Recent Grants

2016 Grants

2015 Grants

2014 Grants

2013 Grants

2012 Grants

2011 Grants

 

 

2010 Board Grants

A Self-Help Assistance Program

Peachtree City, GA

Support of the Improving Math Education in Primary Schools project, $25,000 over one year

Abraham Path Initiative

Cambridge, MA

General support and support for facilities improvements along the Path, $50,000 over two years

African Women's Millennium Initiative on Poverty and Human Rights

Dakar, Senegal

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $90,000 over one year

Alternative Energy Resources Organization

Helena, MT

Support of the energy program, $60,000 over two years

 

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cambridge, MA

Support of the comprehensive campaign, $50,000 over one year

 

Audubon Nature Institute, Inc.

New Orleans, LA

For the Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program, $40,000 over one year

Autism Social Connection

Daly City, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years

 

B Lab Company

Berwyn, PA

General support, $65,000 over one year

 

University of California, Santa Cruz

Center for Educational Research in the Interest of Underserved Students

Santa Cruz, CA

Support of research on teachers of color in schools that engage Latina/o youth in academically challenging work, $85,000 over three years

Earth Rights International

Washington, DC

General support, $40,000 over two years

 

Echoing Green

New York, NY

General support, $50,000 over two years

 

Ecotrust

Portland, OR

General support, $25,000 over one year

Global Fund for Children

Washington, DC

General support, $50,000 over one year

 

Global Fund for Women

San Francisco, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years

 

Global Justice Center

New York, NY

General support, $25,000 over one year

 

Hesperian Foundation

Berkeley, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years

 

Hope and Glory Foundation

Kampala, Uganda

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for the replication of the Life Skills Education Program, $25,000 over one year

 

Living With Lions Trust - Panthera

New York, NY

Support for the Lion Guardians program, $45,000 over one year

 

Mindset Network

Randburg, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support ofcollaboration with Teachers TV, $40,000 over one year

National Wildlife Federation

Reston, VA

Support of the Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund, $40,000 over one year

New Creation Home Ministries

East Palo Alto, CA

General support, $30,000 over two years

San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco, CA

Support for the Center for Dance Education, $50,000 over two years

Seacology

Berkeley, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years

Sinergia No'j

Guatemala City, Guatemala

General support, $35,000 over one year

Slow Food USA

Brooklyn, NY

General support,$26,000 over one year

Solar Electric Light Fund

Washington, DC

General support, $50,000 over two years

Stanford University, Hamid and Christine Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies

Stanford, CA

General support, $25,000 over one year

 

Voices of Rwanda

New York, NY

General support, $25,000 over one year

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, NY

Support of the Conservation of the Asiatic Cheetah in the Independent Republic of Iran project, $40,000 over two years

Council Grants

 

Abilities United

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $2,000

 

Adoption-Link

Oak Park, IL

General support, $10,000

 

Aga Khan Foundation USA

Washington,DC

Support of flood relief efforts in Pakistan, $10,000

Alaska Wilderness League

Washington, DC

Support of the Arctic Drilling Rapid Response Fund, $10,000

 

Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies

Dhaka, Bangladesh

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $15,000

 

Bay Area Women’s and Children’s Center

San Francisco, CA

General support, $4,000

 

Brown University

Providence, RI

Support of the Brown Annual Fund, $24,000

Butimar Productions

Menlo Park, CA

Support of a video production featuring Mohsen Namjoo, $2,000

 

California Summer Music

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

 

Center for Health and Gender Equity

Washington, DC,

General support, $4,000

 

Committee to Protect Journalists           

New York, NY

Support of the Journalist Assistance Distress Fund, $15,000

 

Cool the Earth

Kentfield, CA

General support, $10,000

 

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

Richmond, CA

General support, $8,000

 

ecoAmerica

Washington, DC

Support of the “America the Best, Special Solutions for Climate” conference, $15,000

 

Equality Now

NewYork, NY

General support, $7,000

 

Everybody Wins Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

General support, $6,000

 

Farmer-Veteran Coalition                       

Davis, CA

General support, $5,000

 

Folk Arts Center/Afghan Children’s Songbook Project

Melrose, MA

Support of the production of the second Afghan Children's Songbook, $10,000

 

Global Footprint Network

Oakland, CA

General support, $10,000 

 

Global Fund for Children

Washington, DC

Support of a fundraising event, $10,000

Support of flood relief efforts in Pakistan, $5,000

 

Gretta Foundation

San Francisco, CA

Support of a planning trip to Uganda, $5,000

 

Gulf Coast Fund

NewYork, NY

(Paid through Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors)

General support, $15,000

 

Hawkview Pictures

Portola Valley, CA

Support of "The Extremes" documentary, $15,000

 

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts    

Deer Isle, ME

General support, $10,000

 

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti

Pittsburgh, PA

Support of relief efforts following the earthquake in Haiti, $20,000

 

Hotchkiss School

Lakeville, CT

Support of the Hotchkiss Fund, $5,000

 

International Civil Society Action Network

Washington, DC

Support of the Women's Security Campaign, $10,000

 

International Documentary Association

Los Angeles, CA

Support of outreach for the film War Don Don, $15,000

 

International Qajar Studies Association

Santa Barbara, CA

Support of the ten-year anniversary conference, $5,000

Internews Network

Arcata, CA

Support of the Earth Journalism Network, $20,000

Support of the Earth Journalism Network, $15,000

 

Jacaranda Health

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000 

 

John C. Campbell Folk School, Inc.

Brasstown, NC

General support, $10,000

Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, DC

Support of relief efforts following the earthquake in Haiti, $10,000

Living Water International

Sugarland, TX

General support, $20,000

Louisiana SPCA

New Orleans, LA

Support of the Gulf Coast Companion Animal Relief Program, $10,000

Mainland Enhancement of Salmonid Species Society

Simoom Sound, BC, Canada

Support for the purchase of equipment to facilitate the fall salmon census, $5,000

Mercy Corps

Portland,OR

Support of flood relief efforts in Pakistan, $10,000

Natural Resources Defense Council

New York, NY

Supportto help NRDC/New York upgrade its web and social media presence,$10,000

 

Nature Conservancy, Inc.                      

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Gondwana Link project in Australia, $10,000

 

Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team

Turlock, CA

Support of the Levantando Chile Fund, $5,000

 

North House Folk School

Grand Marais, MN

General support, $10,000

 

One East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto, CA

Support of the Sponsored Employment Program and the Mouton Multicultural Wellness Center, $5,000

 

Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security

Oakland, CA

General support, $20,000 over two years

 

Palo Alto History Museum

Stanford, CA

General support, $10,000

 

Panetta Institute for Public Policy

Seaside, CA

General support, $5,000

Peninsula Stroke Association

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $5,000

 

Penland School of Crafts              

Penland, NC

General support, $10,000

Partners in Health

Boston, MA

Support of relief efforts following the earthquake in Haiti, $115,000

Presbyterian Church USA

Louisville, KY

Support of relief efforts following the earthquake in Haiti, $5,000

Project C.U.R.E.

Centennial, CO

Support of a project in Pucusana, Peru, $5,000

Rwanda Women's Network

Kigali, Rwanda

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $5,000

 

Santa Maddalena Foundation

New York, NY and Donnini Italy

Support for fundraising, $10,000

South Sudanese Friends International

Lafayette, IN

General support, $10,000

 

Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center

Sitka, AK

General support, $10,000

 

SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors

Burlingame, CA

General support, $18,000

 

The Citizens Foundation USA

Schaumburg, IL

Support of flood relief efforts in Pakistan, $2,500

 

Tewa

Lalitpur, Nepal

(Paid through Global Fund for Women)

General support, $5,000

Tibet Fund

New York, NY

Support of relief efforts following the earthquake in China, $5,000

 

Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation

Truckee, CA

General support, $10,000

 

Valley Community Clinic

North Hollywood, CA

General support, $14,000 

 

Videre Est Credere

London, UK

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $10,000

 

Voices on the Border

Washington, DC

Support of the Amando Lopez Forest preservation project, $10,000

 

WGBH

Boston, MA

Support of the Tehran Bureau, $15,000

 

Westwind Riding Institute

Cupertino, CA

Support of the 4-H Riding for the Handicapped program, $2,500

 

What If? Foundation

Berkeley, CA

Support of relief efforts following the earthquake in Haiti, $10,000

 

Women's Funding Network              

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Black Women Donors' Action Group,$10,000                         

     

World Learning

Montclair, NJ

Support of the Experiment in International Living, Turkey, $10,000

 

Youth Community Service

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $10,000

 

Climate Protection Program

Appalachian Voices

Boone, NC

General support, $60,000 over two years

Clean Air Task Force

Boston, MA

Support for work on short-lived climate forcers and the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative, $125,000

Clean Air-Cool Planet

Washington, DC

Support of work on short-lived climate forcers, $50,000

Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions, Inc.

West Orange, NJ

General support, $25,000

EcoAmerica

Washington, DC

Support for the Community College Sustainable Economy Resource Center, $50,000

Environmental Integrity Project

Washington, DC

Support for the Coal Combustion Waste Project, $125,000

Plains Justice

Cedar Rapids, IA

General support, $30,000

Rockefeller Family Fund

New York, NY

Support of the Power Plant Finance Project, Project RE-AMP and for the Wise Energy for Virginia Coalition, $125,000

Sierra Club Foundation

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Beyond Coal Campaign, $100,000

Southern Environmental Law Center

Charlottesville, VA

Support of the Coal Plant and Energy Efficiency program, $60,000

Annual Theme Grants:
Conservation-Based Economic Development

Calgary Zoo

Calgary,Canada

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support of the Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary in Ghana, $25,000

Ecologic Development Fund

Cambridge, MA

General support, $40,000

Forest Trends

Washington, DC

Support of the Communities and Markets Program, $30,000

Kijabe Environment Volunteers

Matahia, Kenya

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $20,000

Navdanya

New Delhi, India

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $30,000

Near East Foundation

Syracuse, NY

Support of the gum arabic project in North Korodofan, Sudan, $25,000

Root Capital

Cambridge, MA

Support to research and pilot new loans in clean technologies, $40,000

Serraniagua Organización Ambiental Comunitaria

San Jose del Palmar, Choco, Colombia

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $15,000

Sustainable Northwest

Portland,OR

Support for the Ranching and Private Lands Working Group, $40,000

Dorobo Fund/Ujamaa Community Resource Trust

Arusha,Tanzania

General support, $40,000 over two years

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, NY

General support of the Tmatboey Community Protected Area Committee, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, $10,000

Gap Program

The Gap Program supports a selected number of organizations working to address the gap between the world's rich and poor.  The program is focused on the developing world, and participation is by invitation only.

Gap: Middle East

Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance

London, England

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $150,000 over three years

Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center

Beirut, Lebanon

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for a refugee database and supplemental projects, $130,000 over two years

Frontiers Ruwad Association

Beirut, Lebanon

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $120,000 over three years

Iraqi Mutual Aid Society

Chicago, IL

General support, $120,000 over three years

Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project

New York, NY

(Paid through Urban Justice Center)

General support, $100,000 over two years

Refugees International

Washington, DC

Support for humanitarian reform advocacy work in Europe, $150,000

Samasource

San Francisco, CA

Support for scoping of micro work programs for Iraqi refugees, $20,000 over one year

Un Ponte Per

Roma, Italy

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $110,000 over two years

Gap: Africa

The following grantees received $10,000 over two years to support monitoring and evaluation:

Arusha Mental Health Trust

Arusha, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Bukoba Women’s Empowerment Association

Bukoba, Tanzania

(Paid through Women’s Global Connection)

Matumaini Mapya

Bukoba, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Mwanza Women Development Association

Mwanza, Kwimba, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Pastoralist Women’s Council

Loliondo, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Tanzania Cheshire Foundation

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Tanzania Women of Impact Foundation

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Women Emancipation and Development Agency

Karagwe, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Presidential Discretionary Grants

Ashoka

Arlington,VA

Support of the Changemaker Campus Program, $20,000

Nari Uddug Kendra

Mohammadpur, Dhaka Bangladesh

(Paidthrough the Tides Foundation)

Support to hire a consultant to develop a strategic plan, $20,000

Oxfam America

Boston,MA

Support of the Pakistan Flood Relief and Recovery Fund, $5,000

Peace Ventures

New York, NY

(Paid through Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors)

Support of a feasibility study to establish a Peace Brand for businesses, $20,000

Universal Giving

San Francisco, CA

General support, $20,000 over two years