2008 Annual Report
Grant Awards
Ben Weingart
The Year in Review
Grant Awards
Financial Highlights

ARTS & CULTURE

A Noise Within
Capital support to build a permanent theatre and educational facility
$750,000

Art From Scrap
Support for a fund development program
$40,000

Arts In Education Aid Council
Support to build AIEAC's program, administrative and fund development capacities
$75,000

Boxtales Theatre Company
Support for "The Ages" intergenerational theater program
$10,000

Children's Creative Project
Support for the educational and cultural outreach and performance for elementary students in Santa Barbara South County public school districts
$10,000

Community Partners
Support for the establishment of a development department and strengthening the agency's capacity (California Dance Institute)
$60,000

Community Partners
Support for expansion of the Full Circle Program (The Wildwoods Foundation)
$10,000

English-Speaking Union Los Angeles Branch
Support for educational workshops and outreach
$5,250

Friends of Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park
Capital support for "Tierra de las Pampas" Exhibit
$200,000

Friends of the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
Support for Creative Expressions program
$25,000

Hollywood Arts
Support to establish a development department
$60,000

HUC-Skirball Cultural Center
Capital support for construction a conference center complex and parking garage
$2,500,000

Idyllwild Arts Foundation
Support for scholarships to low-income children to attend the 2008 Summer Arts Program
$10,000

Imagination Workshop
Support for expansion of Imagination Workshop program
$10,000

Inside Out Community Arts, Inc.
Support for a comprehensive three-year capacity building project to formalize and strengthen the agency's infrastructure
$180,000

Little Kids Rock Inc
Support for expansion of school-based music program services in Los Angeles Unified School District
$10,000

Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation
Support for expansion costs of the Transitional Art Program
$35,000

Mr Hollands Opus Foundation Inc
Support for musical instruments and repair to underserved schools and community music programs
$10,000

Museum of Contemporary Art
Support for High School Classroom Collaboration Project
$80,000

Musicians Workshop
Capital support for Temecula Valley Cultural Arts & Music Center improvements
$10,000

Oceanographic Teaching Stations, Inc.
Support for Marine Science Education field trips for underserved children
$10,000

P.S. Arts
Support for the Infrastructure Building Initiative
$500,000

Pasadena Playhouse State Theatre of California, Inc.
Capital support toward the renovation of the Carrie Hamilton Theatre
$200,000

Performing Arts Council
Support for the Pathways Initiative to prepare local middle school students for the new Arts High School
$75,000

Santa Cecilia Opera and Orchestra Association
Support for program expansion
$150,000

Santa Maria Discovery Museum
Support for Museum in Motion classroom outreach program
$9,100

Shakespeare At Play Inc
Support to expand the ROP (Regional Occupational Program) Arts - Stagecraft program
$25,000

Shakespeare By The Sea
Support for the development and dissemination of communication and marketing materials
$10,000

Western States Black Research Center Inc
Support for the Mayme A. Clayton Collection of African American History & Culture
$10,000

Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum
Support for the replacement and extension of the agency's main water line
$25,000

In addition, another 8 grants, each under $10,000, were made in this category for a total of $56,500

Category total: 38 grants made for a total of  $5,160,850

EDUCATION

Al Wooten Jr. Youth and Adult Cultural Educational Center
Support for facility renovations and organizational capacity building
$100,000

Ascension Catholic School
Support for the acquisition of technology equipment for in-class learning
$10,000

Assistance League of Southern California
Support for integration of the Teaching Pyramid Model into the early education program services
$50,000

Blind Children's Learning Center
Support the expansion of the Braille Education Program
$37,250

BookEnds
Support for the implementation of a new fund development strategy
$50,000

Cambodian Family
Support for the expansion of First Steps Programs
$30,000

Community School Parents Association
Support for the development and implementation of the CATCH program to other Title 1 schools in Los Angeles County
$25,000

Cathedral High School
Capital support to furnish and equip the new gymnasium-science lab complex
$250,000

Center for Collaborative Education Metro Boston, Inc.
Support for development of 11 LAUSD Pilot High Schools, leadership development, and the Los Angeles Small Schools Collaborative
$250,000

Center for Life Long Learners
Capital support to renovate a multi-purpose building
$27,200

Central Coast Literacy Council
Support for office equipment and expenses related to a relocation
$9,990

Community Child Development Center Of The Little Angels
Support for enhancement of the Choice Learning Center program
$35,000

Crespi Carmelite High School
Capital support for the construction of a new academic building
$100,000

Crossroads Community Outreach Foundation
Support for PS Science Pilot Program
$80,000

Dig for Kids Foundation
Support for the expansion of the Dig for Kids After-School Program
$7,000

Fairplex Child Development Center
Capital support to renovate existing facility
$100,000

Fiesta Educativa
Support for expansion of the Fiesta Familiar home based training program
$52,500

Flights Of Fantasy Media Company
Support for the Early Literacy Readiness Project
$10,000

Friends Of The Santa Maria Public Library
Support to establish and staff a new Library Shop
$40,000

Greater Santa Ana Vitality Foundation
Support for High School Inc Academies
$100,000

Green Dot Public Schools
Capital support for the build-out of a permanent campus for Animo Watts
$750,000

Growinggreat
Support for program expansion into low-income communities
$10,000

ICEC
Support for the expansion of an in-home program and fee based services
$92,000

Jeffrey Foundation
Support for consulting and development staff
$10,000

Jewish Federation Of Orange County
Support for professionalization of Reading Partners
$50,000

Jumpstart For Young Children Inc
Support for increasing Jumpstart's presence and impact in underserved Los Angeles communities
$300,000

Kipp Los Angeles College Preparatory School
Support for building the administrative and fund development capacities of KIPPLA
$90,000

Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation
Support to establish an extended-campus nursing program in collaboration with Los Angeles Harbor College
$200,000

Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Foundation
Support for the organizational infrastructure & donor development initiative
$100,000

Los Angeles High Tech High
Capital support for technology upgrades
$200,000

Nativity Catholic School
Support for speech and therapy program
$10,000

Ocean Institute
Capital support for a new Seaside Learning Center
$150,000

Para Los Ninos
Capital support for Phase II of the Family Learning Complex
$225,000

Paraclete High School
Capital support for Phase One of the Paraclete High School expansion
$300,000

Pitzer College
Support for creating a Social Responsibility Learning Community at Pitzer College
$750,000

Project Tomorrow
Support for expansion of the Docent Science Program
$150,000

Ramona Convent Secondary School
Capital support to construct and equip a new science building
$300,000

Reading is Fundamental of Southern California, Inc.
Support for Motivational Reading Program expansion
$60,000

Saint Agnes Parish School
Support for "Simple Solutions" math curriculum
$8,091

Saint Paul High School
Support for a mobile computer lab
$35,000

Santa Ana Education Foundation
Support to expand the Student Business Plan for Academic Success
$10,000

Santa Barbara Partners in Education
Support for a Development Specialist for the Computers for Families program
$35,000

Saint Columbkille School
Support for expansion of scholarship program and hiring a part-time Development Director
$50,000

Saint Genevieve High School
Capital support for the renovation and expansion of the library facility
$75,000

Saint Mary's Academy
Capital support for a campus renovation project
$350,000

Support for the Kids Ventura County
Support for expansion of the Empowerment through Education tutoring program
$35,000

University of Southern California
Support for the Los Angeles Foundation Leadership Group
$10,000

Westside Waldorf School
Support for tuition assistance
$70,000

In addition, another 31 grants, each under $10,000, were made in this category for a total of $236,500

Category total: 79 grants made for a total of  $6,025,531

HEALTH

1In6 Inc
Support to develop and launch program services and activities
$123,000

AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Support for expansion of the START program in its westside and downtown Los Angeles healthcare centers
$30,000

ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Support for enhanced patient services
$100,000

Alzheimer's Association - Santa Barbara Chapter
Support to enhance family support services
$46,000

Carmelite Sisters Of The Most Sacred Heart Of Los Angeles
Support to hire a grantwriting professional and build in-house fundraising capacity
$10,000

Carousel Ranch, Inc.
Capital support for the purchase and renovation of a new program site
$150,000

Central City Community Health Center, Inc.
Capital support to purchase and remodel the agency's South Central Los Angeles facility
$375,000

Children's Center of the Antelope Valley
Support for strengthening technology infrastructure and grant-seeking efforts
$75,000

Clare Foundation, Inc.
Support for an Outreach Coordinator
$10,000

Clinica Monsignor Oscar A. Romero
Capital support to purchase and renovate agency's Pico Union clinic
$800,000

Common Ground - The Westside HIV Community Center
Support to establish a new Donor and Resource Development Project
$75,000

Community Blood Bank Center
Capital support to upgrade its technological infrastructure
$100,000

Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
Continuation grant for Skid Row Homeless Healthcare Initiative technical assistance
$162,911

Community Partners
Support for the "Early Care Education and Consultation" project (Early Childhood Parenting Center)
$10,000

Cri-Help, Inc.
Support for purchase of two vehicles
$53,913

Foothill Family Service
Support for the Technology Capacity Building Campaign
$175,000

Herald Christian Health Center
Support for the expansion of medical and dental volunteer network
$10,000

HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance, Inc.
Support for strategic support
$10,000

Hospitaller Foundation of California, Inc.
Support for start-up costs for the St. Benedict Menni Unit (BMU), a 33-bed facility for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease
$100,000

Inland Valley Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services
Capital support for the outdoor activity center for the Women with Children Recovery Program
$50,000

JWCH Medical Clinic
Support for recuperative care beds on Skid Row
$418,000

Lamp Community
Capital support for renovation of the Village
$500,000

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
Support for the Accelerated Home Care RN Internship Program
$50,000

Long Term Care Services of Ventura County
Support for the expansion of the Ombudsman Program
$60,000

Loved Ones Victims Services
Support for redesign of the agency's website in order to provide on-line counseling
$5,000

Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc.
Support to hire a full-time Development Manager
$50,000

Orange County Association for Mental Health
Support for program expansion of Furniture Connection
$75,000

Midnight Mission
Support to enhance the continuum of care through pre-admission, education/employment, and aftercare services
$300,000

National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles
Support to expand, enhance and coordinate its Community Services programs
$100,000

Olive View Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
Support for the Healthy Lifestyles Program
$40,000

Open Paths Counseling Center
Support for staff capacity building
$10,000

Pacific Clinics
Capital support to renovate two adjacent buildings dedicated to the agency's comprehensive Recovery and Wellness Center in South Los Angeles
$250,000

Pathways Volunteer Hospice
Support for the Pathways Eldercare Program
$50,000

Pepperdine University
Support for training expenses, equipment and other materials for mental health services at Union Rescue Mission
$10,000

Prayer Warriors Enhancement Team
Support for Counseling Services program
$10,000

Program for Torture Victims
Capital support for computer workstations
$10,000

Real Men Cook Foundation
Support to sustain programming
$10,000

Redlands Community Hospital Foundation
Capital support for a surgery and maternity care facility
$500,000

Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center
Capital support to purchase and renovate agency's primary administrative and program site
$100,000

Samaritan Counseling Center
Support for start-up program costs of a new satellite site in Chino
$150,000

San Gabriel Valley Foundation for Dental Health
Support to hire Executive Director
$45,000

Serra Ancillary Care Corporation
Support for computer upgrade for CHOISS program
$8,400

Southern California College of Optometry
Support for the acquisition of baseline vision care equipment
$60,000

Sound Body Sound Mind Foundation
Support to purchase exercise equipment to expand physical fitness program to 42 LAUSD schools
$500,000

South Asian Network
Support for South Asian Tobacco Cessation Project
$50,000

St Jeanne De Lestonnac Free Clinic
Support for "Realm of Hope" program
$10,000

Saint John's Well Child Center
Capital support for the new Chronic Care and Environmental Disease Center
$250,000

Stop-Gap
Capital support for purchase of office suite
$50,000

Team Survivor California
Support for Technology and Process Improvements project
$10,000

Tender Life Inc
Support for health and wellness program
$10,000

Tides Center
Support to restructure The Children's Partnership and create a new Deputy Director position
$100,000

Venice Family Clinic
Support for the enhancement of pediatric care and early child development services at all agency locations
$187,994

Village Family Services
Support for training therapists in Parent-Child Interactive Therapy
$20,000

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Santa Barbara
Capital support for the New Serenity House Campaign
$500,000

Weingart Center Association
Capital renovation support for a community health center in downtown Los Angeles
$2,000,000

WeSPARK Cancer Support Center
Support to formally establish cancer support services in Santa Clarita
$70,000

In addition, another 17 grants, each under $10,000, were made in this category for a total of $83,500

Category total: 73 grants made for a total of  $9,118,718

HUMAN SERVICES

Advancement Project
Support to establish The Gang Intervention Academy
$300,000

Aids Services Foundation Orange County
Support for Latino Community Outreach
$75,000

Alliance for Children's Rights
General Operating Support
$400,000

American National Red Cross High Desert Chapter
Support for Cross- Connected communication and technology project
$10,000

American Red Cross, Santa Barbara Chapter
Capital support to develop a Red Cross Preparedness and Response Center in North Santa Barbara County
$250,000

Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation
Capital support to construct a home for medically fragile developmentally disabled individuals
$100,000

Assistance League Of Long Beach
Capital support for Building the Future Capital Campaign
$250,000

A Better LA
Support for Summer of Peace program
$200,000

Bienvenidos Children's Center, Inc.
Support for capacity-building efforts in administration, information technology, and fund development
$100,000

B'nai B'rith Foundation
Support for expansion of the Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge program
$10,000

Boy Scouts - San Gabriel Valley Council
Capital support to build nine campsites and purchase a large van for the Trask Scout Reservation
$75,000

Boys & Girls Club, Variety Los Angeles
Capital support to construct a new state-of-the-art Club
$700,000

Boys & Girls Club, Venice
Support for the Springboard to Opportunity Campaign
$50,000

Brain Injury Association Of Santa Barbara Inc
Support to purchase a van for transportation of clients
$10,000

P.F. Bresee Foundation
Support to establish Goals for Life, a workforce and skills development program
$167,970

ByDesign Financial Solutions
General operating support for Financial Firsts Literacy Program
$10,000

Camp Fire - Council of the Central Coast, Inc.
Support for financial assistance for low-income children for Camp Natoma
$2,000

Camp Fire USA Orange County Council
Support for expansion of "Teens In Action"
$10,000

Casa Pacifica
Capital support for campus renovation and repairs
$183,555

Catholic Charities San Bernardino Riverside
Support to hire a Manager of Community Resources
$98,650

Center For Restorative Justice Works
Support for office equipment, furnishings and relocation expenses
$10,000

Children's Bureau of Southern California
Capital support for the Family Center at Magnolia Place
$500,000

Chrysalis Center
Support for the development of an outreach program and expansion of client services
$100,000

Clifford Beers Housing Inc
Start-up support to establish Clifford Beers Housing, Inc.
$100,000

Coalition To Abolish Slavery & Trafficking
Support to implement a two-year capacity building project
$100,000

Colette's Children's Home Inc
Support for supportive services for Placentia Transitional Housing Facility
$100,000

Community Build
General support of service program
$5,000

Community Matters
Support to expand the Safe School Ambassadors program to ten additional schools in LAUSD
$30,000

Community Partners
Support for building administrative and fundraising capacities in order to improve its operations (Circle of Friends)
$65,000

Community Partners
Support to establish the LIFE Program (KGA-Khmer Girls in Action's)
$50,000

Community Service Programs Inc
Support for the Diversity & Peace Building Project
$98,548

Communitys Child Inc
Capital support to repair and remodel "Building Hope"
$50,000

Concerned Resource & Environmental Workers
Capital support for office and field equipment
$10,000

Connection House of California
Support for fund development activities
$10,000

Conservation Corps of Long Beach
Support for audiovisual equipment upgrades
$10,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Barbara County
Support for program expansion
$75,000

Cove Communities Senior Association
Support for a kitchen renovation for the Meals on Wheels program
$10,000

Door of Hope
Support for a two-year capacity building project to strengthen the organization's capacity and scope of services
$50,000

Dubnoff Center for Child Development & Educational Therapy
Support for the creation of an electronic health records system and upgrade of existing technology infrastructure
$100,000

East LA Community Corporation
Support to expand the Tenant and Members Services Program to additional development sites
$62,000

Easter Seals Southern California
Support to expand and enhance vocational programming
$500,000

Enterprise Community Partners
Support for affordable housing initiative for the low income community
$1,000,000

Exposition Park Intergenerational Community Center
Capital support for the construction of new multiuse sports fields and funding for a re-branding initiative
$2,000,000

Five Acres - The Boys' & Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles
Capital support to construct a Support Center for Research and Training
$250,000

Food on Foot
Support for the Work for Food program
$10,000

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
Capital support for a new cooler/freezer for the Santa Barbara warehouse
$50,000

Foothill Vocational Opportunities
Support for a multi-year organizational capacity building project through the Developmental Disabilities Initiative
$300,000

Friends of Child Advocates
Support to expand its volunteer recruitment and retention efforts
$100,000

Friendship Adult Day Care Center Inc
Support for a ten-passenger van
$60,000

Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing Corporation
Support for capacity building efforts in administration, accounting, and fund development
$50,000

GenSpan Foundation
Support for the Apple program
$10,000

Girl Scouts - Greater Long Beach Council
Support for expansion of "Discover Girl Scouts"
$10,000

Girl Scouts - San Fernando Valley Council, Inc.
Support for the merger of six Los Angeles area Girl Scout councils
$25,000

Good Shepherd Shelter of Los Angeles
Support for hiring a bi-lingual Residence Assistant/Case Manager
$40,000

Goodwill Industries of Orange County
Capital support for the new Fitness Center
$300,000

Habitat for Humanity - Orange County
Capital support for Anaheim II Development
$250,000

Habitat for Humanity - Riverside
Capital support to construct a four bedroom, two bathroom, "green" energy efficient and solar powered home
$50,000

LeRoy Haynes Center for Children & Family Services
Capital support for facility upgrades on six cottages for the Center's residential treatment program
$75,000

Heart of Los Angeles Youth
Support for the "Building for our Future" campaign
$540,000

Hearts Adaptive Riding Program
Support for full-time Executive Director position
$10,000

Helping Others Prepare For Eternity
Support for the Sounds of HOPE digital music and media program
$10,000

High Desert Domestic Violence Program
Support for parenting classes
$10,000

Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
Capital support to construct the Mariposa Place Apartments 
$500,000

Home Ownership for Personal Empowerment
Support for a multi-year organizational capacity building project through the Developmental Disabilities Initiative
$225,000

Hope Through Housing Foundation
Capital support for Modular Pre-School facility
$75,000

Inland AIDS Project
Support to formally implement the Wellness Program
$75,000

Insideout Writers Inc.
Support for expansion of writing program for incarcerated youth
$10,000

Inspiring Divas
Support to hire a Program Coordinator
$10,000

J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center
Support for summer riding camp
$10,000

Junior Blind of America
Support toward a two-year expansion and enhancement of In-Home Infant-Family program
$200,000

Keiro Services
Support for Resident Safety Project
$75,000

Korean American Family Service Center
Support for the Healthy Youth program
$75,000

Laguna Beach Seniors Inc.
Capital support for new Community and Senior Center
$100,000

Las Familias Del Pueblo
Support for educational and social programs
$10,000

Laurel House, Inc.
Support to enhance the GUTS program
$10,000

Leadership Long Beach Inc
Support for Youth Leadership Long Beach
$10,000

Letmesail Inc
Support for a two-year capacity building grant aimed at strengthening agency's infrastructure to support expanded operations and programming
$60,000

Lincoln Heights Tutorial Program
Support for general operating funding
$10,000

Peace Over Violence
Support to establish BeStrong
$80,000

Los Angeles Communities Advocating For Unity Social Justice & Action
Support for development of a new construction and rehabilitation-training component for young adults
$50,000

Los Angeles Urban League
Support for education/employment training for new initiatives in Northern Hyde Park area
$2,000,000

Many Mansions
Support to expand the Adult Services Program (ASP)
$25,000

MEND (Meet Each Need with Dignity)
Gift in honor of Lee Walcott to support an Executive Director's discretionary fund to support families in need
$25,000

MEND (Meet Each Need with Dignity)
General support of service program
$10,000

Mercy House Transitional Living Centers
Capital support for Mercy House Center-Ontario
$175,000

My Stuff Bags Foundation
Support for Southern California My Stuff Bags expansion
$10,000

Mychal's Learning Place
Support for pilot of residential transitional living program
$10,000

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Inc
Support for six new Canine-Firefighter search teams
$10,000

Neighborhood Youth Association
Support for expansion and enhancement of agency's cornerstone program
$25,000

New Image Emergency Shelter
Support for "Project Stepping Stone"
$38,927

Newberry Springs Senior Service Association Inc
Capital support for a new copy machine
$7,000

OPCC
General support of service program
$10,000

Ojai Valley Youth Foundation
Support to build fund development capacity and provide after-school services at the Oak View Teen Center
$47,000

Operation Jump Start
Support for a Development Coordinator
$40,000

Orange Coast Interfaith Shelter
Support for Emergency Shelter Program Enhancement
$100,000

Orange County ARC
Capital support for workshop improvements
$50,000

Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center
Support to expand the Mental Health Services & Support Program
$100,000

Orange County Rescue Mission
Capital support for Hope Family Housing in Buena Park
$250,000

Orangewood Children's Foundation
Capital support for renovation of the Cottages
$150,000

Pacific Lodge Youth Services
Capital support to renovate four cottages
$100,000

Path Ventures
Support for two-year capacity building project to formally launch PATH Ventures
$100,000

PLACE
Capital support for the Working Artists Ventura project
$90,000

Plaza Community Services
Support for Academic Tutoring Program
$40,000

Pomona Valley Workshop
Support for a multi-year organizational capacity building project through the Developmental Disabilities Initiative
$860,000

Jay Nolan Community Services
Support for program expansion to the Antelope Valley
$100,000

Project Angel Food
Capital support for building acquisition and renovation of a new facility
$500,000

Project Dignity
Support for gift card/gas/bus voucher program
$6,000

San Gorgonio Child Care Consortium
Support for staff development project
$10,000

The Sheriffs Relief Foundation
Support for Mobile Learning Center
$10,000

Sol del Valle Community Center
Support for expansion of the CASA (Children's After School Achievement) program
$20,000

Southern California Youth Soccer Organization
Support to strengthen the infrastructure of its athletic education program by hiring a full-time Education Director
$25,000

Special Childrens Art Foundation
Support for mural projects
$10,000

Saint Francis Medical Center Foundation
Support for the establishment of an Associate Degree Program in Registered Nursing
$488,750

St James Inn
Support for the St. James Inn Short-Term Lodging Program
$10,000

Saint Joseph Center
General support of service program
$10,000

St. Matthias Episcopal Church
Support for window replacements in community room
$10,000

Saint Vincent's Institution
General support of service program
$5,000

Stop Homelessness in the Rio Hondo Area
Capital support for a technology upgrade project
$23,760

Students Run America
Support to expand its programming in order to meet student participation levels
$50,000

Teen Futures
Support to expand the Vocational Exploration program
$10,000

Tierra del Sol Center for the Handicapped Foundation
Support to establish the NEXUS program
$160,000

Toberman Settlement House, Inc.
Support to expand gang intervention services
$617,000

Transition House
Capital support for the construction of an outdoor recreation area and playground
$50,000

Tri-Counties Association For The Developmentally Disabled Inc
Support for a multi-year organizational capacity building project through the Developmental Disabilities Initiative
$412,824

Union Station Foundation
General Operating Support
$750,000

Inland Empire United Way
Support to establish a Disaster Preparedness and Response Program
$58,500

Upward Bound House
Capital support for a motel purchase and conversion to an emergency family shelter in Culver City
$250,000

URDC Human Services Corporation
Support to purchase a van
$30,000

Valley Family Center
Support for the implementation of the Testing and Assessment Program
$50,000

Valley Haven Senior Day Care Center
Support for an ADA compliant nine-passenger vehicle van
$10,000

Valley Light Industries
Support to establish JOBS 101, a post-high school transitional program for young people with developmental disabilities
$10,000

Valley Village
Capital support to expand and renovate the Sunland Adult Health Care Center
$100,000

Ventura Police Activities League Inc
Support for the Mobile Recreation program
$10,000

Victor Valley Domestic Violence Inc
Support for gap funding
$63,000

Vocational Visions
Support for a multi-year organizational capacity building project through the Developmental Disabilities Initiative
$200,570

Whittier Area Parents Association for the Developmentally Handicapped
Support to establish the Mentorship Project for Communication Partner Support
$30,000

Women's Care Cottage
Support to hire a full-time Computer Lab Manager for @ Work
$53,750

Women's Economic Ventures of Santa Barbara
Support for a capacity building initiative
$170,000

Womenshelter of Long Beach
Support for child-focused, culturally competent program services
$50,000

A World Fit For Kids
Support for a two-year capacity building project
$100,000

YMCA of Orange County
Capital support for renovation of North Orange County YMCA in Fullerton
$500,000

YMCA - Pomona Valley Metropolitan
Capital support for renovation of downtown YMCA
$100,000

Young-Nak Special Program
Support for the purchase of specialized equipment and materials for the Young-Nak Special Program
$10,000

Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
Support to expand the Learning Circle program
$150,000

In addition, another 37 grants, each under $10,000, were made in this category for a total of $504,724

Category total: 181 grants made for a total of $21,774,528

PUBLIC & SOCIETY BENEFIT

Angels Flight Railway Foundation
Support for restoration of Angels Flight Railway
$10,000

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Support for a three-year Immigration Education Initiative
$75,000

Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County
Support to purchase office equipment
$10,000

Executive Service Corps of Southern California
Support for enhancements to the Developing Development program
$100,000

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Support for 2008 membership dues
$7,200

High Desert Resource Network
Support for Resource Development expansion
$159,900

Independent Sector
Support annual dues for Independent Sector
$30,000

Low Income Investment Fund
Support to expand pre-financing technical assistance for childcare facility development in Southern California
$300,000

Oak View Renewal Partnership
Support for the Oak View Community Gateway Project
$50,000

OC Partnership
Support for Community Outreach and Education Project
$5,000

Philanthropy Roundtable
Support for Philanthropy Roundtable
$10,000

Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc.
Support for a new fund development program for Just Communities
$80,000

Pueblo Education Fund
Support for a development program
$35,000

Southern California Center for Nonprofit Management
Support to establish the Executive Peer Learning Network
$50,000

Southern California Grantmakers
Support for Member Services 2008
$10,000

Southern California Grantmakers
Support to strengthen internal and program capacity
$150,000

Volunteer Center of Greater Orange County
Support for membership dues for two years for Health Funders Partnership
$10,000

Volunteer Center of Greater Orange County
Support for Director of Development salary
$50,000

In addition, another 7 grants, each under $10,000, were made in this category for a total of $57,500

Category total: 25 grants made for a total of  $1,199,600

Less adjustments to previously approved grants of $685,000

Total amount for all categories:  $42,594,228