PARTNERS

The Sun Family Foundation awards grants to organizations that share our values and advance our mission. Grants are only made to organizations that we approach. Since we are a small team, we do not accept unsolicited letters of inquiry or proposals.

Academies for Social Entrepreneurship

The Academies for Social Entrepreneurship creates training and mentoring programs for sustainable, mission-based entities. It plays the role of convener and catalyst, connecting the organizations and people needed to create, grow and celebrate social enterprises.

Asian American Senior Citizen Service Center

Asian American Senior Citizen Service Center

Asian American Senior Citizen Service Center is dedicated to increasing the awareness of the needs of the Asian American elderly, assisting their access to essential health care and social services, and promoting a dignified living in the community.

Boys and Girls Club of Central OC

Boys and Girls Club of Central OC

To ensure every child has mentors and champions in life.

Bracken’s Kitchen

Bracken’s Kitchen

Through food recovery, culinary training and our community feeding program we are committed to recovering, re-purposing and restoring both food and lives.

Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano

Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano

Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano supports local motivated students whose backgrounds are underrepresented in higher education by providing tuition-free academic programming and guidance from middle school through college graduation.

Casa Teresa

Casa Teresa

Casa Teresa's mission is to provide pregnant women in crisis a loving home to begin their healing journey.

CEO Leadership Alliance

CEO Leadership Alliance

Working together to build a thriving OC for all

Chrysalis

Chrysalis

Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment.

Council on Aging - Southern California

Council on Aging - Southern California

The mission of Council on Aging - Southern California is to promote the independence, health and dignity of older adults through compassion, education and advocacy.

Court Appointed Special Advocates OC

Court Appointed Special Advocates OC

Court Appointed Special Advocates provides a powerful voice and a meaningful connection for children who have experienced abuse, neglect and abandonment.

Detroit Achievement Academy

Detroit Achievement Academy

Detroit Achievement Academy exists to holistically support the education and development of students who have the determination, drive, and skills to shape their own path of high achievement with the ultimate goal of creating civically engaged, joyful citizens who are ready to change the world.

Dragon Kim Foundation

Dragon Kim Foundation

To inspire our youth to impact their communities by discovering and pursuing their passions.

Dreams for Schools

Dreams for Schools

Dreams for Schools makes STEM approachable and accessible for all. Empowering students. Cultivating curiosity. By providing the right tools and experience, Dreams for Schools helps kids program the future.

Ednovate - Legacy College Prep Campus

Ednovate - Legacy College Prep Campus

Ednovate students will use their college degrees and careers to make a positive multigenerational change in our community and world. Our goal is that 100% of Ednovate graduates will be accepted into a four-year college, and at least 90% will persist through their freshman year or be on a stable career path. For four years in a row, 100% of Ednovate graduates have been accepted into a four-year college.

High School Inc

High School Inc

Our mission of High School Inc. is to empower youth and strengthen communities through education and business partnerships.

Illumination Foundation

Illumination Foundation

"To Disrupt the Cycle of Homelessness."

KidWorks

KidWorks

The mission of KidWorks is to restore at-risk neighborhoods, one life at a time.  KidWorks’ vision is to transform challenged neighborhoods in central Santa Ana by building on the strengths and potential in the community through education, character formation, and personal development.

Kid Healthy

Kid Healthy

Kid Healthy builds healthy communities by engaging students and families from socio-economic disadvantaged neighborhoods through culturally appropriate activities and leadership programs that measurably improve health and wellness.

Lestonnac Free Clinic

Lestonnac Free Clinic

Lestonnac Free Clinic's mission is to provide free health care services to low-income and uninsured residents in Southern California, through the support of generous volunteers and donors.

Meals on Wheels OC

Meals on Wheels OC

The mission of Meals on Wheels OC is to nourish the wellness, purpose and dignity of older adults and their families in our community.

OC Census Pooled Fund

OC Census Pooled Fund

The OC Census Fund, administered by Charitable Ventures, will support State and regional efforts to prepare for and conduct outreach to encourage full participation in the 2020 Census in Orange County, with a focus on historically undercounted and Hard-to-Count (HTC) populations.

Orange County Community Foundation

Orange County Community Foundation

OCCF’s mission is to inspire a passion for lifelong philanthropy, faithfully steward our donors’ intentions, and catalyze sustainable community impact.

Orangewood Foundation

Orangewood Foundation

To prepare foster and community youth to reach their greatest potential.

Project Kinship

Project Kinship

The mission of Project Kinship is to provide support and training to lives impacted by incarceration, gangs, and violence through hope, healing, and transformation.

South Coast Chinese Cultural Association

South Coast Chinese Cultural Association

The mission of South Coast Chinese Cultural Association is to promote Chinese language learning, to preserve Chinese Heritage, to enhance the understanding of the value of Chinese culture, and to advocate for cultural diversity in America.

Southland Integrated Services

Southland Integrated Services

The mission of Southland Integrated Services is to improve the well-being of Orange County’s diverse population through outreach, education, and community health services.

The Wooden Floor

The Wooden Floor

The Wooden Floor transforms the lives of young people in low-income communities through the power of dance and access to higher education.

Thomas House

Thomas House

To provide a safe, supportive environment and the resources necessary for homeless families with children to remain together while empowering them to become independent and self-sufficient.

Tilly’s Life Center

Tilly’s Life Center

Our mission is to inspire today’s youth to reach their full potential as productive, kind, happy, and responsible individuals.

Tiyya

Tiyya

We provide community support and educational opportunities for families of refugees, immigrants, and displaced Americans. In doing so, we hope to create a community that fosters the development of self-sufficiency, ultimately helping our program participants overcome obstacles and actively participate in society.

Working Wardrobes

Working Wardrobes

We do everything in our power to help men, women, young adults and veterans overcome difficult challenges so they can achieve the dignity of work, and the Power of a Paycheck.

Youth Entrepreneurs

Youth Entrepreneurs

“This is not just a class. YE is about more than lectures and textbooks. We focus on the application of an idea – an idea students can own. Our curriculum brings business studies to life through experiential learning, executed in real, market-based scenarios. We introduce economic thinking and strive to instill the moral character necessary for our youth to lead lives as thriving, productive citizens.”