Promoting the well being of children in need through the application of human and financial resources

Focused on the Greater Los Angeles area


Committed to being an advocate for children and to act as an agent for positive change

The mission of The Crail-Johnson Foundation is to promote the well being of children, youth, and families in need, through the effective application of human and financial resources.

It is our commitment to be an advocate for children and to act as an agent for positive change. We endeavor to provide for immediate improvement in children’s quality of life, as well as to provide opportunities for a future life of quality.

Geographic Priorities

Focused on San Pedro, Long Beach, Carson, Wilmington, Harbor City, Compton, Watts, and South LA


Ensuring a bright future for individuals and their Communities through better educational opportunities

Human Services

Providing the services needed to live healthy, happy, and safe lives


Improving access to care, provide education, screening, and treatment, and improve health outcomes

What We've Funded

Featured projects

A small selection of the many non-profits we've supported that are committed to education, health, or human services in the Harbor Area and Greater Los Angeles


The Accelerated Schools

LAUSD Charter School supported by the Crail-Johnson Foundation

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Pacific Battleship Center

Historic ship in LA Harbor providing STEM education programs

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Crail-Johnson Foundation is proud to support AltaSea, a public-private ocean institute based in the Port of Los Angeles. Their mission is to accelerate scientific collaboration and advancing an emerging blue economy through innovation and job creation.

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Human Services

My Friend's Place

The Crail-Johnson Foundation provided support for the Health and Wellness program, which provides medical, health, and mental health services for homeless youth.

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Some people we collaborate with


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