2015 Foundation grants list.

Our partners, 2015 and 2016

Focus area: Educational enhancement.
After-School All-Stars

$4,000,000
This grant supports the expansion of its program of academics, enrichment, and health and fitness into six new cities and their “We Are Ready” program for kids in California, Georgia, and New York.

Afterschool Alliance

$85,000
This grant supports the Alliance’s Middle School Out-of-School Time grant program to support youth with the transition to ninth grade.

American Museum of Natural History

$1,000,000
This grant supports programming for underserved teens.

Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) Foundation

$3,500,000
This grant supports their Summer Learning for Middle School Scholars program.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

$1,000,000
This grant supports the “Great Futures for America’s Kids” project, focused on high-school graduation.

Camp Fire USA

$1,250,000
This grant supports their “Thriving from Middle School to High School” program to improve middle school students’ readiness for high school.

City Year

$2,550,000
This grant supports their after-school program which provides middle school students with academic support and skill-building enrichment activities.

Classroom Inc.

$1,050,000
This grant supports their Transforming Futures through Digital Learning Tools programs for middle school youth.

Eagle Academy Foundation

$200,000
This grant supports their middle school Summer SOAR and Eagle Institute programs in New York City.

ExpandED Schools

$1,000,000
This grant supports their initiative to strengthen the social-emotional learning components of afterschool programs in eight middle schools, training 240 community educators and serving 2,000 middle school students in three cities.

Good Shepherd Services

$300,000
This grant supports their Making the Transition: Preparing Low-income Youth for Success in Ninth Grade and Beyond program.

Higher Achievement

$1,890,000
This grant supports their Leveraging Middle School for Long-term Success program.

Horizons National Student Enrichment Program

$750,000
This grant focuses on supporting low-income students transitioning to high school and providing consultation tailored to the needs of middle-and high-school students.

National 4-H Council

$2,000,000
This grant supports Juntos, a program to prepare Latino youth for academic transitions.

National Summer Learning Association

$500,000
This grant will help expand their programs and continue to sponsor the New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Awards.

New York Public Library

$400,000

This grant supports their Middle School Innovation Labs, which provide students with learning opportunities in the science and technology fields.

Virtual Enterprises International

$1,000,000
This grant supports their Virtual Enterprises Junior Ventures Career Academy program, expanding the VEI model to middle school.

YMCA of Greater New York

$1,000,000br/> This grant supports the Y Scholars Middle School program, which helps foster college aspirations and high school success in students.

Focus Area: Childhood Bereavement

Alliance for Young Artists and Writers

$660,000
This grant supports the Scholastic Art and Writing Award for young people who submit artworks exploring their experiences with the death of a closed loved one; online exhibitions of the winning works; and summer workshops.

ASU Foundation for a New American University

$925,000
This grant supports its resilient parenting effort, which seeks to help community-based bereavement agencies improve long-term positive outcomes for bereaved children and parents.

Boys and Girls Clubs of America

$3,000,000
This grant supports their “Be There” program, which helps Club members cope with loss, death and grief by fostering a culture of wellness across all Clubs.

Columbia University

$800,000
This grant supports their development of digital tools to help promote resilience in grieving families.

Comfort Zone Camp

$200,000
This grant supports camps for children who have suffered the death of a parent, sibling, or other beloved person.

Judi’s House

$1,000,000
This grant supports its Comprehensive Grief Care® evaluation and research initiative.

The Moyer Foundation

$1,500,000
This grant supports its Camp Erin National Bereavement Camps, which support children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or caregiver, as well as their National Bereavement Camp Conference and the National Bereavement Resource Guide.

National Alliance for Grieving Children

$250,000
This grant supports its professional education program, including an annual symposium and online projects.

Outward Bound

$360,000
This grant supports Outward Bound for Grieving Teens, an experiential learning model which gives kids the tools to help them through the grieving process.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

$1,150,000
This grant supports their national Military Survivor Seminars for adults and Good Grief Camps for children who are coping with the death of a loved one who was serving in the military. The grant also provides scholarship support for families and mentors attending the camps.

University of Southern California

$350,000
This grant supports the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement and the Coalition to Support Grieving Students.

University of Texas Health Science Center

$1,550,000
This grant supports its goal of establishing best practices in the treatment of bereaved youth.

Grief Reach Program Grants*

  • Ted E. Bear Hollow, Omaha, NE
  • Park Nicollet Foundation, St. Louis Park, MN
  • Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
  • The Healing Center, Seattle, WA
  • Wildflower Camp Foundation, Wellesley Hills, MA
  • KARA, Palo Alto, CA
  • Children’s Grief Connection, Willow River, MN
  • Oak Tree Corner, Oakwood, OH
  • HOPE for the Bereaved, Syracuse, NY
  • Hope and Healing Place, Amarillo, TX
  • Tristesse Grief Center, Tulsa, OK
  • Willow Center, Lewiston, ID
  • Wissahickon Hospice of UPHS, Bala Cynwyd, PA
  • Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, Statesville, NC
  • Journey of Hope Grief Support Center, Plano, TX
  • Kids Hurt Too Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
  • Camp Good Grief of Staten Island, New York, NY
  • My Healing Place, Austin, TX
  • WinterSpring Center, Medford, OR
  • Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco, CA
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation, Milwaukee, WI
  • Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Brave Heart Volunteers, Sitka, AK
  • Children’s Grief Center of El Paso, TX
  • A Caring Hand, the Billy Esposito Foundation, New York, NY
  • John F. Kennedy Medical Center Foundation, Edison, NJ
  • St. Louis Bereavement Center for Young People, MO
  • St. John Community Health Investment Corp., Warren, MI
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation, Drayton, SC
  • Crisis Support Services of Alameda County, Oakland, CA
  • Ele’s Place, Ann Arbor, MI
  • New Hope for Kids, Maitland, FL
  • Fairview Foundation, Saint Paul, MN
  • Parmenter VNA and Community Care, Wayland, MA
  • Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Good Shepherd Hospice, Farmingdale, NY
  • Bo’s Place, Houston, TX
  • William Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, Washington, DC
  • Hospice Caring, Gaithersburg, MD
  • Evergreen Youth and Family Services, Bemidji, MN
  • Care Dimensions, Danvers, MA
  • Tuesday’s Children, New York, NY
  • *The Grief Reach Program only accepts applications through a Request for Proposals grants process. For more information please go to the National Alliance for Grieving Children’s website, www.childrengrieve.org.