Recent Grantees

Recent Grantees

Arizona 1n10 Inc. Redesign and implement a workforce development program for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 15 to 24, to enter the workforce and prepare for long-term employment in jobs beyond minimum wage. $215,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Support to provide spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations and wellness services to further increase the impact of the Fix.Adopt.Save. initiative. $250,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Expand the Pittie-Palooza event by providing additional wellness services, including 500 spay/neuter vouchers and 350 vaccines, and adoption opportunities for pit bull mixes. $45,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Strengthen agency and network capacity to reduce the euthanasia of adoptable pets in Maricopa County by updating the strategic plan and evaluating new opportunities. $6,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Support for an annual community-wide spay/neuter event, providing 2,400 spay/neuter surgeries, 4,800 vaccinations and other wellness services. $250,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Support for the Fix.Adopt.Save. project manager to promote animal wellness throughout Maricopa County. $230,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Provide no-cost medical assistance to approximately 4,700 animals through multiple services including: 3,000 dog and cat spay/neuter surgeries, 3,000 vaccinations and 250 wellness checkups annually. $473,000
Arizona Altered Tails Provide spay/neuter and limited wellness services for owned cats and dogs, as well as cats and dogs from rescue organizations and feral cats. $60,000
Arizona Arizona Center for Youth Resources Assist disconnected youth develop career paths and education plans leading to a high school diploma and a recognized postsecondary credential. $72,000
Arizona Arizona Helping Hands Support the Diane and Bruce Halle Foster Care Resource Center for foster families to receive licensing and safety materials to serve the children in their care. $100,000
Arizona Arizona Humane Society Expand the Pet Resource Center's Return to Owner program that reunites lost pets with owners by utilizing a resource navigator and pet reunite specialist, a real-time solutions fund and supportive services to assist owners in keeping their pets. $150,000
Arizona Arizona Newspapers Foundation Publicize, implement and manage the 2019 and 2020 Nina Mason Pulliam Environmental Journalism Awards. $10,000
Arizona Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped Support for capital improvements to update facility restrooms and kitchen areas as part of the agency’s overall project to upgrade building systems and equipment. $100,000
Arizona Arizona’s Children Association Expand services to grandparents and other relatives who care for children who do not live with their biological parents in Maricopa County, including navigation services, weekly support groups and guardianship services. $250,000
Arizona Audubon Arizona Support to update the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center located in south Phoenix. $400,000
Arizona AZCEND Purchase a refrigerated box truck to facilitate the transport of more than 960,000 pounds of donated food to families in need throughout the southeast Valley. $60,000
Indiana Bethany Christian Services Inc. Expand foster care services by licensing, training and providing on-call case management support for 75 additional foster families. $75,000
Arizona Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix Support the AZYouthforce Program to help low-income teens develop personal and professional goals, and secure meaningful career opportunities and support to successfully integrate into the workforce. $200,000
Indiana Broad Ripple Village Association Construct a protected multi-use trail for pedestrians and bicycles, including two White River overlooks, between the entrance to Broad Ripple Park and the Monon Trail. $100,000
Indiana Chosen Ministries Corporation Enhance and expand career coaching, mentoring and financial literacy education programs for single mothers. $40,000
Indiana City of Indianapolis-Animal Care Services Expand the Indy C.A.R.E.S. (Companion Animal Resources, Education and Support) program, empowering pet owners to responsibly care for their companion animals rather than surrendering them to the city's shelter, by connecting such individuals with community resources, education and support. $240,000
Arizona Creciendo Unidos Growing Together Expand the Marcando la Diferencia/Making A Difference program to provide additional families with relationship skills courses, marriage support, wellbeing workshops and leadership training. $70,000
Arizona Desert Botanical Garden Support the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) and further implement the Regional Open Space Strategy for Maricopa County parks and preserves. $250,000
Indiana Domestic Violence Network of Greater Indianapolis Expand a new program serving at least 80 domestic violence survivors who are experiencing financial instability and are at risk of becoming homeless. $100,000
Indiana Dress for Success Indianapolis Support to assess barriers preventing clients from obtaining jobs, identify and connect them to resources, develop career goals and provide ongoing follow-up for long-term success. $100,000
Arizona Dress for Success Phoenix Expand the Teen Workforce Initiative to provide additional low-income teens opportunities to expand their job-readiness skills and participate in a job fair. $75,000
Indiana FIDO Inc. Support for operating costs to further the agency's growth and sustainability. $75,000
Indiana Fight for Life Foundation Expand the Building Dreams program to six high-need schools in the Indianapolis Public Schools district to improve students’ social-emotional learning skills. $66,000
Indiana Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care & Control Foundation Develop of a comprehensive, community-informed, three-year strategic plan. $30,000
Arizona Future for KIDS Support to upgrade computers, software and technical support systems to improve volunteer, donor and participant retention rates; enhance communication with stakeholders; and establish new online systems for greater agency efficiency. $30,000
Indiana Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Purchase a refrigerated box truck to increase the number and frequency of deliveries to member agencies assisting food-insecure families. $75,000
Arizona Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona Provide computer literacy awareness and skills training services to unemployed and underemployed individuals in Maricopa County to earn industry-recognized credentials in digital literacy and gain workforce skills necessary for greater self-sufficiency. $99,000
Arizona HALO Animal Rescue Support to provide basic medical care to prepare homeless dogs and cats for adoption. $40,000
Indiana Hoosier State Press Association Foundation Publicize, implement and manage the 2019 and 2020 Nina Mason Pulliam Environmental Journalism Awards. $10,000
Arizona ICM Food and Clothing Bank Establish the Snap to Work program, providing job readiness and job retention services to low-income individuals. $90,000
Indiana Indiana Humanities Council Inc. Host up to 20 Next Indiana Campfires treks in the White River watershed, sponsor documentary filmmakers to create at least two short films about the river and host a series of public film screenings in Marion and Hamilton Counties. $100,000
Indiana Indiana Land Protection Alliance Expand organizational capacity by hiring an executive director. $50,000
Indiana Indiana University Foundation Expand the THRIVE Program to help students, who are under 25 years old and independent due to foster care, homelessness, emancipation or disconnection from parental support, transition to and remain in college. $237,000
Indiana IndyHumane Expand services at the Animal Welfare Center to perform additional low-cost spay and neuter surgeries, and conduct a public relations and rebranding campaign to reach a larger audience. $208,000
Arizona International Rescue Committee Support for a third year for the Opportunity Passport program, increasing financial capacity for youth in foster care. $100,000
Indiana Ivy Tech Foundation Develop a program for former foster care or homeless youth to help them successfully transition to college. $200,000
Arizona Jewish Family & Children’s Service Support to provide a trauma-informed approach to address foster care youth needs, including life skills, academic interventions, vocational training, intensive case management and wraparound supportive services, to improve educational and employment outcomes. $125,000
Arizona Lighthawk Conduct coordinated flights within the Verde River watershed that visually demonstrate conservation alternatives that benefit people and wildlife. $50,000
Arizona Lost Our Home Pet Foundation Renovate the agency's animal intake space, expanding its capacity and providing a healthier and less stressful environment for animals. $64,000
Indiana Meadows Community Foundation Expand the social services referral network to meet the needs of Avondale Meadows residents. $40,000
Indiana Mentoring Women’s Network Foundation D/B/A Pass the Torch for Women Foundation Increase professional trainings, networking opportunities and executive mentoring for Marion County female college students. $75,000
Arizona National Center for Youth Law Support to continue the FosterEd program, helping youth in foster care achieve educational success by providing short- and long-term support to high school students with high levels of educational need. $150,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Support a crop conversion program in collaboration with Yavapai-Apache Nation farmers that transitions crops to small grains, such as wheat, barley and rye, in order to reduce water usage from the Verde River. $150,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Continue the Verde River Exchange, a water market program that allows participants to voluntarily reduce consumption and save water for the Verde River. $90,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Convene and facilitate stakeholders to create a decision support tool that demonstrates the impact of water-related decisions on the Verde River and future water supply. $200,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Support for a pilot erosion-control project in the Wikiup Mesa area to reduce sediment contamination along the Verde River and its waterways. $150,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Provide hydrologic modeling tools for groundwater management to mitigate the impacts of groundwater pumping on the Upper Verde River. $170,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Install headgates and telemetry systems to increase diversion efficiency and leave more water in Oak Creek for fish and wildlife. $80,000
Indiana Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic Expand the Homeless Justice Project to provide civil legal assistance and education for more homeless women and children in Indianapolis. $125,000
Indiana NeighborLink Indianapolis Expand organizational capacity by hiring a full-time volunteer coordinator to manage home repair projects for low-income senior and disabled homeowners. $65,000
Arizona New Pathways for Youth Serve an additional 200 youth who are experiencing multiple adverse childhood experiences, helping them toward self-sufficiency. $175,000
Indiana Partners in Housing Purchase furniture and supplies for the apartments and community rooms in The Blue Triangle building, serving individuals who are exiting chronic homelessness. $75,000
Arizona Planned Parenthood Arizona Support to construct a state-of-the-art facility to better serve residents in the Maryvale area in west Phoenix by providing affordable, quality reproductive and general health care. $150,000
Arizona Power Paws Assistance Dogs Hire a volunteer coordinator to improve the process of placing assistance dogs with families and providing the dogs the training to become service dogs for clients with Type I diabetes, mobility and post-traumatic stress disorder diagnoses. $50,000
Arizona Prevent Child Abuse Arizona Support for the Baby CASA training project, providing unique, year-round training opportunities for Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers to advocate on behalf of infants and toddlers in foster homes or kinship care. $90,000
Indiana Purdue Research Foundation Expand the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine's Priority 4 Paws program into Marion County and provide at least 60 veterinary students per year with surgical experience, including conducting high-volume spay/neuter surgeries at Indianapolis shelters. $150,000
Indiana Reach for Youth Improve the Alternatives to Expulsion program with a life skills and career readiness curriculum for youth at risk for suspension, expulsion or entering the juvenile justice system. $100,000
Indiana Rosie’s Southside Animal Shelter Purchase new cat cages and outdoor dog kennels and make fencing upgrades to align with shelter best practices and promote animal well-being. $100,000
Arizona Save the Family Foundation of Arizona Support to establish the Step Up to Independence housing program, providing housing, case management and onsite supportive services to help homeless families achieve financial and housing stability. $150,000
Indiana Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Indianapolis Continue the Changing Lives Forever program, helping low-income individuals take steps toward self-sufficiency. $75,000
Arizona Sojourner Center Continue services to survivors of domestic violence residing in the emergency shelter. $75,000
Indiana Southeast Community Services Expand the Two-Generation model to address challenges faced by low-income families, including chronic unemployment, housing and food insecurity and feelings of hopelessness. $125,000
Arizona Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center Conduct master-site planning studies and related activities to determine the suitability of a proposed site to construct a new facility. $30,000
Indiana Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana Host Indiana's second statewide animal welfare conference in Indianapolis. $15,000
Indiana Teachers’ Treasures Purchase a new 26-foot box truck to distribute school supplies to Marion County teachers and students. $30,000
Arizona UMOM New Day Centers Expand services by operating the Family Housing Hub an additional day of the week and provide direct client assistance for families as they prepare to exit shelter into permanent housing. $150,000
Arizona Waste Not Strengthen agency capacity to collect fresh, unwanted perishable food and deliver it to those who need it by conducting a needs assessment and developing a multi-year strategic plan. $75,000
Indiana Wheeler Mission Ministries Renovate and expand the Center for Women and Children, increasing the capacity to serve homeless women and children by 175%. $1,000,000
Indiana White River Alliance Host forums with water planning leaders to improve regional and statewide water planning. $85,000
Arizona Year Up Enhance the workforce development program that helps low-income, young adults with a high school diploma or GED obtain a professional job that offers a livable wage and the opportunity for career mobility. $150,000