The Weinberg Foundation recently approved 17 grants totaling $3.8 million supporting the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, Education, and Community Services.
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.
Compass Family Services
San Francisco, CA
$300,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides permanent housing, transitional housing, emergency shelter, and childcare services for people experiencing homelessness. https://www.compass-sf.org/
Rising Up Campaign
San Francisco, CA
$150,000 program grant to support this public-private partnership—between the City of San Francisco, nonprofits serving people experiencing homelessness, and other philanthropic partners—which is working to reduce youth homelessness by 50 percent by 2023. https://risingupsf.org/
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides long-term housing solutions for individuals and families. https://shelterinc.org/
Women’s Housing Coalition
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to break the cycle of homelessness for women and children by providing affordable housing and supportive services with the goal of promoting social and financial independence. https://www.womenshousing.org/
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.
$450,000 capital grant to support the expansion of this organization’s campus, which will include additional counseling spaces, medical offices, and a larger child development center. https://www.chrysalishouses.org/
Free State Justice
$100,000 program grant to support this organization’s social services, education, and training programs, with the goal of helping LGBTQ residents access health care, food, housing, and employment. https://freestate-justice.org/
Girdwood Health Clinic
$250,000 capital grant to support the construction of a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), in partnership with the Rasmuson Foundation, which will include space for behavioral health care, procedures, and X-rays. https://www.girdwoodhealthclinic.org/
Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute
$300,000 program grant to support the Kupuna Food Security Coalition’s work to increase food access for older adults. https://www.hiphi.org/
Latet Humanitarian Aid
$300,000 program grant to support this organization’s home repair program, which provides case management for Holocaust survivors with the goal of helping them age in community. https://www.latet.org.il/en/
Sheatufim – The Israel Center for Civil Society
$600,000 program grant to support this organization, which is working to develop and implement a national, collective impact initiative to address the issue of gender-based domestic violence. https://sheatufim.org.il/en/
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.
New Heights Youth
New York, NY
$275,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a facility, which will house this organization’s education, leadership, and basketball programs, as well as office space. https://www.newheightsnyc.org/
North Israel Center for Arts and Technology (NI-CAT)
$50,000 program grant to support technical job-training courses for Haredi and Israeli Arab adults. https://www.acatcenter.org/
Red Hook Initiative
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides youth with academic support, job-skills training, internships, and part-time employment. https://rhicenter.org/
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.
New York, NY
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides professional development, networking opportunities, and other programming for employees at Jewish nonprofits. https://jpro.org/
Ma Ka Hana Ka Ike
$50,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which address food insecurity, provides job training, and supports older adults to age-in-place in their rural community. https://www.hanabuild.org/
Park Heights Renaissance
$250,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to provide neighborhood improvements and to increase affordable home ownership and job opportunities. http://boldnewheights.org/
Parks and People Foundation
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to improve the quality of life for communities by providing access to parks and green spaces. https://www.parksandpeople.org/