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Blessed Sacrament School

Grant for Scholarships. Blessed Sacrament School is an elementary school connected to the Blessed Sacrament Jesuit parish in Hollywood, CA. It is a place where they strive for growth in a Catholic Education and Academic Excellence. Blessed Sacrament School offers the commitment to educating children for the future. At Blessed Sacrament School, they don’t just teach the required courses, they build children’s futures, through strong religious beliefs, morals and actions. Grantee for 6


Grants for after school programs for children.BorderLinks is an international leader in experiential education that raises awareness and inspires action around global political economics. BorderLinks’ educational programs focus on issues of immigration, community formation, development, and social justice in the borderlands between Mexico, the U.S and beyond. As a bi-national organization, BorderLinks brings people together to build bridges of solidarity across North and Latin American borders and promote intercultural understanding and respect. Grantee for1

Cardinal Bernardin Center at the Catholic Theological Union (CTU)

Grant for education and research to continue the consistent ethic of life of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin. Formed in 1997 with the blessing of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, The Cardinal Bernardin Center at the Catholic Theolgoical Union advances his signature issues of peacemaking and reconciliation, inter-religious dialogue and “The consistent ethic of life” through an array of programs, lectures, conferences and scholarships to men and women from around the world. Grantee for6

Casa De Los Pobres

Grants for food and medical care for the poor in Tijuana.Run by the Franciscan Missionary Sisters, for the past 50 years, the Casa De Los Pobres provides service to the poor and needy people of Tijuana, Mexico including hot meals, general medical clinic, pediatric and specialists; groceries; clothes; social service and home visits to families and sick people.Grantee for 6 years.They are listed on

Catholic Charities

Grants for direct service to the poor. Catholic Charities, a community service ministry within the Catholic Diocese of
San Diego, exists to witness actively on behalf of the scriptural values of mercy and justice. Catholic Charities acknowledges
the sacredness of the human person made in the image of God and is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of each individual within the Diocese. Catholic Charities is committed to advocating for a just society, to call men and women to action on behalf of the poor, and to promote self-determination for all.Grantee for 8

Catholic Relief Services

Grant for micro finance loans for women.The mission of CRS is to assist impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas, working in the spirit of Catholic Social Teaching to promote the sacredness of human life and the dignity of the human person. Although their mission is rooted in the Catholic faith, their operations serve people based solely on need, regardless of their race, religion or ethnicity. Within the United States, CRS engages Catholics to live their faith in solidarity with the poor and suffering of the world. Grantee for 1

Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA)

Grant for direct service to the poor. Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA) is an ecumenical organization of Christian Churches providing assistance to persons having emergency needs. CCSA opened its doors in the Clairemont area of San Diego in 1973 with support of area congregations and many enthusiastic volunteers helping people with emergency food, clothing and other basics of life. Today with 29 member churches, CCSA continues its commitment to needy people in San Diego county.Grantee for 5

Cenacle Sisters

Grants for care of retired sisters.Cenacle Sisters are women of faith for the Church of today who share the call to make present in the world the mystery of the Cenacle: the waiting for and the responding to the coming of the Holy Spirit. Through their vows and mission of prayer, community, and ministry they strive to live this Cenacle mystery. They work for the transformation of the world by awakening and deepening faith with and for the people of our times.Grantee for 7

Cenacle Sisters – Metairie, LA

Grant for maintenance of retreat center.Retreat center operated by the Cenacle Sisters in the New Orleans area for the past50 years. Grantee for 1

Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation

Grant for Medical care for those without health insurance.The Mission of Children’s Hospital in San Diego is to restore, sustain and enhance the health and developmental potential of children through excellence in care, education, research and advocacy. Grantee for 5

Christian Community Theater

Grant for programs especially for Children’s Youth Theater classes.CCT/CYT is dedicated to developing character in children and adults through training in the arts and by producing wholesome family entertainment, all of which reflect Judeo-Christian values. Grantee for 1

Friends of Orphans in Haiti

Grant for education and healthcare for orphans.Friends of the Orphans supports the orphanages of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH, Spanish for “Our Little Brothers and Sisters”) and Hôpital Saint Damien Chateaublond in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The 250-bed pediatric hospital, one of only two in all of Haiti, provides free long-term care for critically ill children. There is an illness prevention and curative program as well as HIV counseling and testing for expectant mothers. A clinic and school offers health care and education to children from the slums. Grantee for 5

 Fr. Joe’s Villages

Unrestricted grant for operations.

The mission of Father Joe’s Villages® is to help people in need from all over America turn their lives around and regain independence. Each of Father Joe’s Villages® provides “one-stop shopping” – comprehensive, essential care all under one roof. Programs such as education, job training, child care, medical and dental care and substance abuse counseling enable thousands of families and individuals to discover the confidence and the ability to succeed. Honoring the dignity of every child and

adult encourages them to invest in their own future. Grantee for 9 years.

Heifer International

Grants Micro finance loans. Founded in 1944 on the simple belief that ending hunger begins with giving people the means to feed themselves, Heifer helps more than 7 million hungry families in the United States and 128 countries to move toward self-reliance through the gift of food and income producing animals. Families and communities who receive animals are trained in environmentally sound, sustainable agriculture so they can in turn “pass on the gift” of sharing to other needy people in their communities.Grantee for 2

Helen Woodward Animal Center

Grant for animal therapy program. Helen Woodward Animal Center is dedicated to the well being and adoption of homeless animals, as well as providing therapeutic and educational programs for children and adults with special needs. Grantee for 7

 Ignatian Volunteer Corps

Grants for IVC to place volunteers in social service agenciesThe IVC is a national organization of men and women, age 50 and over, who share their skills, talents, and life experiences with organizations that directly assist people who are poor, or address issues related to poverty. Ignatian Volunteers serve peoplein need, work for a more just society, and grow deeper in Christian faith by reflecting and praying in the tradition of St. Ignatius Loyola. Grantee for 2

 KPBS – Public Radio/Television

Grant that funded reporter of San Diego issues.KPBS enriches the lives of people in the San Diego region through unique media services. These high quality radio, TV, Web and community activities educate, inspire, entertain and advance civic involvement, celebration of culture and the power of diverse perspectives. Grantee for 8

 Lamb’s Players Theater

Grant for arts education for children through outreach program.Lamb’s Players Theater is one of Southern California’s leading non-profit performing arts organizations. The resident theatre is located in the beautiful village of Coronado just over the bridge from San Diego. Their mission is To Tell Good Stories Well!Grantee for 6

Leukemia Society

Grant for medical research. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has a mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkins disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.The society’s research programs support basic, translational and clinical research that focuses on the cause, treatment and prevention of blood cancers.Grantee for 8

Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers

Grant for retired priests and brothers.Congregation of Priests, Brothers and Sisters along with Lay Affiliates who workaround the world. Motto: One World, One Mission…making God’s love visible…Where the compassion of the faithful transforms lives. Touched by the triumph of the human spirit and enriched by encouontering people’s faith experience, this congregation joins with people around the world to announce the healing, reconciling and liberating Jesus.
Grantee for 6

Mariposa’s Art

Grant for afterschool arts programs for children.Mariposa’s Art provides after-school art and music programs and community workshops that focus on developing leadership and social skills, addressing keyhealth issues, and promoting academic success and career development.Annually serves 1,600 youth through after-school art and leadership development programs in the Santa Cruz area. Grantee for 3

Scripps Mercy Clinic Endowment Fund

Grant for medical care for uninsured.The Scripps Mercy Clinic Endowment Fund was established to ensure the ongoing funding of Scripps Mercy Clinic. Grantee for 6

Scripps Mercy Hospital Foundation

Grant for the capital campaign.Scripps Health System strives to provide superior health services in a caring environment and to make a positive measurable difference in the health of individuals in the communities they serve. They devote their resources to delivering quality, safe, cost-effective, socially responsible health care services. Grantee for 3

Mission San Diego de Alcala

Grant used for the publication of The Guide to the MissionMission San Diego de Alcala is a Roman Catholic parish and the first of the twenty-one California missions. It is known as the Mother of Missions. Grantee for 6

National Association of Perinatal Social Worker

Grant for the annual conference for education for perinatal social workersNAPSW is an organization of social workers who are employed in a variety of settings. Perinatal social workers help individuals, families, and communities respond to psychological issues that emerge during the period from pregnancy through an infant’s first year of life. Grantee for 4

Nativity Prep Academy – San Diego, CA

Grant that funds scholarship for a student.The Mission is to provide a Catholic-Christian college prep middle school education to under-served children from southeast San Diego. In partnership with its families, Nativity Prep Academy is committed to each student’s total development-intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and social- by emphasizing serious study and personal and social responsibility. Grantee for 3

Sacred Heart Nativity Schools – San Jose, CA

Grant that funds scholarship for a student.Sacred Heart Nativity School for boys and Our Lady of Grace Nativity School for girls are urban Catholic middle schools that seek to educate young men and women to enter college preparatory high school programs in partnership with the Society of Jesus, the Diocese of San Jose, and the Parish of Sacred Heart. The schools are dedicated to providing a Catholic education for students of low-income families, with priority given to families of Sacred Heart community. In the Jesuit tradition, Nativity students are encouraged to deepen their relationship with God as they become women and men for others. Grantee for 2

Queen of Angels

Grant for building project Catholic parish, Diocese of San Diego, Alpine, CA.Grantee for 2

Sacred Heart Primary School Uganda, Africa

Grant for education and scholarships for children in UgandaGovernment accredited school with 385 students grades One through Seven. Scholarships are provided to 110 orphaned and vulnerable students. In the past year water tanks and pipes have been installed; solar energy provided for two building and continued school and healthcare projects. Grantee for 4 years.webpage about Sacred Heart Primary School Uganda

Religious of the Sacred Heart Ministry Center

Grant for maintenance of retreat centerThe Spiritual Ministry Center was founded in 1987 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart, an international congregation of Catholic women, serving in 45 countries. In accompanying retreatants and facilitating retreats in a myriad of ways, the staff come from a rich heritage of tradition and an openness of spirit. The charism is to discover and make known God’s love in the world today. Grantee for 8

Religious of the Sacred Heart Oakwood

Grant for care of retired sistersRetirement center for the Religious of the Sacred Heart in Atherton, CAGrantee for 1

Salvation Army for Fire Relief

Grant for victims of the 2007 firesSalvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the Universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. It’s mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Grantee for 1

San Diego Hospice

Grant for palliative care and researchSince 1977, San Diego Hospice as been a leader in the work of helping people who are dying find comfort and relief from suffering. Their mission is to prevent and relieve suffering and promote quality of life, at every stage of life, through patient and family care, education, research and advocacy.Grantee for 6

San Diego Symphony

Unrestricted Grant for operations.In the 97 years since its inception, the San Diego Symphony has become one of the leading orchestras in the United States. It is committed to providing musical experiences of superior quality for the greater San Diego community and beyond. Through a rich mixture of innovative and educational programming designed to appeal to all ages and cultures, the Symphony makes music an integral part of the cultural and intellectual fabric of the San Diego region.Grantee for 6

Santa Sophia Church

Unrestricted Grant to operationsCatholic parish of the Diocese of San Diego in Spring Valley, CA.Grantee for 9

St. Augustine Parish, New Orleans, LA

Unrestricted Grant for operations. Catholic parish of the Diocese of New Orleans, LAGrantee for 1

St. Francis Xavier College Church

Grant for the purchase of a pipe organ.Jesuit parish of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO on the Campus of St. Louis University.Grantee for 3

St. Madeleine Sophie Center

Grant for educational programs.The Mission of St. Madeleine Sophie Center is to empower adults with developmental disabilities to discover, experience and realize their full potential as members of the greater community. Grantee for 1 year.

Scripps Research Institute

Grant for research.The Mission of Scripps Research is to serve humanity- by creating basic knowledge in the biosciences; by applying breakthroughs in research to the advancement of medicine; and by educating and training young scientists for biomedical research and its application to human welfare. Grantee for 1

Social Ministries of CA Jesuit Province

Grant for Social Ministries to go to Homeboy Industries.The California Province of the Society of Jesus brings together people from many cultures to worship and work in partnership. The Province’s service area encompasses Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah. In addition, individual California Province Jesuits serve in ministries throughout the United States and abroad, including Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. Their ministries include: Pastoral Ministries; Spiritual Retreat Centers; Educational Ministries and Social Ministries. Grantee for 3

University of San Francisco

Grant for a classroom in the new Kalmanovitz HallUSF is committed to becoming internationally recognized as a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world.The core mission of the University is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The University offers undergraduate, graduate and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as persons and professionals, and the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others. Grantee for 2

Zoological Society of San Diego

Grant for the renovation of the giraffe exhibit.The Zoological Society of San Diego® (ZSSD) is a not-for-profit organization that operates the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park, and San Diego Zoo Conservation Research. The Society was founded on October 2, 1916, by Harry M. Wegeforth, M.D. The Zoological Society of San Diego is a conservation, education, and recreation organization dedicated to the reproduction, protection, and exhibition of animals, plants, and their habitats.Grantee for 9