Program Highlights

Program Highlights
August 8, 2022

Nevada First-Gen Network creates program for prospective college students

In collaboration with the Incline Education Fund, the Nevada First-Gen Network offers a free summer pilot program to engage and inspire rising 6th and 7th graders from Incline Middle School.
Program Highlights
May 6, 2022

Organizing The Numbers

As Three Angels Christian Academy’s School Program Assistant, most everything Jana does is behind the scenes. But it is her passion for education and drive for excellence that brings magic…
EducationProgram Highlights
February 23, 2022

Saving Lives and Improving Healthcare in Rural Ethiopia

Engera’s mission began in 2005, when a group of doctors from Tuscany began providing medical assistance and training to the people of Ethiopia, a country with more than 100 million…
Program Highlights
January 5, 2022

Prostate Cancer Treatment at the VA: One Veteran’s Story

The AJA Foundation has proudly supported the Prostate Cancer Foundation since 2007 and most recently provided funding for PCF’s Veteran’s Health Initiative. “One Veteran’s Story”, recently released by the Prostate…
EducationProgram Highlights
December 7, 2021

University of Nevada Reno’s Dean’s Future Scholars Program Expands

Programs that help students obtain post-secondary degrees are one focus of our Foundation. We aim to identify and support best-in-breed programs with compelling ROI creating successful pathways for low-income and…
Program Highlights
October 27, 2021

Three Angels Haiti – Organizing the Numbers

Jana Hilaire is Three Angels Christian Academy’s School Program Assistant. Most everything Jana does is behind the scenes, but it is her passion for education and drive for excellence that…
Program Highlights
July 25, 2021

New funding gives boost to programs serving future first-generation college students

Learn about the state-wide expansion of AJA Foundation funded University of Nevada Reno’s Dean’s Future Scholars program.
EducationProgram Highlights
July 6, 2021

Philanthropy Comes Full Circle

From Fulfillment Fund grant recipient to Leader and Principal   Leyda Garcia spoke no English when she came to the U.S. from Guatemala in 7th grade.  She had dreams and…
May 18, 2021

Open letter to philanthropists from the UNICEF International Council

The members of UNICEF's International Council - a collective of over 70 individual philanthropic partners committed to improving children's lives - write to the world's philanthropists with an urgent call…
May 3, 2021

Water for Guinea, Africa A Clean Water Quest with UNICEF USA

Learn more about the AJA Foundation funded Water for Guinea project in this recent LCA Houston article where Dr. Sippi Khurana, writes about her UNICEF field visit to Guinea, West…
Program Highlights
January 28, 2021

Trident Swim Foundation

Trident Swim Foundation’s Swimmer-Scholar program utilizes the sport of swimming to create a more equitable world through mentorship and investment in disadvantaged and vulnerable youth.
Program Highlights
January 11, 2021

Innocence Project Thanks AJA Foundation for Their Generous Gift

Thanks to a generous matching gift from the AJA Foundation, the Innocence Project exceeded its end-of-year fundraising goal. We’re so grateful to the AJA Foundation for their partnership over the…
EducationProgram Highlights
October 16, 2020

Spotlight on Education

The primary mission of the AJA Foundation (AJAF) is to support organizations that help disadvantaged or at-risk people overcome their circumstances and change the course of their lives. Breaking out…
EducationProgram Highlights
October 16, 2020

Three Angels

Twelve years ago, the AJA Foundation first learned of Three Angels Children’s Relief, a U.S. based nonprofit that runs an orphanage, a pre-6 school (Three Angels Christian Academy/TACA), and a…
Medical ResearchProgram Highlights
May 22, 2020

Prostate Cancer Foundation Announces New Treatments

The AJA Foundation has been funding the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) since 2007.  We are gratified that our investment in research by PCF investigators has contributed to two new FDA…
Human RightsProgram Highlights
May 18, 2020

The Innocence Project

Since 2009, The AJA Foundation has supported The Innocence Project and their fight to free those who have been wrongfully convicted. The Innocence Project’s newly released Netflix docuseries, The Innocence…
WaterProgram Highlights
April 30, 2020

Water for Guinea Brings Life

Learn more about the AJA Foundation funded Water for Guinea project in this recent Better Magazine article.  Long time UNICEF supporter, Wendy Serrino is interviewed about the important work taking…
WaterProgram Highlights
April 2, 2020

UNICEF’s Annual Summit

In March 2018 Andy Astrachan was asked to Moderate the Water Panel at UNICEF’s 2018 Annual Summit in Washington, DC. Andy was joined onstage at the Annual UNICEF Summit by Silvia…
Medical ResearchProgram Highlights
March 25, 2020

PCF Young Investigator Award

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) accelerates prostate cancer research through its Young Investigator Awards (YI) program which provides 3-year research grants to the most promising "next generation" young scientists. The…
Medical ResearchProgram Highlights
February 24, 2020

VA Cancer Center

In partnership with the Veterans Administration (VA), the University of Pennsylvania, The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and another private foundation, the AJA Foundation co-funded, Jonathan W. and Plum Simons Center…