PROGRAM AREAS

Education

We award scholarships and partner with local nonprofits to host back-to-school drives, as well as after-school and summer programs.

Food Security

We address food insecurity by supporting hunger relief programs and meal initiatives.

Health & Wellness

We promote a balanced lifestyle in the communities we serve by sponsoring health and wellness programs.

Workforce Development

We support training for job-relevant skills and providing a pathway toward economic success.
SCHOLARSHIPS

Related Affordable Foundation Scholarship supports affordable housing residents who aspire to attend accredited trade/professional institutions, colleges and universities. The goal of Related Affordable Foundation Scholarship Program is to eliminate economic barriers for young adults in their pursuit of post-secondary education.

GRANTEES
We are proud to have worked with these exceptional organizations.

Southside Boys & Girls Club

VIRGINIA
Transforming children’s lives through enriching after-school programs, supportive wraparound services and holiday events.

Dulles School of Excellence

ILLINOIS
Providing a safe, rigorous learning environment with academic and athletic after-school programs that transform educational success.

Blessings in a Backpack

CALIFORNIA | NEW YORK | TEXAS
Delivering free meals on the weekend that provide nourishment for children to learn and grow.

Mission Bit

CALIFORNIA
Addressing the digital divide by offering free computer programming courses and professional opportunity pathways for under resourced youth.

YMCA South Florida

FLORIDA
Addressing the need for comprehensive strategies to improve the wellbeing of affordable housing residents experiencing overwhelming health inequities and health disparities through the Path to Health Program (YPHP).

Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation

OHIO
Improving access to affordable and healthy food through Growing Produce gardening program and partnership with online grocery delivery service.

After School Matters

ILLINOIS
Allowing teens to learn about the process of building peace, reflect on their communities and recognize their potential as leaders through the Peacemakers program.

Fareground Community Kitchen

NEW YORK
Alleviating hunger by increasing access to healthy and affordable food through partnerships with local farmers and mobile food pantries.
GRANTS

Related Affordable Foundation is committed to breaking the generational cycle of poverty by partnering with nonprofit organizations to provide essential services in the areas of education, food security, health and wellness, and workforce development for affordable housing communities.

RECENT NEWS, PRESS & EVENTS
New York
Beacon summer lunch program to continue with foundation funding
The Beacon summer lunch program, which lost its USDA funding, will continue this summer thanks to the Related Affordable Foundation.
Virginia
Local ministry’s ‘Holiday of Hope’ neighborhood party makes Christmas happen for families in need
With support from Related Affordable Foundation, Joy Ministries held a "Holiday of Hope" neighborhood party Saturday in the London Oaks community of Portsmouth.
California
Blessings in a Backpack Partners with Related Affordable Foundation to Feed Kids at Risk of Going Hungry on the Weekend
Starting in 2020, Blessings in a Backpack and Related Affordable Foundation began distributing backpacks full of food for elementary school children in the Blessings in a Backpack program across key areas with food insecurity across the country.
South Florida
A thank you message from the YMCA of South Florida
Sheryl A. Woods, President & CEO thanks Related Affordable Foundation for its support and showcases outreach efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic with testimonials from community members.
New York
Fareground, Inc. Expands “Dinner To Go” Program with Support from Related Affordable Foundation
Beacon, NY – May 27, 2020 – Fareground, Inc., a women-run anti-hunger and food justice non-profit focusing on food insecurity since 2012, has partnered with Related Affordable Foundation to deliver food to communities in need.
California
Young Community Developers' COVID 19 Response
YCD is a nonprofit based in San Francisco. RAF provided funding for their COVID meal distribution program. This video speaks to the great work the entire team has been actively involved in since we went into shelter in place on March 12, 2020.