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Democracy And Civil Liberties

Bus Federation Civic Fund Bus Federation Civic Fund
Portland, OR
$50,000
Project Support
National Voter Registration Day, to support a nonpartisan day of action held each year to register voters across the country, highlight the importance of voting, and celebrate democracy.
Campaign To Keep Guns Off Campus Campaign To Keep Guns Off Campus
Croton Falls, NY
$20,000
Project Support
To provide education, organize students and faculty, and create resources for campus-based and gun violence prevention groups to defeat policies that force colleges and universities to allow guns on campus.
Civic Nation Civic Nation
Washington, DC
$50,000
Project Support
All In Campus Democracy Challenge, a national, nonpartisan initiative to increase student voter turnout and democratic engagement by providing college campuses with resources and support to develop civic engagement plans.
Every Voice Center Every Voice Center
Washington, DC
$35,000
Project Support
To promote public financing systems for elections by highlighting recent policy victories and candidates who won with small donations and public funds.
Southern Poverty Law Center Southern Poverty Law Center
Montgomery, AL
$100,000
Project Support
To track the activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists, publish investigative reports, train law enforcement officers and share key intelligence, and offer expert analysis to the media and public.

Education And Literacy

826 Valencia 826 Valencia
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Capital Support
Tenderloin Expansion Campaign, to establish a writing and tutoring center for under-resourced students in the Tenderloin neighborhood.
Parents For Public Schools of San Francisco Parents For Public Schools of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Project Support
To create a more robust website with up-to-date information and resources on San Francisco public schools for parents and caregivers.
Tandem, Partners In Early Learning Tandem, Partners In Early Learning
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Project Support
Community Capacity Building at University of California, San Francisco, to engage pediatric medical staff and volunteers in supporting patients’ early language and literacy development.
University of California, Berkeley University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
$50,000
Project Support
Emergency Campaign for the Undocumented Student Program, to support the acute needs of undocumented students during this period of heightened uncertainty through expanded services and resources.

Environment

Center For Biological Diversity Center For Biological Diversity
Tucson, AZ
$50,000
Project Support
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aircraft, to require the EPA to regulate aircraft greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act through litigation.
Center For Environmental Health Center For Environmental Health
Oakland, CA
$30,000
Project Support
To create market pressure for safer products by providing scientifically-credible information on the human health effects of bisphenol A in canned foods and strategies to avoid their use.
Earthjustice Earthjustice
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Project Support
Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Legal Fund, to represent the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in federal court and advocate for rerouting the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline away from Tribal land.
Environment California Research and Policy Center Environment California Research and Policy Center
Los Angeles, CA
$15,000
Project Support
Charge Ahead California, to generate support for policies that reduce initial costs of electric vehicles and to educate individuals in low-income communities about electric vehicles.
Environmental Paper Network Environmental Paper Network
Asheville, NC
$50,000
Project Support
To increase the use of environmentally responsible papers, advance sustainable paper industry practices, and reduce wasteful paper usage by updating, improving, and promoting paper resources and tools.
Friends of the River Friends of the River
Sacramento, CA
$25,000
Project Support
To coordinate environmental organizations, tribes, fishing groups, businesses, and landowners to advocate for water solutions for California that will create a sustainable, balanced, diverse, and reliable water supply.
NatureBridge NatureBridge
San Francisco, CA
$125,000
Capital Support
To support Phase I of the capital campaign to build the National Environmental Science Center in Yosemite National Park. $125,000 over two years (2016-2017).
Urban Habitat Program Urban Habitat Program
Oakland, CA
$35,000
Project Support
To lay the foundation for public, community, and private sector partnerships to advance a new series of on-demand transportation solutions that meet community needs without disrupting public transit.
Urban Sustainability Directors Network Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Chicago, IL
$35,000
Project Support
To develop, launch, and evaluate two city pilot initiatives to test strategies that address the economic, social, and cultural factors of sustainable consumption.

Health And Recreation

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Project Support
To upgrade the Power of Two program and better enable patients and caregivers to connect to others who share similar experiences.

Jewish Community

Berkeley Hillel Berkeley Hillel
Berkeley, CA
$500,000
Capital Support
Capital Campaign, to enable Berkeley Hillel to redesign and renovate its facility to better serve students and the community. More information:
Onward Israel Onward Israel
New York, NY
$60,000
Project Support
To provide professional internships in Israel for 40 Bay Area young adults in summer 2016. 

Reproductive Health And Rights

Center for Reproductive Rights Center for Reproductive Rights
New York, NY
$100,000
Project Support
Litigation to Support and Protect Abortion Providers and Patients, to ensure access to abortion services by litigating cases in the US that challenge barriers to abortion provider training and restrictions on the types of physicians who can provide abortion care.
Planned Parenthood Northern California Planned Parenthood Northern California
Concord, CA
$75,000
Project Support
To provide support for the San Francisco Clinic.
Resources for Abortion Delivery Resources for Abortion Delivery
Washington, DC
$100,000
Project Support
To provide loans and grants to buttress independent healthcare centers that offer abortion services.

Sf Bay Area Institutions And Projects

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
$200,000
Project Support
To support the Summer of Love and Monet: The Early Years exhibits.

Special Projects And Initiatives

American Jewish World Service American Jewish World Service
New York, NY
$15,000
Relief Efforts
To assist with Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.
Community Foundation of Greater Flint Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Flint, MI
$25,000
Relief Efforts
Flint Child Health and Development Fund, to assist with the intermediate and long-term needs of children exposed to lead due to the Flint, MI, water crisis, including: medical care, behavioral health services, nutrition education and access to healthy food, integrated social services, and early childhood education.
Foundation for Louisiana Foundation for Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
$25,000
Relief Efforts
To provide immediate disaster relief and long-term recovery support for areas of Southern Louisiana impacted by severe floods in August 2016.
United States Fund for UNICEF United States Fund for UNICEF
San Francisco, CA
$10,000
Relief Efforts
To assist with Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.