Grant Recipients

Since 2011, GBBF has supported the following causes:

Stoked​

Stoked empowers urban youth through action sports.

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Austin Chidren's Shelter

Austin Children's Center provides the children of the Austin community with shelter from violence and abuse.

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Community FoodBank of New Jersey

1 in 5 kids in NJ is hungry. The Community Food Bank of NJ feeds over 1 million of New Jersey's hungry every year. 

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Ephrata Area Rehab Services

Ephrata Area Rehab Services serves the disabled community of the Ephrata area in Pennsylvania.

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Save the Children

Save the Chidlren works in over 120 countries including the U.S. to address many global crises affecting children. Recent campaigns focus on child refugees.

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Joseph M .Sanzari Children's Hospital

 As a designated children's hospital, The Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital provides comprehensive medical and surgical pediatric care in more than 30 specialties, all integrated within a state-of-the-art child-and-family-focused facility.

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The Bubba Fund

Founded in the memory of Scott (Bubba) Pollack, who was born without arms and partial legs, the Bubba Fund is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals born with disabilities.

 

National Alopecia Areata Foundation

NAAF supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata.

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Jonathon’s Place

Jonathon’s Place provides emergency shelter care for children up to 17 years old.

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The Starling Project Foundation

The Starling Project is a specialized educational program for talented young string players.

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Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center

The Center provides after school programs for children attending P.S. 198.

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Communities in Schools in Los Angeles

CIS in LA serves 14,000 students and their families at 11 traditional, Title 1 public schools across the district, with 2,300 students receiving individual case management.

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Center for Adolescent Research and Education

CARE provides applied research about adolescent attitudes and behaviors, which empower teens, parents and other influential adults to play a more active role in guiding the choices young people make on their way to maturity.

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St. Charles Children's Homes

Serving children in need for over 100 years, St. Charles Children’s Home works with local school districts, to provide one-on-one behavioral treatment for children so that they can integrate back into school systems and succeed.

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Housatonic Valley Coalition Against Substance Abuse

HVCASA is dedicated to developing and coordinating services that reduce the harmful effects of substance abuse and addiction in the Northwest corner of Connecticut.

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Farleigh Dickenson University

The largest private university in New Jersey, FDU is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, multicampus institution. GBBF provided FDU with a grant to renovate its women’s locker rooms used by the soccer team.

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Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut

The Regional Y is a community service organization committed to building healthy lives through programs that strengthen the spirit, mind and body for all. GBBF provided a grant to support leadership development programs at the ESCAPE to the Arts branch.

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Boys and Girls Club of Monterey County

BGCMC serves almost 5000 youth from financially challenged families in Monterey County through its club houses and extension sites.

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Ashley Rose Foundation

Since early 2005, the Ashley Rose Foundation has focused on funding young scientists at an early point in their careers to encourage them to work on spina bifida research.

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Global Soap Project

Global Soap Project promotes and provides access to soap and hygiene education to create measurable and sustainable global health outcomes.

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Pencil

PENCIL works with businesses to identify their capacity and interests, align them with student and school needs, and find the best entry points for engagement.

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Haitian Education & Leadership Program

HELP’s mission is to create, through merit and needs based scholarships, a community of young professionals and leaders who will promote a more just society in Haiti.

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Operation Food Search

Operation Food Search is a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to ending hunger in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area.

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George Archer Memorial Foundation for Literacy 

The George Archer Memorial Foundation for Literacy supports tutoring programs for people afflicted with learning disabilities that interfere with their ability to process written communications.

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Voices for Children

Voices for Children advocates for abused and neglected children and youth in St. Louis, Missouri by representing their best interests in court and the community.

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Carmel Bach Festival Foundation

The Carmel Bach Festival celebrates the works, inspiration, and ongoing influence of J.S. Bach worldwide by immersing audiences in a festival experience integrating music, education and ideas, and by meaningful community engagement through the year.

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Young Storytellers Foundation

Through YSF, low-income students in New York and Los Angeles learn how to write original stories and see them brought to life on stage and film by volunteers acting professionals.

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St. Angela's Childrens Center

St. Angela’s Preschool is the Parish preschool of St. Angel Merici Church, providing a child-centered environment that supports child development and family life.

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Brooke Jackman Foundation

The Brooke Jackman Foundation creates and supports programs enhancing the literacy and self-esteem of disadvantaged children and their families in and around the New York area. 

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Dexter Community Regional Healthcare Foundation

Serving the communities of Southeast Missouri, Dexter Community Regional Healthcare Foundation is dedicated to building healthy communities. The Mother-to-Mother Program is mentoring program that pairs young mothers with experienced mothers.

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Community Matters

Community Matters was founded to meet the social and emotional needs of children and youth, collaborating with schools and communities to create safe and inclusive environments where all can thrive.

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Trustbridge Hospice Foundation

Trustbridge Hospice Foundation provides families with access to compassionate, expert and professional health care service in their time of need, throughout their lifespan. 

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Ben's Lighthouse

Ben’s Lighthouse is dedicated to creating safe and supportive, trauma-informed youth-centered spaces to help young people find their unique ability to make a difference in the world; to be beacons of hope and change; to be the light and lead the way.  

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Pass It Along

Pass it Along opened its doors nearly 17 years ago with a mission to facilitate volunteer opportunities for the youth in the local community.

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Brookfield Craft Center

Brookfield Craft Center was founded in 1952 as a center to promote personal growth through experience and interest in hand craft.

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Kidznotes

Kidznotes’ mission is to change lives through ever expanding participation in youth orchestras, bands, and choirs.  Every Kidznotes student receives a musical instrument and 400 hours per year.

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L.I.F.E. Houston

L.I.F.E. Houston has been feeding hungry babies since 1988.

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Children at Risk

Children at Risk serves as a catalyst for change to improve the quality of life for children through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration, and advocacy.

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Book Fairies

Book Fairies collects and distributes books to high need high schools, organizations and individuals across Long Island and NYC to improve literacy.

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