Awards & Citations

THINK Together’s positive impact on the students and communities we serve is evidenced, in part, by the number of awards and citations we have garnered over the years. Additionally, our programs and achievements have been regularly featured in print, broadcast and online media stories.

Awards

2005
Selected as a Bank of America Neighborhood Builder Awards recipient ($200,000)

2006
Awarded a $1 million grant from The Irvine Company

2008
Named by the U.S. Department of Education as one of five National Demonstration Sites to coordinate after-school and supplemental education services (SES)

2008
Awarded $8.5 million grant from The Irvine Company

2009
Received $250,000 from Southern California Edison to establish robotics labs at 41 middle schools

2009
Granted $690,000 from the Children and Families Commission of Orange County to pilot early literacy programs in Santa Ana

2010
Garnered $936,000 in AmeriCorps grants to support leadership development and community service

2010
Awarded $500,000 from the Rose Hills Foundation to support programs in Los Angeles County

2010
Received $200,000 to establish the Raykovich Family College Bound Scholarship Fund for Santa Ana high school students served by THINK Together

2011
Granted $3.5 million over three years by the Walmart Foundation to provide summer learning programs in three California cities

2011
Awarded $125,000 from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to expand summer services in Santa Ana

2011
Awarded $100,000 from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

2011
Garnered recurring annual donation of $100,000 from the Ueberroth Foundation

2012
Granted $1 million by the Children and Families Commission of Orange County

2012
Awarded $200,000 capacity-building grant from the Weingart Foundation

2012
Partnered with the j.k. livin foundation (founded by Matthew McConaughey) to expand wellness programs among high school students

Citations

2004
Ethics in America Award, Chapman University Passkeys Foundation

2007
Diamond Champion, Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce

2009
Top 20 Best Companies to Work For, OC Metro Business Magazine

2009
Afterschool Champion, Afterschool Alliance

2009
Special Service to Community, City of Santa Ana Board of Recreation and Parks

2011
Top 10 CEOs, OC Metro Business Magazine

2011
Community Pillar Award, Assemblyman Jose Solorio