Home Prior Grants Grants During Fiscal 2008

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NAME OF GRANTEE GRANT PURPOSE OF GRANT
Afghan Coalition
$10,000
Funding supports an array of health, social services, and advocacy efforts for underserved Afghan women and their families in southern Alameda County.
AIDS Alliance dba Vital Life Services
$10,000 Funding supports the Food is Treatment Program, which includes 2 hot meals per day with adequate protein for indigent clientele at Vital Life's center in Oakland.
Alameda County Meals on Wheels $10,000 Funding supports ACMOW's collaborations with six county Meals on Wheels programs, and helps underwrite food and delivery costs.
Axis Community Health, Inc. $15,000 Funding will increase the capacity to provide health care services for low-income women and children who have no other access to health care in eastern Alameda County.
First Graduate $15,000 Funding supports case managers who work with students, families, tutors, mentors, and teachers and to ensure disadvantaged students will become college graduates.
Bay Area Legal Aid $10,000 Funding supports the Legal Advice Line which provides free legal advice in six languages to low-income Bay Area residents.
The Bread Project $10,000 Funding supports free culinary training and job referral assistance so low-income people can secure employment to support themselves and their families.
Centro Legal de la Raza $10,000 Funding supports Mujeres Tomando Pasos, the only bilingual immigration legal project in the East Bay for women and children who are survivors of domestic violence.
Charles Armstrong School $15,000 Funding provides tuition for low-income students who have profound difficulties with processing language.
Community Awareness and Treatment Services, Inc. $15,000 Funding supports A Woman's Place, a supportive and transitional refuge for chronically homeless women with special needs.
Compass Community Services $15,000 Funding will provide care for homeless and low-income families at the Tenderloin Childcare Center.
Contra Costa Alternative School dba Holden High School $10,000 Funding support the Transition Counseling program, which assists students with adjustment challenges in planning and transitioning into college, vocational programs, and/or employment.
Court Appointed Special Advocates $10,000 Funding supports community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children, and assists the court in making more informed decisions in Contra Costa County.
Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency $10,000 Funding supports DCARA's programs including independent living skills development, job development, community education, and legal services.
Dolores Street Community Services $10,000 Funding supports the Dolores Housing Program, which offers housing and social services to homeless day laborers in San Francisco.
East Oakland Community Project $10,000 Funding supports the Family Empowerment Program, which provides life skills, career development, and children's activities in order to strengthen homeless families.
Emergency Shelter Program, Inc. $20,000 Funding supports the Preschool Program, which helps increase children's readiness for kindergarten and lessens the learning achievement gap that children from distressed neighborhoods often experience.
Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO) $15,000 Funding supports transitional housing and support services for homeless families with children at Banyan House.
Fred Finch Youth Center $10,000 Funding supports the Turning Point Program, which provides job preparation services for homeless young adults in Alameda County.
French-American International School $10,000 Funding supports need-based student scholarships.
Greater New Beginnings Youth Services, Inc. $10,000 Funding supports the academic and enrichment program offered to judicially involved youth in a residential setting.
Head-Royce School $10,000 Funding supports need-based scholarships.
Head Royce School/Heads Up $10,000 Funding provides scholarships for a six-week summer academic enrichment camp for financially disadvantaged middle school students in Oakland.
Henry Ohlhoff House dba Ohlhoff Recovery Programs $15,000 Funding supports adolescent treatment programs, which serve primarily low-income and minority youth from San Francisco and Marin County.
Holy Family Day Home $10,000 Funding supports childcare costs for working poor and homeless families.
A Home Away From Homelessness $15,000 Funding supports after-school programs for homeless youth in San Francisco.
Homeless Prenatal Program $15,000 Funding supports the Community Health Worker Training Program, which prepares unemployed, formerly homeless women as they transition from welfare to work.
Huckleberry Youth Programs $15,000 Funding supports Health Education Services, which includes health education workshops in schools and community centers, community outreach, and one-on-one presentations.
Insight Prison Project $15,000 Funding provides general operating support to help break the cycle of recidivism among San Quentin parolees.
The Janet Pomeroy Center $5,000 Funding supports the Recreation Program for Children and Teens with Developmental Disabilities.
JobTrain $15,000 Funding supports general operating costs for the adult and youth vocational training and upgrade training programs.
Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, Inc. $20,000 Funding supports the Super Stars Literacy Program, which aids children in kindergarten through second grade who have significant delays in reading development.
La Casa de las Madres $15,000 Funding provides general operating support to help meet the immediate and ongoing needs of survivors of domestic violence.
Larkin Street Youth Services $20,000 Funding supports Together Assisting Street Kids (TASK), which provides housing, healthcare, education, and employment services to homeless and runaway youth in San Francisco.
Latina Breast Cancer Agency $10,000 Funding supports Mujeres Cuidando Mujeres/Women Caring for Women program, which offers education and prevention treatment services for low-income, mostly mono-lingual Spanish speaking women with little or no medical insurance.
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area $15,000 Funding supports Legal Services for Entrepreneurs: Empowering Low-Income Communities, an economic justice program that assists low-to moderate-income entrepreneurs in developing businesses in disadvantaged neighborhoods.
Legal Community Against Violence $15,000 Funds will help LCAV conduct audits of gun laws for several Bay Area local governments seeking effective regulatory strategies to reduce gun-related injuries and deaths.
Link to Children, The $20,000 Funding supports the early intervention mental health program, designed to reach underserved families with young children who have acute mental health needs due to their socio-economic status.
Little Children's Developmental Center $5,000 Funding supports the Wellness Project, which is designed to address health risks associated with poverty.
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen $10,000 Funding supports the meal program that helps feed very low-income residents in San Jose.
Loaves & Fishes of Contra Costa $10,000 Funding supports the operation of five dining facilities in Contra Costa County.
Marin Community Food Bank $20,000 Funding provides general operating support for MCFB's six programs to serve over 10,000 individuals facing food shortages in Marin County.
Megan Furth Academy $10,000 Funding supports a low-cost childcare program in mornings and evenings for residents of the Western Addition and Fillmore neighborhoods in San Francisco.
Mission Learning Center $10,000 Funding supports after-school literacy programs for children in San Francisco.
The Morgan Autism Center $5,000 Funding supports the Train the Trainer program, a collaboration with the San Jose Unified School District, which will expand outreach and education efforts.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Santa Clara County $10,000 Funding supports Peer PALS, which provides mental health support to individuals referred by the local faith community, Veteran's Administration hospital, and Judge Manley's Superior Court.
National Center for Youth Law $10,000 Funding supports NCYL's work with the Juvenile Mental Health Court in Alameda County.
Northern California Family Center $10,000 Funds supports operating costs of the runaway program for homeless youth.
Oakes Children's Center, Inc. $10,000 Funding supports the After-School Program, which provides free after-school childcare for low-income families of special needs children.
Omega Boys Club $10,000 Funding supports the Omega Leadership Academy, which combines rigorous academics with violence prevention programming to ensure young people develop the skills needed to succeed in school and life.
Opportunity Junction $15,000 Funding supports the Job Training and Placement Program, which secures career-track positions for low-income residents of Contra Costa County.
Opportunity for Independence $10,000 Funding supports the Speak Out program, in which a speech language pathologist works with developmentally disabled clients to improve language skills.
Options Recovery Services $10,000 Funding supports components of the Women's Program, which provides a safe place for women to focus on issues related to addiction, i.e., domestic violence, parenting, child abuse, and trading sex for drugs.
Parents Helping Parents $10,000 Funding provided for Parent & Family Education, Training and Support, which allows families to advocate for their special needs children.
Partners in School Innovation $15,000 Funding supports PartnersSI's work to improve the quality of teaching and close the achievement gap in 8 low-performing elementary schools in San Jose.
Planned Parenthood: Shasta-Diablo $20,000 Funding supports sexuality education in the communities of Pittsburg and Brentwood, where rates of teen pregnancy and STDs are high, and where there is a lack of access to health services and information.
Project Open Hand $10,000 Funding supports Grocery Centers in San Francisco and Oakland, where HIV/AIDS clients can select a week's worth of groceries for free.
San Francisco Suicide Prevention $10,000 Fund core services specifically for middle school students, and leverage funding from aditional sources.
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco, Inc. $5,000 Funding supports the Youth Risk Reduction Program, which provides risk reduction education and hotline counseling services to at-risk San Francisco youth.
San Francisco Women Against Rape $20,000 Funding provides assistance for support groups, self-defense demonstrations, adult-led education, and the training of youth peer educators.
San Mateo County Interfaith Hospitality Network $10,000 Funding supports the emergency shelter and three meals a day for homeless children and their parents.
The Shanti Project, Inc. $10,000 Funding supports the LifeLines Breast Cancer Program, which assists low-income, under-insured San Francisco women with breast cancer.
Shining Star Foundation/Star Academy $5,000 Funding provides assistance to low and middle income students with significant learning disabilities.
Sophia Project $5,000 Funding supports two care and education centers for children and mothers who are at risk of recurring homelessness.
Stanbridge Academy $15,000 Funding supports tuition for families of children with learning difficulties.
Stand! Against Domestic Violence $10,000 Funding supports staffing and services for teens and young adults to learn alternatives to violent behaviors.
Support For Families of Children with Disabilities $15,000 Funding provides access to disability support systems, information, and education services for low-and moderate-income families, and non-English speaking families.
Tenderloin Health $15,000 Funding supports an employment specialist for the Community At Work program, a 20-week, community healthcare education, training, and job readiness program for formerly homeless individuals at risk for AIDS.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation $15,000 Funding supports the Tenderloin After-School Program, serving ethnically diverse children from low-income families.
Treasure Island Homeless Development Initiative $10,000 Funding helps support the Economic Self-Sufficiency Program, which aids low-income residents gain financial literacy, organizational, and entrepreneurial skills.
Tri-City Health Center $10,000 Funding assistsTCHC's Childhood Caries Prevention and Treatment outreach project, which is targeted towards children in grades K-3 who are low-income and lack dental insurance.
Ujima Family Recovery Services $10,000 Funding supports the Women's Health Education Program, which helps stop generational cycles of substance abuse and behavioral health problems.
Variety Club Blind Babies $15,000 Funding supports the Off to a Good Start program, which provides early intervention and education services to infants and preschoolers who are blind or visually impaired.
Wardrobe for Opportunity $10,000 Funding provides for professional clothing and career support for low-income job seekers in order to help them become economically self-sufficient and propel their families out of poverty.
Women's Cancer Resource Center $10,000 Funding aids the In-Home Support program, helping clients with meal preparation, transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, and emotional support.
Women's Recovery Association $10,000 Funding supports the Children's Program, which helps mothers with substance abuse problems strengthen the mother and child bond.
Yes Reading $10,000 Funding provides general operating support for the Oakland Reading Centers located on the campuses of Berkeley Maynard Academy and Lighthouse Community Charter School.
Youth Together, Inc. $5,000 Funding provides general operating support to address educational and racial injustice on six high school campuses in the East Bay.
TOTAL 2008 GRANTS $910,000