Grants

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

Grants Made in 2015

Families Impacted by Incarceration $620,500

Circle

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Barre, VT

Housing Options and Programming for Battered Women Charged with Crimes

Circle

Amount
$34,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Barre, VT

Strategic planning

Community Works West

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Oakland, CA

Two family strengthening programs within One Family

Correctional Association of NYC

Amount
$16,500
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

Women in Prisons Project

Greenhope Services for Women

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

Rising Mothers Program

Hour Children

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Long Island City, NY

Children’s Centers of Bedford Hills and Taconic; and post-release community based programs

Hour Children

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Long Island City, NY

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

HousingPlus

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

Family Therapist Position

JustLeadershipUSA

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Lund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Burlington, VT

Kids-A-Part Program

Northern Lights

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Burlington, VT

General operating support

Osborne Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Bronx, NY

Youth Action Council

Partakers

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Auburndale, MA

College Behind Bars Mentoring Program

Peace Development Fund

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Holyoke, MA

Prison Birth Project

Pernet Family Health Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Worcester, MA

Incarcerated Fathers Program

South End Community Health Center

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Boston, MA

Partnership for Opportunity for Women in Re-entry (POWR)

Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE)

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New Orleans , LA

General operating support

Volunteers of Legal Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

Incarcerated Mothers Law Project

Women’s Prison Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Women’s Prison Association

Amount
$30,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

Strengthen and expand volunteer-led client services

Program Total: $620,500

Communities in Need $350,000

Abraham House

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Bronx, NY

After School Program

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General operating support

HOPE Program

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Youth Programming

Parents Helping Parents

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Watertown, MA

Hire part time program director for Prison Parent Support Groups

Youth Represent

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Program Total: $350,000

Community Violence Reduction $80,000

Strategies for Youth

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Cambridge, MA

In the Presence of Children Campaign

Vera Institute of Justice

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Common Justice

Program Total: $80,000

Environmental Justice $125,000

Coming Clean

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Environmental Justice
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brattleboro, VT

Strategic Initiative for Environmental Health and Justice

Program Total: $125,000

Arts and Culture $226,000

ArtsWestchester

Amount
$23,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
White Plains, NY

Seniors Program and Youth Program

Boston Foundation

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Boston, MA

Arts & Culture Discretionary Fund

Brooklyn Ballet

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Ballet in the Houses Program

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$23,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Creative Aging Program

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Financial Aid Expansion Project

Community-Word Project

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New York, NY

Collaborative Arts Residency

Groundswell

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General operating and staff development

Prospect Park Alliance

Amount
$5,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General operating support

Program Total: $226,000

At Risk Youth $45,000

Safe Passages

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Oakland, CA

General operating, development and fundraising

Program Total: $45,000

Climate Change Mitigation $49,750

Alliance for Climate Education

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Boulder, CO

Support education and leadership programs

Union of Concerned Scientists

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Cambridge, MA

Integrated Solutions project

Wallowa Resources

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Enterprise, OR

General operating, forest restoration projects

Program Total: $49,750

Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth $25,000

Program Total: $25,000

Youth Impacted by Community Violence $29,000

Community Initiatives/ RJOY

Amount
$19,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2015
Location
Oakland, CA

General operating support

Youth Voices Center

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2015
Location
New Rochelle, NY

Power of Peace workshops

Program Total: $29,000

Annual Total: $1,550,250