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.
Center For Alternative Sentencing And Employment Services (CASES)
Expanding Solutions for Justice-Involved Populations with Behavioral Health Needs
Established nonprofit providers of alternative-to-incarceration and reentry services in New York City will receive technical assistance in navigating and leveraging New York State Medicaid Redesign to improve outcomes for justice-involved youth and adults with mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders.
In January 2015, Community Solutions launched Zero: 2016 to help participating communities end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015 and chronic homelessness by the end of 2016. Community Solutions will work with 71 participating communities, training them to design and implement coordinated assessment and housing placement systems and to make data-driven decisions with time bound goals.
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.