INFORMED CITIZENRY

Public Broadcasting: The Foundation makes grants to select nonprofit organizations whose programs are innovative and informative for radio, television and other media.

HEALTHY WORLD

Environment: the Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs address the issues of Environmental Justice, and include environmental health education and awareness, community participation, organizing and leadership development, and advocacy for policy reform. In addition, the Foundation will provide support to organizations whose mission and programs provide Environmental Education, Environmental Beautification and School/Community Gardens to low-income and underserved communities.

Food Security & Biodiversity: the Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs focus on Food Security and Biodiversity, such as supporting local farming and agriculture, providing agricultural education and nutrition, creating economic opportunities and sustainability, and celebrating traditional/cultural foods.

Global Programs: The Foundation makes grants to organizations that promote comprehensive programs in the areas of water access, women’s and girls’ reproductive health, civil and political rights, and economic development. Unsolicited proposals are not accepted under this program area. Submission of a grant application for Global Programs is by invitation only.

Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights, Sex Education: The Foundation supports organizations whose mission and programs include sexual education, reproductive health education and services, community outreach, and advocacy.

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Economic Development: The Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations addressing issues of Economic Justice and Economic Development. Programs include community participation, worker organizing, leadership development, advocacy, and policy reform, all of which work toward the goal of a sustainable increase in living standards that include living wages, education, healthcare, and housing.

Girls: the Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs empower Girls through such programs as educational enrichment, leadership development, and tutoring, mentoring, and financial literacy.

High School Dropout Prevention: the Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs address High School Dropout Prevention in the greater Los Angeles area.

Arts Education: primarily for underserved communities. This includes, but may not be limited to, music lessons and instruments, exposure to various genres of music, performance opportunities, real-world career opportunities, and curriculum design.