Building A History of Social Change
Our 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.
Somali Family Service of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
To support Somali Family Service of San Diego’s (SFS) Refugee Integration Program that assists more than 100 refugees, asylees and immigrants annually with services including intensive case management, employment workshops and career development, and financial assistance.
Palestinian American Community Center (Clifton, NJ)
To support ESL classes serving women. Classes focus on conversation English so that participants can learn how to communicate in real-life situations pertaining to employment, shopping, paying bills, and helping their children in school. The morning ESL classes include free babysitting in the center.
Arab American Development Corp (Philadelphia, PA)
To support a refugee entrepreneurship training and artist collective program, which primarily serves Syrian and Iraqi refugees with business plan development, marketing, management and financial training for start-ups and recently established businesses.
Arab American Association of New York (Brooklyn, NY)
To support domestic violence support services programming to provide streamlined trauma-informed and women-focused support services including clinical and group care, case management, assistance locating shelters and other resources, and education around how women fleeing violent situations can legally protect themselves and their children.
Arab American Action Network (Chicago, IL)
To support AAAN’s ESL and Citizenship programs, which serves immigrant and refugee women
Access California Services (Anaheim, CA)
To sustain and enhance Access California Services’ home-based childcare training program, which helps unemployed and/or underemployed refugee women achieve economic self-sufficiency by starting their own home childcare businesses or attaining jobs in the childcare industry.
Somali Bantu Community of Greater Houston (Houston, TX)
Enable the organization to expand its women’s micro enterprise/small business program, mental health offerings, and child mentoring/after-school programming.
Iraqi Mutual Aid Society (Chicago, IL)
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.
Arab American Family Support Center (Brooklyn, NY)
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.
Arab American Community Center of Florida (Orlando, FL)
Enable the organization to support Arab American women through English courses, education initiatives, employment programming, and AACC’s domestic violence prevention program.