LOS ANGELES – June 11, 2015 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $8,897,722 through 94 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to address the wide-ranging needs of our region. CCF supports this critical work in the community through discretionary funds entrusted to the foundation by donors throughout its 100-year history.
The grants this quarter support the foundation’s diverse priority areas: the arts, civic engagement, education, health, housing and economic development, immigrant integration, nonprofit sustainability, smart growth and transition-aged youth.
Los Angeles Maritime Institute was awarded $100,000 for their Youth Crew Adventure Learning Program in the Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow (PAT) funding area.
“We applaud our donors and nonprofit partners who have not only recognized the needs in our community, but have shown leadership to address these issues,” said CCF President and CEO Antonia Hernández. “As the foundation enters its 100th year of service to Los Angeles County, we are proud to support this work to improve the quality of life for all Angelenos.”
CCF unites the power of philanthropy with innovative strategies to create greater equity, opportunity and prosperity in Los Angeles County. The foundation has served as a public, charitable organization since 1915, empowering donors to pursue their own personal passions and to collaborate in transforming Los Angeles. CCF stewards $1.48 billion in assets and manages nearly 1,600 charitable foundations, funds and legacies.