2018 California Core Support Grant Recipients

The Satterberg Foundation is excited to announce its latest group of Core Support grantees. These California-based organizations will each receive $300,000 of general operating support over 3 years, except where noted otherwise.

ACCE Institute
Los Angeles, CA

The mission of the ACCE Institute is to improve the lives of California's traditionally under-served residents, including communities of color, low-income and working families, and the undocumented population, by carrying out work that fosters deep, indigenous leadership development, policy creation, robust civic participation, and broad community empowerment.

Alliance San Diego
San Diego, CA

Alliance San Diego is a community empowerment organization working to ensure that all people can achieve their full potential in an environment of harmony, safety, equality, and justice.

Barrio Logan College Institute
San Diego, CA

Barrio Logan College Institute breaks the cycle of poverty by preparing disadvantaged students to be among the first in their families to attend and succeed in college.

Big Citizen HUB (Fiscal Sponsor: Community Partners)
Los Angeles, CA

The mission of Big Citizen HUB is to build a community of Big Citizens, expanding the social capital of youth through curiosity, gratitude, team, and adventure.

California Indian Environmental Alliance ($75,000 over 3 years)
Berkeley, CA

California Indian Environmental Alliance is a Native American nonprofit organization with a mission to protect and restore California Peoples' cultural traditions, ancestral territories, means of subsistence, and environmental health.

Climate Action Campaign
San Diego, CA

Climate Action Campaign's mission is simple: stop climate change.

Garment Worker Center ($75,000 over 3 years)
Los Angeles, CA

The Garment Worker Center is a worker rights organization whose mission is to organize low-wage garment workers in Los Angeles in the fight for social and economic justice.

Just in Time for Foster Youth
San Diego, CA

Just in Time for Foster Youth's mission is to engage a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being.

Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
Fresno, CA

Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability works alongside the most impacted communities to advocate for sound policy and eradicate injustice to secure equal access to opportunity regardless of wealth, race, income, and place.

Los Angeles Black Worker Center (Fiscal Sponsor: Community Partners)
Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Black Worker Center seeks to promote economic and racial justice, peace, and prosperity for all of Los Angeles by developing policies and corporate practices that perpetuate equality in the labor market and end inferior jobs in the Black community.

Mid-City CAN (Fiscal Sponsor: MissionEdge San Diego)
San Diego, CA

Mid-City Community Advocacy Network's mission is to create a safe, productive, and healthy community through collaboration, advocacy, and organizing.

Next Generation Scholars
San Rafael, CA

Next Generation Scholars believes equal access to higher education is the key to making positive change within our community. Their mission is to level the playing field by providing dedicated underserved students with all the advantages available to those of privilege.

Prison University Project
San Quentin, CA

The mission of the Prison University Project is to provide excellent higher education to people at San Quentin State Prison; to support increased access to higher education for incarcerated people; and to stimulate public awareness about higher education access and criminal justice.

Rising Sun Energy Center
Berkeley, CA

Rising Sun's mission is to empower individuals to achieve environmental and economic sustainability for themselves and their communities.

SAJE (Strategic Actions for a Just Economy)
Los Angeles, CA

SAJE's mission is to change public and corporate policy in a manner that provides concrete economic benefit to working-class people, increases the economic rights of working class people, and builds leadership through a movement for economic justice.

Sierra Institute for Community and Environment
Taylorsville, CA

Sierra Institute for Community and Environment promotes healthy and sustainable forests and watersheds by investing in the well-being of rural communities and strengthening their participation in natural resource decision-making and programs.

Somali Bantu Association of America ($75,000 over 3 years)
San Diego, CA

The Somali Bantu Association of America advocates on behalf of the Somali Bantu, and other similarly disadvantaged refugees and immigrants, for access to professional and educational resources so that families can make a successful cultural, economic, and social transition to life in the United States.

The Los Angeles Trust for Children's Health
Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Trust for Children's Health's mission is to improve student health and increase readiness to learn through access, advocacy, and programs.

The Village Method ($75,000 over 3 years)
Union City, CA

The mission of The Village Method is to strengthen communities by being a conduit of empowerment to educational institutions, local residents and the business community in the interest of youth and families of African descent.

Urban League of San Diego County
San Diego, CA

The Urban League of San Diego County is a historical, civil rights organization whose mission is to assist African Americans and other underserved people in San Diego County to achieve social and economic equality through advocacy, bridge building, program services and research.

UURISE ($75,000 over 3 years)
Oceanside, CA

The mission of UURISE is advancing justice and human rights for immigrants and refugees.

Waterside Workshops
Berkeley, CA

Waterside Workshops uses vocational education as a method of promoting youth development, encouraging sustainable and healthy lifestyles, and cultivating positive change in the Bay Area community.

Working Partnerships USA
San Jose, CA

Working Partnerships USA is a community organization that drives the movement for a just economy by bringing together public policy innovation and the power of grassroots organizing.

YES Nature to Neighborhoods
Richmond, CA

In partnership with nature, YES Nature to Neighborhoods nurtures leaders who champion the wellbeing of our community.

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