California Community Foundation Awards $11 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County
LOS ANGELES – November 27, 2017 –The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $11,292,972 through 51 grants to nonprofit organizations working to advance long-lasting change that strengthens Los Angeles communities.
This quarter’s portfolio includes 17 L.A. Justice Fund grants totaling $7,450,000, to provide critical support and resources to immigration legal service nonprofits providing representation for Los Angeles County immigrants who are facing the threat of deportation. The L.A. Justice Fund is a unique public-private partnership between the County of Los Angeles, the City of Los Angeles, the Weingart Foundation and CCF.
Health-focused nonprofit organizations received $1,807,472 in grants this quarter to fund integrated services that address the root causes of health disparities in L.A.’s most vulnerable communities. CCF’s health program is committed to ensuring that all Angelenos, regardless of income or immigration status, have access to health coverage.
Along with the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF), CCF’s Education grants this quarter will fund programs to help L.A. County’s underserved student populations access equitable resources and supports to increase student success from early childhood through college completion.
“Our grantee and donor partners recognize the diverse needs in Los Angeles County and are tirelessly working to make a positive and lasting difference. We are pleased to work together to improve the lives of our region’s most vulnerable residents,” said California Community Foundation President and CEO Antonia Hernández.
Additional grants this quarter were awarded in in housing and economic opportunity, civic engagement and nonprofit sustainability.
Please see below for a full list of grants this quarter.
CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANTS BY FUNDING AREA
|PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES||NUMBER,OF GRANTS||AMOUNT|
|Civic Engagement & Public Policy|
|Housing & Economic Opportunity|
|L.A. Justice Fund|
|Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund|
The California Community Foundation has served as a public, charitable organization since 1915, empowering donors to pursue their own personal passions and to collaborate with us in addressing the root causes of challenges in Los Angeles County. CCF stewards nearly $1.7 billion in assets and manages 1,700 charitable foundations, funds and legacies. For more information, please visit calfund.org.
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