Home Prior Grants Grants During Fiscal 2007

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NAME OF GRANTEE GRANT PURPOSE OF GRANT
African American CalWorks Coalition Options
$20,000.00
Supports the Fresh Start Program which assists CalWorks recipients in Alameda County expunge and/or seal criminal histories so they will qualify for employment.
AIDS Alliance dba Vital Life Services
$15,000.00
Funding will support the food program for indigent, largely African American population suffering from HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases.
Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation
$10,000.00
Funding provided for legal assistance for low-income individuals in alameda County.
Alameda County Library Foundation
$10,000.00
Funding for coordinators at safe, after-school homework sites.
Alameda County Network of Mental Health Clients
$10,000.00
Funding will help house 20 homeless residents of Alameda County who are struggling with serious mental illnesses.
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation
$15,000.00
Funds will be directed towards prevention services to help train elementary students how to protect themselves from serious burns.
American Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funding supports the Josephine L. Taylor Leadership Institute which brings together professions to improve programs and services for individuals with vision loss.
b.a.y. fund
$10,000.00
Funding supports b.a.y. fund's mission to help the first child of a family to enter and graduate from college.
Bar Association of San Francisco Volunteer Legal Services Program
$15,000.00
Funds pro bono attorneys to represent clients who are facing eviction lawauits.
Bay Area Legal Aid
$10,000.00
Funding for a bilingual advocate to increase the number of low-income residents who receive legal assistance.
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program
$10,000.00
Funds support the Youth Sports Program, serving disabled children and youth in the San Francisco Bay Area to play wheelchair basketball, power soccer, track & field, and hand-cycling.
BayKids
$20,000.00
Supports the MovieMakers program which amplifies the voices and stories of children fighting serious medical conditions.
Becoming Independent
$20,000.00
Funding expands the Self Advocacy Support Group Project which aids individuals with developmental disabilities become self-reliant.
Berkeley Food and Housing Project
$15,000.00
Funding supports the Women's Resource Center, a drop-in program that provides homeless, low-income and newly housed women with children with support services.
Berkeley Youth Living with Disabilities
$5,000.00
Funding supports the general operations of a residence for youths with significant developmental disabilities and health challenges.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area
$10,000
Grant proceeds will support recruitment and matching of volunteer mentors with at-risk children and youth in the Bay Area.
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula
$25,000.00
Funding supports LEARN (Literacy, Engagement and Achievement Right Now), an initiative which offers academic instruction for low-income students in East Palo Alto, Redwood City, and Menlo Park.
Bridge the Gap
$5,000.00
Funding for a credentialed teacher to supervise tutors for K-8th grade youth.
Businesses United in Investing, Lending, and Development
$15,000.00
Funding for tutoring, mentorship, college admissions preparation, and money management skills at two programmatic sites.
Center for Attitudinal Healing, The
$10,000.00
Funding supports the Power to Choose program which teaches communication and anger management skills to teenagers in Marin County.
Center for Independent Living
$10,000.00
Funding supports 60 youths with disabilities to participate in social, recreational, educational, and independence-building activities.
Children's Book Project
$5,000.00
Funding covers general operating expenses to enable children to receive over 170,000 books and other resource materials in the Bay Area.
Children's Empowerment, Inc. (CEI)
$10,000.00
Funding for tutoring, career exploration, and character-building activities for low-income, minority students.
Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland
$15,000.00
Funding will help maintain staffing levels in the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Program until Ryan White Care funds are secured in 2008.
College Track
$10,000.00
Funding supports the Academic Affairs program which provides private tutoring, academic workshops, and SAT/ACT preparation for students in under-resourced communities.
Community Awareness and Treatment Services, Inc.
$15,000.00
Funding for a peer counselor and food budget to address the needs of San Francisco's homeless women.
Compass Community Services
$15,000.00
Funding supports the Tenderloin Childcare Center which serves extremely low-income and homeless infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in San Francisco.
Contra Costa Child Care Council
$10,000.00
Free services for parents, providers, and children in the Inclusion Project, which aids children with special needs.
Coppertower Family Medical Center, Inc. dba Alexander Valley Regional Medical Center
$7,500.00
Funding will provide bilingual (Spanish and English) education, outreach, and screening for tuberculosis in Napa County.
Cornerstone Community Development Corporation dba Building Futures with Women & Children
$5,000.00
Support for domestic violence outreach programs in Alameda County.
East Bay Agency for Childlren
$10,000.00
Funding provided for the Sikh Immigrant and Refugee Health Access Project which willprovide outreach, case management, health education, and health insurance enrollment for Fremont's Asian Indian population.
East Oakland Community Project
$10,000.00
Funding for the Family Empowerment Program, which helps homeless families maintain employment, housing, and healthy relationships.
Emergency Shelter Program, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funding for food and exercise component for children who are residents of the shelter due to violence and abuse in families.
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco
$20,000.00
Funding supports the CHEFS culinary training program which enables homeless individuals to find employment in the food services industry.
Equal Rights Advocates
$10,000.00
General support for provision of free legal advice and referrals regarding gender-based discrimination in the workplace.
Faith Network of the East Bay, Inc.
$10,000.00
Grant proceeds for reading clinics, outdoor education, and food distribution to help raise low-income students' academic performance and self esteem.
Family Builders by Adoption
$20,000.00
Funding supports the Forever Family Project, a bilingual program which provides support services to adoptive families for as long as families need assistance.
Family House, Inc.
$10,000.00
Provides funding for UCSF's housing option for families whose children have catastrophic illnesses.
Family Service Agency of San Francisco
$10,000.00
Funding supports the Developmental Education for Parents Program which provides low-income parents with educational workshops addressing basic childhood development issues.
Family Support Services of the Bay Area
$10,000.00
Funding for the Kinship Youth Program, which provides academic and recreation activities for children being raised by grandparents.
Family Violence Law Center
$15,000.00
Funding supports the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program which provides dating violence prevention education and leadership training to middle and high school students.
Food Runners
$5,000.00
Funding for the retrieval and distribution of perishable food overages to nonprofit organizations throughout San Francisco.
Friends of Alameda County CASA
$10,000.00
Funding for advocacy and assistance to foster youth living in group homes in Alameda County.
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County
$10,000.00
Funds support the Pathways Counseling Center's preschool mental health consultation services to improve school readiness of at-risk children in west Oakland.
Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funding supports an eligibility worker in the Integrated Care Center who will ensure all patients receive benefits for which they are eligible.
Hamilton Family Center
$15,000.00
Funding supports emergency shelter, eviction prevention assistance, housing assistance and support services to homeless families in San Francisco.
Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California
$12,000.00
Funding for counseling and outreach to help clients overcome barriers of hearing loss.
A Home Away From Homelessness
$15,000.00
Provides support for the School House and Youth Leaders Program, targeting homeless and formerly homeless middle and high school aged youth in SF.
A Home Within, Inc.
$10,000.00
Proceeds will support the clinical program which provides pro-bono psychotherapy to children and youth in foster care in SF and five other counties.
Homeless Prenatal Program
$15,000.00
Funding provided for the Community Health Worker Training Program, an internship that prepares clients for meaningful jobs in community service organizations.
Jamestown Community Center, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funding for after-school and summer education programs for young people in San Francisco's Mission district.
La Raza Centro Legal
$10,000.00
Funding supports the Immigrant Legal Services and Economic Empowerment Project which helps immigrants access their legal rights and obtain living wage employment.
Larkin Street Youth Services
$15,000.00
Funding provides housing, healthcare, education, and employment services to homeless and runaway youth ages 12-17 in San Francisco.
Legal Aid Society of San Francisco - Employment Law Center
$10,000.00
Funding provided for Project SURVIVE and Work & Family/Paid Family Leave Collaborative Project, both focused on improving the lives of low-income women and families.
Legal Community Against Violence
$10,000.00
Grant monies will be used to conduct audits for Bay Area local governments seeking regulatory strategies to reduce gun-related injuries and deaths.
Lifehouse, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funding supports the Marin Autism Committee which addresses the service needs of families dealing with autism.
Literacy for Environmental Justice
$5,000.00
Funding will ensure decent wages for San Francisco youth who work with Front Door Farms, a mobile food business serving Bayview Hunter's Point with fresh and affordable produce.
Marin Center for Independent Living
$15,000.00
Funding supports the Attendant Referral Registry, a free service for those needing trained, compassionate caregivers in Marin County to help them continue living independently.
Marin Senior Coordinating Council, Inc.
$15,000.00
Funding supports the Multicultural Program which helps low-income seniors overcome language and cultural barriers that make it difficult to access services.
MayView Community Health Center, Inc.
$5,000.00
Funds will provide free or low-cost lab tests for low-income, uninsured patients with diabetes and/or hypertension.
Mental Health Association of San Francisco
$10,000.00
Funding supports homelessness prevention efforts which include a tenant leadership training program and coordination of city-wide Supportive Housing Network.
Monument Crisis Center
$10,000.00
Funding supports capacity building efforts to increase food distribution efforts and expand the community education and assistance programs.
Network on Women in Prison dba Legal Services for Prisoners with Chidren/Free Battered Women
$10,000.00
Free Battered Women's Parole Advocacy Project calls for the release on parole of battered women who are currently serving life sentences in California state prisons.
Network on Women in Prison dba Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
$10,000
The Battered Women's Habeas Project coordinates legal teams representing incarcerated survivors of domestic violence to petition courts for a retrial or reduced sentence.
Next Door
$15,000.00
Funding supports the 24-hour Emergency Shelter and Hotline for victims of domestic violence and their children in Santa Clara County.
Omega Boys Club
$20,000.00
Funding assists the Omega Leadership Academy to prepare disadvantaged youth to succeed in high school, develop critical thinking and math skills, and live meaningful lives free of violence.
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funding supports the Hot Meals Program which is offered to people in need in the Tri-Valley area.
Opportunities Industrialization Center West
$10,000.00
Funds support general operating costs for adult and youth vocational training and evening adult education programs in low-income communities in San Mateo County.
Pacific Autism Center for Education
$7,000.00
Funding supports participation in a study on the Early Start Denver Model which will help staff learn how to train parents whose young children have been diagnosed with autism.
Parents Education Network
$10,000.00
Funding supports the monthly speaker series and events in which psychological and educational experts  present information about learning disabilities.
Parents for Public Schools
$10,000.00
Funding supports on-site child care and food costs for parents participating in Building Education Together meetings in the Spanish-speaking, Chinese-speaking, and Bayview Hunters Point communities.
Partners in School Innovation
$10,000.00
Funding will help improve the quality of teaching and leadership in 14 low-income, low-performing elementary school in the Bay Area.
Planned Parenthood Golden Gate
$20,000.00
Funding supports the Puberty Education Program workshops presented to middle school students in the Bay Area.
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funding provided for long-term case management for at-risk families in West Oakland to help them secure food, housing, health care, and financial management needs.
Project Avary, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funds support the Teen Leadership program which will help teens with incarcerated parents develop independent living skills that will ease their transition to young adulthood.
Project Open Hand
$10,000.00
Funds cover direct costs for food and supplies for 1,321 weekly grocery "shops" for mobile HIV/AIDS clients.
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc.
$15,000.00
Funds support the temporary shelter and support services for families which enables them to obtain stable housing.
The SAGE Project, Inc. (Standing Against Global Exploitation)
$5,000.00
Funding will aid young women to avoid sexual exploitation by providing a range of survivor-centered services.
San Francisco Network Ministries Housing Corporation dba San Francisco SafeHouse
$10,000.00
Funding supports a clean and sober living environment for homeless women leaving prostitution.
San Francisco School Volunteers
$20,000.00
Funding supports six Focus Schools with the most urgent needs to help close the achievement gap in the public school system.
Senior Access
$10,000.00
Funds support core operational support of the Adult Day Health and Alzheimer's Care programs.
Shelter Network of San Mateo County
$15,000.00
Grant provides move-in expenses and rent subsidies for homeless clients in San Mateo County.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County
$10,000.00
Grand funds will support staff salaries and program supplies at the Visitation Center for Women and Children, an Oakland-based center providing safety net services for homeless and marginally housed women and children.
South Bay Children's Medical Center
$10,000.00
Funding provided for the School Clinic Project, which covers the cost of medical exams and follow-ups for disadvantaged youth in East San Jose.
Springboard Forward
$20,000.00
Funds support career opportunities for the working poor in order to empower employees to move out of poverty.
Stanbridge Academy
$15,000.00
Funding provided for scholarships for low-income students with learning disabilities.
Stand! Against Domestic Violence
$20,000.00
Funding for the Youth Relationship Violence Prevention program, targeting 250 female high school students in Contra Costa County.
Sunny Hills Services
$15,000.00
Funding for therapeutic enrichment activities for emotionally abused and neglected children.
Support Network for Battered Women
$25,000.00
Funds support the La Familia domestic violence program which helps Latino families learn how to engage in healthy relationships.
Swords to Plowshares
$20,000.00
Funds support advocacy services to help disabled veterans obtain benefits and thereby ensure that they do not become homeless.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation
$20,000.00
Funds support the After-School program which offers homework assistance, cultural programs, and college preparation assistance for children in the Tenderloin.
Tides Center dba The Women's Community Clinic
$10,000.00
Funds support street outreach efforts to distribute health information and supplies for women at risk of HIVAIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
TransAccess
$15,000.00
Funds support the School-to-Career Program which aids high school students with disabilities in career exploration and training.
Variety Club Blind Babies Foundation - Blind Babies Foundation
$10,000.00
Funding provides early intervention and education services to infants and preschoolers who are blind and visually impaired.
Youth and Family Enrichment Services
$10,000.00
Funds support the Daybreak Program which helps young, homeless people transition from street life to healthy, positive living environments.
TOTAL 2006 GRANTS $1,161,500