Recent Grants

 

2016 Grants

2015 Grants

2014 Grants

2013 Grants

 

 

2017 Board Grants

Abraham Path Initiative

Cambridge, MA

General support, $50,000 over two years

Autism Center of Northern California

San Francisco, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years

Beckley Foundation

Oxford, United Kingdom
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $50,000

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)

Washington, DC

General support, $30,000 over one year

Community Activism Law Alliance

Chicago, IL

General support, $33,000 over one year

The Contributor

Nashville, TN

General support, $40,000 over two years

Demos

New York, NY

Support of coalition building, $15,000 over one year

Earthjustice

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Clean Energy Transformation program, $65,000 over one year

Food Forward

North Hollywood, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years

Global Fund for Women

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights program, $35,000 over

one year

Groundswell Fund

Oakland, CA

General support, $52,500 over one year

Indigenous Environmental Network

Bemidji, MN

General support, $140,000 over three years

Innovations for Poverty Action

New Haven, CT

General support, $50,000 over two years

Internews Network, Earth Journalism Network

Arcata, CA

General support, $35,000 over two years

The Kilgoris Project

Los Altos, CA

General support, $25,000 over two years

La Cocina

San Francisco, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years

Land Institute

Salina, KS

General support, $100,000 over two years

Let's Win, An Initiative Supported by the Lustgarten Foundation

Woodbury, NY

Support for a video series of long-term pancreatic cancer survivors, $150,000 over two years

Nashville Symphony

Nashville, TN

General support, $80,000 over two years

National Immigration Law Center

Los Angeles, CA

General support, $33,000 over one year

New York University School of Law

Institute for Policy Integrity

New York, NY

General support, $65,000 over one year

Orion Academy

Moraga, CA

General support, $40,000 over two years

Pacific Institute

Oakland, CA

General support, $30,000 over two years

Public Policy Institute of California

San Francisco, CA

Support of the 2017 survey on Californians and the environment, $50,000 over one year

Ravenswood Family Health Clinic

East Palo Alto, CA

Support for a clinical manager position to train health educators, $30,000 over two years

Refugees International

Washington, DC

General support, $25,000 over one year

San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Dance in Schools and Communities program, $50,000 over one year

San Francisco Film Society

San Francisco, CA

Support for the New American Producer Fellowship, $40,000 over one year

Slow Food USA

Brooklyn, NY

General support, $50,000 over two years

Stanford University

Hoover Institution

Stanford, CA

Support of the Project on a World Free of Nuclear Weapons, $90,000 over one year

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

General support, $50,000 over two years 

YMCA of the East Bay

Kennedy High School Health and Wellness Center

Richmond, CA

Support of a bilingual clinician, $37,500

 

Climate Protection Program Program

Carbon Cycle Institute

Nicasio, CA

General support, $63,500

 

Clean Air Task Force

Boston, MA
Support of the Pan-American Oil & Gas Network, $75,000


Clean Energy Works

Washington, DC

Support for expanding the field of funders for clean energy solutions in rural communities, $25,000


Climate and Health Research Network

Bowdoinham, ME

Support of methane abatement in the Caspian Sea region, $125,000

Columbia University, Earth Institute

New York, NY

Support of the Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions Program, $50,000

European Climate Foundation

The Hague, Netherlands

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for the International Energy Program, $260,000

Growald Family Fund

Shelburne, VT

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for convening, $25,000

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

New York, NY

General support, $110,000

Market Forces

Collingwood, Victoria, Australia

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $75,000

Resource Media

San Francisco, CA

Support for work with rural electric co-op members, $75,000

We Own It

Madison, WI

General support, $115,000

 

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.

Center for Responsible Travel

Washington, DC

Support of a project entitled Generating Income for Local Households through Strengthening Sustainable Tourism in Cuba, $130,000 over two years

 

Environmental Defense Fund

Raleigh, NC

Support of the Cuba Program, $120,000 over two years

 

Federation of Southern Cooperatives

East Point, GA

Support of the U.S.-Cuba Food System Network, $130,000 over two years

Vermont Caribbean Institute

Burlington, VT

General support and support of the Cuba-US Agroecology Network, $500,000 over four years

 

Marine Conservation Initiative

California Trout

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Eel River Estuary Project, $40,000

Conservation International

Arlington, VA

Support of the Blue Carbon Initiative in Fiji, $35,000

Elkhorn Slough Foundation

Moss Landing, CA

Support of the Sand Hill Farm restoration project, $57,000

Northcoast Regional Land Trust

Bayside, CA

Support of the Wood Creek and Martin Slough projects, $45,000

WILDCOAST

Imperial Beach, CA

Support for the Coastal Resiliency Project, $40,000

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, NY

Support of the project to develop women-led mud crab enterprises in Fiji, $153,000

 

 

 

Council Grants

1 Grain to 1000 Grains

Menlo Park, CA

General support, $10,000

350.org

Brooklyn, NY

General support, $5,000

3rd I South Asian Independent Film

San Francisco, CA

General support, $20,000

Abilities United

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $5,000

Accountability Counsel

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Algalita Marine Research and Education

Long Beach, CA

General support, $5,000

Alliance for Climate Education

Boulder, CO

General support, $15,000

Amazon Watch

Oakland, CA

General support, $10,000

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation

New York, NY

Support of the Immigrants' Rights Project, $15,000

Arcola Theatre

London, UK

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support for the play entitled The Sleeper by the Anima Theatre Company, $3,500

Assistance League of Santa Clara County

Los Altos, CA

Support of the HOME program, $7,500

Associazione Monte Alto

Corte Franca, Italy

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support of the Franciacortapuntozero event, $5,000  

BRAC USA

New York, NY

Support for relief efforts following floods in Bangladesh, $5,000

University of California, San Francisco

Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology

San Francisco, CA

General support, $5,000

Center for Popular Democracy

Brooklyn, NY

Support of the Hurricane Maria Community Relief and Recovery Fund, $12,500

Collective Roots Garden Project

East Palo Alto, CA

General support, $20,000

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

San Francisco, CA

Support of the Climate and Energy Funders Group, $2,000

conPRmetidos

San Juan, Puerto Rico

(Paid through the Foundation for Puerto Rico)

Support of the Real-Time Recovery Fund, $15,000

Dancescape South Africa

Western Cape, South Africa

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $2,500

Doctors Without Borders USA

New York, NY

Support for refugee relief efforts on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, $5,000

Earthjustice

San Francisco, CA

General support, $15,000

El Puente

Brooklyn, NY

Support for the Puerto Rico Emergency Solar Energy Fund, $22,500

Electronic Frontier Foundation

San Francisco, CA

General support, $5,000

Environmental Grantmakers Association

New York, NY

General support, $8,000

Equality Now

New York, NY

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

Farmer-Veteran Coalition

Davis, CA

General support, $20,000

Film Forum

New York, NY

Support of a film by Taghi Amirani entitled Coup 53, $5,000

Fogo Na Roupa

San Francisco, CA

(Paid through Youth Matters)

General support, $5,000

Fondation du Patrimoine

Paris, France

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

Support of the Pierre Loti home renovation project, $20,000

Fractured Atlas

New York, NY

For a documentary entitled Lights, Camera,Uganda, $3,000

Golden Gate Audubon Society

Berkeley, CA

Support of the education program, $2,500

Grist Magazine

Seattle, WA

General support, $20,000

Gugulethu Ballet Project

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $2,500

Hispanic Federation

New York, NY

Support of the UNIDOS disaster relief fund, $12,500

Immigrant Family Defense Fund

Oakland, CA

(Paid through FII–National)

General support, $2,500

International Human Rights Funders Group

New York, NY

(Paid through Proteus Fund)

General support, $2,500

Joe Goode Performance Group

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Kitchen Table Advisors

Oakland, CA

(Paid through the Trust for Conservation Innovation)

General support, $2,500

L.A. Kitchen

Los Angeles, CA

General support, $20,000 over two years

Loco Bloco

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Marine Mammal Center

Sausalito, CA

General support, $2,500

National Iranian American Council

Washington, DC

General support, $10,000

New York Harbor Foundation
New York, NY

Support of the Billion Oyster Project, $15,000 over three years

Oakland Youth Chorus

Oakland, CA

General support, $15,000

One Dollar for Life

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $22,500

Ranchin' Vets

San Rafael, CA

General support, $10,000

Refugee Center Online

Portland, OR

General support, $10,000

RowLA

Santa Monica, CA

General support, $20,000 over two years

Sea of Solidarity

Arlington, VA

General support, $2,500

Seacology

Berkeley, CA

General support, $15,000

Slow Food USA

Brooklyn, NY

Support for the Cuban delegates, $3,000

Stanford University
Hopkins Marine Station

Stanford, CA

General support, $15,000

UC Hastings Foundation

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies

San Francisco, CA

General support, $10,000

Westwind Riding Institute

Los Altos Hills, CA

General support, $2,500

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, NY

Support of participation in the 2017 International Whaling Commission, $7,500

Women Now For Development

Paris, France

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $16,250

Women's Link Worldwide

Bogotá, Colombia

General support, $10,000

Youth Community Service

Palo Alto, CA

General support, $10,000

Zama Dance School

Gugulethu, South Africa

(Paid through the Tides Foundation)

General support, $2,500