Recent Grants

2016 Grants

2015 Grants

2014 Grants

2013 Grants

2012 Grants

 

2010 Grants

 

2011 Board Grants

Accountability Counsel
San Francisco, CA
General support, $40,000 over six months

African Wildlife Foundation

Washington, DC

Support of efforts to protect the African rhinoceros, $60,000 over two years

African Women’s Millennium Initiative on Poverty and Human Rights

Dakar, Senegal

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $75,000 over one year

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cambridge, MA

General support and support for the endowment, $40,000 over one year

Arizona Animal Welfare League
Phoenix, AZ

General support, $60,000 over two years

Beckley Foundation

Oxford, England

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support of the Global Initiative for Drug Policy Reform, $50,000 over one year

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
New York, NY

Support of the Research Grant Program, $30,000 over one year

Brown University
Providence, RI
Support of the Iranian Studies initiative, $100,000 over three years

CommunityWise Bellingham

Bellingham, WA

General support, $92,500 over one year

Global Fund for Children

Washington, DC

General support, $50,000 over two years

The Greenhorns

Red Hook, NY

General support, $30,000 over two years

J/P Haitian Relief Organization
Los Angeles, CA

General support, $140,000 over one year

Land Institute

Salina, KS

General support, $100,000 over two years

Mercy Ships

Lindale, TX

Support of the standards implementation project, $60,000 over one year

Mills College

Oakland, CA

Support of scholarship funds for students of color enrolling in the Teachers for Tomorrow's Schools program, $60,000 over three years

Natural Resources Defense Council

New York, NY

Support of communications upgrades at the New York office, $30,000 over one year

Oil Change International
Washington, DC

General support, $50,000 over two years

Oregon Sustainability Center

Portland, OR
(Paid through Portland State University Foundation)

Support of the educational and outreach spaces at the new Oregon Sustainability Center, $25,000

Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security

Oakland, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years

Ravenswood Family Health Center
East Palo Alto, CA
General support, $60,000 over two years

Refugees International

Washington, DC

General support, $25,000

Rockwood Leadership Institute

Berkeley, CA

Support of the alumni network, $75,000 over one year

Samasource

San Francisco, CA
General support, $100,000 over two years

San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco, CA

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

Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha

Patna District, Bangladesh

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $40,000

Slow Food USA

Brooklyn, NY

General support, $25,000

Stanford University

Center for International Security and Cooperation

Stanford, CA
General support, $210,000 over three years

Stanford University
Institute for Neuro-Innovation and Translational Neurosciences

Menlo Park, CA

Support of research on the neurobiological bases of autism spectrum disorders, $50,000

The Philanthropy Workshop West

San Francisco, CA

General support, $25,000 over one year

Urban Teacher Center

Baltimore, MD

General support, $30,000

Via Rehabilitation Services

Santa Clara, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years

Western Rivers Conservancy

Portland, OR

Support of the Blue Creek Salmon Sanctuary-Yurok Tribal Preserve project, $40,000

 

Climate Protection Program

350.org

(Paid through 1 Sky Education Fund)

Berkeley, CA

General support, $50,000

Clean Air Task Force
Boston, MA
Support for work on short-lived climate forcers, $75,000

Clean Air-Cool Planet
Portmouth, NH
Support for work on short-lived climate forcers and general support, $45,000

EarthJustice
Oakland, CA
Support of the Global Warming Program, $50,000

Environmental Integrity Project
Washington, DC
Support of the Coal Combustion Waste project, $150,000

International Cryosphere Climate Initiative

Washington, DC

General support, $100,000

Kentucky Coalition
London, KY
General support, $50,000 over two years

Northern Plains Resource Council

Billings, MT

General support, $50,000 over two years

Plains Justice

Cedar Rapids, IA

General support, $50,000

Rainforest Action Network
San Francisco, CA
Support of the Global Finance Campaign, $60,000

Rockefeller Family Fund

New York, NY

Support of the Power Plant Finance Project and Project RE-AMP, $150,000

 

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.

Gap Africa: Tanzania

Africa Foundation (USA)

Friday Harbor, WA

General support, $45,000 over two years

Apopo

Morogoro, Tanzania

(Paid through the King Baudouin Foundation United States)

General support, $50,000 over two years

Arusha Mental Health Trust

Arusha Town, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $75,000 over two years

Bukoba Women’s Empowerment Association

Bukoba Town, Tanzania

(Paid through Women’s Global Connection)

General support, $40,000 over two years

 

Centre for Widows and Children Assistance

Dar es Salaam and Musoma, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support of the Musoma office, $40,000 over two years

Maasai Women Development Organization

Arusha, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $85,000 over two years

Matumaini Mapya

Bukoba Town, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $40,000 over two years

Monduli Pastoralists Development Initiative

Monduli, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $50,000 over two years

Mwanza Women Development Association

Mwanza, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $30,000 over two years

Pastoralist Women’s Council

Loliondo, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $105,000 over two years

Sanitation and Water Action Organisation

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $60,000 over two years

Tanzania Cheshire Foundation

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $35,000 over two years

Tanzania Women of Impact

Dar es Salaam and Handeni District, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $30,000 over two years


Ujamaa Community Resource Trust

Arusha, Tanzania

(Paid through the Dorobo Fund for Tanzania)

General support, $40,000 over two years

Women Emancipation and Development Agency

Karagwe District, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $65,000 over two years

Zanzibar Madrasa Resource Center

Zanzibar, Tanzania

(Paid through the Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A.)

General support, $55,000 over two years

 

 

Council Grants

826 Valencia

San Francisco, CA

General support, $20,000 over two years

Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation

Washington, DC

General support, $10,000

Abilities United

Palo Alto, CA

Support for the construction of a new swimming pool, $10,000

African Leadership Academy

Sandton, South Africa

General support, $20,000  

                                                      

AIDOS

Roma, Italy

(Paid through Advocates For Youth)

General support, $23,000

Amazon Watch

San Francisco, CA

General support, $15,000

American Civil Liberties Union

New York, NY

Support of the Immigrants Rights Project, $24,000

        

Arts Engine

New York, NY

Support of post-production costs for a film entitled "Waited For" by Nerina Penzhorn, $5,000

Ashoka

Arlington, VA

Support of the Cairo office, $6,000

Ayam Association

Tel Aviv,  Israel

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support of the Echoing Yafa project, $12,000

Bay Area Women's and Children's Center
San Francisco, CA
General support, $5,000

Cambridge University

Cambridge, England

(Paid through Cambridge in America)

Support of the Andrew Chamblin Endowment Fund, $5,000

Center for Health and Gender Equity

Washington, DC

General support, $5,000

Committee to Protect Journalists

New York, NY

Support of the Journalist Assistance Distress Fund, $10,500  

Conectas

Sao Paulo,  Brasil

(Paid through The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran Inc.)

General support, $10,000

Day Worker Center of Mountain View

Mountain View, CA

General support, $2,000

ecoAmerica

Washington, DC

Support of the Change of Atmosphere conference, $5,000

Ecumenical Hunger Program

East Palo Alto, CA

General support,$5,000

Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley Foundation

Berkeley, CA

General support, $5,000

Equality Now

New York, NY

Support of the Adolescent Girls’ Legal Defense Fund, $10,000

Everybody Wins! Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

General support, $20,000

Farmer-Veteran Coalition

Davis, CA

General support, $20,000

First Presbyterian Church

Palo Alto, CA

Support of the Social Justice Ministry Fund, $5,000

Gilroy Foundation

Gilroy, CA

Support for a feasibility study for the proposed Cañada de los Osos Ecological Reserve, $20,000

Give2Asia

San Francisco, CA

Support of relief efforts following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, $10,000

Global Footprint Network

Oakland, CA

General support, $10,000

Golden Gate Audubon Society

Berkeley, CA

Support for the creation of the Alameda National Wildlife Refuge and to support programs at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Shoreline in Oakland, $10,000

Harvard University

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Cambridge, MA

Support of the Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran project, $15,000 over three years

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Deer Isle, ME

General support, $24,000 over two years

Hotchkiss School
Lakeville, CT
General support, $5,000

Independent Feature Project

Brooklyn, NY

Support for the film "From Texas to Tehran", $20,000

InnVision, The Way Home

San Jose, CA

Support of the Hotel de Zink Shelter, $2,000

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY

General support, $24,000

International Qajar Studies Association

Santa Barbara, CA

General support, $5,000

Internews Network

Earth Journalism Network

Arcata, CA

General support , $20,000

Jacaranda Health

Nairobi, Kenya

(Paid through FJC-A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds)

General support, $20,000

John C. Campbell Folk School

Brasstown, NC

General support, $21,000 over two years

Jumpstart Learning-to-Learn
San Francisco, CA
General support, $20,000

Mercy Corps

Portland, OR

Support of relief efforts following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, $10,000       

MicahsCall

Daly City, CA

Support for Operation Marriage, $2,500     

Nature Conservancy Inc.

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Gondwana Link Project, $10,000

North House Folk School

Grand Marais, MN

General support, $24,000 over two years

               

Omid Foundation

London, England and Bethesda, MD

Support of the Omid-e-Mehr Foundation, $10,000  

                           

One Dollar for Life

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $10,000

One East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto, CA

General support,$7,000

Peace Winds America

Seattle, WA

Support of relief efforts following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, $10,000       

Penland School of Crafts

Penland, NC

General support, $21,000  over two years

Peralta Parent Group

Oakland, CA

Support for the art program at Peralta Elementary School, $5,000

Pets Unlimited

San Francisco, CA

Support for a remodeling project and general support, $10,000

Project C.U.R.E.

Centennial, CO

Support of the Partners in Health heart failure project in Haiti, $5,000

Puente de la Costa Sur

Pescadero, CA

General support, $2,000

Santa Maddalena Foundation

Donnini, Italy

Support for fundraising, $10,000

Save the Children

Westport, CT

Support of relief efforts following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, $5,000

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

San Carlos, CA

General support $1,500

Soweto Marimba Youth League

Johannesburg, South Africa

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for the purchase of equipment and instruments, $20,000

SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors

Burlingame, CA

General support, $18,000

Stanford University Hopkins Marine Station

Stanford, CA

Support of the Undergraduate Research Fund at Hopkins' Marine Life Observatory, $10,000

 

Sustainability Leaders Network

Hartland, VT

(Paid through Buckminster Fuller Institute- Living Planet Network)

General support, $20,000

Sustainable Health Enterprises

New York, NY

Support of a pilot program in Haiti, $10,000

Tahirih Justice Center

Washington, DC

Support of the African Women's Empowerment Project,$10,000

United Campus Christian Ministry at Stanford University

Stanford, CA

General support, $10,000

Vision 21

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire,  England

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support of Water 21, $10,000 over two years

Voice of Witness

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Voices on the Border

Washington, DC

Support of the Amando Lopez project, $10,000

Westwind Riding Institute

Cupertino, CA

General support, $2,500

Wildhorse Ranch Rescue

Gilbert, AZ

General support, $10,000

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, NY

Support for the director of the Ocean Giants program to participate as a U.S. delegate to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, $20,000

Witness

Brooklyn, New York

General support, $10,000

WNET.ORG

New York, NY

Support of the Women, War & Peace series, $20,000

Women for Afghan Women, Inc

Fresh Meadows, NJ

General support, $5,000

World Wildlife Fund

Washington, DC

Support of the Save Tigers Now program, $1,000

YMCA of Silicon Valley

San Jose, CA

General support, $2,500

Youth Community Service

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $10,000

 

Presidential Discretionary

Grants

International Reading Association

Suisun City, CA

Support of a fellowship for a Tanzanian reading specialist to attend the International Reading Association Conference,  $4,000

New Economics Institute

Great Barrington, MA

Support of the Leadership/Institutional Building Campaign,$10,000