The California Wellness Foundation, Late 2012

The California Wellness Foundation
Woodland Hills, California
www.calwellness.org
(818) 702-1900

Grants Announced: Late 2012

Campaign for College Opportunity, Los Angeles, $100,000 over two years for project support to develop policy, communication and coalition strategies to improve college access and success in California’s community colleges and higher education institutions to prepare a diverse health workforce.

Casa de Amparo, San Marcos, Calif., $100,000 over two years for core operating support for the New Directions program to sustain supportive housing in north San Diego County for youth formerly in foster care.

Coalition for Responsible Community Development, Los Angeles, $130,000 over two years for core operating support to sustain supportive housing in South Los Angeles for youth who are homeless or were formerly in foster care.

Community Services Program, Santa Ana, Calif., $150,000 over two years for core operating support for the Youth Shelter program to sustain emergency shelter-based services in Orange County for homeless and runaway youth.

Covenant House California, Hollywood, $200,000 over two years for core operating support to sustain a continuum of care in Hollywood and Oakland for youth who are homeless, runaways or formerly in foster care.

Mendocino Family and Youth Services, Ukiah, Calif., $100,000 over two years for core operating support for the Mendocino County Youth Project to sustain a continuum of supportive services for runaway and homeless youth.

Ocean Park Community Center, Santa Monica, Calif., $120,000 over two years for core operating support for the Night Light program to sustain street outreach and drop-in center services for homeless and runaway youth in west Los Angeles County.

Sanctuary of Hope, Los Angeles, $75,000 over two years for core operating support to sustain supportive housing in South Los Angeles for youth who have aged out of foster care.

The Teen Project, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., $100,000 over two years for project support for the Venice Beach PAD center to provide drop-in center-based transitional services for youth who are homeless, runaways or formerly in foster care.

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California, San Francisco, $100,000 over two years for project support to improve sex education provided to students in three school districts in Fresno and Tulare counties through advocacy and evaluation of district policies and curricula relative to California law.

Center for Youth Wellness, San Francisco, $110,000 over two years for project support to provide technical assistance to four county probation departments in California to ensure that staff has the knowledge to provide trauma informed care to support pregnant and parenting teens in the juvenile justice system.

El Nido Family Centers, Mission Hills, Calif., $160,000 over two years for core operating support to sustain comprehensive programs for pregnant and parenting teens in Los Angeles County, as a strategy to prevent repeat teen pregnancies.

Fresno Regional Foundation, Calif., $200,000 over two years for core operating support of teenage pregnancy prevention programs in Central Valley counties through a re-granting and technical assistance program.

Hispanas Organized for Political Equality –California, Los Angeles, $50,000 over one year for core operating support to sustain the HOPE Leadership Institute to continue the development, implementation and advocacy of policies and regulations to reduce teenage pregnancies in California.

Internet Sexuality Information, Oakland, Calif., $80,000 over two years for core operating support to provide educational resources for the use of new media technologies to promote the sexual health of adolescents and young adults as a teenage pregnancy prevention strategy in California.

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, Washington, DC, $100,000 over two years for project support to continue implementing a teenage pregnancy prevention parental involvement program targeting Latino parents and youth in California.

Public Health Institute / Center for Research on Adolescent Health and Development, Oakland, Calif., $150,000 over two years for project support for the Center for Research on Adolescent Health and Development to continue the No Time for Complacency Initiative, to inform policymakers and opinion leaders about teenage pregnancy prevention.

Watts Healthcare Corporation, Los Angeles, $150,000 over two years for project support to develop and implement a social media campaign aimed at increasing access to sexually transmitted infection and contraceptive services for youth in South Los Angeles.

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