Foundation Grantees

The Ceres Foundation has made grants in the following areas:

Education, mentoring, scholarship and work-experience programs to help disadvantaged youth to graduate high school, prepare for college, get into college and/or get through college:

South Central Scholars Palos Verdes, CA
Eastside College Prep East Palo Alto, CA
Noonan Scholars Boston, MA
Seattle Education Access Seattle, WA
The Care Center Holyoke, MA
College Bound Cerritos, CA
Achievement Inst. of Scientific Studies Santa Ana, CA
Coalition for Engaged Education Santa Monica, CA
College Tribe Washington, DC
Mentors, Inc. Washington, DC
Child Abuse Prevention Council Sacremento, CA
Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) San Bernardino, CA
Future Link Rockville, MD
Monument Academy Washington, DC

Post-secondary education, training or job placement programs that give poor single moms or homeless or foster youth pathways to good careers that offer opportunities for advancement:

The Caroline Center Baltimore, MD
Our House Brookeville, MD
Sanctuary Art Center Seattle, WA
Jobs Have Priority Washington, DC
Covenant House Hollywood, CA
Friendship Shelter Laguna Beach, CA
Bard Micro-College Holyoke, MA

Family strengthening programs that promote healthy parenting, prevent child and spouse abuse, help survivors of abuse to recover, work to reform abusers and/or help families stay together or reunify:

Triangle Family Services Raleigh, NC
DC Volunteer Lawyers Project Washington, DC
The Sierra House East Orange, NJ
Project Dignity Garden Grove, CA
The Treehouse Foundation Easthampton, MA