Round 1 Grants

Statewide Food Delivery to the Needy

  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego ($140,000) to purchase snacks for inner-city youth participating in after-school programs, support for its Teen Cuisine program aimed at providing nutrition information for at risk teens and nutrition education for youth living in rural areas of San Diego County.
  • California Food Bank System ($7,213,278) to be distributed to 40 food banks throughout California to purchase trucks, forklifts and other equipment, increase the number of food distribution sites in underserved areas and increase the capacity of food banks to distribute more fresh produce, dairy products and other perishable items to low-income consumers.
  • Friends in Sonoma Helping ($50,000) to purchase food-including breakfast foods, baby foods and nutritional supplements for seniors-to be distributed by an all volunteer organization to families and individuals in need in the City of Sonoma and surrounding communities.
  • Friends in Service Here of Santa Rosa ($50,000) to purchase food to be distributed by an all volunteer organization to families and individuals in need in the City of Santa Rosa and surrounding communities.
  • Glide Foundation ($200,000 to support its Free Meals Program in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District).
  • Homeless Care Force ($119,800) to support its program which delivers hot meals, clothing and personal care packages to the homeless in Santa Clara County.
  • Italian American Community Services Agency ($50,000) to subsidize the purchase of prescription drugs and vitamins for seniors experiencing short-term, financial emergencies in San Francisco.
  • Institute on Aging ($68,016) to provide lunches to seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease in San Francisco.
  • North of Market Senior Services ($25,000) to provide breakfasts to low-income seniors in San Francisco.
  • On Lok Day Services ($145,000 to provide meals to seniors through its 30th Street Dining Room, six congregate dining sites and home delivery to homebound seniors in San Francisco).
  • Senior Meals and Services ($240,000) for meals, nutrition counseling and high-nutrient supplements to homebound seniors in Northern Orange County.
  • Mama’s Kitchen ($100,000) to provide home delivered meals, grocery bags and food through a walk-in pantry for clients with HIV/AIDS and their dependent children throughout San Diego County.
  • Project Angel Food ($100,000) to support its home delivered meals program serving individuals with HIV/AIDS and other critical illnesses throughout Los Angeles County.
  • Project Open Hand ($100,000) to support its home delivered meals program serving individuals with HIV/AIDS and other critical illnesses in San Francisco and Alameda counties.
  • Food for Thought ($50,000) to provide food to individuals with HIV/AIDS through weekly delivery of grocery bags and walk-in food bank in Sonoma County.
  • Catholic Charities of Stockton ($45,000) to upgrade its Park Village and St. George sites serving meals to low-income children in Stockton.
  • Eastside College Preparatory ($500,000) to equip a new kitchen and dining room serving low-income students from East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park.
  • Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Elementary School ($100,000) to upgrade its kitchen serving low-income students from San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo and Solano counties.
  • San Joaquin County Child Abuse Prevention Center ($100,086) to equip a new kitchen for its First Step Children’s Center & Crisis Nursery providing emergency childcare in San Joaquin County.
  • Sonoma Valley Hospital ($34,190) for basic kitchen equipment, adaptive equipment for patients with physical disabilities and a small amount of kitchen equipment for educational classes to serve patients and families in Sonoma Valley.
  • St. Anthony Foundation ($569,630) to equip a new kitchen for St. Anthony’s Dining Room serving the poor and homeless in San Francisco.

Public Policy & Antitrust Enforcement

  • California Attorney General ($1 million) for the Attorney General’s Antitrust Litigation Deposit Fund to be used for expert witnesses, legal, economic and technical consultants, equipment and specialized training to support the enforcement of antitrust laws.
  • Fresno Metropolitan Ministry ($500,000) over three years to support its work on hunger, nutrition and health care.
  • California Food Policy Advocates ($1,000,000) over three years to improve participation and nutritional quality of the School Breakfast Program in California.
  • Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights ($200,000) over two years to increase access to health care.
  • Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco($80,000) over one year to provide advocacy and information for its homeless clients regarding Food Stamps, Supplementary Security Income and Restaurant Meals Allowance.
  • American Antitrust Institute ($496,800) over two years to produce and distribute a documentary film, classroom video, teacher training and materials showing how enforcement of the antitrust laws benefit consumers.
  • California Center for Public Health Advocacy ($801,130) over two years, for research, information and technical assistance to community leaders and policymakers in California regarding childhood obesity in California.
  • Public Health Institute ($200,000) over eighteen months for legal research and technical assistance to parent associations, public health organizations and community groups to open school food and beverage contracts to public inspection, allow for public review and, if necessary, public involvement in amending or renegotiating the contracts to promote the nutrition and health of school children.
  • Strategic Alliance to Prevent Childhood Obesity ($200,000) over two years to coordinate strategy among public health groups working on various aspects of childhood obesity and serve as a resource bank for individuals and groups interested in working to prevent childhood obesity.