Grants

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

Grants Made in 2018

Families Impacted by Incarceration $705,000

Bronx Defenders

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

Reentry Support at The Bronx Defenders

Brooklyn Defender Services

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Family Support Initiative

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

TeleStory program

Circle

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Barre, VT

General operating support

College and Community Fellowship

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Community Connections for Youth

Amount
$75,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

General operating support

Hour Children

Amount
$50,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Long Island City, NY

Hour Children Prison and Community Programs

HousingPlus

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

HowardCenter

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Burlington, VT

Northern Lights program

JustLeadershipUSA

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Lund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Burlington, VT

Kids-A-Part Program

Osborne Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

One Family Program

Osborne Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

Youth Action Council (YAC)

Pernet Family Health Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Worcester, MA

Engaging Incarcerated Fathers and Their Children Program

Providence House

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Women’s Justice Program

Rehabilitation Through The Arts

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Purchase, NY

General operating support

St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Dorchester, MA

Supporting Young Families and Children In Crisis and Impacted by Incarceration program

Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE)

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New Orleans , LA

General operating support

Volunteers of Legal Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

Immigration Project

Volunteers of Legal Service

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
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
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Women’s Prison Association

Amount
$30,000
Grants Made to
Families Impacted by Incarceration
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

Staff and organizational development

Program Total: $705,000

Communities in Need $485,000

Abraham House

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

After School Program

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General operating support

exalt youth

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Core Internship Program

HousingPlus

Amount
$75,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

Communications and board capacity

Make the Road New York

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Immigration Rapid Response Organizing and Deportation Defense

Power of Two

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up program

Reading Team

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Youth Represent

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Communities in Need
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Program Total: $485,000

Community Violence Reduction $175,000

Common Justice

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General operating support

Roca

Amount
$75,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Chelsea, MA

Enhancement of early childhood education program

Roca

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Chelsea, MA

Roca’s Intervention Model program support

Strategies for Youth

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Community Violence Reduction
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Cambridge, MA

Building the policy capacity of Strategies for Youth

Program Total: $175,000

Environmental Justice $175,000

Coming Clean

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Environmental Justice
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brattleboro, VT

General operating support

Program Total: $175,000

Arts and Culture $315,000

ArtsWestchester

Amount
$42,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
White Plains, NY

Senior art residencies and after-school art workshops

Bloomfield College

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Bloomfield, NJ

Scholarship fund

Brooklyn Ballet

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Elevate Program

Brooklyn Museum

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

PS 1 Partnership program

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Creative Aging Program

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy

Amount
$5,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Pathways to Excellence Initiative

Community-Word Project

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

Collaborative Arts Residency Program

Creative Art Works

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Girls Write Now

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
New York, NY

General operating support

Groundswell

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Master Studio Artmaking Programs

Polin Museum

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Warsaw , Poland

Polin Museum

Program Total: $315,000

At Risk Youth $62,000

ASE Education Foundation

Amount
$17,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Leesburg, VA

Scholarship for post-secondary training in automotive repair

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project

Safe Passages

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Oakland, CA

Get Active Urban Arts Program

Program Total: $62,000

Climate Change Mitigation $65,000

Carbon Cycle Institute

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Petaluma, CA

General operating support

GRID Alternatives

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Oakland, CA

2019 Solar Career Pathways for Opportunity Youth Program

Stand.earth (formerly ForestEthics)

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2018
Location
San Francisco, CA

Stand’s environmental justice programming

Wallowa Resources

Amount
$5,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Enterprise, OR

Youth Stewardship Education Program

Women’s Earth Alliance

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Berkeley, CA

General operating support

Program Total: $65,000

Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth $25,000

MISSSEY

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Oakland, CA

General operating support

Program Total: $25,000

Immigration and Refugees $40,000

Atlas DIY Corporation

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Immigration and Refugees
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General operating support

Community Impact Lab

Amount
$5,000
Grants Made to
Immigration and Refugees
Grants Made in
2018
Location
San Leandro, CA

General operating support

Refugee Transitions

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Immigration and Refugees
Grants Made in
2018
Location
San Francisco, CA

Bridge-2-Success Youth Development Program

Program Total: $40,000

Youth Impacted by Community Violence $35,000

Community Initiatives/ RJOY

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Oakland, CA

General operating support

Make the Road New York

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Youth Power Project Restorative Justice Program

Youth ALIVE!

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Youth Impacted by Community Violence
Grants Made in
2018
Location
Oakland, CA

General operating support

Program Total: $35,000

Annual Total: $2,082,000