Home Depot Foundation Commits $250 Million to Military-Veteran Causes by 2030
Plus, Northwell Health has pledged $350 million to expand access to behavioral-health services for children in New York, and the Alzheimer’s Association has awarded $100 million to organizations that are conducting research on dementia science.
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Here are notable new grant awards compiled by the Chronicle:
$350 million over five years for new facilities, programs, operating costs, and services to integrate physical- and behavioral-health services for children in New York’s Nassau and Suffolk counties. The commitment will help build the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Pavilion, which will be connected to Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Zucker Hillside Hospital, in Queens, N.Y.
The health-care company aims to raise an additional $150 million for the project.
Home Depot Foundation
$250 million over six years to organizations that serve military veterans, primarily focusing on affordable-housing issues. As part of this commitment, the home-supplies company is awarding $14 million in new grants to Habitat for Humanity International, Volunteers of America, and Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors.
Home Depot has given $500 million to veterans causes since 2011.
$100 million to organizations that are conducting research on dementia science.
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
$21 million to the Erasmus Medical Center, the Tisch Cancer Center at Mount Sinai, and the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University for projects to develop new treatments for people with high-risk myeloma, a common blood cancer.
Each organization has received $7 million.
Enterprise Community Partners and Wells Fargo
$20 million to six winners of the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge, a grant competition to develop ideas to increase housing affordability in the United States.
The grantees are Build UP, the Grounded Solutions Network, Hope Enterprise Corporation, Hydronic Shell Technologies, Module, and the Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority.
$11 million to 25 grantees for efforts to improve global food and health security, reduce reliance on coal, increase access to solar energy, and other programs in the United States and throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The grants come in the first round of funding from the foundation’s $1 billion commitment for climate work.
Bezos Earth Fund and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
$7 million to the Charles Darwin Foundation for deep-ocean exploration and conservation programs in the Galapagos Islands and Eastern Tropical Pacific.
The Bezos Earth Fund gave $5 million, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation granted $2 million.
James Devin Moncus Family Foundation
$7 million to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to name a building on its health-sciences campus.
James Moncus, who died in 2021 at age 81, founded Devin International, which made oil-field equipment. He sold the company in 2008.
William Penn Foundation
$6 million to Project HOME to complete three residential projects for homeless individuals and families in the Philadelphia region.
Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation
$5 million to 11 nonprofit organizations that are advancing education, mental health, humanitarian causes, and arts and culture in the region surrounding Sarasota, Fla.
The total includes $1.5 million for the foundation’s affordable-housing program to create more workforce housing in the area.
Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation
$5 million to 39 cultural organizations in Florida’s Miami-Dade County through its Pérez CreARTE Grants Program.
Each grantee has received up to $300,000 over two years.
Decolonizing Wealth Project
$3 million to 34 grassroots organizations that are advocating for reparations to benefit the descendants of enslaved African Americans.
Delta Air Lines Foundation
$3 million to Middle Georgia State University for its aviation programs to train pilots and aircraft-maintenance personnel.
Arnall Community Funds
$2.5 million to 10 organizations that focus on foster care and juvenile justice, criminal justice reform, and animal welfare in the Oklahoma City region.
$2 million to 20 organizations that promote economic inclusion and racial equity in the financial health of marginalized communities. The grants are unrestricted.
$2 million to its new Security Fund, which will make grants to increase protections for Jewish people at colleges, community centers, synagogues, Jewish federations, and other communal organizations.
Waverley Street Foundation
$2 million to the University of Arizona’s Indigenous Resilience Center for a two-year project to help tribal communities develop solutions to climate-related issues that affect food production, energy, and water quality.
C. Aubrey Smith Foundation
$1.4 million to the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business to augment two endowment funds for student and research programs within its accounting department.
C. Aubrey Smith Sr., who died in 1994, was a professor of accounting at the university from 1924 until his retirement in 1972. His son, C. Aubrey Smith Jr., is a retired real-estate investor and investment adviser in Austin.
$1.3 million to organizations in Southern California that expand access to sports and opportunities to play in order to boost childhood well-being.
Inspire Brands Foundation
$1 million to support programs that expand work-force readiness for young adults across the United States.
$1 million to CHC: Creating Healthier Communities for a campaign to address mis- and disinformation about vaccines, increase vaccine confidence, and reduce preventable deaths.
The program will begin with a project to improve vaccination equity in rural areas of eastern Georgia.
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