Grantees

American Civil Liberties Union
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

 

California Academy of Sciences
The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens. The Academy is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring, explaining, and sustaining life on Earth.

 

Conservation Ambassadors
Giving a worldwide voice to wildlife by providing a permanent, loving home for displaced, abused, abandoned or permanently injured wild and exotic animals – sharing these animal ambassadors through our Zoo to You outreach program with school children and learners of all ages to educate them about conservation, connect them to the wild world, and inspire them to protect the planet.

 

Emery Heights Elite
For more than a decade Emery Heights Elite has worked to serve the young men and women of the greater Washington DC metro communities of Brightwood, Manor Park, Petworth, Sheppard Park and 16th Street Heights. We value the relationships we have built with the young people in the area we serve and are committed to serving them so they will return to serve those who follow in their foot steps.

 

Friends of Deer Hollow Farm
Deer Hollow Farm is a 160 year-old historical ranch in Silicon Valley. Its mission is to support environmental education programs for our kids and community. Open to the public, this nonprofit teaching farm welcomes 100,000+ visitors and thousands of students annually.

 

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

 

QuestBridge
QuestBridge is a powerful platform bridging the nation’s brightest, under-served youth and leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities. QuestBridge provides a single, internet-based meeting point which links exceptional students with colleges, scholarship providers, enrichment programs, employers, and organizations seeking students who have excelled despite obstacles. By facilitating these exchanges, QuestBridge aims to increase the percentage of talented low-income students attending the nation’s best universities and the ranks of national leadership itself.

 

San Francisco Ballet
A lively, vital ensemble, San Francisco Ballet is one of the three largest ballet companies in the United States. The Company presents more than 100 performances annually, both locally and internationally. The mission of San Francisco Ballet is to share our joy of dance with the widest possible audience in our community and around the globe and to provide the highest caliber of dance training in our School.

 

San Francisco Symphony
The San Francisco Symphony has a long and distinguished history of using new technology to reach audiences and bring classical music to millions around the world. In 1926, it became the first orchestra in the United States to perform on regular radio broadcasts. In 2001, the Symphony again led the way when it became the first American orchestra to create its own audio/video label, SFS Media, which produces the Symphony’s CDs and DVDs, as well as radio and TV documentaries.

 

SASS Foundation
Sequoia Adult School Scholars (SASS) provides financial support, tutoring, and other assistance to Sequoia District Adult School ESL and GED students the vast majority of whom have minimum wage jobs so they can enroll in community college to continue their education, expand their career options, and serve as role models and advocates for their children.

 

Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a comprehensive center of philanthropy. SVCF provides leadership, expertise and capital to help address social issues in our region. As the largest community foundation in the nation, SVCF helps build and strengthen the community by bringing together people and organizations who want to strengthen the common good.