The Frieda C Fox Foundation Trustees and Junior Board spent 2018 making plans for 2019 and 2020 grantmaking. They supported their communities through individual grants.
Trustee Individual Grants
Arlington Police Foundation, Arlington, TX – $2,000 to support the Mentoring Arlington Youth program, an 18-month program for 7th and 8th graders that provides workshops and connections with supportive adults.
AULA Bridge Program, Culver City, CA – $2,500 for the Bridge Program which provides University level education for low-income adults who experience barriers to traditional education.
Center for Restorative Justice Works, Montebello, CA – $2,500 to support the organization’s activities which uses a restorative justice framework to help children and other family members stay connected with currently incarcerated relatives.
Girls Today, Women Tomorrow, Los Angeles, CA – $2,500 general operating support for the educational, leadership, and wellness activities offered daily to young women in Boyle Heights and surrounding areas.
Junior Achievement, Los Angeles, CA – $2,500 for the Finance Park program, a financial literacy laboratory where 7th-12th grade students can learn personal finance tenets in a real-life setting.
One Generation, Van Nuys, CA – $5,000 in support of their intergenerational activities, including the childcare center which brings together children and seniors daily to enrich the lives of both groups.
School on Wheels, Los Angeles, CA – $2,500 for the BUS Program, which provides mentoring, college prep guidance, and tools and resources for housing insecure students in grades 8 to 12.
The Jester & Pharley Phund, Palos Verdes, CA – $5,000 toward the literacy and outreach programs, including the Read-A-Thon that earns books and dolls for hospitalized children.
Theatre Arlington, Arlington, TX – $3,000 in support of the ACT UPS (Applied Creative Thinking Using Performance Skills) Program which reaches local 4th and 5th graders by providing an outlet for them to learn theatre arts and perform for their families and peers.
United Friends of the Children, Los Angeles, CA – 2,500 for the educational support activities for LA County foster youth which include college prep, tutoring, scholarships, and social events.
Junior Board Individual Grants
WriteGirl, Los Angeles, CA – $4,000 general operating support for the organization’s creative writing and mentoring program which matches teen girls with writers and provides workshops and other special events.