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The Crosland Foundation
2009 Total Grants $180,000
Created by John Crosland, Jr. and family, the Crosland Foundation seeks to help children with learning disabilities, provide housing for the less fortunate, support urban policy research and education, and provide other charitable support to help those less fortunate.
Please note that additional grants were awarded by the Crosland Foundation Board that were funded outside the Crosland Foundation.
$14,000 to Charlotte Emergency Housing to provide salary support for 19 employees, who partner with families to determine the issues that lead to their homelessness and create a comprehensive plan to resolve the issues.
$10,000 to Charlotte Rescue Mission to offset the cost of renovating the Rebound Men's facility upstairs shower area, used by 60+ homeless men on a daily basis.
$10,000 to Community Link to support the Casework and Supportive Housing project, which helps homeless families obtain and sustain housing and become self-sufficient.
$15,000 to Crisis Assistance Ministry to support the Emergency Financial Assistance program, which serves people in financial crisis by preventing eviction and utility loss.
$10,000 to Emergency Winter Shelter to provide one week (or 10 nights) of shelter for an average of 250 homeless men a night in Charlotte.
$15,000 to Episcopal High School to support the Students with Learning Differences program.
$6,500 to Family Promise of Charlotte to provide support services for up to 14 individuals at a time as they work to find and sustain permanent housing.
$9,000 to Hope Haven to support the Level 3 program fee subsidy by offsetting lapses in wages or supplemental disability income, given the increased time for residents to find employment.
$14,000 to Jacob’s Ladder Job Center to continue the expansion of HomeWORK!, which provides comprehensive programs and support networks to homeless clients.
$7,500 to Loaves & Fishes to purchase an inexpensive component in the nutritionally balanced week's supply of groceries provided to an estimated 90,000 people.
$9,000 to Room at the Inn to support the Post-Natal Residential program, helping single mothers entering a post-high school educational program.
$10,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank to stock the food pantries at A Child's Place so that they may provide homeless children in the CMS system with nutritious snacks.
$10,000 to St. Peter’s Homes to support McCreesh Place, which offers single-room occupancy units for 63 homeless men living with disabilities.
$10,000 to The WISH Program to hire a fourth family support social worker, who will serve 16 new families and aid these families in finding permanent affordable housing.
$10,000 to Uptown Shelter to provide approximately 7,300 meals to guests with special dietary needs and to offset the cost of providing clean, sanitary bed linens for all shelter guests.
$10,000 to Urban Ministry Center to support Project SOAR, which trains caseworkers on the complexities of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and successfully complete applications.
$10,000 to YWCA Central Carolinas to support the Women in Transition program, which serves homeless single women by providing them with transitional housing support and access to comprehensive support services.
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