2006 Annual Report
Grant Awards
Ben Weingart
The Year in Review
Grant Awards
Financial Highlights

ARTS & CULTURE
A Noise Within
Support to expand the student outreach program, Classics Live
$35,000

Art & Creativity For Healing, Inc.
Support for expansion of "Art for Healing" workshops
$55,000

Autry National Center of the American West
Support for conservation, access, and K-12 education programs
$750,000

Charles W. Bowers Museum Corporation
Capital support for renovation of Kidseum
$400,000

Children's Museum of Los Angeles
Support for a new Children's Museum of Los Angeles at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area
$1,000,000

Community Partners
Support for Urban Farm and Orchard Job Training Program for at-risk youth
$140,000

Cornerstone Theater Company
Support for a new participatory arts initiative in three Lincoln Heights public schools
$25,000

Discovery Science Center of Orange County
Capital support for expansion
$250,000

Friends of the Children's Museum at La Habra
Support for new educational outreach coordinators and assistants
$75,000

Henry E. Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Capital support for renovation of the Huntington Gallery
$1,000,000

Kidspace Museum
Support to expand fund development department
$50,000

Long Beach Aquarium Of The Pacific
Support for outreach program at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School
$75,000

Los Angeles Music & Art School
Support to hire a full-time Development Officer and purchase a development database program
$60,000

Music Center
Support toward the arts education programs of the five resident performing companies over three years
$1,175,000

Pasadena Conservatory of Music
Support for replacement of tile roof of main facility
$50,000

Public Corporation for the Arts of the City of Long Beach
Support for Passport to the Arts program
$25,000

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Support for the renovation of galleries and exhibits $150,000

Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Support to expand and enhance educational programs
$150,000

In addition, another 16 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $97,500

Category total: 34 grants made for a total of $5,562,500


EDUCATION
Alliance For College-Ready Public Schools
Support for the consolidation of three school sites and administrative offices in one permanent location
$1,000,000

Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Support the deferred maintenance of nine inner-city catholic schools
$1,000,000

Bishop Montgomery High School
Capital support for construction of a Student Activity Center
$100,000

Center for Innovative Education
Support for the launch of i.e. Prep at Manual Arts High School
$50,000

Central American Resource Center
Support for expansion of after-school tutoring and homework assistance center
$150,000

Children's Project Foundation
Support for the Children's Project
$150,000

City Impact, Inc.
Support for the Even Start Family Literacy program
$100,000

The Country School
Capital support to build a middle school campus to serve grades 6-8
$150,000

Dolores Mission School
Capital support for renovation of the existing school building
$750,000

ECHO Foundation
Support for interactive whiteboards
$50,000

Educational Resource and Services Center
Support to establish an after-school program for nondisabled and disabled youth
$150,000

Endowment for Youth Committee
Support for the expansion of "Putting It Back Tutorial Program"
$30,000

Excellent Education Development
Support for New Village Charter High School
$500,000

Families In Schools
Support to expand the Read with Me/Lea Conmigo early literacy program
$250,000

Hathaway - Sycamores Child Development
Support to expand the after-school tutoring and mentoring program
$100,000

Holy Family High School
Toward upgrade of electrical wiring, cooling and heating systems
$50,000

Kare Youth League
Support for a new 78-passenger bus to transport students
$50,000

KIPP Academy of Opportunity
Support for extended day instruction
$100,000

Koreatown Youth and Community Center
Capital support for licensed child care center by Koreatown
$240,000

Library Foundation of Los Angeles
Support for technology improvements across the L.A. Public Library system
$750,000

Los Angeles County Education Foundation
Capital support for construction of two new fully-accessible dorms at Blue Sky Meadow
$100,000

Mount St. Mary's College
Capital support for renovation of an instructional building on the Doheny campus
$1,000,000

Neighborhood Homework House
Support to establish the Neighborhood Teen project
$35,000

Notre Dame High School
Capital support for a new Science Center
$100,000

The Ojai Foundation
Capital support for the construction of a Council House
$250,000

Our Lady of Grace School
Support for the Tuition Assistance program
$25,000

Pacific Charter School Development
Support to hire a Senior Project Manager
$100,000

Pacific Hills School
Support to replace 8-passenger vans for the transportation of students
$29,000

Paraclete High School
Support for the purchase of a 10-passenger van
$33,515

Parent Institute For Quality Education, Inc.
Support for the expansion of the Parent Involvement program
$300,000

Sacred Heart High School
Support to replace computers and purchase LCD projectors and printers
$37,569

Saint Mary's School
Support for new playground equipment
$30,000

Saint Mary's Academy
Capital support toward a two-phased renovation project
$350,000

Saint Philip the Apostle School
Support for a capital campaign to renovate and expand the entire school campus
$250,000

Saint Thomas The Apostle Parish
Capital support for building and parking improvements
$750,000

STAR Sports Theatre Arts & Recreation Inc.
Support for AV equipment for the KIDS LEAD LA marine/environmental science program
$25,000

Teach for America
Support for a 5-year expansion plan in Los Angeles
$600,000

University of San Diego
Student Loan Matching Gift Fund
$442,661

University of Southern California
Support for expansion of the Joint Education Project
$50,000
Support to implement an educational study
$225,000

Villa Esperanza
Support for the expansion and enhancement of the Speech and Language Center
$50,000

WriteGirl
Support to convert the Mentor/Volunteer Manager position to a full-time paid position
$40,000

In addition, another 41 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $328,325

Category total: 83 grants made for a total of $10,871,070


HEALTH
Adult Day Services of Orange County
Support to expand care management services
$50,000

AIDS Housing Santa Barbara
Support to expand hospice services
$30,000

Alzheimer's Association - Orange County Chapter
Support for the Caregiver Support program
$50,000

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc.
Support to add health educators to the "Portavoces" program for families of Alzheimer's patients
$50,000

American Liver Foundation, Los Angeles Chapter
Support for development of Hepatitis C education and outreach project in Los Angeles County
$35,775

American Lung Association - Orange County
Support to expand SCAMP services
$25,000

Asian-American Resource Center
Support to plan, test and implement a new Healthy Seniors project
$70,000

Asian Pacific Health Care Venture, Inc.
Support for the installation of a solar photovoltaic system $40,000

Being Alive People with Aids Action Coalition Inc.
Support to expand the Peer Support program in Silver Lake
$25,000

California Community Foundation
Support for Children's Health Initiative of Greater Los Angeles
$750,000

Center for the Study of Young People in Groups
Support for start-up costs for a TEEN LINE satellite branch in the San Fernando Valley $25,000

Community Care Health Centers
Toward Healthcare Expansion and Linkage Project (Project HEAL)
$350,000

Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
Support for Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative Resource & Promotion
$32,000
Support second year activity of the VOA Benefits Assistance project, and the JWCH transportation project
$156,430

Downtown Women's Center, Los Angeles
Support for staff training and development
$250,000

Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center
Support for expansion of dental service in Skid Row
$76,000

Foothill AIDS Project
Support for integrated mental health and substance abuse services
$75,000

Free Clinic of Simi Valley
Support for the dental clinic program
$35,000

Friendship Shelter, Inc.
Support for a full-time Development Director
$50,000

Helen Keller International
Support for expansion of ChildSight® Los Angeles services
$40,000

Hospice of Pasadena
Support to enhance and strengthen the "I Count Too!" children's grief program
$25,000

House of Hope Foundation, Inc.
Support to enhance a residential recovery program by adding educational and employment classes
$35,000

Jewish Family & Children's Services of Long Beach
Support for expansion of at-risk student counseling program
$26,657

John Henry Foundation
Support for employment training for adults with psychiatric disabilities
$25,000

Jubilee Consortium
Support to expand the Jubilee Health project
$75,000

JWCH Medical Clinic
Support to increase the administrative capacity
$225,000

Korean Health Education, Information & Referral Center
Support for new furnishings and equipment for new medical clinic
$100,000

Little Sisters of the Poor
Support for the Medical Suite upgrade and renovation project
$50,000

Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Support for expansion of the Allen House Residential Treatment Center
$100,000

Los Angeles Free Clinic
Support for construction and operational start-up costs of a new children and family health center
$750,000

Los Angeles Mission Community Clinic
Support to expand clinic services
$411,442
Support for the Clinical Case Management Project
$750,000

Maple Counseling Center
Support to expand the Mindful Parenting program
$50,000

Orange County Bar Foundation
Support for the Hermana Project's health education and risk reduction services
$100,000

Phoenix Houses of Los Angeles
Capital support for improvements at Phoenix Academy
$65,000

Providence Holy Cross Foundation
Capital support for expansion and enhancement of emergency department and trauma center
$500,000

San Diego Blood Bank
Support for the opening of Valley Blood Services in Temecula
$50,000

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center Foundation
Support for the SART program
$50,000

Social Action Community Health System
Capital support for renovation of a pediatric primary care clinic
$35,000

Saint Mary Medical Center Foundation
Support for capital renovations, furnishings and purchase of medical equipment
$50,000

John Tracy Clinic
Support for expansion and renovation of the Long Beach Center
$50,000

Trinitycare Hospice Foundation
Support for the Nursing Development program
$50,000

Wellness Community - West Los Angeles
Support to expand the Downtown Corridor Project providing support groups to cancer patients
$75,000

Westside Children's Center
Support for the Westside Infant-Family Network program
$375,000

In addition, another 29 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $210,000

Category total: 73 grants made for a total of $6,448,304


HUMAN SERVICES
American Red Cross, Inland Empire Chapter
Capital support for emergency command center and other facility upgrades
$150,000

Arc of Southeast Los Angeles County
Support to purchase a 15-passenger van for the Food Service program
$50,000

Association for Retarded Citizens Ventura County
Support to expand the after-school program for youth with disabilities
$75,000

Alpha Resource Center of Santa Barbara
Support to expand wellness program for people with disabilities
$75,000

Boy Scouts - Los Angeles Area Council
Capital support for rebuilding of the Forest Lawn Scout Reservation
$1,000,000

Boy Scouts - San Gabriel Valley Council
Capital support to repair the mountain road leading to Camp Trask
$50,000

Boy Scouts - Western Los Angeles County Council
Support for the pier and dock at Camp Emerald Bay
$250,000

Boys & Girls Club, Placentia
Support for Project Learn at two sites
$30,000

Boys & Girls Club, Tustin
Support for the Right Trak II Female ReEntry program
$567,180

Boys & Girls Club, Camarillo
Support for "Project TRIPLE PLAY"
$35,000

Boys & Girls Club, Mountain Communities
Support for a fundraiser and education coordinator for the coalition of six Boys & Girls Clubs in the Inland Empire
$100,000

Boys & Girls Club, Pasadena
Capital support for four sites
$80,000

Burbank Temporary Aid Center
Support to renovate and expand the agency's facility
$50,000

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles
For construction of the third phase of the Women's Village at the Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women
$250,000

Center For Children Of Incarcerated Parents
Support for the Childspace project
$128,000

Center for Non-Violent Education & Parenting
Support for staff expansion costs
$40,000

Centinela Youth Services
Support for financial management plan
$100,000

Child Abuse Prevention Center
Support for a case manager and five family mentors
$55,000

Child S.H.A.R.E. Program, Inc.
Support for the Foster Care and Adoption Toolkit project
$50,000

Childhelp, Inc.
To support Phase II of a renovation project at The Village of Childhelp West in Beaumont
$60,000

Children Today
Support for salary of a Grants Manager
$40,000

Children Uniting Nations
Support to expand a mentoring project and serve at-risk foster youth
$240,000

Children's Bureau of Southern California
Capital support for a Family Support and Development Center
$1,000,000

Community Action Partnership of Kern
Support for reconstruction of Friendship House
$75,000

Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Support for the Kinship in Action program serving relative caregivers in South Los Angeles
$100,000

A Community of Friends
Support for expansion of substance abuse counseling program
$54,460

Computer Access Center
Support for CAC's New Leadership Capacity Expansion Plan
$100,000

Concerned Resource & Environmental Workers
Support for agency capacity building and program expansion
$30,000

Connections for Children
Support for expansion of Child Care Building Blocks
$70,000

Corporation for Supportive Housing
Support for affordable housing with supportive services for long-term homeless people with disabilities
$750,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Barbara County
Support for Professional Case Management Services
$25,000

Desert Haven Enterprises
Capital support for deferred maintenance and renovation needs at agency's primary facility
$70,000

El ARCA
Capital support to renovate a building to serve as a satellite in the City of Bell
$100,000

Ettie Lee Homes, Inc.
Support to upgrade the computerized charting system
$50,000

Exceptional Children's Foundation
Support to strengthen the agency's fundraising capacity
$55,000

Exposition Park Intergenerational Community Center
Support to implement the recommendations of the La Piana Study
$540,000

Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara
Support for 2-1-1 program development
$100,000

Foodbank of Southern California
Support for warehouse expansion project
$100,000

Foundation for the Mid South
Support for the Hurricane Katrina Recovery and Restoration Fund
$500,000

Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service
Toward modernization of the new Vista Transitional Living Center
$30,000

Gary Center
Support for the expansion of the school-based counseling program
$30,000

Girl Scouts - Mt. Wilson Vista Council
Support for Phase Two of a capital campaign to renovate the Council's facilities
$250,000

Girl Scouts - Tres Condados Council
Support to purchase a truck and two golf carts for Arnaz Program Center
$40,000

Girls and Boys Town of Southern California
Capital support for a new emergency shelter
$300,000

Girls Incorporated of Orange County
Salary support for new position of Elementary Program Coordinator
$72,000

Global Operations & Development
Support to purchase a permanent distribution/warehouse facility
$110,000

Greater New Orleans Foundation
Support for the Rebuild New Orleans Fund
$500,000

Habitat for Humanity - Orange County
Capital support for Placentia development
$85,000

Haven Hills, Inc.
Support repairs to ten apartments severely damaged by flooding
$35,000

Haven House, Inc.
Support to repair and renovate several buildings and to purchase a van
$45,000

Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation
Support to expand the "Project Elder Outreach" program
$35,000

Heart of Los Angeles Youth
Support for the establishment of a new elementary supplemental educational program, "SmartStart"
$50,000

Home Ownership Made Easy
Capital support to purchase two single-family homes
$100,000

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
Support to expand food pantry program
$76,500

Jewish Free Loan Association
Support to expand the JFLA Loan Fund for families with autistic children
$50,000

L.A. Family Housing Corporation
Support for a multi-year organizational capacity building challenge grant
$500,000

L.A. Works
Support to develop a new 10-week youth leadership program for at-risk youth
$30,000

Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center
Support for renovation of existing facility
$50,000

Long Beach Day Nursery
Support for two-site renovation project
$40,000

Los Angeles City College
Capital support to construct a new and permanent child care facility
$100,000

Los Angeles Community Design Center
Support for the Figueroa Corridor Project
$2,000,000

Los Angeles Maritime Institute
Support for TopSail Youth Program "Swift of Ipswich" Tall Ship Restoration project
$100,000

Los Angeles Orphans Home Society
Support for bridge funding requirements
$60,000

Los Angeles Youth Network
Support for one-time bridge funding for emergency shelter
$120,000

LTSC Community Development Corporation
Support for the expansion of the Senior Services program
$116,000

Madison Neighborhood Partners
Support to strengthen and expand community outreach programs
$25,000

My Friends Place
Support to establish a health education program for homeless youth
$150,000

Ocean Park Community Center
Capital support for two facilities serving the homeless
$500,000

Orange County ARC
Support for start-up and equipment costs for Day Activity Facility
$100,000

People For Irvine Community Health
Support for the first year's operation of 2-1-1
$50,000

Peoples Self-Help Housing Corporation
Support for the Education Enhancement program
$30,000

Pomona Valley Workshop
Capital support toward phase one of a revitalization project to upgrade the main facility
$50,000

Shelter from the Storm, Inc.
Support for expansion of community-based outreach services
$60,000

Sisters of Social Service
Support for a new Center of Service facility in San Fernando Valley
$150,000

Southern California Foster Family & Adoption Agency
Support for expansion and enhancement of the Family Enrichment Days program
$35,000

Saint Vincent's Institution
Support for "A Foundation for the Future" affordable housing campaign
$700,000

Time For Change Foundation
Support to purchase a 12-passenger van
$25,000

Trust for Public Land
Support for the Parks for People Los Angeles initiative
$750,000

University of Southern California
Support of dental services for children and adults in Skid Row
$250,000

Upward Bound House
Support to renovate a transitional living shelter
$45,000

Valley Economic Development Center
Support for the Pacoima Family Economic Development Initiative
$50,000

Ventura County Commission on Human Concerns
Support for the development of Los Compadres - A Young Men's Brotherhood Program
$40,000

West Angeles Community Development Corporation
Support to expand the Peace N' It Together training program
$50,000

Wilderness Youth Project, Inc.
Support for the creation of a development department
$50,000

Women's Center - High Desert
Capital support to build a safe house for battered nwomen and their children
$50,000

Women's Economic Ventures of Santa Barbara
Support for Microbiz Network development
$35,000

YMCA - Channel Islands
Capital support to construct a YMCA facility in Camarillo
$500,000

In addition, another 67grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $791,195

Category total: 154 grants made for a total of $16,605,335


PUBLIC & SOCIETY BENEFIT
Executive Service Corps of Southern California
Support for the Developing Development program
$150,000

Foundation Center
Support for information resources and educational programming
$30,000

Hispanics In Philanthropy
Support for capacity-building training for Latino nonprofits in Southern Calfornia
$100,000

Kern County Community Foundation
Support for re-granting purposes in Kern County
$486,000

Orange County Community Foundation
Support of Executive Service Corps and the UCLA - Orange County Study
$115,000

Womens Foundation of California
Support for Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program in Southern California
$30,000

Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
Support to formally establish agency's Western Regional Office, located in Los Angeles
$100,000

In addition, another 4 grants, each under $25,000, were made in this category for a total of $28,000

Category total: 11 grants made for a total of $1,039,000

Less Adjustments to Previously Approved Grants $1,796,766

Grand Total for all categories $38,729,443