2018 Grant recipients:
Grant of $70,000
Rescues and restores child victims of sex trafficking through strategic partnerships with local law enforcement, social service providers and schools. Grant will allow them to save more children and get them access to services they so desperately need.
The Ulmer Institute
Grant of $42,000
Addresses urban psychological trauma that afflicts the community of South Central Los Angeles by providing education, training, mental health services and treatment. Our funding will train 500 youth to respond to the inevitable trauma that they will experience.
Angel City Sports
Grant of $28,000
An adaptive sports program that supports children, adults, and veterans with physical disabilities. Our grant will enable them to increase the number of programming days and reach more individuals in need.
SAM Social Enterprise 2018 Grant Recipient:
With Love Cafe
Grant of $100,000
With Love seeks to empower, equip, encourage, educate and employ local residents of South LA through our grocery market, cafe and free community programs. With Love offers fresh produce and quality food/drinks, bilingual (English and Spanish) community classes (cooking, dietary, parenting, exercise, financial literacy, first-time home buyer, etc.) and an accessible, safe, beautiful space.