The Foundation awarded more than $2 Million in the spring 2015 grant making cycle.
The mid-year grant awards were given to nine organizations working on a range of issues.
Expanding Supportive Housing Access for Individuals Re-Entering Society from Criminal Justice System
The project will fund CSH to work on initiatives to expand access to supportive housing for individuals who are re-entering the community after involvement in the criminal justice system.
Convening for Impact: Advancing the prevention of community violence
This project will use convenings and technical assistance to support city representatives and public health departments in implementing multi-sector strategies to prevent community violence. Activities will build momentum, increase capacity and expand understanding of a public health approach to violence.
The Foundation's grant-making program is centered on the concepts of health and well-being. The Foundation's purpose is to promote and support effective and creative programs, practices and policies related to healing from illness, accident, physical, social or emotional trauma, and to extend the availability of programs that promote healing to underserved populations.