Connecting Generations for Good

The Eisner Foundation Grants $1,145,000 to Intergenerational Efforts

The Eisner Foundation Grants $1,145,000 to Intergenerational Efforts

January 16, 2018

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $1,145,000  through eight grants. These investments reflect the foundation’s commitment to both longtime and new partners doing intergenerational work.

“We’re pleased to be partnering with new organizations exploring how intergenerational initiatives can enhance their work, while continuing longstanding relationships,” said Trent Stamp, CEO of The Eisner Foundation. 

Bet Tzedek was awarded $250,000 over two years in program support for its Kinship Care Project that provides multigenerational families with essential free legal services.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles was granted $25,000 in program support to expand its School-Based Mentoring program through engagement of older adult volunteers from the retired law enforcement community.

El Nido Family Centers will receive $220,000 over two years in general operating support to amplify, enhance, and develop a broad span of activities that unite generations, primarily in Pacoima and Compton.

Elizabeth House was awarded $100,000 over two years in general operating support for shelter providing immediate and long-term services for pregnant women and their children with support from intergenerational volunteers.

GOALS was granted $100,000 in general operating support to provide athletics, afterschool educational enrichment, and community for low-income youth in the greater Anaheim area.

GOOD+ Foundation will receive $100,000 in program support to leverage the impact of high-quality prenatal, postnatal and pediatric services in Los Angeles through diaper and critical gear donations. 

Koreatown Youth and Community Center was awarded $150,000 in general operating support to encourage increased understanding between generations while improving program delivery to low-income families.

Finally, L.A. Kitchen was granted $200,000 over two years in general operating support for its intergenerational culinary job training program that empowers emancipated foster youth and older adults transitioning from incarceration to thrive in careers in the food service industry. 

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