Grants

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

Grants Made in 2021

Families impacted by incarceration $295,000

Bronx Defenders

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Bronx, NY

Client Services

Brooklyn Public library

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Justice Inititaves outreach

Circle

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Barre, VT

Housing for battered women

Drive Change

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

General Operating Support

Echoes of Incarceration

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Gneral Operating Support

Hour children

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
LIC, NY

General Operating Support

Housing Plus

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Lund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Burlington, VT

Kids-A-Part

Providence house

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Womens Justice Program

The Osborne Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Youth Action Council/Youth Experiene Success

University of Connecticut Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Stamford, CT

Policy guidance for children with incarcerated parents

Womens prison Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Families impacted by incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Program Total: $295,000

Programs Inside Prison $125,000

Bard Prison Initiative

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Programs Inside Prison
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Brooklyn Defender Services

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Programs Inside Prison
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Client Services program

Pernet Family Health Services

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Programs Inside Prison
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Worcester , MA

Engaging Incarcerated Fathers in Responsible Parenting

Program Total: $125,000

Preventing Incarceration $300,000

Avenues for Justice

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

General Operating Support

Common Justice

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Exalt Youth

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

General Operating Support

Liberty Fund

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

ROCA

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Chelsea, MA

Intervention for Young Parents

Strategies for Youth

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Cambridge, MA

Monitoring Police Reform Efforts in MA

Youth Represent

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Preventing Incarceration
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Program Total: $300,000

Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy $175,000

Housing Plus

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Beyond Rosie’s Campaign

Just Leadership USA

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

The Osborne Association

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Osborne Ctr for Justice Across Generations

Voice of the Ex-Offender

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy
Grants Made in
2021
Location
New Orleans , LA

General Operating Support

Program Total: $175,000

Health and Education $150,000

BronxWorks

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Health and Education
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Bronx, NY

General Operating Support

Community Solutions

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Health and Education
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

United for Brownsville

Julies Family Learning Program

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Health and Education
Grants Made in
2021
Location
South Boston , MA

Adult Ed and family Development programs

Power of Two

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Health and Education
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Power of Two Community Programs

The Reading Team

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Health and Education
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Program Total: $150,000

Support For Immigrant Families $100,000

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Support For Immigrant Families
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Brooklyn Immigrant Rights Fund

Make the Road New York

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Support For Immigrant Families
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Immigration Rapid Response and Deportation Defense

Volunteers of Legal Services

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Support For Immigrant Families
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Immigration Project

Program Total: $100,000

Environmental Justice $75,000

Coming Clean

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Environmental Justice
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brattleboro, VT

General Operating Support

Mercury Policy project

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Environmental Justice
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Montpellier, VT

Zero mercury Exposure Reduction Campain

Program Total: $75,000

Capacity Building Grants $65,000

Make the Road New York

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Capacity Building Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Database Efficiency Improvements

Mercury Policy project

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Capacity Building Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Montpellier, VT

Leadership Transition Consultant

Pernet Family Health Services

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Capacity Building Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Worcester , MA

Trauma informed Care training

Program Total: $65,000

Rapid Response Grants $90,000

Avenues for Justice

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Rent, Utilities and groceries for Court Involved Youth

Brooklyn Defender Services

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Hygiene kits and clothing for recenty released clients

Choose Love Afganistan

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Oakland, CA

Support to Afgan Families and children seeking safety

Exalt Youth

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Covid Vaccine Ed and Safety Packets

Housing Plus

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Emergency Air Conditioning Installation

Make the Road New York

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn, NY

Strike to Fund Excluded Workers

Power of Two

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Baby Care essentials for low income families

ROCA

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Chelsea, MA

Emergency Housing for highest risk young mothers

The Reading Team

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Rapid Response Grants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Covid 19 safety classroom alteration

Program Total: $90,000

Arts and Culture $1,242,947

ArtsWestchester

Amount
$40,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
White Plains, NY

Artist residencies for Senior Pgms and At Risk Youth

Bloomfeild college

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Bloomfeild, NY

General Operating Support

Brooklyn Ballet

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Elevate

Brooklyn museum of Art

Amount
$999,947
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Arts of Africa Curator and Gallery

Brooklyn Public library

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Creative Aging Program

Community Word Project

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Collaborative Arts Residencies

Creative Art Works

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Groundswell

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Master Studio Artmaking Program

Manhattan Theater Club

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

Stargate Theater and Writers on the edge

Polin museum

Amount
$25,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Songcatchers

Amount
$18,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Larchmont , NY

General Operating Support

The Public Theater

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Arts and Culture
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Bronx, NY

Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble

Program Total: $1,242,947

At Risk Youth $106,000

ASE Education Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Leesburg, VA

Scholarship for post secondary automtive repair training

LIFE Camp

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Violence Intervention and Prevention/Public Safety

MISSSEY Inc

Amount
$18,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Oakland, CA

General Operating Support

Safe Passages

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Oakland, CA

General Operating Support

Youth ALIVE!

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
At Risk Youth
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Oakland, CA

General Operating Support

Program Total: $106,000

Climate Change Mitigation $91,815

Carbon Cycle Institute

Amount
$18,815
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Petaluma , CA

General Operating Support

Climate Collaborative

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Hartland, VT

General Operating Support

GRID Alternatives

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Los Angeles, CA

Solar Career Pathways for Youth

Regeneration international

Amount
$18,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Finland, MN

General Operating Support

Women’s Earth Alliance

Amount
$20,000
Grants Made to
Climate Change Mitigation
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Berkeley, CA

US Grassroots Accelerator for Women Climate Leaders

Program Total: $91,815

Supporting Immigrants $66,500

Make the Road New York

Amount
$15,000
Grants Made to
Supporting Immigrants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Brooklyn , NY

Youth Power Project

Partnerships for Trauma Recovery

Amount
$16,500
Grants Made to
Supporting Immigrants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Berkeley, CA

Mosiac Healing Center for Human Rights Victims

Safe Passage Project

Amount
$10,000
Grants Made to
Supporting Immigrants
Grants Made in
2021
Location
NYC, NY

General Operating Support

Program Total: $66,500

Criminal Justice Reform $16,667

Black and Pink National

Amount
$8,334
Grants Made to
Criminal Justice Reform
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Omaha, NE

General Operating Support

Critical Resistance

Amount
$8,333
Grants Made to
Criminal Justice Reform
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Oakland, CA

General Operating Support

Program Total: $16,667

Reproductive Rights $8,333

Fund Texas choice

Amount
$8,333
Grants Made to
Reproductive Rights
Grants Made in
2021
Location
Austin, TX

Direct Client Expenses

Program Total: $8,333

Annual Total: $2,907,262