More than $19 million in recent grants announced

The Weinberg Foundation recently approved more than 35 grants totaling $19 million supporting the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, Education, and Community Services.

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.

Amigour Asset Management    
Ashkelon, Israel           
$1,000,000 capital grant to support the construction of an affordable housing community for older adults. http://www.amigour.com/

CSI Support and Development Services
Baltimore, MD
$950,000 capital grant
to support the renovation of an affordable housing community for older adults. https://www.csi.coop/en/

Federation Housing     
Willow Grove, PA        
$2,000,000 capital grant to support the construction of an affordable housing community for older adults. https://www.federationhousing.org/

Goddard Riverside Community Center
New York, NY
$150,000 program grant to support this organization’s integration of health and behavioral health services for older adult residents in supportive housing, with the goal of helping them age in community. https://goddard.org/

Hamilton Families
San Francisco, CA
$400,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which helps families exiting homelessness become financially stable and integrate into their new community. https://www.hamiltonfamilies.org/

Hawaiʻi Health and Harm Reduction Center
Oahu, HI
$180,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides peer-to-peer outreach and diversion services for individuals experiencing homelessness. https://www.hhhrc.org/

The McGregor Foundation       
Cleveland, Ohio           
$800,000 capital grant to support the construction of an affordable housing community for older adults. https://mcgregorfoundation.org/

Project Renewal          
New York, NY  
$1,000,000 capital grant to support the conversion of a hotel into permanent supportive housing for individuals experiencing street homelessness. https://www.projectrenewal.org/

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.  

California Coalition for Rural Housing Project
Santa Rosa, CA and Garrett County, MD
$115,000 capital grant to support the replication of the CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place—Advancing Better Living for Elders) model—which works to improve independence and mobility, manage chronic symptoms, and decrease health care costs for older adults struggling with activities of daily living—in two rural communities. https://www.calruralhousing.org/

Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which helps families move forward from domestic violence by connecting them to the necessary resources and support. https://familycrisiscenter.net/

Hana Health    
Maui, HI          
$1,000,000 capital grant to support the construction of the Hana Health Rehabilitation and Support Center, which will include space for rehabilitation, behavioral health care, cultural healing practices, and telehealth technologies. http://hanahealth.org/

Homeless Children’s Network
San Francisco, CA
$100,000 Small Grant to support the Ma’at program, which provides Afri-centric, trauma-informed care to address racial disparities in community-based mental health services for Black youth and families with children under 18. https://www.hcnkids.org/

Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, Peninsula, Marin & Sonoma Counties
San Francisco, CA
$100,000 Small Grant to support the DREAM program, which provides comprehensive case management and support services for women and children escaping domestic violence. https://www.jfcs.org/

Kokua Kalihi Valley
Oahu, HI
$400,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this Federally Qualified Health Center, which is increasing access to locally grown food, Native Hawaiian health care services, and workforce development opportunities for youth. https://www.kkv.net/

Philadelphia Research and Education Foundation         
Throughout Pennsylvania        
$1,250,000 capital grant to support the implementation of the CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place— Advancing Better Living for Elders) model across nine Veterans Administration (VA) medical centers and 45 surrounding community-based outpatient clinics. https://www.prefresearch.org/

RefugeeOne
Chicago, IL
$400,000 capital grant to support the construction of a facility for this refugee resettlement agency, which will include a dental clinic that offers free comprehensive dental care, as well as clinical rooms for psychological assessment for asylum seekers. http://www.refugeeone.org/

Round Up
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
$320,000 operating grant to support the development of a new funding stream for amutot (non-governmental organizations) focused on combatting domestic violence. https://www.igul.org.il/en/homepage/

Yad Sarah        
Jerusalem, Israel          
$850,000 capital grant to support the construction of a new health and wellness center for older adults. https://friendsofyadsarah.org/

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. 

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
Chicago, IL
$150,000 capital grant to support the renovation of the Chatham Education and Workforce Center, which provides manufacturing training. https://chicookworks.org/

Gvanim Association for Education & Community Involvement
Sderot, Israel
$525,000 capital grant to support the construction of an employment training center for people with disabilities. https://www.gvanim.org.il/

JVS SoCal
Los Angeles, CA
$500,000 capital grant to support upgraded technology systems, as well as the creation of a distance learning platform to enhance this organization’s employment and training programs. https://www.jvs-socal.org/

Lotus-Women’s Hi-Tech Hub
Daliat el Carmel, Israel
$140,000 capital grant to support the construction of a high-tech training and employment center for Druze women. https://www.lotustechhub.com/

Vehadarta – The National Council for the Advancement of Senior Citizens
Tel Aviv, Israel
$50,000 program grant to support this organization’s Experience Required program, which provides virtual case management and employment services for unemployed or underemployed older adults.

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.

BUILD  
Chicago, IL       
$1,000,000 capital grant to support the renovation of this organization’s campus with the goal of increasing on-site capacity and adding specialized facilities for several new programs. https://www.buildchicago.org/

City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley          
San Francisco, CA         
$600,000 program grant to support this organization’s programming in public schools, which provides students with customized learning and classroom supports, social-emotional support strategies, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) enrichment. https://www.cityyear.org/san-jose/

Digital Harbor Foundation
Baltimore, MD
$350,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which helps youth develop digital-age technology and engineering skills. https://www.digitalharbor.org/

Next One Up Foundation
Baltimore, MD
$50,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides middle and high school student athletes with long-term mentoring in the classroom while advancing their athletic and social development. https://nextoneup.org/

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.

Aloha United Way
Throughout Hawaiʻi
$1,120,000 program grant to support an initiative, which will increase collaboration between Jewish organizations and leading local and national human services nonprofits with the goal of improving the distribution of resources and services to the Jewish community. https://www.auw.org/

Avodah
New York, NY  
$100,000 program grant to support two programs focused on advancing racial equity, including providing diversity, equity, and inclusion training; education; and resources for Jewish communal organizations. https://avodah.net/

Dimensions     
Boston, MA     
$300,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides training and consultancy in diversity, equity, and inclusion. https://www.dimensionsedc.com/

Ignatian Volunteer Corps
Northeastern Pennsylvania
$100,000 operating grant
to support the general operations of this organization, which recruits, trains, and places volunteers in nonprofits that are meeting basic and urgent needs of vulnerable people. https://ivcusa.org/

Jewish Social Justice Roundtable          
New York, NY  
$150,000 program grant to support this network of 70 organizations, which works to strengthen the Jewish social justice field and advance racial equity within the Jewish community. https://www.jewishsocialjustice.org/

Jews of Color Initiative
San Francisco, CA         
$1,150,000 grant ($1,000,000 operating/$150,000 program) to support a leadership development program and to support the general operations of this national effort focused on building and advancing the professional, organizational, and communal field for Jews of Color through grantmaking, research, and community education. https://jewsofcolorinitiative.org/                       

Keshet 
Boston, MA     
$500,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides education and training to grow awareness about LGBTQ issues, as well as empower those in the Jewish community who identify as LGBTQ through programming and leadership development. https://www.keshetonline.org/

Lo Omdot Me’negged – Assisting Women in the Cycle of Prostitution
Ramat Gan, Israel
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides comprehensive case management for women leaving the sex industry. https://www.lo-omdot.com/

Queens Community House      
New York, NY  
$1,000,000 capital grant to support the renovation of this organization’s administrative offices and program space with the goal of increasing capacity. https://www.qchnyc.org/

United Way of Central Maryland
Baltimore, MD
$450,000 capital grant to support the construction of the United Way Family Center at Excel Academy, which will provide services designed to help young parents stay in and graduate from high school while providing their children with a high-quality education. https://www.uwcm.org/

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