Areas of Greatest Need

2022 Grants to support the success of local children

Addressing childhood health and wellness, student success, support for family systems, and parent success.





Boys & Girls Club of Benton & Franklin Counties

Teen Club Mentor Program


300 at-risk children and teens participate in this teen-driven mentoring program; they develop communication, time management, teamwork, self-confidence, leadership skills.

Catholic Charities Serving Central WA

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn


101 parents/caregivers receive support to increase positive engagement with and support the development of their children

Catholic Charities Serving Central WA

Foster Teen Program


60 foster teens gain post-secondary employment, job training, education, or credentials

Chaplaincy Health Care

Cork's Place Grief Support Program


155 children and their parents receive grief support, after the death of a friend or family member, to improve their mental and physical health.

Children's Developmental Center

Applied Behavioral Analysis


11 children on the spectrum benefit as their parents receive training and support for their child's social, emotional, and learning needs

Domestic Violence Services

Youth Support and Violence Prevention Project


309 youth learn skills to develop positive relationships and to develop communications, time management, and leadership skills.

Domestic Violence Services

Housing Assistance


192 people access housing as they escape domestic violence

Elijah Family Homes

Transition to Success


50 parents participate in a 3-year supportive housing program to help them maintain sobriety and stable homes

Family Learning Center

Empowering Parents of English Language Learners


25 parents, who are refugees, gain language and literacy, pre-employment, and job skills

Mirror Ministries

Trafficking Prevention for Vulnerable Youth


25 vulnerable and foster-involved youth receive support to access resources and gain skills to prevent them from being sexually exploited

Mirror Ministries

Restorative Therapeutic Services for Sex Trafficking Victims


20 youth access mental and/or behavioral health services to recover from human trafficking

Second Harvest

Healthy Food Access


12,000 children and parents/caregivers receive food, essential care supplies, and nutrition education materials through Mobile Markets

Service Peace Warriors

Service Dogs for Veterans


15 veterans suffering from PTSD,who are also parents, increase their health and resiliency as they are matched with a trained service dog.

Support, Advocacy & Resource Center

Violence Prevention and Recovery


14,440 family members are provided with support to prevent or recover from physical or emotional harm.

The ARC of Tri-Cities

Crisis Intervention and Parent Support


140 parents/caregivers get resources to promote early learning, social/emotional development, and academic success of their children

The ARC of Tri-Cities

Buddy Club


175 student peers and students with intellectual and developmental disabilities are matched to develop soft skills and enhance wellbeing.

Upper Columbia Mission Society of SDA

Tri-Cities Diaper Bank


10,800 parents receive diapers and baby wipes to increase the health of the baby.