Thursday, September 8, 2016
Foundations Support A Variety of Needs
Here are notable new grant awards compiled by The Chronicle:
Jim Joseph Foundation, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
$28.8 million to BBYO, a nonprofit that serves Jewish teenagers, to help kick off the organization’s capital campaign.
$8.5 million to the San Francisco and Oakland public-school systems to improve computer-science education.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
$2.5 million to the First Nations Development Institute and Echo Hawk Consulting for Reclaiming Native Truth, a two-year project to study negative stereotypes of Native Americans and develop a national campaign for dismantling misconceptions and increasing equality for Native peoples.
Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
$1 million to endow free after-school homework centers in the 38 branches of the Los Angeles Public Library system to help students from low-income and homeless families complete their school assignments.
Eagles Charitable Foundation
$1 million to research and support programs at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia that help people with autism.
Schultz Family Foundation
$900,000 to Blue Star Families to help spouses of military members find jobs.