More than $12 million in recent grants announced

The Weinberg Foundation recently approved more than $12 million in grants that span our five focus areas, including permanent, supportive, and transitional housing options; health services; job training; out-of-school-time programs and college and career preparedness; and nonprofits that serve the Jewish community.

Housing

Stable housing provides a foundation for individuals, children, and families to lead healthy and productive lives. Without housing, people are unable to focus on education, employment, health care, and meeting other basic needs.

Artspace Project
Baltimore, MD
$100,000 capital grant to support the development of affordable supportive housing.

Community Solutions
Baltimore, MD
$500,000 capital grant to support the renovation of Mayflower Apartments, a supportive housing community that will include housing for veterans exiting homelessness.

Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
Oahu, Hawai’i
$250,000 capital grant to support the renovation of an apartment complex that will leverage a $2.4 million award from the City and County of Honolulu to provide permanent, affordable housing for families.

Services for the Underserved
New York City
$250,000 capital grant to support this organization’s Stay Safe, Stay Connected initiative, which will decrease the digital divide and improve equitable access to affordable Wi-Fi.

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center
Baltimore, MD
$200,000 program grant to support this organization’s Homesharing and HOPE House programs, both of which provide transitional housing and supportive services for young adults ages 18–24 experiencing homelessness.

Health

Good health is essential to help people move and remain out of poverty. Poor physical or mental health can prevent or complicate the pursuit of education, employment, and other opportunities for economic mobility.

Academy for Global Citizenship
Chicago, IL
$400,000 capital grant to support the construction of a Federally Qualified Health Center on a campus that will include a K–8 school, urban farm, early childhood center, and teaching kitchen.

Bay Community Health
West River, MD
$100,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a new outpatient clinic that will provide medical and behavioral health care services.

CaringKind
New York City
$170,000 program grant to support the expansion of this organization’s programs, including counseling and support groups, for caregivers of Jewish older adults living with dementia.

EMDA – Alzheimer’s Association of Israel
Kfar Saba, Israel
$100,000 program grant to support the expansion of this organization’s professional training program for caregivers of older adults with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or cognitive decline at day care centers, nursing homes, and hospitals.

GenPride
Seattle, WA
$500,000 capital grant to support the development of a new community center that will provide comprehensive health and social services for LGBTQ older adults to help them maintain maximum independence and quality of life.

Grantmakers in Aging
Throughout the United States
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to mobilize the social, intellectual, and financial capital required to improve the experience of aging so that older adults feel fully valued, recognized, and engaged.

imadi
Silver Spring, MD
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides direct services that increase medical care access for families with children diagnosed with a chronic illness or a genetic condition.

Melabev – Community Care for People with Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Jerusalem, Israel
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides comprehensive services for older adults with Alzheimer’s and related dementias with the goal of aging in place.

North West Housing Partnership
Chicago, IL
$300,000 capital grant to support the implementation of the CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place – Advancing Better Living for Elders) program, which will provide home repairs for older adults.

PACE Southeast Michigan
Detroit, MI
$500,000 capital grant to support the completion of a Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) center, which will provide comprehensive health care services for older adults.

Roberta’s House
Baltimore, MD
$500,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides grief support for survivors of violence and other traumatic experiences.

Swope Health Services
Kansas City, MO
$500,000 capital grant to support the completion of a Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) center, which will provide comprehensive health care services for older adults.

United Way of Lackawanna County
Scranton, PA
$100,000 program grant to support the assessment of older adults for social isolation risks and help them access appropriate services.

YWCA Annapolis and Anne Arundel County
Arnold, MD
$500,000 capital grant to support the construction of a residential facility for sexually exploited youth ages 13–24.

Jobs

Employment provides the best opportunity for personal success and financial security. Quality training programs that lead to employment enable individuals and families to achieve economic stability. 

Emma’s Torch
New York City
$100,000 Small Grant (operating) to support the general operations of this food service social enterprise, which supports recent refugees, asylees, and people escaping human trafficking.

Phipps Neighborhoods
New York City
$100,000 Small Grant (program) to support this organization’s youth job-training programs, which provide work-readiness training, internships, and case management.

Sanctuary for Families
New York City
$75,000 capital grant to support technology and infrastructure upgrades at this organization, which helps survivors and those escaping domestic violence and sex trafficking attain economic independence.

Workforce Professionals Training Institute
New York City
$200,000 program grant to support leadership development for workforce development organizations and staff who serve people experiencing barriers to employment.

Education

Education can help break the cycle of poverty. Providing at-risk children and youth with academic opportunities helps prepare them for a stable and productive future. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting organizations that provide or supplement a high-quality education from kindergarten through high school.

Baltimore SquashWise
Baltimore, MD
$1,000,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a former bus terminal into the SquashWise Center for youth partnerships, which provides after-school and summer programs for student athletes.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Scranton, PA
$250,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides after-school, summer, and virtual programs.

Bridge the Gap College Prep
Marin City, CA
$50,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides out-of-school-time programs for students in kindergarten through grade 12.

Chicago Scholars
Chicago, IL
$50,000 Small Grant (operating) to support the general operations of this organization, which helps students navigate college and career transitions.

CollegeBound Foundation
Baltimore, MD
$400,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides college preparation services for Baltimore City Public Schools students.

Greater Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Wilkes-Barre, PA
$200,000 program grant to support the Power Scholars Academy, a six-week camp that aims to prevent summer learning loss by providing academic instruction and various educational activities.

Hidden Genius Project
Oakland, CA
$500,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a new site for this organization, which trains and mentors Black young men in technology, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills.

Jewish Teen Advancement Program
Baltimore, MD
$80,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides an out-of-school-time program, including homework assistance, educational programming, counseling, and other supportive services for young Jewish women.

Learning Undefeated
Baltimore, MD
$100,000 program grant to support a mobile STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program for students in kindergarten through grade 12.

Mercy Housing California
San Francisco, CA
$500,000 capital grant to support the construction of a new Boys and Girls Clubhouse, which will provide an array of youth programs and services, as well as behavioral health services.

Salvadori Center
New York City
$500,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs for students, as well as professional development for teachers.

Sister’s Circle
Timonium, MD
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides mentoring programs for girls as they transition from middle school through college.

Community Services

The Foundation recognizes that certain service providers operate multiple programs that meet a range of needs and therefore incorporate many of the Foundation’s focus areas. Organizations that provide services bridging the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, and Education may be eligible for a Community Services grant. The Foundation is also engaged in a range of proactive strategic initiatives focused on addressing Jewish poverty on a national scale, as well as strengthening the Jewish nonprofit sector at-large.

Afya Foundation
Yonkers, NY
$85,000 capital grant to support the implementation of an inventory management system that will enable increased distribution of emergency medical supplies to hospitals in Ukraine.

Aguda
Tel Aviv, Israel
$1,050,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which serves as a coordinating and convening body for all Israeli LGBTQ organizations, grassroots movements, and communities that promote welfare and rights of the LGBTQ community and its members.

Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation
Baltimore, MD
$150,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a new site for this organization to expand its youth workforce development programs, as well as wellness and educational programs for older adults.

Center for Adoption Support and Education
Baltimore, MD
$100,000 program grant to support mental health services for children who are in protective custody due to abuse and neglect and to improve transitions from foster care into permanent placements.

The Chicago Community Trust
Chicago, IL
$100,000 program grant to support the Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities, which distributes funds to small community-based organizations that would otherwise not have access to grants.

Franciscan Center
Baltimore, MD
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides basic and emergency services, including case management, meals, and job training for people who experience or are at risk of experiencing homelessness.

Hoshen
Tel Aviv, Israel
$300,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which is focused on sensitivity training and raising awareness of LGBTQ issues in the greater community, as well as an assessment of its current system for measurement and evaluation.

Jerusalem Open House
Jerusalem, Israel
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which runs a community center that provides wraparound mental health and clinical services for the LGBTQ community.

Network for Good – Capacity Building Fund
Baltimore, MD
$40,000 program grant to support the participation of eight grantees in Jumpstart, a 12-month program that helps small and midsize direct-service nonprofits build their capacity and financial sustainability.

SafetyRespectEquity Network
Throughout the United States
$500,000 operating grant to support this organization, which works to ensure safe, respectful, and equitable Jewish workplaces and communal spaces.

Shomer Collective
Throughout the United States
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides programs, workshops, consultative services, and online resources for individuals navigating the end-of-life process in the Jewish community.

Tipping Point Community
San Francisco, CA
$300,000 program grant to support this organization’s Impact Through Equity strategy to increase investment in poverty-fighting organizations led by people of color.

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