Decorative Arts 2020-2021 Grant Recipients


Casa Teresa

Casa Teresa provides emergency maternity shelter and 24-hour trauma informed care for homeless, addicted pregnant women in crisis including food, shelter, counseling, health care, education assistance, and other supportive services providing them with the tools to break away from the homeless, abuse and addiction cycle.

Families Forward

With support from the Decorative Arts Society, Families Forward offers a Community Counseling Program. The program focuses on strength based mental health services for low- income youth and their families in crisis.


Fristers is dedicated to helping teenage parents build healthy and stable lives and families through educational classes, group mentoring, case management, etc. Our Grant will fund their Mother and Child programs and Life Coach Program for low-income teen mothers.

Mariposa Women and Family Center

Grant will support the Mariposa counseling program which seeks to stabilize the lives of low-income women and families through therapeutic mental health interventions targeting substance abuse, domestic violence, anxiety, anger management and life skills.

Health/Basic Needs

Breast Cancer Solutions

Breast Cancer Solutions provides financial support, community resource navigation and emotional support to financially disadvantaged breast cancer patients experiencing financial hardship during treatment.

Intervention Center for Early Childhood

Grant will support their Ounce of Prevention Program which provides low-income, high-risk children with free developmental delay assessments and follow up early intervention and therapeutic services.

South County Outreach

South County Outreach's Hunger and Homeless program includes their Food Pantry which provides fresh food and supplies to those in need including families with children and single parent households. Our Grant will enable SCO to feed an additional 235 clients via their Food Pantry.


Blind Children’s Learning Center

Grant will provide funds for early intervention services to children and mothers via their Bright Visions Early Childhood Center designed for affected children ages 6 months to 7 years.

Boys Hope Girls Hope

Grant will support this Orange County based academic scholarship and boarding home for children in need for their College Road Program, a college prep and completion curriculum for children considered homeless by the California Department of Education.

Hope Builders

Taller San Jose/Hope Builders "Health Care Training Program" prepares disadvantaged, unemployed young women for careers as medical assistants and ultimately increases their life and economic stability.

The organization educates, coaches and advocates for girls and young women with a passion and interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Grant will help low-income OC girls at El Solo Science and Arts Academy in Santa Ana to attend a 6-week summer STEM academy at Concordia University and 4 STEM expeditions during the school year.

Shelter Care/Homelessness

Casa Youth Shelter

Casa Youth Shelter's Residential Shelter Care Program provides shelter, counseling, case management, and educational services to at-risk, runaway and homeless youth.


Serving People In Need's housing program, GAPP (Guided Assistance to Permanent Placement) provides financial assistance for housing, including rapid rehousing, transitional housing and rental assistance for families in crisis with children.

Thomas House

Provides transitional rent-free housing (Grant will fund 2 apartments) and comprehensive support and prevention services to homeless families.

Womens Transitional Living Center

The WTLC offers comprehensive services including immediate shelter and longer-term support to all survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.