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Past Recipients

Congratulations to all past grant recipients!

THANK YOU TO ALL PAST GRANT RECIPIENTS!

We Salute you and your vision to contribute in positive and meaningful ways to our communities, our nation and our world. Please take a moment to learn more about the incredible people and organizations that have received grants from Impact Giving.

Over 10 years, we have given 59 grants totaling $1.13 Million to 49 organizations locally and globally!


Learn about the Non-Profits that have received Impact Giving grants.

2017 Grant Recipients

4 Local / 2 Global Nonprofits = $144,000 Awarded

Bracken’s Kitchen – $20,000

To Provide a  Second Food Truck to double meals per year from 40,000 to 80,000.

https://www.brackenskitchen.com/

Wiseplace – $20,000

To refurbish  the gym to provide services to approximately 100 homeless women per night.

https://www.wiseplace.org/

Solutions For Urban Agriculture – $25,000

To provide funding to install a farm-to-table bank operation on 4.5 acres of land in North Orange County.

https://www.solutionsforurbanag.org/

Families Forward – $29,000

To provide services to 9,000 near homeless, low-income children and adults and rapid re-housing to 600 homeless children and families.

https://www.families-forward.org/

Indigenous Education Foundation Of Tanzania – $20,000

To build a 367 square foot classroom to provide education for 50 new students.

https://www.ieftz.org/

Give A Child Life – $30,000

To provide 2,000 Mobati Bulbs, 500 solar lanterns and build a workshop of the solar installation team in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya.

2016 Grant Recipients

4 Local / 2 Global Nonprofits = $125,000 Awarded

Free Wheelchair Mission – $22,000

Providing 511 wheelchairs to disabled individuals in targeted areas in Eurasia, Latin America or Africa.

https://www.freewheelchairmission.org/

Voices for Children – $23,000

Training and managing Court Appointed Special Advocates to sponsor 60 children who have been abused or neglected.

https://www.speakupnow.org/ 

Just In Time For Foster Youth – $20,000

“Pathways to Financial Power”:  Providing 65-100 youth the essential connections and resources to identify specific goals, overcome obstacles and achieve financial security.

https://www.jitfosteryouth.org/

Families Forward – $20,000

Providing stable and affordable housing opportunities for approximately 150 homeless families.

https://www.families-forward.org/

Indigenous Education Foundation Of Tanzania – $16,000

Purchasing and providing maintenance for a 32-passenger bus to transport Orkeeswa school students and staff to school and school events.

https://www.ieftz.org/

Give A Child Life – $24,000

“1,000 Lights and Gardens for Kids”: Installing 1,000 Mabati Bulbs and 1,000 DoorStep container Gardens for the poorest families living in the urban slums of Thika, Nairobi, and Kenya.

2015 Grant Recipients

6 Local / 2 Global Nonprofits = $125,000 Awarded

Family Promise of Orange County, Inc. – $10,000

Funding an outdoor care management area for 190 homeless families, providing both play therapy and parenting skills.

https://www.familypromiseorangecounty.org/

Voices for Children – $10,000

Providing over 500 hours of training for CASA’s mentoring teens ready to emancipate from foster care.

https://www.speakupnow.org/ 

Hart Community Homes “Monkey Business Café” – $13,000

Supporting employment, job training and life skills for foster youth to help keep them from future homelessness and incarceration.

http://www.hartcommunityhomes.org/

Concern America – $15,000

Providing advanced training for 20 village healthcare workers serving 4500 people without access to healthcare.

http://concernamerica.org/

Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County – $10,000

Helping caregivers connect with other caregivers, bringing community and a sense of normalcy to families affected by Alzheimer’s.

https://www.alzoc.org/

Giving Children Hope – $30,000

“We’ve got your back” – 1200 backpacks filled with food each weekend, helping 4350 families so no child goes hungry when not in school.

https://www.givingchildrenhope.org/

The Wooden Floor – $25,000

375 at-risk youth will receive academic tools an mentoring to mamke college a reality.

http://www.thewoodenfloor.org/

Give A Child Life – $12,000

“Light up a child’s life” – Providing 500 solar lights plus installation training to a slum area in Kenya for over 600 adults and 2500 children.

Note: In 2018, the Board decided to transfer the assets to a Kenyan community-based organization to carry the work forward.

2014 Grant Recipients

4 Local / 3 Global Nonprofits = $131,000 Awarded

Lotus Outreach – $30,000

The Blossom Bus provides girls-only buses so 300 girls can receive secondary education in rural India.

www.lotusoutreach.org

Voices for Children – $25,000

Provides Court Appointed Special Advocates for 150 emancipated foster youth as they transition to independence in San Diego.

www.speakupnow.org

OC Child Abuse Prevention – $20,000

Provides individual case work for 20 at-risk mothers of toddlers in Orange County.

www.brightfutures4kids.org

Women Helping Women – $15,000

Provides job training and support services for 4,000 disadvantaged men, women and teens in Orange County.

www.whw.org

Family Promise of Orange County, Inc. – $15,000

Purchases and maintains a van to support family rescue, food delivery, and school transportation for 120 at-risk families in Orange County.

www.familypromiseorangecounty.org

Chhahari – $13,000

Provides 22 orphaned children school tuition in Nepal.

www.chhahari.org

Action Kivu – $13,000

Establishes a sewing center allowing 60 at-risk women full-time work to provide for their families in the Congo.

2013 Grant Recipients

4 Local / 2 Global Nonprofits = $130,000 Awarded

Just In Time – $40,000

90 foster youth provided with emergency goods, supportive relationships and life skills.

www.jitfosteryouth.org

Lotus Outreach  – $25,000

544 at risk girls in Cambodia receive bicycles, providing safety and opportunity to continue their education and improved futures.

www.lotusoutreach.org

Access OC – $20,000

87 uninsured OC patients will receive urgently needed surgical procedures giving them a life without pain and improving their quality of life.

www.accessoc.org

Chhahari – $17,000

23 Nepalese orphans provided reliable solar energy, and the ability to continue their studies.

www.chhahari.org

Families Forward – $15,000

Orange County homeless families taught long-term self-sufficiency through housing, financial education and case management.

www.families-forward.org

KidWorks Community Development Corporation – $13,000

72 children in Santa Ana provided after-school learning center and a safe alternative to gang life.

www.kidworksonline.org

2012 Grant Recipients

3 Local / 3 Global Nonprofits = $130,000 Awarded

Just in Time – $30,000

Provide a safety net for 60 former foster youth in San Diego county through life skill education and emergency resources.

www.jitfosteryouth.org

Families Forward – $30,000

Overcome homelessness and attain long-term self-sufficiency by providing housing, financial education and case management to at-risk families in Orange County.

www.families-forward.org

Lotus Outreach  – $20,000

437 at-risk and exploited girls in Cambodia receive bicycles providing the opportunity to continue their education and improve their futures.

www.lotusoutreach.org

R Star Foundation – $20,000

Provide women in rural Nepal with 80 goats to help build businesses, generate income, and develop community.

www.rstarfoundation.org

International Princess Project – $20,000

Create independence for girls in India once enslaved in sex trade by providing new skills and healthcare in a safe environment.

www.sudara.org

OC Child Abuse Prevention – $10,000

Reduce child abuse in 70 families in Orange County by focusing on positive parenting practices, resulting in decreased domestic violence and increased family health.

www.brightfutures4kids.org

2011 Grant Recipients

6 Local / 1 Global Nonprofits = $125,000 Awarded

International Princess Project — $30,000

60 Women in India once enslaved in sex trade will be given independence and self-sufficiency.

www.sudara.org

Just In Time — $18,000

Former foster youth provided emergency resources, gain self-sufficiency, develop lasting relationships.

www.jitfosteryouth.org

Miracles for Kids — $17,000

Food and necessities for 200 low income families with critically ill children living in Southern California.

www.miraclesforkids.org

WISEPlace — $15,000

Women facing critical challenges will be provided shelter, stability and opportunities for self-sufficiency.

www.wiseplace.org

Women Helping Women — $10,000

Disadvantaged adults will be provided tools to succeed in an Employment Success Program.

www.whw.org

The Wooden Floor — $20,000

90 At-risk youth will receive academic tools and college counseling.

www.thewoodenfloor.org

Voices of Children — $15,000

Foster care program launched through training 100 CASA Advocates.

www.speakupnow.org

2010 Grant Recipients

2 Local / 5 Global Nonprofits = $90,000 Awarded

The Hunger Project — $20,000

Thousands of men, women and children in 10 African villages empowered to end their own hunger.

www.thp.org

Free Wheelchair Mission — $15,000

Immediate and sustainable life change through mobility for 253 disabled people and their Families.

www.freewheelchairmission.org

Helping Hand Worldwide — $13,000

Feeding, clothing, medicine and more for 20,000 people in Orange County monthly.

www.thehelpinghandworldwide.org

ASCRS American Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery — $15,000

The gift of sight for 2,000 adults and children in Ethiopia.

www.ascrs.org

Girls Inc., Orange County — $10,000

Teaching 240 girls to become strong, smart and bold.

www.girlsinc-oc.org

Human Rights USA — $10,000

Protection for 10,000 Human Rights Victims against human traffickers.

Ethiopian Family Fund — $ 7,000

Healthy sustainable lives for 10 Ethiopian children and their families.

www.ethiopianfamilyfund.org

CURRENT WINNERS