2023 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 2023 Grant Cycle recipients received more than $2 million in grants and included 152 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
Anaheim Ballet $10,000
Bowers Museum $15,000
KidSingers $10,000
Newport Beach Public Library Foundation $10,000
Omaha Children's Museum $15,000
Omaha Symphony $15,000
Omaha Theater Company $10,000
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
Less than $10,000
Ollie Webb Center $5,000
Omaha Public Library Foundation $5,000
The New Children's Museum $5,000

Civic, Community & Economic Development

Coro Southern California $10,000
Hope Builders $15,000
United Way of the Midlands/JAG Nebraska $10,000
Youth Employment Service of the Harbor Area $10,000
Less than $10,000
Executive Service Corps of Southern California $7,500
University of Nebraska Foundation/EHHS Huespring $5,000


Arts & Learning Conservatory $20,000
Beyond Blindness $15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley $15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Anaheim-Cypress $10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside $10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley $15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands $15,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope $15,000
California State University, Fullerton/School of Risk Management & Insurance $20,000
Child Creativity Lab $12,500
Completely KIDS $10,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy $10,000
Girls Inc. of Orange County $15,000
Girls on the Run of Central Virginia $10,000
IRON Lives, Inc. $15,000
Junior Achievement of Orange County $15,000
KidWorks $15,000
Orange County Human Relations Council $10,000
Partnership 4 Kids $10,000
PBS SoCal $15,000
Project Access $15,000
Reading to Kids $10,000
Scholars' Hope Foundation $15,000
TGR Foundation $10,000
The Actuarial Foundation $10,000
The American College of Financial Services $15,000
Think Together $20,000
UCI Foundation/MathCEO $15,000

UCI Foundation/UCI Science Project $10,000
Vital Link $10,000
Less than $10,000
Advancing Women in Technology $5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach $5,000
Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County $5,000
DIBS for Kids $7,500
Girl Scouts of Orange County $7,500
Jubilee Family Development Center $7,500
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance $5,000
Reading is Fundamental of Southern California $7,500
Sherman Library and Gardens $5,000
The CdM Foundation $5,000
Women Investing in Security and Education $5,000

Environment, Ocean Health & Marine Mammals

Bolsa Chica Conservancy $12,500
Orange County Coastkeeper $10,000
Less than $10,000
Los Angeles Waterkeeper $7,500
The Ecology Center $7,500

Health Services

2-1-1 Orange County $75,000
Alzheimer's Association, Orange County Chapter $15,000
American Heart Association, Western Virginia $12,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Virginia $10,000
Camino Health Center $15,000
Child Guidance Center $12,500
Children's Respite Care Center $10,000
CHOC Foundation $30,000
Community Health Initiative of Orange County $10,000
Easterseals Southern California $15,000
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts $10,000
Girls Inc. of Omaha $15,000
Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County $15,000
Inland SoCal 211+ $10,000
Irvine Adult Day Health Services $10,000
Mariposa Women and Family Center $10,000
Miracles for Kids $10,000
Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center $15,000
OCTANe Foundation for Innovation $10,000
PADRE Foundation $10,000
Ronald McDonald House Orange County $12,500
Shanti Orange County $10,000
The Shea Center $15,000
UCI 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
Partners for Pediatric Vision $5,000
Epilepsy Support Network of Orange County $5,000
Unlimited Possibilities $7,500

Human Services

Alliance for Housing and Healing $10,000
America On Track $12,500
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 of Central Virginia $10,000
CASA of Orange County $15,000
Casa Teresa $10,000
Child Saving Institute $15,000
Children's Bureau $12,500
Community Legal Aid SoCal $15,000
Friendly Center $12,500
Goodwill of Orange County $15,000
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha $15,000
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County $15,000
Heartland Family Service $15,000
HomeAid America $20,000
HumanKind $12,500
Inland Valley Hope Partners $10,000
Interval House $15,000
Intervention Center for Early Childhood $10,000
Laura's House $12,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley $20,000
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 $15,000
Orange County Community Housing Corporation $15,000
Orange County Conservation Corps $10,000
Orange County United Way $20,000
Park View Community Mission $10,000
Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue $10,000
Siena Francis House $10,000
Someone Cares Soup Kitchen $15,000
South County Outreach $15,000
SPIN $10,000
Stephen Center $10,000
The Eli Home for Abused Children $10,000
Thomas House Family Shelter $10,000
United Way of the Midlands $20,000

Women's Transitional Living Center $12,500

YMCA of Greater Omaha $15,000

Youth Care & Beyond $10,000

Youth Emergency Services $10,000

YWCA of Central Virginia $10,000
Less than $10,000
Casa Youth Shelter $7,500
Heartland Hope Mission $7,500
Helping Hand Worldwide $5,000
Interfaith Outreach Association $5,000
Lynchburg Community Action Group $7,500
Lynchburg Grows $5,000
Teen Leadership Foundation $7,500

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