Grantees & Nominees

THE XX FUND is proud to present the 2015 grantees and nominees, organizations doing incredible work on the front lines of social change, all worthy of awareness and support.

A New Way of Life Reentry Project


A New Way of Life Reentry Project provides housing and support services to formerly incarcerated women in South Central Los Angeles, facilitating a successful transition back to community life.

A Place Called Home

At A Place Called Home, caring staff, supporters and volunteers come together to provide South Central children and teens, 8 years old – 21 years old, with love, safety, enrichment, training, and opportunities through educational programs, counseling, and mentorship.

Black Women For Wellness

Black Women For Wellness is committed to the health and well-being of Black women and girls through health education, empowerment and advocacy.

Center for the Pacific Asian Family


Center for the Pacific Asian Family is a nonprofit agency specializing in assisting Asian and Pacific Islanders who are surviving sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

Downtown Women’s Center


Founded in 1978, the Downtown Women’s Center is the only organization in Los Angeles exclusively dedicated to addressing the needs of women overcoming poverty and homelessness in Skid Row.

GlobalGirl Media


GlobalGirl Media, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, is dedicated to empowering high school age girls from under-served communities around the world through media, leadership and journalistic training to have a voice in the global media universe and their own futures.

Girls in Tech

The Los Angeles chapter, Girls in Tech Los Angeles (GITLA) aims to offer a variety of resources and tools for women to supplement and further enhance their professional careers and aspirations in technology.

Khmer Girls in Action


Khmer Girls in Action is a community-based organization whose mission is to build a progressive and sustainable Long Beach community that works for gender, racial and economic justice led by Southeast Asian young women.

New Village Girls Academy


New Village Girls Academy, an all-girls charter high school, offers students a transformative educational experience using the ‘big picture’ learning model.

The Champion Fund


The Champion Fund helps the most vulnerable youth achieve stability in their physical and mental health by supporting the innovative programs and services of the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.


Within a community of women writers, WriteGirl promotes creativity and self-expression to empower girls. Through one-on-one mentoring and monthly creative writing workshops, girls are given techniques, insights and hot topics for great writing in all genres from professional women writers.

California Latinas for Reproductive Justice

California Latinas for Reproductive Justice is a statewide organization committed to honoring the experiences of Latinas to uphold our dignity, our bodies, sexuality, and families.