Grants

The Sills Family Foundation typically makes grants between $10,000 and $25,000.

Grants Made in 2013

Families Impacted by Incarceration $470,000

Circle

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Barre, VT

Housing options and programming for battered women charged with crimes

Community Connections for Youth

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Bronx, NY

Support for capacity enhancement for Adult and Children’s Services

Community Works West

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Oakland, CA

One Family Prison Project & One Family Program

Community Works West

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Oakland, CA

Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth (SEAD)

Greenhope Services for Women

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Hour Children

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Long Island City, NY

General operating for Career Manager position

Hour Children

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Long Island City, NY

Support for technology improvements

HousingPlus

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New York, NY

Creative Aging Program

HowardCenter

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Burlington, VT

Leveraging chemicals energy and climate campaigns

Lund

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Burlington, VT

Integrated Services for Elementary Children

Osborne Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Bronx, NY

Child Safe Products Act Advocacy Campaign

Pernet Family Health Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Worcester, MA

Incarcerated Fathers Family Reunification Initiative

Pernet Family Health Service

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Worcester, MA

Support for implementing Moving On: A Program for At-Risk Women

Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE)

Amount
$5,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New Orleans , LA

General operating support

Women’s Prison Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Women’s Prison Association

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New York, NY

Support for communications and marketing needs

Program Total: $470,000

Communities in Need $120,000

Julie’s Family Learning Program

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2013
Location
South Boston, MA

Strengthening overall internal evaluation and reporting capacity

Parents Helping Parents

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Watertown, MA

General operating support

Program Total: $120,000

Community Violence Reduction $100,000

Strategies for Youth

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Cambridge, MA

General operating support

Vera Institute of Justice

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Collaborative Arts Residency Program in Schools

Program Total: $100,000

Environmental Justice $145,000

Coming Clean

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Environmental Justice
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Brattleboro, VT

South Bronx Community Connections

Mercury Policy Project/Tides Center

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Environmental Justice
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Montpelier, VT

To transition to a Electronic Health Records system

Program Total: $145,000

Arts and Culture $76,000

ArtsWestchester

Amount
$11,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2013
Location
White Plains, NY

Adult and Children’s Services

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

Amount
$11,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Artists Residency Program for senior citizens

Brooklyn Museum

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General operating support

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$11,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Creative Aging program

Community-Word Project

Amount
$11,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New York, NY

Collaborative Arts Residency Program in Schools

Groundswell

Amount
$11,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Community and prison-based programming

Shakespeare Society

Amount
$11,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New York, NY

Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble

Program Total: $76,000

At Risk Youth $40,000

American Friends of Jamaica

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Jamaica, West Indies

House of Love School fees

Communities In Schools of Auburn

Amount
$30,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Auburn, WA

Incarceration Impact Initiative and in honor of Judy Beckler

Program Total: $40,000

Climate Change Mitigation $10,000

Friends of Green Chimneys

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Brewster, NY

Career Readiness Program

Program Total: $10,000

Families Impacted by Incarceration $20,000

Family Services of Westchester

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Port Chester, NY

Drew House Family program

Getting Out and Staying Out

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2013
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Program Total: $20,000

Youth Impacted by Community Violence $30,000

Community Initiatives/ RJOY

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Oakland, CA

Full cost of hiring the client data system upgrade consultant

Community Works West

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2013
Location
Oakland, CA

Prison Parent Support Groups

Program Total: $30,000

Annual Total: $1,011,000