Recent Grants

2016 Grants

2015 Grants

2014 Grants

 

2012 Grants

2011 Grants

2010 Grants

 

 

2013 Board Grants

African Women’s Millennium Initiative on Poverty and Human Rights

Dakar, Senegal(Paid through the Tides Foundation)General support, $45,000 over one year

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Cambridge, MA

General support, $40,000 over one year

Autism Center of Northern California

San Francisco, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years  

Beckley Foundation

London, England
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $60,000 over one year

Bicycle Transportation Alliance

Portland, OR

General support, $30,000 over two years  

University of California, Los Angeles

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities

Los Angeles, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years 

University of California, San Francisco

Dyslexia Research Center

San Francisco, CA

General support, $30,000 over one year  

Climate Solutions

Olympia, WA

Support of the Power Past Coal campaign,

$25,000 over one year  

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

Support of the Capital Campaign, $25,000 over one year 

Enrich LA

Los Angeles, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years 

Envision Education

Oakland, CA

Support of the Equity Team, $30,000 over one year

Food Forward

North Hollywood, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years 

Global Fund for Women

San Francisco, CA

Support to commemorate the GFW’s 25th anniversary, $35,000 over one year

Greenhorns

Red Hook, NY

General support, $30,000 over two years

 

Heal the Bay

Santa Monica, CA

General support, $30,000 over one year

Internews

Arcata, CA

Support of the Earth Journalism Network, $40,000 over two years

Jacaranda Health

San Francisco, CA and Nairobi, Kenya

General support, $40,000 over two years

 

Land Institute

Salina, KS

General support, $100,000 over two years

University of Michigan

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ann Arbor, MI

Support for Phase II of an initiative to train 1,000 OBGYNs in sub-Saharan Africa, $60,000 over one year

Mindset Network

Randburg, South Africa

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for the development and distribution of professional development videos to be used by mathematics teachers, $75,000 over one year

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey, CA

Support of the Sea Otter Research and Conservation program, $45,000 over one year

Oil Change International

Washington, DC

General support, $50,000 over two years

openDemocracy

London, United Kingdom/New York, NY

General support, $30,000 over three years

Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security

Oakland, CA

General support, $50,000 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 over one year

 

RefugePoint

Cambridge, MA

General support, $25,000 over two years

Root Capital

Cambridge, MA

Support of the Food Security & Nutrition portfolio, $45,000 over one year

 

RowLA

Santa Monica, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years

Samasource

San Francisco, CA

General support, $80,000 over two years

San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco, CA

General support for the Center for Dance Education, $35,000

 

Slow Food USA

Brooklyn, NY

General support, $50,000 over two years

Team Rubicom

El Segundo, CA

Support of relief efforts following typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, $37,000

Via Services            

San Jose, CA

General support, $25,000 over one year

 

Warscapes

New York, NY

General support, $25,000 over two years

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Washington, DC

Support for developing a new National Energy game, $25,000 over one year

 

Climate Protection Program Program

350.org

Berkeley, CA

General support, $25,000

Alliance for Climate Education

Oakland, CA

General support, $25,000

Clean Air Task Force
Boston, MA
General support, $25,000

CommunityWise Bellingham

Bellingham, WA

General support , $50,000

Environmental Integrity Project
Washington, DC
Support of coal projects, $50,000

Energy Foundation

San Francisco, CA

Support of the European Climate Foundation's coal work

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

(Paid through the Rockefeller Family Fund)

New York, NY

General support, $75,000

Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development

Washington, DC

Support of a campaign to phase down the production of hydrofluorocarbons in India, $50,000

International Cryosphere Climate Initiative

Washington, DC

General support, $85,000

Kentucky Coalition

London, KY

General support, $50,000 

Northern Plains Resource Council

Billings, MT

Support of coal projects, $50,000 

Public Citizen Foundation

Austin, TX

Support of the Clean Gulf Commerce Coalition, $75,000

Supplemental support of the Clean Gulf Commerce Coalition, $92,000

Rockefeller Family Fund

New York, NY

Support of Special Climate Initiatives, $25,000

Sunrise Project

Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia

General support, $117,000

Western Organization of Resource Councils Education Project

Billings, MT

Support of the Western Coalfield Alliance, $75,000

 

 

 

Council Grants

350.org

Brooklyn, NY

Support of the leadership training program, $10,000

3rd I South Asian Independent Film

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Abilities United

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $10,000

           

Accountability Counsel

Berkeley, CA

General support, $10,000

 

Amazon Watch

Oakland, CA

General support, $20,000     

         

Arizona Animal Welfare League

Phoenix, AZ

General support, $20,000

Boston Foundation

Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Fund

Boston, MA

Support of the Comité Developpement Commune Archaie’s honey production project, $5,000

University of California, Berkeley, Human Rights Center

Berkeley, CA

General support, $5,000

University of California, San Francisco

Hastings Center for Gender and Refugee Studies

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Cancer Prevention Institute of California

Fremont, CA

Support of the Get in Front Benefit, $5,000

Center for Investigative Reporting

Emeryville, CA

General support, $24,000

Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center

Beirut, Lebanon

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $20,000 

Columbia University

Earth Institute

New York, NY

Support of the White Arctic, Blue Arctic: Exploring Sea Ice Restoration workshop, $12,000 over one year

CommunityWise Bellingham

Bellingham, WA

General support, $10,000 

Compton Cricket Academy

Compton, CA

(Paid through the United States of America Cricket Association)

General support, $5,000 

Conservation International

Arlington, VA

Support of the Fresh Water Initiative, $10,000

Coral Reef Alliance

San Francisco, CA

General support, $20,000

Envision

Oakland, CA

Support for the development of a curriculum to address the racial achievement gap, $6,000 over three months

Embrace

San Francisco, CA and Bangalore, India

General support, $20,000

Equality Now

New York, NY

Support of the Adolescent Girls' Legal Defense Fund, $20,000 over two years

Farmer Veteran Coalition

Davis, CA

General support, $20,000

Glendale Healthy Kids

Glendale, CA

General support, $20,000

Global Footprint Network

Oakland, CA

General support, $10,000

Golden Gate Audubon Society
Berkeley, CA
General support, $5,000

Green City Force

New York, NY

Support of the Urban Farm Corps, $5,000

Hawai'i Conservation Alliance Foundation

Honolulu, HI

General support of the Hawai'i Conservation Alliance, $5,000

Heartland Human Care Services
Chicago, IL

Support for the program to assist newly arriving immigrants from the Middle East, $10,000

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti

Pittsburgh, PA

Support of the heart failure program, $5,000

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

New York, NY

General support, $20,000

International Qajar Studies Association

Santa Barbara, CA

General support, $20,000

Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project

New York, NY

General support, $10,000

 

International Women's Health Coalition

New York, NY

General support, $5,000

Jacaranda Health

San Francisco, CA

General support, $20,000

Los Angeles Fund for Public Education

Los Angeles, CA

Support of the Food for Thought initiative, $20,000

Malama Maunalua

Oahu, HI

General support, $5,000

Medical Teams International

Portland, OR

Support of relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, $10,000

Mercy Corps

Portland, OR

Support of relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, $10,000

The Nature Conservancy

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Australia program, $10,000

Ninth Street Media Consortium, Inc

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Oil Change International

Washington, DC

Support for a subscription to the Rystad UCube database, $24,000         

        

One Dollar for Life

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $10,000

The Panetta Institute

Seaside, CA

General support, $10,000

Radio Ambulante

Oakland, CA

General support, $10,000

The Real News Network

Independent World Television

Baltimore, MD

General support, $5,000

Save the Bay

Oakland, CA 

General support, $20,000

Schools Mentoring and Resource Team

San Francisco, CA

Support of computer lab improvements, $5,000

Skoll Community Fund

Palo Alto, CA

Support of relief efforts by Gawad Kalinga following typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, $10,000

Soweto Marimba Youth League

Johannesburg, South Africa

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

For the purchase of a bus, $20,000

SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors

Burlingame, CA

General support, $18,000

The Sunrise Project

Cogogee, New South Wales, Australia

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $10,000

Sustainable Leaders Network

Hartland, VT

General support, $2,500

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

Video Volunteers

Goa, India and New York, NY

General support, $20,000

 

Voices on the Border

Washington, DC

Support of the Amando Lopez project, $20,000

 

Westwind Riding Institute

Los Altos, CA

General support, $2,500

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, NY

Support of the Ocean Giants program, $10,000

Support of the program to protect African elephants, $10,000

YMCA of Silicon Valley

San Jose, CA

General support, $9,500

Youth Community Service

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $10,000

Presidential Discretionary Grants

Ashoka
Arlington, VA

Support of Ashoka U, $20,000

Community Ventures

Oakland, CA

Support of the Bay Area Impact Investing Initiative, $5,000

Cure Alzheimer's Fund

Wellesley Hills, MA

General support honoring Laurence Hoagland, $5,000

Dalai Lama Fellows

Berkeley, CA

(Paid through Community Initiatives)

General support, $20,000 over two years

Environmental Grantmakers Association

New York, NY

General support $4,000

IDEO.org

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $7,500

Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha

Dhaka, Bangladesh

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for the executive director to attend the EDULEARN13 conference in Barcelona, $3,500

Sustainability Funders

Berkeley, CA

(Paid through the Tides Center)

Support of the New Economy Funders Discussion Group of the Sustainability Funders, $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.

Gap Tanzania

Africa Foundation (USA)

Friday Harbor, WA

General support of Tanzanian operations and a challenge grant to stimulate guest donations, $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, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $80,000 over two years


Bukoba Women’s Empowerment Association

Bukoba District, Tanzania

(Paid through the Women’s Global Connection)

General support, $70,000 over two years

 

Centre for Widows and Children Assistance

Dar es Salaam and Musoma, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $45,000 over two years

Maasai Women Development Organization

Arusha, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $100,000 over two years


Madrasa Early Childhood Programme

Zanzibar, Tanzania

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

Support of community outreach work, $55,000 over two years


Matumaini Mapya

Bukoba Town, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $45,000 over two years


Monduli Pastoralists Development Initiative

Monduli, Arusha District, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $50,000 over two years

Pastoral Women’s Council

Loliondo, Ngorongoro District, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $130,000 over two years

Sanitation and Water Action Organisation

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $80,000 over two years 

Ujamaa Community Resource Team

Arusha, Tanzania

(Paid through Dorobo Fund For Tanzania)

General support, $60,000 over two years

Women Emancipation and Development Agency

Karagwe District, Tanzania

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $65,000 over two year