Randall Museum
Randall Museum

Recent Grants

Democracy and Civil Liberties

Media Matters for America Media Matters for America
Washington, DC
$75,000.00
Project Support
To develop a media tracking system that effectively and efficiently tracks sources of misinformation in the media and predicts their lifecycles in order to respond strategically and effectively.
William J Brennan Jr Center For Justice Inc William J Brennan Jr Center For Justice Inc
New York, NY
$50,000.00
Project Support
To reduce the influence of money in politics by defending campaign finance laws that are under attack in the courts and developing legal strategies to counter the power of special interests in the US political system.
Youth Engagement Fund Youth Engagement Fund
Washington, DC
$50,000.00
Project Support
To provide resources for the civic engagement sector to improve voter education programs aimed at registering young voters, getting young voters to the polls, and developing leaders in the field.

Education and Literacy

Children’s Creativity Museum Children’s Creativity Museum
San Francisco, CA
$50,000.00
Project Support
Childhood Literacy Programs, to offer engaging, hands-on reading and writing activities and craft projects for thousands of children and their parents/caregivers annually.
826 Valencia 826 Valencia
San Francisco, CA
$35,000.00
Project Support
Writers’ Room Program, to provide writing and literacy support for students at three public schools in San Francisco.
Aim High For High School Aim High For High School
San Francisco, CA
$50,000.00
Project Support
Teaching for the 21st Century Initiative, to align Aim High’s curriculum and teacher training program with the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.
Experience Corps Bay Area Experience Corps Bay Area
San Francisco, CA
$25,000.00
Project Support
San Francisco expansion of program that places older adults as volunteers in underserved public schools to provide literacy support and mentoring to struggling students in grades K-3.

Environment

Environmental Protection Information Center Environmental Protection Information Center
Arcata, CA
$35,000.00
Project Support
To build institutional and development capacity to effectively protect and restore Northern California’s natural resources.
Western Rivers Conservancy Western Rivers Conservancy
Portland, OR
$50,000.00
Project Support
To establish the 47,097 acre Blue Creek Salmon Sanctuary and Climate Preserve in the coastal temperate rainforest of northwestern California for transfer to the Yurok Tribe.
Health Care Without Harm Health Care Without Harm
Reston, VA
$50,000.00
Project Support
To promote sustainability strategies at American hospitals to influence the demand and supply of safer chemicals, materials, and products.
Pacific Institute Pacific Institute
Oakland, CA
$25,000.00
Project Support
California Drought Response Initiative, to advocate for California water policy reform, communicate the impacts of the drought through the media, and promote water conservation and efficiency via online resources and tools.
San Bruno Mountain Watch San Bruno Mountain Watch
Brisbane, CA
$15,000.00
Project Support
To increase opportunities to conserve and enhance San Bruno Mountain’s open space and habitat.
Friends of the Earth Friends of the Earth
Washington, DC
$50,000.00
Project Support
BeeAction Campaign, to secure commitments from retailers and institutions to eliminate the use of pesticides that are harmful to bees and advocate for policies that protect bees and other pollinators.

Health and Recreation

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area Girls on the Run of the Bay Area
San Francisco, CA
$20,000.00
Project Support
San Francisco Program, to provide experiential learning and activities to 3rd to 5th grade girls to offset the insufficient physical education opportunities in schools.
Operation Access Operation Access
San Francisco, CA
$10,000.00
Project Support
To expand the Orthopedic Program in SF to provide ambulatory orthopedic care for needy individuals whose condition might otherwise go untreated.
Playworks Education Energized Playworks Education Energized
Oakland, CA
$50,000.00
Project Support
Playworks SF, to engage children in recess and extracurricular activities as a strategy to improve children’s health and to make schools more safe, inclusive, and conducive to learning.

Jewish Community

J. The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California J. The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California
San Francisco, CA
$100,000.00
Project Support
A Vision for the Future capacity-building plan to develop and deliver the digital content of one of the oldest Jewish publications in America.
Limmud Bay Area Limmud Bay Area
Los Altos, CA
$5,000.00
Project Support
Limmud Bay Area 2014, to bring together hundreds Bay Area Jews for a three-day learning retreat.
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
San Francisco, CA
$37,000.00
Project Support
New Generation Initiative, to offer film screenings and events for young adults (ages 21 to 35) during the summer festival and throughout the year.
Challah For Hunger Challah For Hunger
Philadelphia, PA
$13,650.00
Project Support
Northern California Regional Growth Plan, to support organization that engages college students in baking and selling challah and donating the proceeds to social justice causes.

Reproductive Health and Rights

ACLU Foundation of Northern California ACLU Foundation of Northern California
San Francisco, CA
$25,000.00
Project Support
To guide the implementation of AB 154 and SB 138 and increase access to abortion services in California.
Choice USA Choice USA
Washington, DC
$50,000.00
Project Support
To engage Millennials on college campuses to advocate for increased abortion access at the local, state, and federal level.
Reproductive Health Technologies Project Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Washington, DC
$50,000.00
Project Support
To develop strategies to help counter state-based attacks on medication abortion, advocate for making the method more accessible and increase public and policymaker knowledge about medication abortion to affect policy and market changes.
National Network of Abortion Funds National Network of Abortion Funds
Boston, MA
$75,000.00
Project Support
To build the capacity of local abortion funds to help increase access to abortion services for women who struggle to pay for care.
Access Women’s Health Justice Access Women’s Health Justice
Oakland, CA
$22,500.00
Project Support
Strengthen the organization’s capacity to expand access to quality, affordable abortion care and information for low-income women in California.
Religious Institute Religious Institute
Westport, CT
$20,000.00
Project Support
To increase clergy support in the South for abortion services.

SF Bay Area Institutions and Projects

East Bay Zoological Society East Bay Zoological Society
Oakland, CA
$130,000.00
Capital Support
The California Trail, to transform 56 acres at the Oakland Zoo into a living environment where visitors can learn about California’s native plants and wildlife.
Marine Mammal Center Marine Mammal Center
Sausalito, CA
$150,000.00
Capital Support
Intensive Care and Quarantine Capital Campaign, to construct new intensive care and quarantine pens, a new hydraulic system and loading dock, an oiled wildlife staging area, and other facility and safety improvements. $150,000 over three years (2014-2016).
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA
$2,500.00
Project Support
On the Go Exhibitions and Programs.

Special Projects and Initiatives

Friends of The Israel Defense Forces Friends of The Israel Defense Forces
San Francisco, CA
$25,000.00
Relief Efforts
Rapid Response Fund, to provide needed supplies to soldiers.
Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Youth Engagement Fund
Youth Engagement Fund