Founded in 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center provides emergency, critical care, and rehabilitative services for extremely vulnerable, often injured children, families and individuals who are facing or fleeing life-threatening circumstances. It promotes long-term safety and self-sufficiency through a continuum of residential and outpatient services tailored to address individual needs.
The Domestic Violence Program provides training and support for therapists who will treat survivors and to support a Domestic Assault Response Team (DART) advocate who will help victims of domestic violence leave the batterer.
Founded in 2007, 1in6 helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. It helps to move these men from isolation and private anguish into active recovery by providing accurate and compassionate information, inspiration, and support. 1in6 offers a website for men to safely and anonymously educate themselves, training resources for service providers, and community awareness and engagement programming.
The Service Provider Training program provides training and technical assistance to service providers in the Los Angeles area, enhancing the quality and accessibility of services for male survivors.
Founded in 2007 by a group of Iranian Jewish young professionals 30 years after the Islamic Revolution, 30 Years After works to educate the Iranian American Jewish community on important political issues and promote participation and leadership in American political, civic, and Jewish life.
The Iranian-Jewish Community at Crossroads program increases Iranian-American Jews' participation in American civic and political affairs and inspire a commitment to Israel, social justice, and political action through educational events, student mentoring, and voter registration drives.
Founded in 2003, A Better LA (ABLA) aims to transform LA’s troubled communities into safe places and to provide other inner-cities with a research-based model for transformation. ABLA blends two approaches; hiring outreach workers to provide direct services, while also funding and providing guidance to these outreach workers' grassroots organizations.
The West Athens-Westmont Demonstration Project trains community outreach workers, provides supportive services, and engages stakeholders in a local taskforce.
Founded in 1991, A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) is dedicated to using art as a healing tool to empower and transform individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma. Its art programs allow individuals to express and release feelings, process traumatic experiences, enable post-traumatic growth, and increase resiliency. In addition to its process work, AWBW provides comprehensive leadership training to shelter staff and volunteers and participates in community engagement to raise awareness.
Adult Windows provides therapeutic art intervention workshops for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to provide training and support for new program leaders.
Founded in 2001, the Academy for Jewish Religion is a transdenominational, pluralistic institution dedicated to the training of rabbis, cantors, chaplains, and ot her Jewish communal leaders who are uniquely qualified to meet the needs of the 21st century American Jewish community.
The Interreligious Studies Programs prepares the next generation of Jewish clergy to promote trust, dialogue, and collaboration across religious boundaries.
The Advancement Project (AP) was founded in 1999 by civil rights lawyers to reform public systems and achieve equity for underserved communities. Its four focus areas include: Urban Peace to reduce violence and promote community safety; Educational Equity to ensure adequate school facilities and resources; Healthy City, an online database/mapping program to promote data-driven decision making about resource allocation; and Equity in Public Funds to promote the equitable distribution of public resources.
The Safe Passage Program partners with law enforcement, LAUSD safety personnel, local school leaders and local business leaders to create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School.
The Safe Passage & Prevention Toolkit allows the Advancement Project to leverage its expertise and respond comprehensively to numerous requests for information and assistance. Foundation funding supports content development, publication and distribution of this educational resource, and group training sessions for a minimum of 30 stakeholders within the Greater L.A. area.
To create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School in the Belmont/Rampart area. ($20,000)
To develop, publish and distribute The Prevention/Intervention Toolkit and provide group training sessions to a minimum of 30 stakeholders. ($30,000)
Founded in 1981, The Aleph Institute provides social services to Jewish families in crisis; addresses the pressing religious, education, humanitarian, and advocacy needs of Jewish individuals in institutional environments; and implements solutions to significant issues related to the criminal justice system.
Project Tikvah provides intervention, support services, and alternative sentencing opportunities to hundreds of Jewish youth and young adults ages 16-32 who are at risk of being incarcerated, so that they achieve effective rehabilitation for drug abuse and health care for mental health conditions.
Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and advance democratic values in the United States and around the world.
AJC Los Angeles' interfaith and intergroup work advances understanding of other faiths and ethnicities in America and around the world. Through coalition building, education, and outreach initiatives, it fosters and maintains close relationships and partnerships with Latino communities of Southern California.
Founded in 1947, American Jewish University serves as a resource for individuals at every stage of life through its academic programs to prepare undergraduate, graduate, and rabbinical students for leadership roles in the Jewish community; continuing education opportunities for adults; cultural programs; and camping experiences for youth.
The Institute for Jewish Creativity integrates Jewish artists into the larger Jewish communal context, provides attractive cultural programming appealing to Jews of all ages, works to strengthen Jewish identities, and encourages artistic contributions that help to create an authentic, thriving Jewish culture.
Founded in 1941, The Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) is an international center dedicated to providing creative programs that incorporate dance, song, art, drama, learning and nature. Camp Alonim is a residential summer camp for youth 7-15.
The Campaign to Rebuild Camp Alonim project will construct a new dining hall, dance pavilion, and central plaza.
Founded in 1947, American Jewish University (AJU) provides academic programs to prepare undergraduate, graduate and rabbinic students for leadership roles in the Jewish community. AJU's Whizin Center for Continuing Education provides educational and cultural programs for adult learners. Its Brandeis-Bardin campus serves children and families through summer camp, winter camp and year-round family programs. AJU’s programs serve approximately 13,500 people each year.
Academic and Community Libraries will repurpose space for construction of the Bel and Jack M. Ostrow Academic Library and the Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library that will serve students, academics and the community-at-large.
Founded in 2000, Appleseeds Academy works to close the digital divide (the gap between communities who have continuous, reliable access to computers and internet and those who do not) through the development and implementation of technological programs, vocational training and job placement. It reaches 100,000 individuals per year in Israel’s poor, underserved neighborhoods in remote locations in Israel’s social and geographic periphery who lack the skills necessary to fully integrate into the economic infrastructure of the country.
Code Blue increases the employability of young adults living in peripheral cities through vocational training, hands-on experience, and employment placement.
Founded in 2006, Artists & Musicians for Israel-Neshima (AMI) works to strengthen the pluralistic Jewish identity and connection to Jewish traditions of Israeli teens using an experiential model that focuses on music and art. To achieve its mission, AMI holds in-class school workshops, teacher trainings, pre-army leadership mechinot programs and programs for at-risk youth and overseas students. Since its inception, AMI’s programs have impacted close to 10,000 Israeli youth.
Neshima Teacher Training trains 1,200 teachers at 100 schools to integrate the Neshima music and art curriculum into their classrooms, engaging 37,000 Israeli teens in exploring Jewish concepts and Jewish identity.
Founded in 1991, the Association for Children at Risk (the Association) was created due to the lack of a proper educational-therapeutic treatment program for young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Association works in 137 educational settings (e.g., day care centers, kindergartens), treating close to 1,000 children with ASD. The Association’s Cohen-Harris Resilience Center provides treatment, counsel, development, training and research on preparedness, prevention, intervention and rehabilitation as well as in development of civilian resilience during traumas, crises and mass disasters on the local, national and international levels.
The Autism and Resiliency Program will provide a trauma prevention and intervention program geared for the Autism community that will provide parents and children with tools and strategies to navigate through challenging times.
Founded in 1990, Atid Bamidbar connects Jews living in the Negev with each other and with their Jewish heritage using a creative, egalitarian, and culturally-sensitive approach. It pursues its mission by running 20 annual programs that include cultural & community events, leadership workshops and Jewish identity programming that attract over 12,000 participants annually.
Jewish Empowerment for Russian-Speaking Israelis in the Negev provides 1,100 Russian-speaking Israelis with knowledge and understanding of Jewish culture; strengthened Jewish identity; comfort and connection with native Israelis; and the tools to incorporate Jewish learning and customs into their daily lives.
1736 Family Crisis CenterDomestic Violence ProgramDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
1in6Service Provider TrainingDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
30 Years AfterThe Iranian-Jewish Community at a CrossroadsNext Gen Engagement
A Better LAWest Athens-Westmont Demonstration ProjectGang Prevention & Intervention
A Window Between WorldsAdult WindowsDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Academy for Jewish ReligionInterreligious Studies ProgramsReligious Life
Advancement ProjectSafe Passage & Prevention Tool KitGang Prevention & Intervention
Aleph InstituteProject TikvahVulnerable Populations
American Jewish CommitteeInterfaith WorkReligious Life
American Jewish UniversityInstitute for Jewish CreativityArts & Culture
American Jewish UniversityCampaign to Rebuild Camp AlonimReligious Life
American Jewish UniversityAcademic and Community LibrariesEducation
Appleseeds AcademyCode BlueEconomic Development
Artists & Musicians for Israel-NeshimaNeshima Teacher TrainingJewish Identity
Association for Children at RiskAutism and Resiliency ProgramEmergency Assistance
Atid BamidbarJewish Empowerment for Russian-Speaking Israelis in the NegevJewish Identity