Safe Haven Ministries

Safe Haven Ministries

Safe Haven Ministries

The Robert Nelson Foundation recently gave a gift of $10,000 to Safe Haven Ministries in Grand Rapids, MI. The mission of Safe Haven is to provide emergency shelter, non-residential services, and prevention and education to help those suffering from domestic abuse.

We are so grateful for the support from the Robert Nelson Foundation. This donation allows us to support families with children experiencing homelessness. Thanks to this gift we can provide moms and kids with safe emergency shelter, provide basic needs and help families move home!

Cheryl Schuch

CEO, Safe Haven Ministries

Project Ride

Project Ride

Project Ride

The Robert Nelson Foundation is proud to partner with Project R.I.D.E.. Project R.I.D.E. Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution that provides therapeutic recreational horseback riding instruction to people with special needs in the greater Sacramento, CA region. Mr. Nelson had a special place in his heart for those facing the challenge of a disability. Project R.I.D.E. makes an incredible difference in the lives of the disabled students that they serve and The Robert Nelson Foundation is honored to help them continue to make a difference with a recent gift of $30,000.

What you have done for our riders is incedible and in a year of absolute uncertainty, you have made 286 lessons certain for them.

Tina Calanchini

Executive Director, Project R.I.D.E.

Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH

The Robert Nelson Foundation has recently given a gift of $10,000 and honored to support Project SEARCH of Los Angeles. PathPoint’s Project SEARCH job training program for young adults with developmental disabilities has grown to 11 sites throughout Central and Southern California and has served 211 individuals. The internationally acclaimed Project SEARCH model combines on the job training, with classroom instruction and career exploration, preparing interns for competitive employment after the yearlong program. Graduates transition to jobs in the community, with many finding long term success.  This donation continues Mr. Nelson’s legacy of compassion for the disabled population assisting them to reach their full potential.

Family Promise of Grand Rapids

Family Promise of Grand Rapids

Family Promise of Grand Rapids

The Robert Nelson Foundation recently contributed a gift of $10,000.00 to Family Promise.

The mission of Family Promise of Grand Rapids is to end homelessness, one family at a time, by engaging faith-based and community organizations to provide emergency shelter and basic needs to families with children who are homeless and to provide additional programs to assist them in finding housing and sustaining their independence.

The Robert Nelson Foundation is honored to continue Mr. Nelson’s legacy of kindness in his hometown of Grand Rapids, MI by assisting Family Promise to help those facing the challenge of homelessness.  

The Music Center

The Music Center

The Music Center

The Music Center is a destination where audiences find inspiration in the very best of live performance, as well as nationally recognized arts education and free and low-cost arts engagement experiences. The Robert Nelson Foundation has chosen to support a special event that The Music Center puts on each year: The Music Center’s Very Special Arts Festival ‐ The annual festival provides youth of all abilities the opportunity to learn, perform and celebrate their creative talents at this annual inclusive event. The Robert Nelson Foundation has given a gift of $20,000 to support this very special event that celebrates the talents of students of all abilities.

Every year we’re able to celebrate the artistic achievements of students of all abilities thanks to the support of our philanthropic partners like the Robert Nelson Foundation. Through our shared values and commitments to our communities, programs like The Very Special Arts Festival continue to remain accessible, relevant, and innovative.

Keith Wyffels

Associate Vice President of Education, The Music Center

Children’s Law Center of California

Children’s Law Center of California

Children’s Law Center of California

Children’s Law Center of California (CLC) is a nonprofit, public interest law firm that provides legal representation for tens of thousands of children impacted by abuse and neglect. We provide an unparalleled level of expertise in and out of the courtroom. Our highly skilled, passionate, and committed attorneys, investigators, and support staff fight to ensure the well-being and future success of our clients through a multi-disciplinary, independent and informed approach to advocacy. We are a powerful voice for our clients fighting for family reunification, permanence, educational opportunity, health and mental health services, self-sufficiency, and overall well-being. We are a driving force in local, statewide, and national policy change and child welfare system reform. The Robert Nelson Foundation is honored to help in this wonderful cause by providing a recent gift of $15,000.

Thank you for this amazing donation. Our clients are so fortunate to have you in their corner.

Stephanie Talavera

Development Manager, Children's Law Center of California