Youth Development Fund

  • BELL
    (Building Educated Leaders for Life)

    Dorchester, MA

    To support its FY 2015-17 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Awarded: $2,000,000 || Paid: $1,000,000

  • Center for Employment Opportunities

    New York, NY

    To support its fund development plan to bolster its private giving pipeline.

    AWARDED: $750,000.00 || PAID: $750,000.00

  • Children's Aid Society Carrera Program

    New York, NY

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Paid: $500,000

  • Children's Aid Society Carrera Program

    New York, NY

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Paid: $298,616

  • Children's Aid Society Carrera Program

    New York, NY

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Awarded: $517,012

  • Children's Home Society of North Carolina

    Greensboro, NC

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Awarded: $350,000 || Paid: $281,777

  • Children's Institute, Inc.

    Los Angeles, CA

    To support its growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Awarded: $2,000,000

  • Children's Institute, Inc.

    Los Angeles, CA

    To support its growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Awarded: $1,000,000 || PAID: $1,000,000

  • Children's Institute, Inc.

    Los Angeles, CA

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    PAID: $615,157

  • Citizen Schools

    Boston, MA

    To support implementation of a successful leadership transition.

    Awarded: $250,000 || PAID: $250,000

  • Communities In Schools

    Arlington, VA

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    PAID: $482,464

  • Communities In Schools

    Arlington, VA

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    PAID: $1,000,000

  • Gateway to College National Network

    Portland, OR

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    PAID: $1,123,563

  • Good Shepherd Services

    New York, NY

    To support implementation of its FY 2013-16 strategic plan. 

    Awarded: $750,000 || PAID: $500,000

  • Harlem Children's Zone

    New York, NY

    To support implementation of its 2014-2017 "Bridge to Self-Sustaining Community" plan to strengthen its long-term sustainability.

    Awarded: $50,000,000 || Paid: $10,000,000

  • Harlem Children's Zone

    New York, NY

    For general operating support.

    Awarded: $125,000 || Paid: $125,000

  • Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection

    Rochester, NY

    To support implementation of its FY 2011-15 business plan.

    PAID: $500,000

  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Education

    Baltimore, MD

    To support implementation of its FY 2015-18 strategic plan for the Talent Development Secondary program.

    AWARDED: $4,000,000 || PAID: $2,000,000

  • Nurse-Family Partnership

    Denver, CO

    To support implementation of its FY 2015 Transition Plan.

    AWARDED: $60,000 || PAID: $60,000

  • PACE Center for Girls

    Jacksonville, FL

    To support its FY 2013-16 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    PAID: $1,900,239

  • PACE Center for Girls

    Jacksonville, FL

    To support implementation of its FY 2012-15 business plan.

    PAID: $500,000

  • Reading Partners

    Oakland, CA

    To support the development of a vision and roadmap for strengthening board support of its next phase of growth.

    Awarded: $65,000 || PAID: $65,000

  • Reading Partners

    Oakland, CA

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee. 

    PAID: $1,500,000

  • The SEED Foundation

    Washington, DC

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Awarded: $300,000 || PAID: $300,000

  • The SEED Foundation

    Washington, DC

    To support its FY 2011-14 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    PAID: $1,156,673 || RESCISSION: $308,536

  • WINGS for kids

    Charleston, SC

    To support its FY 2013-16 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Paid: $1,312,500

  • Youth Guidance

    Chicago, IL

    To support its FY 2013-16 growth, quality, and evaluation goals aligned with Social Innovation Fund objectives. A True North Fund grantee.

    Paid: $1,312,500 

  • Youth Villages

    Bartlett, TN

    A growth capital aggregation investment of up to $15 million to support implementation of its FY 2013-17 business plan.

    PAID: $1,000,000

Supporting Grants and Contracts

  • Bridgespan Group

    Boston, MA

    For business planning support to the Foundation's grantees and to provide ongoing strategic counsel.

    PAID: $1,900,000

  • Bridgespan Group

    Boston, MA

    For business planning support to the Foundation's grantees and to provide ongoing strategic counsel..

    AWARDED: $1,300,000

  • Bridgespan Group

    Boston, MA

    For business planning support to the Foundation's grantees and to provide ongoing strategic counsel.

    AWARDED: $790,000 || PAID: $790,000

  • Force Film Foundation

    New York, NY

    To implement a communications strategy promoting evidence-based programs tied to Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn’s book and PBS documentary, A Path Appears.

    AWARDED: $500,000 || PAID: $500,000

  • LWP, LLC

    Boston, MA

    To provide executive coaching to the Foundation's grantees.

    PAID: $200,000 

  • LWP, LLC

    Boston, MA

    To provide executive coaching to the Foundation's grantees.

    AWARDED: $250,000 || PAID: $100,000 

  • McClanahan Associates, Inc.

    Philadelphia, PA

    To conduct an ongoing assessment of the Foundation’s relationships with, and provide support to, its grantees.

    AWARDED: $171,500

  • MDRC

    New York, NY

    To support True North Fund grantees with evaluation-related activities, including feasibility studies, strategic counsel and evaluations.

    PAID: $1,000,000

  • MDRC

    New York, NY

    To support the Campaign to Transform MDRC which aims to strengthen the organization and accelerate its ability to launch high-impact projects.

    AWARDED: $10,000,000 || PAID: $4,000,000

  • MDRC

    New York, NY

    To support True North Fund grantees with evaluation-related activities, including feasibility studies, strategic counsel and evaluations.

    PAID: $2,739,220

  • Melinda Tuan Consulting

    Narberth, PA

    To conduct a formal evaluation of the Foundation’s capital aggregation approach.

    AWARDED: $170,000 || PAID: $170,000

  • Melinda Tuan Consulting

    Narberth, PA

    To conduct an evaluation of the Foundation’s capital aggregation approach.

    AWARDED: $331,000 || PAID: $106,000

  • Merrill Rose LLC

    New York, NY

    To support the Communications Advisory Committee's work to help implement a comprehensive communications strategy that generates greater support for EMCF grantees and other effective youth-serving organizations.

    AWARDED: $200,000 || PAID: $100,000

  • O'Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins LLP

    New York, NY

    To provide technical assistance to True North Fund grantees.

    PAID: $175,000

  • O'Connor Davies Munns Dobbins LLP

    New York, NY

    To provide technical assistance to True North Fund grantees.

    AWARDED: $470,000 

  • RevJen Group

    Irving, TX

    To help grantees assess, refine and strengthen their fund development models and capacity.

    PAID: $14,907 || Rescission: $35,093

  • Robert Granger

    Orleans, MA

    To provide counsel to the Foundation’s grantees on evaluation, produce reports that help policymakers and funders understand how evaluation findings can drive learning and scaling with quality, and advise national efforts to advance evidence-based policymaking.

    PAID: $28,046

  • Roxanne Spillett

    Decatur, GA

    To help Nurse-Family Partnership explore ways to scale its program.

    AWARDED: $72,600 || PAID: $63,000

  • William Ryan Consulting Group LLC

    Cambridge, MA

    To support the assessment and evaluation of the Foundation's grantmaking stategy.

    AWARDED: $47,500 || PAID: $47,500

  • Youth Development Fund - Direct Charitable Activities

    To provide technical assistance to grantees for executive recruiting and coaching, strategic communications, fundraising and development, compliance with federal regulations and peer learning opportunities. 

    PAID: $463,828

PropelNext

  • Blue Engine

    New York, NY

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $150,000 || PAID: $150,000

  • Carolina Youth Development Center

    North Charleston, SC

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $175,000 || PAID: $175,000

  • Child Trends

    Bethesda, MD

    To evaluate the PropelNext initiative.

    AWARDED: $890,000

  • Child Trends

    Bethesda, MD

    To evaluate the PropelNext initiative.

    PAID: $400,000

  • Colorado Youth for a Change

    Denver, CO

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $175,000 || PAID: $175,000

  • Domus Kids, Inc

    Stamford, CT

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $200,000 || PAID: $200,000

  • eCratchit

    Braintree, MA

    To assess the financial capacity and sustainability of PropelNext grantees.

    AWARDED: $30,000 || PAID: $8,000

  • Firefly Partners

    Boulder, CO

    To design, build, and support an online learning community for PropelNext grantees.

    AWARDED: $150,000 || PAID: $5,213

  • Fiscal Management Associates

    New York, NY

    To assess the financial capacity and sustainability of PropelNext grantees.

    AWARDED: $45,000 || PAID: $15,000

  • Fresh Lifelines for Youth

    Milpitas, CA

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $150,000 || PAID: $150,000

  • Girls Educational Mentoring Services

    New York, NY

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $70,000 || PAID: $70,000

  • Harlem RBI

    New York, NY

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $70,000 || PAID: $70,000

  • Harlem RBI

    New York, NY

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $200,000 || PAID: $100,000

  • LWP, LLC

    Boston, MA

    To help PropelNext grantees sharpen their program design and improve their performance management systems.

    AWARDED: $2,000,000 || PAID: $2,000,000 

  • McClanahan Associates, Inc.

    Philadelphia, PA

    To develop indicators and benchmarks for PropelNext grantees.

    AWARDED: $132,000 || PAID: $41,044

  • National Indian Leadership Project

    Albuquerque, NM

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $150,000 || PAID: $150,000

  • New Door Ventures

    San Francisco, CA

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    PAID: $70,000

  • New Door Ventures

    San Francisco, CA

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $200,000 ||PAID: $200,000

  • New Pathways

    Towson, MD

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $70,000 || PAID: $70,000

  • New Pathways

    Towson, MD

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $175,000 || PAID: $175,000

  • Steve Fleckenstein

    Cambridge, MA

    To help develop a digital strategy to support the work of PropelNext grantees.

    AWARDED: $94,000 || PAID: $47,000

  • Taller San Jose

    Santa Ana, CA

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $150,000 || PAID: $150,000

  • United Teen Equality Center

    Lowell, MA

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $150,000 || PAID: $150,000

  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited

    Cleveland, OH

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $175,000 || PAID: $175,000

  • Youth Services of Tulsa

    Tulsa, OK

    To support efforts to sharpen program design and performance measurement.

    AWARDED: $200,000 || PAID: $200,000

  • PropelNext - Direct Charitable Activities

    To provide peer learning opportunities and communications support for grantees. 

    PAID: $199,944

Venture Fund

  • America Achieves

    Washington, DC

    To support the formation and ongoing efforts of the Results for America initiative, which seeks to increase public investment in "what works" to support young people and their families.

    PAID: $1,000,000

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida

    Orlando, FL

    For general operating support.

    AWARDED: $12,000 || PAID: $12,000

  • Child Trends

    Bethesda, MD

    To support expansion of the "Outcomes and Effective Practices Portal," a resource for nonprofit performance management.

    PAID: $144,000

  • Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

    Washington, DC

    To support the operations and activities of the Youth Transition Funders Group.

    AWARDED: $30,000 || PAID: $30,000

  • Corporation for Supportive Housing

    New York, NY

    To support the evaluation and implementation of the Administration for Children, Youth and Families' demonstration project to link housing supports with child welfare systems.

    PAID: $250,000

  • Council on Foundations

    Arlington, VA

    For general operating support.

    AWARDED: $40,000 || PAID: $40,000

  • Good Shepherd Services

    New York, NY

    For general operating support.

    AWARDED: $12,000 || PAID: $12,000

  • Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families

    Silver Spring, MD

    For general operating support.

    AWARDED: $25,000 || PAID: $25,000

  • Growth Philanthropy Network

    New York, NY

    To support the Social Impact Exchange and promote greater investment in evidence-based programs.

    AWARDED: $100,000 || PAID: $50,000

  • Nonprofit Information Networking Association

    Boston, MA

    To support the activities of the Nonprofit Quarterly.

    PAID: $100,000

  • Philanthropy New York

    New York, NY

    For general operating support.

    AWARDED: $23,000 || PAID: $23,000

  • Project Hope

    Millwood, VA

    To support Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts in the Philippines.

    AWARDED: $250,000 || PAID: $250,000

  • Studio in a School

    New York, NY

    For general operating support.

    AWARDED: $50,000 || PAID: $50,000

  • University of California, Berkeley

    Berkeley, CA

    For general operating support.

    AWARDED: $12,000 || PAID: $12,000

Grants Summary (2014)

Unpaid Grants and Contracts
as of 9/30/2013
Grants and Contracts Awarded
During Year
Grants and Contracts Paid
During Year*
Unpaid Grants and Contracts
as of 9/30/2014
Program
Youth Development Fund (including supporting grants and contracts) $33,430,366 $75,126,043 $40,439,116 $68,425,829
Venture Fund 1,794,000 554,000 2,026,046 321,954
PropelNext 470,000 5,801,000 4,946,257 1,324,744
True North Fund - 1,000,000 1,000,000 -
Grand Total $35,694,366 $82,481,043 $48,411,418 $69,763,991

*Does not include direct charitable activities of $463,828 (Youth Development Fund) and $199,944 (PropelNext)