2011/2012

The Solar Powered Medical Clinic Project

Organization: 
Jewish Heart for Africa
Grant Amount: 
$10,000

The Solar Powered Medical Clinic Project will install solar panels to power lighting and a refrigerator, enabling and medical care after sundown and storage of temperature sensitive medications. *Previous SPJTF boards have funded this organization under its previous name, Jewish Heart for Africa which employs Israeli technology to aid Africa.

Location: 
International
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving General Community

Outreach Program for the Homeless

Grant Amount: 
$6,090

This grant will allow Peninsula Healthcare Connection (PHC)to provide free, full-service, high-quality medical and mental healthcare to men, women, and children who are homeless or low-income. Our goal is to improve the health and well-being of these community members and, by doing so, improve the overall community, livability, and safety for all residents.

Location: 
Local
Community Served: 
General Community Organization

First Steps Project

Organization: 
First Place for Youth
Grant Amount: 
$5,000

This grant will help provide at-risk current and former foster and homeless youth with access to an array of academic, mentoring and transitional housing services to lead them toward self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood.

Location: 
Local
Community Served: 
General Community Organization

Junior Mentor Program

Organization: 
City of Dreams
Grant Amount: 
$7,988

This grant will help serve youth in low-income housing communities in San Francisco's most challenged neighborhoods. The grant will help fund the Junior Mentor Program, which empowers older youth leaders to serve as role models for younger children in the program, as well as develop fiscal literacy, leadership and governance skills.

Location: 
Local
Community Served: 
General Community Organization

Youth Empowerment Program

Organization: 
IT Works
Grant Amount: 
$10,000

This grant will help fund the YEP program impart technological knowledge and employable skills to at-risk teens from low-income communities in Israel, encouraging their return to school and improving their prospects for successful careers.

Location: 
Israel
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community

Lilyot Resaurant Project

Organization: 
ELEM
Grant Amount: 
$10,000

This grant will help fund a project that offers at-risk teens who have dropped out of all traditional educational frameworks the opportunity to receive vocational training and mentoring by working at a high-profile, gourmet restaurant in Tel Aviv.

Location: 
Israel
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community

YU Social Enterprise Hub

Organization: 
Youth UpRising
Grant Amount: 
$10,000

This grant will help to create jobs for young people, provide opportunities for on-the-job training, and generate local revenue and wealth building through Social Enterprises in order to drive transformation in a community that has experienced decades of disinvestment.

Location: 
Local
Community Served: 
General Community Organization

Coolidge Court Living Independently Program

Organization: 
Fred Finch Youth Center
Grant Amount: 
$10,000

This grant will enhance CCLIP's individualized and innovative services for young adults with mental health disabilities and most of whom grew up in the foster care system- by providing vocational, educational, independent living skills support, and access to general health and mental health services.

Location: 
Local
Community Served: 
General Community Organization

The College Road

Organization: 
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Grant Amount: 
$10,000

This grant will enable youth from impoverished backgrounds to gain access to the finest college preparation tools and opportunities available, and to provide them with the skills, resources, adn support they need to graduate college and lead healthy, fulfilling lives.

Location: 
Local
Community Served: 
General Community Organization

General Operating Support

Organization: 
Casa de Sara
Grant Amount: 
$8,740

This grant will be used to support Casa de Sara's general operations by supporting 20 students. Casa de Sara provides education and healthcare to Hispanic and indigenous children in the Americas

Location: 
International
Community Served: 
General Community Organization