The Opus Foundation is committed to building community for a better tomorrow. In December, the Foundation awarded over half a million dollars in grants to 15 impactful nonprofit organizations, supporting youth development, early childhood education, workforce development, and community revitalization.
Over the next week, we'll profile two impactful organizations who received grants in this round. With a focus on workforce development, the Foundation awarded a grant to Freedom for Youth Ministries to support its Freedom Construction Services, LLC program. The Foundation has also awarded an Impact Fund grant to Boys & Girls Club of Dundee Township for the nonprofit's CareerLaunch and Teens 2 Work program.
The Foundation is proud to support the following organizations that received Impact Fund grants in December:
- Spark (Chicago)
- Clayton Early Learning (Denver)
- Metro Caring (Denver)
- Freedom for Youth Ministries (Des Moines)
- Starfish Inc. (Indianapolis)
- City Year (Kansas City)
- CommonBond Communities (Minneapolis)
- Cookie Cart (Minneapolis)
- Green Minneapolis
- Neighborhood House (Minneapolis)
- Opportunity Partners, Inc. (Minneapolis)
- Summit Academy OIC (Minneapolis)
- Child Crisis Arizona (Phoenix)
- New Pathways for Youth (Phoenix)
- JJK Foundation (St. Louis)
Additionally, from July to December 2017, the Foundation awarded $112,000 in Opportunity Fund grants to 41 organizations. Opportunity fund grants are awarded monthly and are designed to provide a quick response to needs and opportunities in our communities.
The Opus Foundation is building community for a better tomorrow by supporting projects and programs that make our communities better places to live, work and raise families through grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of early childhood education, youth development, workforce development, community revitalization and pressing/emerging needs. Read more about the Foundation's work.