The Standard Charitable Foundation 2017 Grant Highlights
The Standard Charitable Foundation provided a $20,000 grant in support of the organization’s core programs — Financial Foundations and Pathways to Postsecondary Success — and the launch of a new one-on-one financial coaching program focused on community college students.
MBA Opens Doors Foundation
The Mortgage Bankers Association Opens Doors Foundation provides mortgage and rental assistance payment grants to parents and guardians caring for a critically ill or injured child. The Standard Charitable Foundation provided a $15,000 grant to support this important mission.
Young Entrepreneurs Business Week
Young Entrepreneurs Business Week encourages young people to explore business through hands-on experiential learning. The foundation granted $5,000 to expand the organization’s outreach into underserved rural communities in Oregon.
The Standard Charitable Foundation funded a $15,000 grant to Cincinnati COOKS!, a free culinary job training program for under- and unemployed individuals. Since 2001, more than 1,500 people have graduated and gone on to find employment at more than 200 local culinary institutions.
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center provides primary health care with a special focus on migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The foundation provided a grant of $25,000 to support the construction of the new Beaverton Wellness Center, designed to meet the urgent need for access to affordable health care in the community.
A foundation grant of $10,000 is helping Community Vision centralize services for people with disabilities at the Seven Corners Collaborative Building. Its vision is to connect people with disabilities with resources and to help increase their independence and self-determination.