Wise Readers to Leaders

wise_readers_to_leaders_0

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Founded in 2013 with the support of Stephen Wise Temple in Los Angeles, Wise Readers to Leaders works to provide a powerful program for Jewish teens that engages them in closing the achievement gap for the underserved LA youth through a free, rigorous summer literacy and enrichment program.

FIELD OF INTEREST

SOCIAL

grant programs

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

$200,000

Founded in 1977, St. Vincent Senior Nutrition Program dba St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (SVMOW) prepares and delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors and other vulnerable residents across Los Angeles regardless of age, illness, disability, race, religion, or ability to pay. In addition to providing meals, SVMOW provides crisis intervention, wellness and safety checks, service…

Read More...

Partners in Care Foundation

$200,000

Founded in 1997, Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) provides streamlined access to services and programs to address the health care and social needs of low income, underserved populations with chronic medical conditions or disabilities. It provides senior services to low income and frail elders, adult day services, innovative health care and at-home care coordination for…

Read More...

ONEgeneration

$200,000

Founded in 1978, ONEgeneration is a nonprofit located in the San Fernando Valley that offers a variety of programs and services for older adults, children and their families. Each year it provides comprehensive, wrap-around support to 8,000 underserved older adults in the form of free to low-cost adult daycare, medically supervised daycare for adults with…

Read More...

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

$200,000

Founded in 1963, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) is a state-wide family service organization working to improve socioeconomic conditions among California’s Latino community and preserve the values and heritage of Mexican American culture. Over the last four years, MAOF has expanded from an Information and Assistance site into a Multipurpose Senior Services Program agency, offering…

Read More...

Los Angeles LGBT Center

$200,000

Founded in 1969, the Los Angeles LGBT Center operates nine facilities that provide holistic, responsive programming for 35,000 low-income, racially and ethnically diverse LGBTQ individuals annually. The center’s services include a federally qualified health center providing primary, HIV/AIDS, transgender, mental health, sexual health, and addiction-recovery care; social services and housing placement for seniors, homeless youth,…

Read More...

Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging

$175,000

Founded in 1912, the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging (the Home) works to provide excellence in senior care reflective of Jewish values. Today, the Home serves 1,500 seniors in residential programs (Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation Services, and Acute Psychiatric Treatment) across three campuses. It serves an additional 2,500 seniors annually…

Read More...

Social Justice Learning Institute

$150,000

Founded in Inglewood in 2008, the Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI) is dedicated to improving the education, health, and well-being of youth and communities of color. SJLI works with schools to offer its evidence-based Urban Scholars program, which supports and empowers young men of color to succeed in school and advocate for change in their…

Read More...

Heart of Los Angeles Inc.

$150,000

Founded in 1989, Heart of Los Angeles Youth Inc. (HOLA) provides underserved youth with afterschool programs in academics, arts, and athletics with a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education, and strengthen their communities. It serves 2,100 youth ages 6-24 each year in the Rampart District through its academic programs, enrichment…

Read More...

Nachshon Minyan

$45,000

Established in 2005, Nachshon Minyan is a non-denominational congregation based in Encino. Its mission is to reach out to the disillusioned, unaffiliated, and unfulfilled and provide an experience that is educational, personal, and beautiful. It operates a religious school.

Read More...

Moishe House

$80,000

Founded in 2006, Moishe House (MH) works to engage young adults and ensure continuity in the Jewish community through programming that meets the values and behaviors of millennials and Gen Z. MH offers home-based, peer-led programming through Moishe Houses (where three to five residents offer programming one to two times per week from a subsidized…

Read More...