Building A History of Social Change

Social ChangeOur competitive grantmaking programs allow us to make a real difference in communities, while raising awareness of Arab American charitable giving. By using our searchable database, you can view grants CAAP has made through our Community Grantmaking Fund, Empower Women and Children Fund, Disaster Relief Fund and Teen Grantmaking Initiative.

CAAP also processes grants made through donor-advised funds, but these are not included in the database. Grants are searchable by focus area and grantmaking fund.

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Somali Bantu Community of Greater Houston (Houston, TX)

2018

Enable the organization to expand its women’s micro enterprise/small business program, mental health offerings, and child mentoring/after-school programming.

Empower Women and Children Fund

Iraqi Mutual Aid Society (Chicago, IL)

2018

Enable the organization to improve the social and economic status of Middle Eastern refugee and immigrant women through the IMAS Community Engagement and Empowerment Program, the IMAS Child and Family Services Program, and the IMAS Adult Education Guidance Program.

Empower Women and Children Fund

Arab American Family Support Center (Brooklyn, NY)

2018

Enable organization to support women and children who participate in all of AAFSC’s Get Ready Initiatives, which include their Adult Education & Literacy Program, Youth Program, and Mental Health Initiative.

Empower Women and Children Fund

Arab American Community Center of Florida (Orlando, FL)

2018

Enable the organization to support Arab American women through English courses, education initiatives, employment programming, and AACC’s domestic violence prevention program.

Empower Women and Children Fund

Mizna (St. Paul, MN)

$5,000 • 2018

Enable the organization to be able to create and publish the winter 2018 issue of their literary journal that will commemorate the 70 years of the occupation of Palestine and will be guest edited by playwright Ismail Khalidi and include reflections on decades of displacement and diaspora.

Arts & Culture
Community Grantmaking Fund

Arab American Film Festival (San Francisco, CA)

$5,000 • 2018

Enable the organization to accomplish its mission of presenting the best of contemporary films that illuminate the richness of Arab culture and stories through authentic narratives and images, providing insight into the beauty and complexity of the Arab world.

Arts & Culture
Community Grantmaking Fund

Arab American Civic Council (Anaheim, CA)

$5,000 • 2018

Enable the organization to help ensure a powerful civic engagement program to educate, mobilize, and activate the Arab American community leading up to the 2018 election.

Advocacy
Community Grantmaking Fund

Arab American Association of New York (Brooklyn, NY)

$5,000 • 2018

Enable the organization to compensate local artists to lead youth workshops, obtain supplies, and improve the youth space with a mural project.

Arts & Culture, Youth Leadership
Community Grantmaking Fund

Arab American Action Network (Chicago, IL)

$5,000 • 2018

Enable the organization to fully redesign their website, create a strategic communications plan, and produce updated literature and media marketing materials.

Advocacy, Human Services
Community Grantmaking Fund

Escondido Education COMPACT (Escondido, CA)

$1,000 • 2018

To provide homeless youth with the guidance, opportunities, and resources needed for them to reach economic stability and autonomy by offsetting the cost of youth supportive services offered.

Youth Leadership
Teen Grantmaking Initiative

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