2022 Grant Cycle Recipients

The Pacific Life Foundation’s Annual Grant Cycle opens every year from July 15-August 15, with grants awarded the following January. Online grant applications are accepted from eligible nonprofits seeking funds for programs or capital projects, working to help underserved communities in Orange County, CA, Omaha, NE, and Lynchburg, VA. Our 2022 Grant Cycle recipients received more than $2.1 million in grants and included 167 nonprofit partners working in the areas of arts and culture; civic, community & economic development; education; health and human services; and the environment. We are proud to support the work they do to have a positive impact on those most underserved.

Arts and Culture

Academy Center of the Arts $15,000
Arts & Learning Conservatory $20,000
Ballet Etudes $10,000
Irvine Barclay Theatre $10,000
Omaha Children's Museum $15,000
Pacific Symphony $15,000

Philharmonic Society of Orange County $15,000
Pretend City Children's Museum $15,000
Segerstrom Center for the Arts $15,000
South Coast Repertory $20,000

UC Irvine Foundation/Claire Trevor School of the Arts $12,500
Less than $10,000
KidSingers $7,500
Omaha Public Library Foundation $5,000
South Coast Symphony $7,500

Civic, Community & Economic Development

Coro Southern California $10,000
HumanKind $12,500
OneOC $15,000
Public Policy Institute of California $10,000

The American College of Financial Services $15,000
United Way of the Midlands $15,000
Wounded Warrior Project $10,000

Youth Employment Service of the Harbor Area $10,000
Less than $10,000
Autism Action Partnership $5,000

Executive Service Corps of Southern California $7,500


Beyond Blindness $10,000
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg $15,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast $15,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Anaheim-Cypress $10,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside $10,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope $12,500
Boys Town $15,000
California Science Center $10,000

California State University, Fullerton/School of Risk Management & Insurance $30,000

Crystal Cove Conservancy $10,000
Environmental Nature Center $15,000
Girls on the Run of Central Virginia $10,000
Inspire Life Skills Training $10,000
IRON Lives, Inc. $15,000
Junior Achievement of Orange County $15,000
Kids Can Community Center * $50,000
Laguna Playhouse $10,000
Lynchburg Beacon of Hope $10,000
MIND Research Institute $15,000
NorthStar Foundation $15,000
Operation Jump Start $12,500

Orange County Human Relations Council $10,000
Pacific Chorale $10,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education $12,500
Partnership 4 Kids $10,000
Project Access $12,500
Project Hope Alliance $12,500
Reading to Kids $10,000
Scholars' Hope Foundation $15,000
TGR Foundation $10,000
The Actuarial Foundation $10,000
The Literacy Project $10,000
Think Together $20,000
UC Irvine Foundation/MathCEO $15,000

University of Nebraska Foundation/CodeCrush $10,000
Vital Link $10,000


* Pre-paid 12/2021

Less than $10,000
Advancing Women in Technology $5,000
Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach $7,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach $5,000
Completely KIDS $7,500

Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County $5,000
Girl Scouts of Orange County $7,500
Laguna Canyon Foundation $5,000
Newport/Mesa ProLiteracy $5,000

Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance $5,000

Reading is Fundamental of Southern California $7,500

S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education $5,000
Special Olympics Nebraska  $7,500
The CdM Foundation $5,000

Virginia Council on Economic Education $7,500

Environment, Ocean Health & Marine Mammals

Bolsa Chica Conservancy $12,500
Ocean Institute $15,000
Orange County Coastkeeper $10,000
Less than $10,000
Heal the Bay $7,500
Los Angeles Waterkeeper $7,500

Health Services


American Cancer Society, Orange County Chapter $12,500

American Heart Association, Western Virginia $12,500
Camino Health Center $15,000
Child Guidance Center $10,000
CHOC Foundation $30,000

Community Health Initiative of Orange County $10,000
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts $12,500
Girls Inc. of Omaha $15,000
Heartland Family Service $15,000
Irvine Adult Day Health Services $10,000
JDRF, Orange County Chapter $10,000
Lestonnac Free Clinic $10,000
LGBTQ Center OC $10,000
Mariposa Women and Family Center $10,000

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Foundation $15,000

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center $15,000
OneWorld Community Health Centers $15,000
PADRE Foundation $10,000
Project Harmony $15,000

Ronald McDonald House Orange County $10,000
Shanti Orange County $10,000
The Shea Center $15,000

UC Irvine Foundation/UC Irvine Diabetes Center $20,000
Wellness & Prevention Center $10,000
Less than $10,000

American Cancer Society, Lynchburg Chapter $5,000
Children's Assistive Technology Service $5,000
Children's Respite Care Center $7,500

Coalition for HIV Awareness & Prevention $5,000

Epilepsy Support Network of Orange County $5,000
Marshall B. Ketchum University $5,000
Partners for Pediatric Vision $5,000
Trauma Intervention Programs, Inc. $7,500

Human Services

Age Well Senior Services $15,000
America On Track $10,000

American National Red Cross/Disaster Responder Program $222,500

American Red Cross of Blue Ridge Virginia $12,500

American Red Cross, Orange County Chapter $15,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands $15,000

Canine Companions Southwest Regional Training Center $20,000
Casa Teresa $10,000
Caterina's Club $15,000
Children's Bureau $10,000
Community Legal Aid SoCal $15,000
Family Assistance Ministries $10,000
Friendly Center $12,500
Friendship Shelter $10,000

Greater Lynchburg Habitat for Humanity $10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha $15,000

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County $15,000
HomeAid America $20,000
Human Options $15,000
HumanKind/Early Head Start Center $25,000
Illumination Foundation $15,000
Inland Valley Hope Partners $10,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley $20,000
Los Angeles LGBT Center $15,000
Lynchburg Daily Bread $10,000
Meals on Wheels of Greater Lynchburg $10,000
Mercy House $15,000
Miriam's House $10,000
Nebraska Children's Home Society $10,000
Omaha Home for Boys $10,000

Orange County Community Housing Corporation $10,000
Orange County United Way $20,000
Park View Community Mission $10,000
Siena Francis House $10,000
South County Outreach $15,000
The Eli Home for Abused Children $10,000
Thomas House Family Shelter $10,000
Together $12,500
Virginia Legal Aid Society $10,000
Women's Transitional Living Center $10,000
YMCA of Greater Omaha $10,000
Youth Emergency Services $10,000
YWCA of Central Virginia $10,000
Less than $10,000
Alliance for Housing and Healing $7,500
Emilio Nares Foundation $5,000
Feeding San Diego $7,500
Helping Hand Worldwide $5,000

Homeless Intervention Services of Orange County $5,000
House of Ruth $5,000
Interfaith Outreach Association $5,000
Lynchburg Grows $5,000
Mercy Housing Midwest $7,500
Orange County Conservation Corps $5,000
Project Youth OCBF $7,500
Stephen Center $7,500
Teen Leadership Foundation $7,500
Whispering Roots $7,500

—This is a partial list of 2022 Grant Award Recipients. It does not include grants of $5,000 or below.—


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