2005 Annual Report
Grant Awards
Ben Weingart
The Year in Review
Grant Awards
Financial Highlights
Community Partners
To increase the number of classes participating in the California Dance Institute

Dramatic Results
To implement the "Math in a Basket" program

Historical Society of Southern California
For new education program "Keeping History Alive"

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

KCET - Community Television of Southern California
To upgrade and automate current master controlfacility

Los Angeles Center for Education Research
To expand the Junior Greats Reading program

Opera Pacific
To strengthen agency's overall infrastructure

Pacific Asia Museum
For renovation of museum gallery

Santa Cecilia Opera and Orchestra Association
For capacity building project

Southern California Public Radio - KPCC 89.3 FM
To change from analog to digital signal

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

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

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

Bishop Mora Salesian High School
For the annual scholarship drive

For new position of Director of Operations


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

California Literacy, Inc.
For new program for Literate Youth

California Lutheran University
For construction of a Sports and Fitness Center

Communities & School Collaboration
To expand The Early Learning Center program

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

Everybody Wins Los Angeles
For expansion of the "Power Lunch" program

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

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

Holy Redeemer School
To renovate a small building on the main campus

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

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

Johns Hopkins University
To expand the CTY's urban initiative in Los Angeles

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

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

Literacy Network of Greater Los Angeles
For the WorkKeys Literacy Training project

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

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

Loyola High School of Los Angeles
For the construction of a new Science Hall and Academic Hall

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

Mater Dei High School
For construction of a new Athletic and Aquatics Complex

National Audubon Society
To support two hands-on science based programs

New Visions Foundation
For the development of the Herb Alpert Educational Village

Ocean Institute
To expand educational outreach programs to serve needy schools

Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance
To expand after school program

Orange County High School of the Arts Foundation
For Artist Scholar Sponsorship program

Pacific Oaks
For a new technology system

Para Los Ninos
For the purchase and renovation of building for the Family Learning Complex

Pueblo Nuevo Development
For the construction of new charter high school

Riverside Community College Foundation
To equip an early childhood education center and teacher training program

Rx for Reading
To expand the Waterford Reading program to 15-18 additional classrooms

Saddleback College Foundation
To purchase equipment and technology for the new health sciences building

Saint Joachim School
For renovation and expansion of facilities

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

Santa Barbara Partners in Education
For the Computers for Families program

Smart Start Child Development Center
For modular facility for preschool program in downtown Ojai

United Methodist Church
For the Children Youth and Family Collaborative program

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

University of West Los Angeles
For building renovation to relocate Inglewood campus

Victor Valley Christian Preschool
For playground renovation project

Viewpoint Educational Foundation
For the Cornerstone project

Westchester Neighborhood School
For facility renovation to double number of students served

Westridge School for Girls
For Phase II of capital project

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

Airport Marina Counseling Service
To hire the first full-time Development Director

Alcott Center for Mental Health Services
For the purchase of two mini-vans

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

American Indian Healing Center
To expand a community health education pilot program

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

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

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

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

Blind Childrens Center
To hire a full-time orientation and mobility specialist

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

Camino Health Center
To relocate clinic to a new larger facility


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

Center for Grief and Loss for Children
For the new South Central Los Angeles site

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

Child Guidance Center
For implementation of a new child-parent interaction therapy program

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

For the Chronic Disease Management program (Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative)

Direct Relief International
To expand the Healthy Smiles Dental Program

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

Family Health Care Centers of Greater Los Angeles
To increase patient capacity

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

Foothill Family Service
For renovation of the new West Covina facility

Foothill Presbyterian Hospital Morris L. Johnston Memorial
For construction of Emergency and Diagnostic pavilion

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

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

Hemet Valley Hospital Foundation
To build a new facility for emergency services

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation
For construction of a new emergency and trauma center

Intercommunity Child Guidance Center
For program enhancement and expansion

JWCH Medical Clinic
For a Recuperative Care project (Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative)

For a Hospitalist (rotating physician) project (Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative)

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

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
For home monitors for medically fragile patients

Maternal Outreach Management Systems
To expand case management and health education services

Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County
For residential program and mixed use space

NAMI Orange County
To strengthen fundraising program by hiring an in-house Development Director

National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Southern California Chapter
To expand the Care Management services

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

Padre Foundation
For expansion of services and programs to two new locations in Orange County

Painted Turtle Camp Foundation
For multi-year organizational capacity building challenge grant

Partners In Care Foundation
To relocate headquarters from Burbank to San Fernando

Pilgrim Place
For renovation of skilled nursing facility

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

Riverside Community Health Foundation
For construction of a new community health clinic

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

Solheim Lutheran Home
For conversion of existing space into a wellness center for older adults

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County
To establish a formal fund development department

University of Southern California
Skid Row Homeless Health Care Initiative program evaluation

Venice Family Clinic
To renovate and purchase equipment for the Pico Health Center

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

Westside Neighborhood Clinic
To expand peri-natal program serving low-income women and infants

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

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

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

A World Fit For Kids
For the Teen Success Training program

Achievable Foundation
To double the number of individuals receiving adaptive equipment

Asian Pacific American Legal Center
For new online outreach project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Buenanueva Foundation
To expand the Creating Reponsible Education Opportunities program

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

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

Casa Pacifica
To purchase new vehicles for the transportation of field staff and youth

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

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

Children Are Our Future
For expansion of the Wilderness program

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

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

Children's Center of the Antelope Valley
For the construction of a new facility

Chrysalis Center
To help with the expansion of the StreetWorks and Labor Connection job programs

Church of Our Saviour
For construction of a youth center in El Monte

College Summit
For expansion of Los Angeles area program to encourage college enrollment

Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
To purchase kitchen equipment for the Santa Maria Community Kitchen

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

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

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

Desert Area Resources and Training
For facility renovation projects

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

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

Exposition Park Intergenerational Community Center
For capacity building

Families Forward
For purchase of a new data base management system and data base administrator

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

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

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

Girl Scouts - Joshua Tree Council
For technology infrastructure upgrade throughout the Council

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

Girls Incorporated of Los Angeles
For on-site school programming to girls

Goodwill Industries of Southern California
To add four new employment preparation programs for job seekers

Grandparents as Parents
To hire staff to formalize administration and operations

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

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

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

Hart Community Homes
For vocational training program for foster youth and emancipated young adults

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

Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
For support of program services

Hollywood Entertainment Museum
For the after school enrichment program

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

Inland Empire United Way
For 2-1-1 program development

Journey House, Inc.
For renovation of recently acquired facility

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

To establish a new permanent facility for agency programs

Lake Avenue Community Foundation
To expand the STAR program

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

Los Angeles Retarded Citizens Foundation
To build a multi-use sports and recreational area

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

Marianne Frostig Center of Educational Therapy
For implementation of a Summer Work Experience program

Mary's Shelter
For fundraising consultant to write grants and purchase of fundraising software

MEND (Meet Each Need with Dignity)
For construction of a new facility

Midnight Mission
For a Preventive Health project (Skid Row Healthcare Initiative)

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

Paint Your Heart Out Anaheim
For after-care program

People Assisting the Homeless
For expansion of Streets or Service program

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

R.M. Pyles Boys Camp
For capital improvements

Saint Barnabas Senior Center
For needed improvements to the multi-purpose center

Saint Joseph Center
For renovation of existing facility and addition of a second story

Senior Programs of Santa Barbara
For capital repair and renovation projects

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

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

Students Run America
For bridge funding for program services

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

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

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

Transition House
For renovation and expansion of residential program

Union Station Foundation
To help sustain operations through a period of rapid growth

Valley Family Center
For a new wing for group counseling and educational programs

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

Venice Community Housing Corporation
To purchase a van to transport participants to various programs

Volunteer Center of Riverside County
For 2-1-1 program development

Volunteers of America
For deferred maintenance and renovation needs at three residential properties

Walden Family Services
For Transitions project

WISE Senior Services
For expansion of Ombudsman program

Working Wardrobes for a New Start
For conversion of mezzanine into a Job Seekers Center

YMCA - Riverside City & County
To construct a new Southwest YMCA facility in Temecula

Young-Nak Special Program
To expand the Saturday Special program

Youth Alive
For gang violence intervention program in South Central Los Angeles

Youth News Service Los Angeles Bureau
For the Foster Youth Writing and Education project

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

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

Executive Service Corps of Southern California
To support pilot program to strengthen the fund raising efforts of non-profit organizations

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

Independent Sector
For National Panel on the Nonprofit Sector

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

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