The Eisner Foundation Announces More Than $1.4 Million In New Grants
The Eisner Foundation announced $1,425,000 in grants to six California-based organizations. The foundation identifies, advocates for, and invests in high-quality and innovative programs that unite multiple generations for the enrichment of our communities.
“These organizations are creatively engaging different generations in vital ways,” said Trent Stamp, CEO of The Eisner Foundation. “We’re particularly pleased to see some longtime partners grow in new directions.”
The six grants include:
$150,000 in general operating support to 826LA to grow their senior volunteer corps to help under-resourced youth with their writing skills through tutoring and writing workshops.
$350,000 over two years in general operating support to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor to deliver critical on-site and virtual programming to youth and their families in the Los Angeles Harbor communities.
$700,000 over two years in general operating support to CoGenerate (formerly Encore.org) to launch a new chapter focused on the idea of cogeneration – bringing older and younger people together to solve problems, bridge divides, and co-create a better future for all.
$75,000 in general operating support to GOALS to provide a program that combines athletics, after-school educational enrichment, and community for low-income youth and their families in the greater Anaheim area.
$50,000 in project support to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s NexGenLA program to provide intergenerational arts-based engagement for families across Los Angeles.
$100,000 in general operating support to STARS: Illuminate, Educate, Advocate to invigorate their volunteer program and provide intergenerational tutoring and mentoring to youth in the Pasadena Unified School District.