Grants

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

Grants Made in 2014

Families Impacted by Incarceration $786,000

Circle

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Barre, VT

Housing options and programming for battered women charged with crimes

Circle

Amount
$105,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Barre, VT

Strategic planning

Community Works West

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Oakland, CA

Northern Lights Program

Greenhope Services for Women

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Hour Children

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Long Island City, NY

Communications plan

Hour Children

Amount
$150,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Long Island City, NY

Hour Friend in Deed (HFID) program

HousingPlus

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

Family Matters

HowardCenter

Amount
$16,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Burlington, VT

Northern Lights program

JustLeadershipUSA

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Lund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Burlington, VT

Kids-A-Part Parenting Program and Outcomes Capacity Building Project

Osborne Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Bronx, NY

Children and Youth Services

Pernet Family Health Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Worcester, MA

Implementation of CCFY’s strategic plan

South End Community Health Center

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Boston, MA

evaluating Roca’s intervention model

Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE)

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New Orleans , LA

General operating support

Volunteers of Legal Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

Incarcerated Fathers program

Women’s Prison Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Women’s Prison Association

Amount
$90,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

Staff and organizational development

Program Total: $786,000

Communities in Need $365,000

Parents Helping Parents

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Watertown, MA

One Family, promotion of Nell Bernstein’s book, and parent education at Solano State Prison and Chowchilla State Prison

Youth Represent

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Program Total: $365,000

Community Violence Reduction $80,000

Strategies for Youth

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Cambridge, MA

General operating support

Vera Institute of Justice

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Common Justice

Program Total: $80,000

Environmental Justice $135,000

Coming Clean

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Environmental Justice
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brattleboro, VT

Kids-A-Part Program

Program Total: $135,000

Arts and Culture $150,000

ArtsWestchester

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2014
Location
White Plains, NY

Renovations and repairs to the facilities used by the supportive housing programs.

Brooklyn Ballet

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Arts and Justice Program

Brooklyn Museum

Amount
$12,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brooklyn, NY

PS 1 Partnership program

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$18,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Creative Aging program

Community-Word Project

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

Collaborative Arts Residency Program

Groundswell

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Core artmaking programs and College Access Initiative

Program Total: $150,000

At Risk Youth $47,000

Brooklyn School of Collaborative Studies

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brooklyn, NY

6th and 9th Grade Wilderness Expedition

Safe Passages

Amount
$16,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Oakland, CA

General operating support

United Community Centers

Amount
$16,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brooklyn, NY

East New York Farms! Program

Program Total: $47,000

Climate Change Mitigation $5,000

Friends of Green Chimneys

Amount
$5,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Brewster, NY

Capacity building for major donor fundraising and strategic business plan implementation

Program Total: $5,000

Families Impacted by Incarceration $16,000

Getting Out and Staying Out

Amount
$16,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2014
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Program Total: $16,000

Youth Impacted by Community Violence $32,000

Community Initiatives/ RJOY

Amount
$16,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Oakland, CA

General operating support

Community Works West

Amount
$16,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2014
Location
Oakland, CA

Project WHAT!

Program Total: $32,000

Annual Total: $1,616,000