Grant Allocations

CHOC Luis R Ipad & Communiation AppChange a Life Foundation partners with 48 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 2017, Change a Life Foundation awarded 298 grants totaling $1,104,522 to individuals and families through our pre-approved nonprofit partner organizations. Through its grantmaking, the Foundation impacted 13,604 lives. We partnered with 48 pre-approved nonprofit partner organizations and over 268 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!)

2017 Grant Awards

Grants by Function

Number of

Amount of

Crisis Intervention 13 $76,169
Dental Services 41 $206,810
Disabilities Outreach
Education & Vocational Training
Housing & Family Self-Sufficiency 66 $309,978
Medical Services 62 $365,446
College Scholarship Programs 83 $250,956
Total 298 $1,104,522