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Allegheny County Department of Human Services

This grant will support Allegheny County Department of Human Services and its Office of Community Support to enhance its two-generation whole family approach throughout its network of Family Support Centers. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2019

Location

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

Geography Served: Oakland, Calif.

Project:

The Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) works with communities across the country to influence policy, mobilize communities and strengthen programs to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. With this grant, APIAHF will advance greater integration across health and human services and advocate for national, state and local policies that will foster greater opportunity and health for Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations.  View Website

Amount

$350,000

Year

2016

Location

San Francisco, California

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Center for Employment Opportunities

Geography Served: New York, NY

Project:

The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) is dedicated to providing immediate, effective and comprehensive employment services to men and women with recent criminal convictions. As a next generation human services organization, CEO will use this grant to expand and scale its evidence-based efforts and advocate for public sector policies for re-entry efforts.  View Website

Amount

$1,000,000

Year

2016

Location

New York, NY

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Center for Urban Families

The Center for Urban Families’ mission is to strengthen urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success. Selected as part of the Human Services Program’s cohort of innovative human services organizations, this grant provides general operating support for the Center to work to connect fathers to their children, create opportunities for economic and financial security through employment and provide access to key interventions and supportive services for their members. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2017

Location

Baltimore, Maryland

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Compass Working Capital

Geography Served: Boston, MA

Project:

Compass Working Capital seeks to empower families with low income to build assets and financial capabilities as a pathway out of poverty. This grant will enable Compass Working Capital to evaluate its current program including a set of tools, develop and refine technical assistance products and expand to ten new areas to establish a national network.  View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2016

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Congreso de Latinos Unidos Inc.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is nonprofit organization with a mission to enable individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and well being. Selected as part of the Human Services Program’s cohort of innovative human services organizations, this grant provides general operating support for Congreso de Latinos Unidos to educate other human services providers on the Primary Client Model, which is an integrated and comprehensive service delivery model, and strengthen its leadership team. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2017

Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Dorothy Day House

Dorothy Day House works to keep entire homeless families together and provide supportive transitional housing assistance. This grant will provide support to Dorothy Day House to increase access to supportive family housing to homeless in Memphis and their efforts to achieve social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2019

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Economic Mobility Pathways

EMPath transforms people’s lives by helping them move out of poverty and provides other institutions with the tools to systematically do the same. Selected as part of the Human Services Program’s cohort of innovative human services organizations, this grant provides general operating support for EMPath to maximize the impact of Mobility Mentoring Services®, a brain science-informed approach to helping individuals and families with low income attain and maintain economic self-sufficiency, through a diverse network of partner organizations and systems across the country. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2017

Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Hispanic Unity of Florida

Hispanic Unity of Florida is the largest non-profit organization in Broward County, dedicated to serving the immigrant population by fulfilling its mission of "Empowering Hispanics and other members of the community to become self-sufficient, civically engaged and to lead productive lives." This grant will support Hispanic Unity of Florida to strengthen organizational and programmatic infrastructure to enhance its two-generation whole family approach.  View Website

Amount

$350,000

Year

2019

Location

Hollywood, Florida

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Jeremiah Program

Jeremiah Program prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance. This grant will support the Jeremiah Program to continue and expand a Two-Generation Prosperity Solutions Model for empowering families headed by single mothers in poverty to achieve social and economic mobility, two generations at a time. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2019

Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Juma Ventures

Juma strives to break the cycle of poverty by paving the way to work, education, and financial capability for youth across America. Selected as part of the Human Services Program’s cohort of innovative human services organizations, this grant provides general operating support for operations and staffing that will help Juma grow the number of participants and increase corporate partnerships.   View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2017

Location

San Francisco, California

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Knowledge Quest

Knowledge Quest is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to vigorously equip youth to maximize their potential through intellectual and character development and has actively promoted youth and community development in South Memphis for more than 18 years. This grant will support Knowledge Quest to enhance its Family Stability Initiative focused on advancing social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2019

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Latin American Youth Center

The Latin American Youth Center seeks to empower a diverse population of youth to achieve a successful transition to adulthood through innovative, multicultural programs that address young people’s social, academic and career needs. Selected as part of the Human Services Program’s cohort of innovative human services organizations, this grant provides general operating support for the center to implement its strategic plan and to scale and replicate its nationally recognized, youth-centered model programs to other cities. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2017

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Leadership for a Networked World

Leadership for a Networked World helps leaders improve outcomes and value through organizational adaptation and transformation. This grant is to retain Leadership for a Networked World as the learning partner for the second cohort of the Human Services Program’s Next Generation Initiative. View Website

Amount

$1,075,000

Year

2019

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

LIFT

Through its resource centers in six cities, LIFT’s trained volunteer advocates help community members build the strong personal, social and financial foundations needed to achieve economic stability and well-being. Selected as part of the Human Services Program’s cohort of innovative human services organizations, this grant provides general operating support for LIFT to expand and replicate its efforts as well as design a replicable model to increase families’ net resources such as social and financial capital. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2017

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Maricopa County Department of Human Services

This grant will support Maricopa County Human Services Department to institutionalize a two-generation whole family approach across all its divisions by expanding the use of its family-centered coaching model and improving service delivery coordination across the agency. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2019

Location

Phoenix, Arizona

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Martha O’Bryan Center

Martha O’Bryan Center, founded in 1894, evolved from a small group of volunteers helping those in need to a sophisticated human services organization that develops, pilots, and scales solutions addressing intergenerational poverty. This grant will support the Martha O’Bryan Center to expand its two-generation, whole family approach and programming. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2019

Location

Nashville, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Mary’s Center

The Mary Center for Maternal and Child Care embraces all communities and provides high-quality healthcare, education, and social services to build better futures. This grant will support Mary’s Center to accelerate its efforts to advance social and economic mobility by developing and implementing an integration strategy. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2019

Location

Washington, DC

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Matrix Human Services

Matrix Human Services operates 15 programs designed to support, educate and empower families, children, men and women and break the generational cycle of poverty gripping the city of Detroit. This grant will provide strategic operating support to Matrix Human Services to engage its staff and board in a strategic planning process with the goal of enhancing the organizations capacity to integrate its services and programming with an enhanced focused on social and economic mobility.  View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2018

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

Metropolitan Action Commission

The Metropolitan Action Commission changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes Nashville and Davidson County a better place to live. This grant will support the Metropolitan Action Commission to build its capacity to successfully implement and improve outcomes for families participating in two-generation, whole family initiatives by implementing a leadership academy for agency leaders and support training in brain science. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2019

Location

Nashville, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Fostering the Next Generation of Human Services Organizations

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