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Democracy And Civil Liberties

Campaign Legal Center Campaign Legal Center
Washington, DC
$75,000

Project Support
Voting Rights Project, to ensure broad and equitable access to the right to vote through litigation, advocacy, public education, and grassroots voter education campaigns.
Fair Elections Center Fair Elections Center
Washington, DC
$40,000

Project Support
Campus Vote Project, to help primarily community colleges and public universities institutionalize reforms and processes to create a culture of civic engagement that empowers students with the information necessary to register and vote.
Trace Media Inc Trace Media Inc
Brooklyn, NY
$75,000

Project Support
The Kids Who Aren’t Coming Back, to engage high school student journalists in researching and writing profiles of children fatally shot during the year following the Parkland school shooting, documenting the role of gun violence in the child’s death.

Education And Literacy

Little Kids Rock Little Kids Rock
Verona, NJ
$30,000

Project Support
Modern Band Expansion, to make music education more student-centered, culturally responsive, and inclusive by increasing access to the Modern Band curriculum for San Francisco Unified School District teachers and students.

Environment

Dogwood Alliance Dogwood Alliance
Asheville, NC
$50,000

Project Support
Our Forests Aren’t Fuel, to stop the use of trees as an industrial fuel source by pushing back threats and developing true renewable energy alternatives through advocacy, communications, and coalition building.
Earthworks Earthworks
Washington, DC
$80,000

Project Support
Making Clean Energy Clean, to ensure that the transition to renewable energy sources is driven by responsibly sourced minerals that minimizes the need for new extraction.
United States Public Interest Research Group Education Fund United States Public Interest Research Group Education Fund
Denver, CO
$40,000

Project Support
Right to Repair, to eliminate barriers that make it difficult to repair products through advocacy, media campaigns, and grassroots outreach to manufacturers, repair workers, environmentalists, and affected consumers.

Health And Recreation

Tennis Coalition of San Francisco Tennis Coalition of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
$6,000,000

Capital Support
Support for Phase II of the Golden Gate Park Tennis Center capital project. $6,000,000 over six years (2019-2024).

Jewish Community

IsraAID IsraAID
Palo Alto, CA
$50,000

Project Support
Humanitarian Professionals Network, to recruit Bay Area volunteers to receive emergency-preparedness training and deploy on international humanitarian relief missions.
Shalom Hartman Institute of North America Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
New York, NY
$50,000

Project Support
Beit Midrash for Courageous Communal Leadership in the Bay Area, to provide Jewish communal leaders with conceptual and practical tools to help them respond to the growing political pressures and create opportunities for civil discourse. 

Sf Bay Area Institutions And Projects

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
$100,000

Capital Support
For All, The Campaign for the Asian Art Museum, to transform the museum's facilities and programming. $100,000 over five years (2019-2022).

Special Projects And Initiatives

Center for Disaster Philanthropy Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Washington, DC
$25,000

Relief Efforts
2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund.
United Way of Northern California United Way of Northern California
Redding, CA
$40,000

Relief Efforts
To provide emergency cash and other forms of direct assistance to people who lost their homes in the Camp Fire and medium- and long-term recovery needs of victims of the Carr Fire and Camp Fire, as needs are identified.