2024 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 2024 Grant Cycle recipients received more than $2.1 million in grants and included 134 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

Bowers Museum $15,000
Friends of Santa Ana Zoo $12,500
Joslyn Art Museum $15,000
Omaha Performing Arts $15,000
Omaha Symphony $15,000
Pretend City Children's Museum $15,000
Segerstrom Center for the Arts $15,000
South Coast Repertory $20,000
$10,000 or Less
Newport Beach Public Library Foundation $10,000
Omaha Conservatory of Music $10,000
Omaha Theater Company $10,000
Sherman Library and Gardens  $5,000

Civic, Community & Economic Development

Hope Builders $15,000
Youth Employment Service of the
Harbor Area
$10,000 or Less
Charitable Ventures $10,000
Orange County Conservation Corps $10,000
United Way of the Midlands/JAG Nebraska $10,000
Women Investing in Security and Education $5,000
Working Wardrobes $10,000


Amazement Square $12,500
Arts & Learning Conservatory $25,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County
and the Inland Empire
Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach/Dream
Play Yard Project
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley $15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley $15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands
(Omaha, NE)
Boys Town $15,000
California State University, Fullerton/School
of Risk Management & Insurance
Child Creativity Lab $12,500
Discovery Cube Orange County $15,000
Girls Inc. of Orange County $15,000
Junior Achievement of Orange County $15,000
Kids Can Community Center $15,000
KidWorks $15,000
Latino Center of the Midlands $15,000
PBS SoCal $15,000
Project Access $15,000
TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity $15,000
The American College of Financial Services $15,000
The Wooden Floor $15,000
Think Together $20,000
UCI Foundation/MathCEO $15,000
UCI Foundation/UCI Science Project $15,000
UCI Foundation/UCI-OC Alliance $25,000
$10,000 or Less
Advancing Women in Technology $5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Anaheim-Cypress $10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands
(Columbia, SC)
Constitutional Rights Foundation,
Orange County
Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands $10,000
Jubilee Family Development Center $10,000
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance $5,000
Orange County Human Relations Council $10,000
Partnership 4 Kids $10,000
The Actuarial Foundation $10,000
The CdM Foundation $5,000
University of Nebraska Foundation/EHHS Huespring $10,000

Environment, Ocean Health & Marine Mammals

Bolsa Chica Conservancy $12,500
Pacific Marine Mammal Center $15,000
$10,000 or Less
Newport Bay Conservancy $10,000
Upwell $10,000

Health Services

Alzheimer's Association, Orange County Chapter $15,000
Beyond Blindness $15,000
Camino Health Center $15,000
Children's Hospital & Medical Center Foundation $15,000
CHOC Foundation $20,000
Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County $15,000
Laguna Beach Community Clinic $15,000
Mariposa Women and Family Center $15,000
MOMS Orange County $15,000
Radiant Health Centers $15,000
Share Our Selves $15,000
Special Olympics Orange County $15,000
The Shea Center $15,000
UCI Foundation/UC Irvine Diabetes Center $20,000
$10,000 or Less
Children's Respite Care Center $10,000
Miracles for Kids $10,000
OCTANe Foundation for Innovation $10,000
PADRE Foundation $10,000

Susan G. Komen Orange County $10,000

Unlimited Possibilities $10,000

Visiting Nurse Association $10,000
Wellness & Prevention Center $10,000

Human Services

American Red Cross/
Disaster Responder Program
American Red Cross of Blue Ridge Virginia $15,000
American Red Cross,
Orange County Chapter
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands $15,000
Bracken's Kitchen $15,000
Canine Companions Southwest
Regional Training Center
CASA for Douglas County $15,000
CASA of Orange County $15,000
Child Saving Institute $15,000
Community Legal Aid SoCal $15,000
Families Forward $15,000
Food Finders $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
HomeAid Orange County $15,000
Interval House $15,000
Intervention Center for Early Childhood $12,500
Jewish Child and Family Services of Chicago $15,000
Laura's House $12,500
Meals on Wheels Orange County $15,000
Mercy House $15,000
Orange County Community
Housing Corporation
Orange County United Way $20,000
Orangewood Foundation $15,000
Someone Cares Soup Kitchen $15,000
South County Outreach/
Food Pantry Expansion
SPIN $12,500
The Priority Center $15,000
Thomas House Family Shelter $12,500
United Way of the Midlands $20,000
WISEPlace $15,000
Youth Emergency Services $15,000
Youth Emergency Services/
Campus Housing Project
$10,000 or Less
CASA of Central Virginia $10,000
Casa Teresa $10,000
Casa Youth Shelter $10,000
Heart Ministry Center $10,000
Heartland Hope Mission $7,500
Laguna Food Pantry $10,000
Lynchburg Daily Bread $10,000
Meals on Wheels of Greater Lynchburg $10,000
MICAH House $10,000
Nebraska Children's Home Society $10,000
Ollie Webb Center $10,000
Orange County Children's Therapeutic
Arts Center
Pathways of Hope $10,000
Project Gallantly Forward $10,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha $10,000
Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue $10,000
Siena Francis House $10,000
South Carolina Center for Fathers
and Families
Step Up $10,000


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