August 2023

Building on 62 years of tradition, the Sky Ranch Foundation℠ continues to support our nation’s at-risk youth on behalf of the Beverage Alcohol Industry. The Foundation awarded just under $245,000 in grants to at-risk youth programs across the nation. These grants enable organizations to obtain the resources needed to touch the lives of untold numbers of our nation’s at-risk youth.

2023 grantee programs awarded (alphabetical by state)


East Bay Children’s Law Offices (EBLCO)/Oakland, CA

Project Avary/San Rafael, CA

Social Advocates for Youth/Santa Rosa, CA


Fostering Hope/Colorado Springs, CO


Voices for Children of North Central Florida/Ocala, FL


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta/Atlanta, GS

The Orange Duffel Bag Initiative/Atlanta, GA


Sky Ranch Behavioral Services/Sioux City, IA


Sacred/Overland Park, KS


Christ Child House/Detroit, MI

South Dakota

Boys and Girls Club of Rosebud/Mission, SD

For over sixty-two years Sky Ranch Foundation’s℠ SKY RANCH FOR BOYS® has been assisting in helping young people rehabilitate their lives for the better. If you would like to join us in assisting the rehabilitation of young people, please click on the contact page of our website for details. All donations are welcome.

The list of beverage alcohol industry companies who support the Foundation can be accessed via a link on our Support page,, which also offers a link for donations. If you made a donation and do not see your company listed here, please contact

We thank all of those who have been supporting the Foundation and look forward to your continued support.


George McCarthy, Chairman

Ralph Aguera, President


About Sky Ranch Foundation and Sky Ranch For Boys®

Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded $4.4 million in grants to organizations providing support for at-risk youth. Formed in 1961 and building on more than 62 years of tradition, Sky Ranch Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization committed to identifying and offering grants to efficient and effective programs focused on improving the quality of help available to these youth. If you are involved with or know of any organization that would fit our commitment we encourage you to visit our web site and apply for a grant.


Sky Ranch Foundation℠ is governed by a board of directors comprised mainly of active and retired members of the beverage alcohol industry. The Foundation’s funds have come largely from individuals and companies associated with the beer, wine and spirits industries and reflects the industry’s great concern and commitment for at-risk youth.