Grant Allocations

CHOC Luis R Ipad & Communiation AppChange a Life Foundation partners with 54 pre-approved nonprofit organizations to make grants to assist individuals.

When a catastrophic event occurs, such as an accident or illness, the effects can be both financially and emotionally devastating for someone living in poverty. There is great need in California communities and Change a Life Foundation is dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations find solutions and to helping one individual at a time.

In 2016, Change a Life Foundation awarded 234 grants totaling $855,467 to individuals and families through our pre-approved nonprofit partner organizations. Through its grantmaking, the Foundation impacted 20,288 lives. We partnered with 54 pre-approved nonprofit partner organizations and over 208 trained case managers to prepare and write these grant applications.

(Pictured above is Luis, a client of CHOC Children’s Foundation, utilizing a specialized communication iPad application that allows him to communicate with those around him!)

2016 Grant Awards

2016 Grants Graph

Grants by Function

Number of

Amount of

Crisis Intervention 30 $146,288
Dental Services 48 $201,686
Disabilities Outreach 13 $46,491
Housing & Family Self-Sufficiency 91 $262,689
Medical Services 52 $198,313
College Scholarship Programs 74 $262,581
Total 307 $1,118,048