program
$100,000

Pacific Oaks
For a new technology system
$250,000

Para Los Ninos
For the purchase and renovation of building for the Family Learning Complex
$300,000

Pueblo Nuevo Development
For the construction of new charter high school
$750,000

Riverside Community College Foundation
To equip an early childhood education center and teacher training program
$50,000

Rx for Reading
To expand the Waterford Reading program to 15-18 additional classrooms
$100,000

Saddleback College Foundation
To purchase equipment and technology for the new health sciences building
$100,000

Saint Joachim School
For renovation and expansion of facilities
$100,000

Saint Patrick's Episcopal Day School
For replacement of a 40-year-old facility with a new two-story facility
$150,000

Santa Barbara Partners in Education
For the Computers for Families program
$50,000

Smart Start Child Development Center
For modular facility for preschool program in downtown Ojai
$30,000

United Methodist Church
For the Children Youth and Family Collaborative program
$80,000

University of California, Los Angeles Foundation
For start-up phase of the Pathway program for developmentally disabled students
$100,000

University of West Los Angeles
For building renovation to relocate Inglewood campus
$50,000

Victor Valley Christian Preschool
For playground renovation project
$25,000

Viewpoint Educational Foundation
For the Cornerstone project
$150,000

Westchester Neighborhood School
For facility renovation to double number of students served
$100,000

Westridge School for Girls
For Phase II of capital project
$200,000

In addition, another 28 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $230,610

Category total: 74 grants made for a total of $6,678,310


HEALTH
Airport Marina Counseling Service
To hire the first full-time Development Director
$40,000

Alcott Center for Mental Health Services
For the purchase of two mini-vans
$42,577

AltaMed Health Services Corporation
For tenant improvement costs, furniture and equipment for a new primary health clinic
$100,000

American Indian Healing Center
To expand a community health education pilot program
$25,000

American Lung Association of the Inland Counties
To establish and maintain a Call Center to serve Southern California
$50,000

Anaheim Memorial Hospital Development Foundation
For establishment of a program to provide follow-up for emergency room non-urgent treatment patients
$45,000

Arroyo Vista Family Health Foundation
For the purchase, renovation and outfitting of a community clinic health center
$500,000

Art & Creativity For Healing, Inc.
For new program, "Art for Healing: Painting Feelings with Color"
$25,000

Blind Childrens Center
To hire a full-time orientation and mobility specialist
$50,000

California State University, San Bernardino
To establish a nurse-managed cardiovascular disease screening program
$41,071

Camino Health Center
To relocate clinic to a new larger facility

$150,000

Casa De Las Amigas
To purchase and furnish a two-story apartment for women in alcohol recovery
$100,000

Center for Grief and Loss for Children
For the new South Central Los Angeles site
$40,000

Center for Healthy Aging
To modernize and upgrade computer technology, improve staff's technical skills and create a centralized computer network
$50,000

Child Guidance Center
For implementation of a new child-parent interaction therapy program
$125,000

Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
For three projects related to the Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative
$170,000

For the Chronic Disease Management program (Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative)
$697,000

Direct Relief International
To expand the Healthy Smiles Dental Program
$40,000

East Valley Community Health Center, Inc.
For the final phase of the dental services project
$45,000

Family Health Care Centers of Greater Los Angeles
To increase patient capacity
$50,000

Five Acres - The Boys' & Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles
For the Prevention Fund for children and youth with beginning behavioral/emotional problems who lack insurance
$50,000

Foothill Family Service
For renovation of the new West Covina facility
$50,000

Foothill Presbyterian Hospital Morris L. Johnston Memorial
For construction of Emergency and Diagnostic pavilion
$300,000

Glendale Memorial Health Foundation
For acquisition of peri-natal monitoring and data gathering system for the Labor/Delivery/Maternity department
$50,000

Great Beginnings for Black Babies
To expand program by adding two community health outreach workers (CHOWs)
$50,000

Hemet Valley Hospital Foundation
To build a new facility for emergency services
$250,000

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation
For construction of a new emergency and trauma center
$750,000

Intercommunity Child Guidance Center
For program enhancement and expansion
$60,000

JWCH Medical Clinic
For a Recuperative Care project (Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative)
$1,224,000

For a Hospitalist (rotating physician) project (Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative)
$430,000

Latino Center for Health Prevention and Action in Health & Welfare
To expand health education "Promotores" program
$75,000

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
For home monitors for medically fragile patients
$26,080

Maternal Outreach Management Systems
To expand case management and health education services
$50,000

Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County
For residential program and mixed use space
$500,000

NAMI Orange County
To strengthen fundraising program by hiring an in-house Development Director
$35,000

National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Southern California Chapter
To expand the Care Management services
$75,000

Nazareth House of Los Angeles
To purchase a new 12-passenger bus with capacity for two wheelchairs
$47,478
Northeast Valley Health Foundation
For capital expansion and increased costs of dental clinic
$100,000

Padre Foundation
For expansion of services and programs to two new locations in Orange County
$100,000

Painted Turtle Camp Foundation
For multi-year organizational capacity building challenge grant
$900,000

Partners In Care Foundation
To relocate headquarters from Burbank to San Fernando
$75,000

Pilgrim Place
For renovation of skilled nursing facility
$150,000

Providence Speech and Hearing Center
To screen, assess and assist low-income persons with hearing loss
$25,000

Riverside Community Health Foundation
For construction of a new community health clinic
$250,000

Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc.
For construction of a new building adjacent to the clinic
$40,000

Solheim Lutheran Home
For conversion of existing space into a wellness center for older adults
$50,000

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County
To establish a formal fund development department
$75,000

University of Southern California
Skid Row Homeless Health Care Initiative program evaluation
$38,160

Venice Family Clinic
To renovate and purchase equipment for the Pico Health Center
$300,000

Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation
To implement PACS digital image storage and transmission system for diagnostic radiology
$100,000

Westside Neighborhood Clinic
To expand peri-natal program serving low-income women and infants
$50,000

White Memorial Medical Center Charitable Foundation
For reconstruction of two buildings to meet State earthquake safety standards
$1,000,000

Whiteside Manor, Inc.
To expand the family program component of treatment
$50,000

In addition, another 32 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $295,635

Category total: 85 grants made for a total of $10,007,001


HUMAN SERVICES
A World Fit For Kids
For the Teen Success Training program
$50,000

Achievable Foundation
To double the number of individuals receiving adaptive equipment
$25,000

Asian Pacific American Legal Center
For new online outreach project
$50,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles & the Inland Empire
To upgrade agency's computer system and website
$104,250

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County
To expand program serving children of one or both incarcerated parents
$25,000

Boy Scouts - California Inland Empire Council
For new Aquatics Center & Health Lodge at Camp Helendade
$30,000

Boy Scouts - Orange County Council
For relocation project of the Council's administrative headquarters and Council Service Center
$200,000

Boys & Girls Club, Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme
For a new Fine Arts position
$30,000

Boys & Girls Club, Hollywood
For renovation and expansion of the main facility
$200,000

Boys & Girls Club, La Habra/Brea
To build a new club facility in Brea
$310,000

Boys & Girls Club, Pacific Region (National)
For the implementation of gang prevention programs at four local clubs
$570,000

Boys & Girls Club, Redlands
To construct a new permanent Club facility
$150,000

Boys & Girls Club, Salesian of Los Angeles
To expand the athletic and educational programs at both club sites in Boyle Heights
$135,000

Boys & Girls Club, San Bernardino
To renovate and expand a 3,000 sq. ft. area to serve as the technology center
$100,000

Boys & Girls Club, San Pedro
For Wilmington modernization and expansion capital project
$250,000

Boys & Girls Club, Santa Monica
For construction of a satellite location at J. Adams Middle School
$100,000

Boys & Girls Club, Southern Sierra
To expand the after-school program at Las Flores Elementary School
$100,000

Boys & Girls Club, Ventura
For a health and physical fitness program for club members
$30,000

Boys & Girls Club, West San Gabriel Valley
For a Resource Development Director to expand revenue for increased services
$50,000

Buenanueva Foundation
To expand the Creating Reponsible Education Opportunities program
$25,000

California 4-H Foundation
For expansion of the Teen Leadership Development Institute to Bell Senior High School
$25,000

California State University, Los Angeles Foundation
To establish a gang prevention/intervention program
$410,000

Casa Pacifica
To purchase new vehicles for the transportation of field staff and youth
$50,000

Catholic Big Brothers, Inc. L.A.
For a new mentoring program in South Los Angeles and Compton
$150,000

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles
For construction of the third phase of the Women's Village at the Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women
$750,000

Children Are Our Future
For expansion of the Wilderness program
$39,802

Children of the Night
For the purchase of a 7-passenger mini-van to transport residents to their appointments
$25,000

Children's Burn Foundation
To expand Careful It's Hot, the Fire Safety House, and LA Troupe burn prevention programs
$25,000

Children's Center of the Antelope Valley
For the construction of a new facility
$250,000

Chrysalis Center
To help with the expansion of the StreetWorks and Labor Connection job programs
$100,000

Church of Our Saviour
For construction of a youth center in El Monte
$300,000

College Summit
For expansion of Los Angeles area program to encourage college enrollment
$150,000

Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
To purchase kitchen equipment for the Santa Maria Community Kitchen
$125,000

Community Build
For implementation of "Youth Options" gang prevention/intervention project in South Central Los Angeles
$300,000

Community Housing Options: Integrated
Community, Employment and Social Services to purchase a lift van
$25,000

David and Margaret Home, Inc.
For repair and renovation of historic Whitney Building
$50,000

Desert Area Resources and Training
For facility renovation projects
$50,000

El Centrito De La Colonia
For the After School Computer program for children ages 11 and over
$55,000

Episcopal Dioceses of Los Angeles & San Diego
For renovation, deferred maintenance and expansion of key facilities at Camp Stevens
$40,000

Exposition Park Intergenerational Community Center
For capacity building
$100,000

Families Forward
For purchase of a new data base management system and data base administrator
$35,000

Foothill Family Shelter, Inc.
For expansion of the 120-day emergency shelter program for homeless individuals and families
$93,500

Future Leaders of America, Inc.
For a Capacity Building project for fund development
$150,000

Garment Worker Center
To purchase a 15-passenger van and assist with related vehicle expenses
$32,700

Girl Scouts - Joshua Tree Council
For technology infrastructure upgrade throughout the Council
$25,000

Girl Scouts - San Fernando Valley Council, Inc.
For the Latina Outreach program
$25,000

Girls Incorporated of Los Angeles
For on-site school programming to girls
$25,000

Goodwill Industries of Southern California
To add four new employment preparation programs for job seekers
$100,000

Grandparents as Parents
To hire staff to formalize administration and operations
$35,000

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County
For the construction of three 3-bedroom condominiums
$60,000

Habitat for Humanity West Coast Resource Center
Toward establishment and operation of a distribution center to support Habitat Centers in Southern California
$300,000

Harbor Area Gang Alternatives Program (GAP)
To expand gang resistance education program for 4th grade students
$25,000

Hart Community Homes
For vocational training program for foster youth and emancipated young adults
$50,000

Hillsides
For the purchase, renovation, and start-up of a transitional housing program for emancipated youth
$750,000

Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
For support of program services
$100,000

Hollywood Entertainment Museum
For the after school enrichment program
$200,000

Human Options, Inc.
For new parent-child interaction therapy program
$50,000

Inland Empire United Way
For 2-1-1 program development
$50,000

Journey House, Inc.
For renovation of recently acquired facility
$50,000

Kids Included Together - San Diego, Inc.
To establish operations in Los Angeles County and to replicate program for children with disabilities
$50,000

KIDWORKS
To establish a new permanent facility for agency programs
$250,000

Lake Avenue Community Foundation
To expand the STAR program
$50,000

Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women
For a new project YouthLEAD aimed at violence prevention and youth development
$70,000

Los Angeles Retarded Citizens Foundation
To build a multi-use sports and recreational area
$40,000

Marian Homes for the Physically Handicapped and Developmentally Disabled
To open a new group home operation in Garden Grove
$42,243

Marianne Frostig Center of Educational Therapy
For implementation of a Summer Work Experience program
$37,650

Mary's Shelter
For fundraising consultant to write grants and purchase of fundraising software
$41,000

MEND (Meet Each Need with Dignity)
For construction of a new facility
$650,000

Midnight Mission
For a Preventive Health project (Skid Row Healthcare Initiative)
$279,000

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles
For the salary of a Volunteer Coordinator to direct the expansion and retention of volunteers
$50,000

Paint Your Heart Out Anaheim
For after-care program
$30,000

People Assisting the Homeless
For expansion of Streets or Service program
$50,000

Project SISTER Sexual Assault Crisis & Prevention Services
For the expanded hotline and counseling services for the SART program
$47,124

R.M. Pyles Boys Camp
For capital improvements
$60,000

Saint Barnabas Senior Center
For needed improvements to the multi-purpose center
$50,000

Saint Joseph Center
For renovation of existing facility and addition of a second story
$300,000

Senior Programs of Santa Barbara
For capital repair and renovation projects
$50,000

Single Room Occupancy Housing Corporation
For deferred maintenance and safety enhancement to the agency's residential and community center properties
$310,000

Stone Soup Child Care Programs
For replacement and refurbishing costs of child-care sites in Los Angeles and Ventura counties
$150,000

Students Run America
For bridge funding for program services
$50,000

Team of Advocates for Special Kids
For an Assistive Technology Specialist in the South Los Angeles and East Los Angeles satelite offices
$52,000

Tiger Woods Foundation
For the construction of the Tiger Woods Learning Center (TWLC), a computer-based educational facility
$300,000

Toberman Settlement House, Inc.
For facility construction and renovation project
$250,000

Transition House
For renovation and expansion of residential program
$150,000

Union Station Foundation
To help sustain operations through a period of rapid growth
$300,000

Valley Family Center
For a new wing for group counseling and educational programs
$200,000

Valley Haven Senior Day Care Center
For scholarships for low-income seniors and their families to attend the senior day care program
$40,000

Venice Community Housing Corporation
To purchase a van to transport participants to various programs
$34,000

Volunteer Center of Riverside County
For 2-1-1 program development
$50,000

Volunteers of America
For deferred maintenance and renovation needs at three residential properties
$250,000

Walden Family Services
For Transitions project
$70,000

WISE Senior Services
For expansion of Ombudsman program
$50,000

Working Wardrobes for a New Start
For conversion of mezzanine into a Job Seekers Center
$30,000

YMCA - Riverside City & County
To construct a new Southwest YMCA facility in Temecula
$350,000

Young-Nak Special Program
To expand the Saturday Special program
$30,000

Youth Alive
For gang violence intervention program in South Central Los Angeles
$400,000

Youth News Service Los Angeles Bureau
For the Foster Youth Writing and Education project
$30,000

YWCA - Glendale
To increase the Children's Advocate and Children's Counselor positions from part-time to full-time
$25,000

In addition, another 148 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $497,171

Category total: 246 grants made for a total of $13,475,440


PUBLIC & SOCIETY BENEFIT
Executive Service Corps of Southern California
To support pilot program to strengthen the fund raising efforts of non-profit organizations
$50,000

Foundation Center
To cover the cost of staff, equipment and material to continue serving grankseekers and grant makers
$27,500

Independent Sector
For National Panel on the Nonprofit Sector
$25,000

Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership
To build the capacity of the organization to better serve area non-profits
$50,000

In addition, another 9 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $51,100

Category total: 13 grants made for a total of $203,600


Grand Total of Grants Awarded in 2004-05: $31,973,913