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Military Women In Need Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

Military Women In Need Foundation

(formerly California Soldiers' Widows Home Association)

10767 National Pl., Unit B

Los Angeles, CA United States 90034

Telephone: (310) 684-3854


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-06-30)

Assets: $1,701,554

Total giving: $319,000





Additional Contact Information

Mailing address: c/o Mariana Sosa, Opers. Mgr., 2355 Westwood Blvd., No. 350, Los Angeles, CA 90064


Established in 1921 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving to provide emergency subsidies, housing subsidies, advocacy and referral services, and home visits to female veterans and widows of veterans, who have an annual income of less than $24,000 per year, assets of $20,000 or less (not including 1 automobile), who are able to live independently, and who are living alone.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants to female residents of southern CA who are veterans or widows of U.S. Armed Forces veterans and are in need of housing assistance. Recipients must be at least 55 years of age, have resided in CA for the past five years, have assets of $20,000 or less (excluding one car), be able to live independently, and have an annual income of less than $15,000.

Fields of Interest

  • Human services
  • Rent and mortgage assistance
Population Groups
  • Females
  • Seniors
  • Veterans

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-06-30

Assets: $1,701,554 (market value)

Expenditures: $461,142

Total giving: $319,000

Qualifying distributions: $360,607

Giving activities include:

$319,000 for 1 grant