Homelessess Grants Fiscal Year 2001-02

Understanding Homelessness

Community Technology Alliance
$125,000
To work with 11 Bay Area counties to develop a regional Homeless Management Information Systems plan.

General Assistance Advocacy Project
$25,000
To provide formal assistance and advocacy to homeless and/or marginally housed mentally and physically disabled people attempting to obtain benefits under the Supplemental Security Income federal benefits program.

HomeBase
$2,500
To co-sponsor a conference on the role of mainstream resources in preventing and ending homelessness.

Preventing Homelessness

Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California
$40,000
To support the Campaign for Affordable Housing Resources which will focus on eliminating barriers, creating incentives and forging new funding sources and policy innovations that lead to increased affordable housing production.

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center
$20,000
To develop more statistically significant data demonstrating what San Mateo County residents think about affordable housing and create policy pieces for dissemination.

Peninsula Interfaith Action
$25,000
To help religious congregations and nonprofit developers build affordable housing projects on congregation property through the Religious Properties Project.

Home Away from Homelessness
$70,000
To support San Francisco Unified School District's Homeless Education Council in developing goals, objectives, strategies and activities for parental empowerment, academic services, program evaluation, and outreach and engagement.

Center for Community Change
$75,000
To continue CCC's successful Housing Trust Fund Project information and technical assistance program and to broaden its impact with several new initiatives.

$25,000
To support the National Housing Trust Fund Project and its work in helping Bay Area communities develop and implement housing trust funds and better understand the potential for housing trust funds in their city or county.

Housing California
$45,000
To promote a statewide housing trust fund through research on the impact of additional funds for affordable housing as well as models for a permanent revenue source.

National Low Income Housing Coalition
$50,000
To build the organizational capacity of communications and field organizing operations for the National Housing Trust Fund Campaign.

Ending Homelessness

Beyond Shelter
$25,000
To provide training and technical assistance to Santa Clara County homeless providers and assist in developing and implementing a Housing First program.

Emergency Housing Consortium
$280,000
To develop and pilot the Housing First initiative for homeless families in Santa Clara County.

InnVision
$85,000
To house the Housing First initiative for homeless families in Santa Clara County and provide case management services.

National Alliance to End Homelessness
$75,000
To produce a field-ready training package and associated materials to assist providers and government agencies working in a range of contexts to develop Housing First programs for homeless families.

Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara ; PRIDE
$70,000
To provide housing relocation services for homeless families in Santa Clara County participating in the Housing First initiative.

Corporation for Supportive Housing
$86,000
To work with Bay Area Family Permanent Supportive Housing providers to increase production, improve service delivery and enhance relationships with mainstream resource providers.

Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
415.206.2140
$4,500
To develop a plan to effectively manage and coordinate the supportive services available to residents living in Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center housing developments.

Episcopal Community Services
$25,000
To support educational and recreational activities for youth residents ages 13 to 17 at Canon Barcus House.

Homeless Children's Network
$200,000
To develop and implement mental health services for formerly homeless children and youth, ages six to 17, and their families, living in nine permanent supportive housing sites in San Francisco.

Treasure Island Homeless Development Initiative
$200,000
To work with the San Francisco Boys and Girls Club and Treasure Island School to address the recreational, academic and developmental needs of the formerly homeless children and young people who live on Treasure Island.

Citizen's Housing Corporation
$25,000
To provide organizational capacity support for an 18-unit project in Mill Valley and a 70-unit project in San Francisco.

Contra Costa Interfaith Housing
925.957.0538
$25,000
To provide organizational capacity support for a 28-unit project in Pleasant Hill.

East Palo Alto Community Alliance and Neighborhood Development Organization
650.473.9838
$25,000
To provide organizational capacity support for a 10- to 20-unit project in East Palo Alto.

Emergency Housing Consortium
$75,000
To provide organizational capacity support for a 24-unit project in San Jose and a 35- to 60-unit project in Sunnyvale.

Progress Foundation
$75,000
To fund architectural drawings for a 13-unit project in San Francisco.

Resources for Community Development
510.841.4410
$75,000
To provide organizational capacity support for a 40-unit project on the converted Alameda Naval Base.

Rubicon Programs Incorporated
$75,000
To provide organizational capacity support for a 41-unit project in Vallejo and a 32-unit project in Contra Costa County.

Other

Golden Gate Community, Inc.
$35,000
To support GGCI's Oak Street House Post-Graduate Program in which a specially- trained case worker mentors graduates of the Oak Street House as they transition into independent living.

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