California Community Foundation Awards $2.5 Million in Grants

The California Community Foundation has announced grants totaling nearly $2.5 million to nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County.

The third-quarter grants will support local nonprofit organizations in the areas of civic engagement, education, health, housing and economic opportunity, immigrant integration, and transition-aged youth. The funding include seven grants totaling $490,000 in the area of civic engagement and public policy efforts; three grants totaling $240,000 in the area of education; nine grants totaling $1.1 million in the area of health; three grants totaling $162,500 in the areas of housing and economic opportunity; two grants totaling $250,000 in the area of immigrant integration; and two grants totaling $125,000 in the area of transition-aged youth. The foundation also awarded a $100,000 grant to the United States Veterans Initiative and Education Development Center, Inc. through its Opportunity Fund.

"Every day, I am inspired by the countless nonprofit organizations across Los Angeles County that are working to improve quality of life for all residents," said CCF president and CEO Antonia Hernández. "I am proud that CCF is part of this critical work in the community and thank our donors who have entrusted their funds to us throughout our hundred-and-one-year history."

For a list of the foundation's third-quarter grant recipients, see the CCF website.

"California Community Foundation Awards Nearly $2.5 Million to Strengthen Los Angeles County." California Community Foundation Press Release 10/20/2016.