Connecting Generations for Good

Recent Grants

Two-year general operating support to recruit more senior volunteers to help 9,000 low-income, underserved youth with their creative and expository writing skills through in-school/after-school tutoring and writing workshops.

One-year program support of the Kinship Care Project to provide multigenerational families with essential free legal services.

Two-year program support to establish a full-time volunteer coordinator position to recruit and train senior volunteers to help meet the needs of the rapidly growing youth population in San Pedro and Wilmington.

One-year program support to engage a multidisciplinary team of faculty and students to evaluate and conduct needs assessment of Grandparents As Parents (GAP)'s services.

Five-year capital support to develop the new Children’s Institute Watts Campus, which will serve 5,000 at-risk children, youth and family members annually in one of the most underserved communities.

Two-year program support for the Generation to Generation campaign that will mobilize 1 million people over 50 to stand up and show up for kids and help change the national conversation about intergenerational relationships in America.

One-year program support to improve the quality of life and learning for more than 750 children and 750 low-income seniors through intergenerational arts education and mentoring collaborations between affordable senior housing members and schools in Southern California.

Two-year general operating support for intergenerational engagement within the Los Angeles County child welfare system – specifically, on the ability of elders to provide for the direct care of foster children and to help navigate the complex systems of services.

One-year program support to launch an intergenerational mentoring program between seniors and youth with moderate to severe physical and mental disabilities in the South Bay.

One-year program support to recruit more senior volunteers to serve as mentors to college-bound low-income students.

One-year program support to launch an intergenerational early childhood education initiative focused on recruiting older, culturally diverse adults (aged 50+) to provide literacy, numeracy, and socialization skills to under-resourced young children aged 0-8 years old in LA County.

One-year general operating support to provide a program that combines athletics, afterschool educational enrichment, and community for low-income youth in the greater Anaheim area.

One-year program support to partner with Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center to leverage the impact of high-quality prenatal, postnatal and pediatric services through GOOD+ Foundation’s diaper and critical gear.

One-year general operating support to provide mental health services, safety-net services, education, and child-focused advocacy to 3,500 kinship family members.

One-year general operating support to provide a comprehensive continuum of care for 31,000 homeless and low-income individuals from children to seniors in the San Pedro area.

One-year program support to expand the participation of senior volunteers as Inner-City Arts provides access to quality arts education for underserved students in Los Angeles Unified School District.

One-year project support to deploy 75 senior Community Corps members to preschools in low-income communities where they will engage with children using a literacy curriculum to reduce the achievement gap.

One-year program support for the After School Enrichment Program, which will infuse more Foster Grandparents to serve 75 blind, visually impaired, and multi-disabled children with academic, health and social enrichment.

One-year program support to produce a multi-platform documentary exploring the live of Los Angeles’ seniors and their communities.

One-year program support to develop and implement a senior volunteer engagement strategy to strengthen program delivery to low-income families throughout the organization.

One-year general operating support for an intergenerational culinary job training organization that empowers emancipated foster youth and older adults transitioning out of incarceration to thrive in careers in the food service industry.

One-year program support for Arts for NexGen which provides rich opportunities for conversation and collaboration between multiple generations through artist-led workshops, storytelling, hands-on arts making, and free general admission to 235,000 children and their families annually.

Two-year capital support to build an intergenerational campus for LGBT youth and seniors in Hollywood that enriches each generation and creates a true sense of community.

One-year program support for Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) that offers three underserved areas of Los Angeles an immersive experience in music-making after school and on Saturdays.

One-year support for the City of Los Angeles' Summer Night Lights program.

One-year general operating support to maintain intergenerational education programs through the Family Literacy Program.

One-year general operating support to an intergenerational care organization to improve the lives of seniors, children and their families in the West San Fernando Valley.

One-year program support for the Kinship Project, impacting 120 relative caregivers (mostly grandparents) raising children in and out of the school system.

Two-year general support to prepare more than 9,000 K-12th grade students in the Northeast San Fernando Valley to enter and succeed in college.

Two-year program support to launch a new intergenerational volunteer program that will enable senior-age volunteers to assist low-income children ages 0 to 5 with literacy and development.

18-month program support to continue Encore Fellows program to place seasoned professionals to help nonprofits build capacity, grow strategically and have a broader impact on their communities.

One-year general operating support for community-based organization representing multi-ethnic neighborhoods in Northeast Los Angeles to offer intergenerational programs designed to train the next generation of leaders and elderly residents in community advocacy.

One-year general operating support to serve 350 middle school students with mentors at inspiring workplaces through tailored, hands-on apprenticeships.

Support for the 2017 Aging Into The Future conference.

One-year general operating support for a marathon training/mentoring program bringing 3,200 at-risk youth and 500 adult volunteer leaders together throughout Los Angeles County.

General operating support over three years to bring high-quality arts education resources to the state's lowest performing elementary and middle schools.

Two-year support for three research-based intergenerational programs: Generation Xchange, TimeOut@UCLA and UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care.

Two-year program support to launch a Grandfather Reading Buddies program that will bring retired men and retired police officers to help young boys of color ages 5-9 in South Los Angeles.