PAST Grants

 
 
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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 over one year

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

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! Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
New York, NY
Support for a video series featuring long-term survivors of pancreatic cancer, $150,000 over two years

Nashville Symphony Association
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 for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security
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 Center
East Palo Alto, CA
Support for a new clinical manager 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, John F. Kennedy High School Student Health and Enrichment Center
Richmond, CA
To support a bilingual clinician, $37,500 over one year

Council Grants

1 Grain to 1000 Grains
Menlo Park, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

350.org
Brooklyn, NY
General support, $5,000 over one year

3rd I South Asian Independent Film
San Francisco, CA
General support, $20,000 over one year

Abilities United
Palo Alto, CA
General support, $5,000 over one year

Accountability Counsel
San Francisco, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Algalita Marine Research and Education
Long Beach, CA
General support, $5,000 over one year

Alliance for Climate Education
Boulder, CO
General support, $15,000 over one year

Amazon Watch
Oakland, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
New York, NY
Support of the Immigrants' Rights Project, $15,000 over one year

Arcola Theatre
London, UK
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support for the Anima Theatre company's play entitled The Sleeper, $3,500 over one year

Assistance League of Santa Clara County
Los Altos, CA
For support of the HOME program, $7,500 over one year

Associazione Monte Alto
Corte Franca, Italy
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support of the Franciacortapuntozero event, $5,000 over one year

BRAC USA
New York, NY
Support for relief efforts following floods in Bangladesh, $5,000 over one year

California, University of, San Francisco Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology
San Francisco, CA
General support, $5,000 over one year

Center for Popular Democracy
Brooklyn, NY
Support of the Hurricane Maria Community Relief and Recovery Fund, $12,500 over one year

Collective Roots Garden Project
East Palo Alto, CA
General support, $20,000 over one year

conPRmetidos
San Juan, Puerto Rico
(Paid through the Foundation for Puerto Rico)
Support of the Real-Time Recovery Fund, $15,000 over one year

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity
San Francisco, CA
Support of the Climate and Energy Funders Group, $2,000 over one year

Dancescape South Africa
Western Cape, South Africa
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $2,500 over one year

Day Worker Center of Mountain View
Mountain View, CA
General support, $4,000 over two years

Doctors Without Borders USA
New York, NY
Support for relief efforts on the Bangladesh Mynamar border, $5,000 over one year

Earthjustice
San Francisco, CA
General support, $15,000 over one year

El Puente
Brooklyn, NY
Support of the Puerto Rico Emergency Solar Energy Fund, $32,500 over one year

Electronic Frontier Foundation
San Francisco, CA
General support, $5,000 over one year

Environmental Grantmakers Association
New York, NY
General support, $8,000 over one year

Equality Now
New York, NY
Support of the Adolescent Girls' Legal Defense Fund, $20,000 over one year

Farmer-Veteran Coalition
Davis, CA
General support, $20,000 over one year

Film Forum
New York, NY
Support of a film by Taghi Amirani entitled Coup 53, $5,000 over one year

Fogo Na Roupa
San Francisco, CA
Paid through Youth Matters
General support, $5,000 over one year

Fondation du Patrimoine
Paris, France
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support of the Pierre Loti home renovation project, $20,000 over one year

Fractured Atlas
New York, NY
Support for the documentary entitled "Lights,Camera, Uganda", $3,000 over one year

Golden Gate Audubon Society
Berkeley, CA
Support of education program, $2,500 over one year

Grist Magazine
Seattle, WA
General support, $20,000 over one year

Gugulethu Ballet Project
Palo Alto, CA
General support, $2,500 over one year

Hispanic Federation
New York, NY
Support of the UNIDOS disaster relief fund, $12,500 over one year

Immigrant Family Defense Fund
Oakland, CA
Paid through FII - National
General support, $2,500 over one year

International Human Rights Funders Group
New York, NY
Paid through Proteus Fund
General support, $2,500 over one year

Joe Goode Performance Group
San Francisco, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Kitchen Table Advisors
Oakland, CA
Paid through Trust for Conservation Innovation
General support, $2,500 over one year

L.A. Kitchen
Los Angeles, CA
General support, $20,000 over two years

Loco Bloco
San Francisco, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Marine Mammal Center
Sausalito, CA
General support, $2,500 over one year

National Iranian American Council
Washington, DC
General support, $10,000 over one year

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 over one year

One Dollar for Life
Palo Alto, CA
General support, $22,500 over one year

Ranchin' Vets
San Rafael, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Refugee Center Online
Portland, OR
General support, $10,000 over one year

RowLA
Santa Monica, CA
General support, $20,000 over two years

Sea of Solidarity
Arlington, VA
General support, $2,500 over one year

Seacology
Berkeley, CA
General support, $15,000 over one year

Slow Food USA
Brooklyn, NY
Support for Cuban delegates to attend Slow Food Nation, $3,000 over one year

Stanford University Hopkins Marine Station
Stanford, CA
General support, $15,000 over one year

UC Hastings Foundation, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
San Francisco, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Westwind Riding Institute
Los Altos Hills, CA
General support, $2,500 over one year

Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
Support of participation in the 2017 International Whaling Commission, $7,500 over one year

Women Now For Development
Paris, France
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $16,250 over one year

Women's Link Worldwide
Bogotá, Colombia
General support, $10,000 over one year

Youth Community Service
Palo Alto, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Zama Dance School
Gugulethu, South Africa
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $2,500 over one year

Climate Protection Program

Carbon Cycle Institute
Petaluma, CA
General support, $63,500 over one year

Clean Air Task Force
Boston, MA
Support of the Pan American Oil and Gas Network, $75,000 over one year

Clean Energy Works
Washington, DC
Support for expanding the field of funders for clean energy solutions in rural communities, $25,000 over one year

Climate and Health Research Network
Bowdoinham, ME
Support of methane abatement in the Caspian Sea region, $125,000 over one year

Columbia University, Earth Institute
New York, NY
Support of the Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions program, $50,000 over one year

European Climate Foundation
The Hague, Netherlands
((Paid through the Tides Foundation))
Support for the International Energy Program, $260,000 over one year

Growald Family Fund
Brookline, MA
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support for convening, $25,000 over one year

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
Cleveland, OH
General support, $110,000 over one year

Market Forces
Collingwood, Victoria Australia
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $50,000 over one year

Resource Media
San Francisco, CA
Support for work with rural electric co-op members, $75,000 over one year

We Own It
Madison, WI
General support, $115,000 over one year


Gap Program

Center for Responsible Travel
Washington, DC
Support of the 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 program to promote sustainable and vibrant small-scale fisheries and farming in Cuba, $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-U.S. Agroecology Network (CUSAN), and upgrades to the Indio Hatuey Experimental Station and the Antonio Núńez Jiménez Foundation for Nature and Humanity in Cuba, $500,000 over four years


Marine Conservation Initiative

California Trout
San Francisco, CA
Support for the North Coast estuary project, $40,000 over one year

Conservation International
Arlington, VA
Support of the Blue Carbon Initiative in Fiji, $35,000 over one year

Elkhorn Slough Foundation
Moss Landing, CA
Support of the restoration of Sand Hill Farms, $57,000 over one year

Northcoast Regional Land Trust
Bayside, CA
Support of restoration work at Freshwater Farms and Martin Slough, $45,000 over one year

WILDCOAST
Imperial Beach, CA
Support for the South San Diego County Coastal Open Space Enhancement Program, $40,000 over one year

Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
Support for the women-led mud crab enterprise program in Fiji, $153,000 over one year


2016

Board Grants

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

Brown University, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
Providence, RI
Support of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, $100,000 over two years

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies
Oakland, CA
General support, $50,000 over two years

California, University of, San Francisco Dyslexia Center
San Francisco, CA
Support of the phenotyping project, $60,000 over two years

Collective Roots Garden Project
East Palo Alto, CA
General support, $30,000 over one year

EarthRights International
Washington, DC
General support, $60,000 over two years

Echoing Green
New York, NY
General support, $50,000 over two years

Firelight Foundation
Santa Cruz, CA
Support of the Malawi Secondary Education Initiative, $175,000 over two years

Hunger Action Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
General support, $50,000 over two years

iLEAP
Seattle, WA
General support, $25,000 over one year

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Redwood City, CA
General support, $60,000 over two years

Los Angeles Food Policy Council
Los Angeles, CA
(Paid through Community Partners)
General support, $50,000 over two years

Nashville Symphony Association
Nashville, TN
General support, $35,000 over one year

Nature Conservancy Inc. 
San Francisco, CA
Support of the Australia program, $30,000 over three years

New Creation Home Ministries
East Palo Alto, CA
General support, $40,000 over two years

New Leaders
Oakland, CA
Support of the Aspiring Principals Program, $75,000 over three years

One Dollar for Life
Palo Alto, CA
General support, $30,000 over one year

Oregon Environmental Council
Portland, OR
Support of Renew Oregon, $40,000 over two years

Principe Productions
New York, NY
Support for a film on Syrian refugees, $50,000 over one year

Puente de la Costa Sur
Pescadero, CA
General support, $30,000 over three years

Ravenswood Family Health Center
East Palo Alto, CA
General support, $30,000 over one year

Refugees International
Washington, DC
General support, $41,000 over one year

Richmond Promise
Richmond, CA
Support for the Near-Peer Ambassadors program at Kennedy High School, $30,000 over two years

Rocky Mountain Institute
Boulder, CO
Support of a project to phase down public financing of coal power generation, $50,000 over one year

San Francisco Ballet
San Francisco, CA
Support for the Dance in Schools and Communities program, $50,000 over one year

SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors
Burlingame, CA
General support, $54,000 over three years

Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation
Stanford, CA
Support for undergraduate teaching programs, $130,000 over two years

Stanford University, Hoover Institution
Stanford, CA
Support of the World Free of Nuclear Weapons Project, $100,000 over one year

Thistle Farms
Nashville, TN
General support, $30,000 over two years

Tostan
Washington, DC
Support of social mobilization activities in Senegal, $60,000 over two years

Un Ponte Per
Rome, Italy
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support of the Safe Passage program and general support, $160,000 over two years

United Campus Christian Ministry at Stanford University
Stanford, CA
General support, $30,000 over three years

Voices on the Border
Washington, DC
General support, $30,000 over three years

Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
Support of the Asiatic Cheetah Project, $40,000 over two years

World Wildlife Fund
Washington, DC
Support of a project to establish more sustainable aquaculture operations in Chile, $200,000 over two years

 

Council Grants

3rd I South Asian Independent Film
San Francisco, CA
General support, $20,000 over one year

Abilities United
Palo Alto, CA
General support, $7,500 over one year

Algalita Marine Research and Education
Long Beach, CA
General support, $5,000 over one year

Amazon Watch
Oakland, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Cambridge, MA
General support, $20,000 over one year

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
New York, NY
Support of the Voting Rights Project, $5,000 over one year

Andean Health and Development
Madison, WI
Relief efforts following the April 16, 2016 earthquake in Ecuador, $10,000 over one year

Associazione Culturale Letter Altura
28921 Verbania, Italy
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support for the 2016 Lago Maggiore LetterAltura festival, $10,000 over one year

Boston Foundation, Haiti Development Institute
Boston, MA
Support of relief efforts by the Haitian Development Institute following Hurricane Matthew, $22,500 over one year

California Dance Institute
Santa Monica, CA
General support, $20,000 over two years

California, University of, San Francisco Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology
San Francisco, CA
Support for the Surgical Management and Reconstructive Training program, $10,000 over one year

Center for Investigative Reporting
Emeryville, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Community Activism Law Alliance
Chicago, IL
General support, $5,000 over one year

CommunityWise Bellingham
Bellingham, WA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Confluence Philanthropy
New York, NY
General support, $1,000 over one year

Consensus Building Institute
Cambridge, MA
Support of a facilitated negotiation in Chile, $24,000 over one year

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity
San Francisco, CA
General support (membership), $2,000 over one year

The Contributor
Nashville, TN
General support, $15,000 over one year

Dancescape South Africa
Western Cape, South Africa
Paid through the Tides Foundation
General support, $5,000 over one year

Environmental Grantmakers Association
New York, NY
General support, $8,000 over one year

EnviroSynergy, Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversité Marine
Bethesda, MD
General support, $5,000 over one year

Equality Now
New York, NY
Support for the Adolescent Girls' Legal Defense Fund, $10,000 over one year

Fogo Na Roupa
San Francisco, CA
(Paid through Youth Matters)
For the 2017 Carnaval, $5,000 over one year

FoodCorps
Portland, OR
General support, $5,000 over one year

Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
Palo Alto, CA
Support of the capital campaign, $10,000 over one year

Galería de la Raza
San Francisco, CA
General support, $5,000 over one year

Global Footprint Network
Oakland, CA
General support, $15,000 over three years

Golden Gate Audubon Society
Berkeley, CA
Support of the education programs, $5,000 over one year

Grist Magazine
Seattle, WA
General support, $20,000 over one year

Handweavers Guild of America, Inc
Suwanee, GA
General support, $20,000 over two years

Harvard University, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Cambridge, MA
Support of the Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran project, $10,000 over two years

Hesperian Foundation
Berkeley, CA
General support, $20,000 over one year

Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques
Bures-Sur-Yvette, France
(Paid through Friends of the IHES Inc.)
General support and support of the Jean-Paul Gimon Fellowship program, $10,000 over one year

Janada Batchelor Foundation for Children (JBFC) 
Tulsa, OK
General support, $5,000 over one year

John C. Campbell Folk School, Inc. 
Brasstown, NC
General support, $20,000 over two years

Khaniqahi I Nimatullahi
Washington, DC
General support, $10,000 over two years

Kiss the Ground
Venice, CA
General support, $20,000 over two years

L.A. Kitchen
Los Angeles, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

LA Compost
Los Angeles, CA
General support, $10,000 over two years

Loco Bloco
San Francisco, CA
General support, $5,000 over one year

Mālama Maunalua
Honolulu, HI
General support, $5,000 over one year

Mercy Corps
Portland, OR
Support of the Humanitarian Response Fund, $9,000 over one year

North House Folk School
Grand Marais, MN
General support, $20,000 over two years

Paly Media Arts Boosters
Palo Alto, CA
Support of the project to digitize The Campanile newspaper archive, $5,000 over one year

Panetta Institute for Public Policy
Seaside, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Penland School of Crafts
Penland, NC
General support, $20,000 over two years

Public Policy Institute of California
San Francisco, CA
Support for a statewide survey on Californians and Higher Education, $10,000 over one year

Ranchin' Vets
San Rafael, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Salmon Coast Field Station
Simoom Sound, BC Canada
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $12,000 over one year

Schumacher Institute
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support of "Ah-Be" performance project, $5,000 over one year

Seacology
Berkeley, CA
General support, $20,000 over one year

Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha
Dhaka, Bangladesh
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support for travel to the COP 22 negotiations in Morocco, $5,000 over one year

Slow Money
New York, NY
Support of the New York City chapter, $2,500 over one year

St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
Newton Upper Falls, MA
Support of relief efforts following Hurricane Matthew, $15,500 over one year

Stanford University Hopkins Marine Station
Stanford, CA
Support of undergraduate research, $5,000 over one year

Tewa
Lalitpur Nepal
(Paid through Global Fund for Women)
Support of continued recovery efforts following the 2015 earthquake, $10,000 over one year

UC Hastings Foundation, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
San Francisco, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Westwind Riding Institute
Los Altos Hills, CA
General support, $2,500 over one year

Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
Support of WCS's participation in the International Whaling Commission, $10,000 over one year

Women's Link Worldwide
Bogotá, Colombia Colombia
General support, $10,000 over one year

YMCA of the East Bay, John F. Kennedy High School Student Health and Enrichment Center
Richmond, CA
Support for staffing at the Health and Wellness Center at JFK High School, $12,500 over one year

Youth Community Service
Palo Alto, CA
General support, $10,000 over one year

Climate Protection Program

Alliance for Climate Education
Boulder, CO
General support, $50,000 over one year

Carbon Cycle Institute
Petaluma, CA
General support, $50,000 over one year

Clean Air Task Force
Boston, MA
Support of the Pan-American Oil and Gas Network to minimize methane and black carbon emissions in Latin America, $100,000 over one

Climate and Health Research Network
Bowdoinham, ME
Support of methane abatement in the Caspian Sea region, $110,000 over one year

Columbia University, Earth Institute
New York, NY
Support of the Program on Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions, $50,000 over one year

Cooperative Leadership Network
Wimberly, TX
(Paid through Sustainable Markets Foundation)
General support, $75,000 over one year

Environmental Integrity Project
Washington, DC
Support of coal-related work, $50,000 over one year

European Climate Foundation
The Hague, Netherlands
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
Support for the International Energy Program, $225,000 over one year

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
Cleveland, OH
General support, $110,000 over one year

Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development
Washington, DC
Support of the educational campaign to abate short-lived climate pollutants, $75,000 over one year

Market Forces
Collingwood, Victoria Australia
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $100,000 over one year

Resource Media
San Francisco, CA
Support for the promotion of clean energy development by rural electric cooperatives, $50,000 over one year


Gap Program

Beyond Borders, Inc. 
Washington, DC
General support, $55,000 over two years

Boston Foundation, Haiti Development Institute
Boston, MA
General support, $100,000 over two years

Build Change
Denver, CO
General support, $80,000 over two years

Cornell University Medical College, Center for Global Health, GHESKIO
New York, NY
Support of GHESKIO's Adolescent Peer Group program, $65,000 over two years

Fonkoze USA
Washington, DC
Support of recovery efforts following Hurricane Matthew, $45,000 over one year

Future Generations
Franklin, WV
Support of the Haiti program, $90,000 over two years

Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti
Pittsburgh, PA
General support and support of the Peri-Partum Cardiomyopathy Clinic, $110,000 over two years

Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux
Boston, MA
General support, $80,000 over two years

International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region Haiti Adolescent Girls Network
New York, NY
Support of the Haiti Adolescent Girls Network, $100,000 over two years

Mouvement Paysans 3eme Section Camp Perrin (MP3K) 
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $92,000 over two years

Peasant Movement of Papaye
Hinche, Haiti
(Paid through the Tides Foundation)
General support, $100,000 over two years

St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
Newton Upper Falls, MA
General support, $100,000 over two years

Vermont Caribbean Institute
Burlington, VT
Support of the Cuba-US Agroecology Network, $40,000 over one year


Marine Conservation Initiative

California Trout
San Francisco, CA
Support of the Eel River Estuary Project, $40,000 over one year

Elkhorn Slough Foundation
Moss Landing, CA
Support of the Sand Hill Farm restoration project, $57,000 over one year

Northcoast Regional Land Trust
Bayside, CA
Support of the Wood Creek and Martin Slough projects, $45,000 over one year

WILDCOAST
Imperial Beach, CA
Support for the Coastal Resiliency Project, $40,000 over one year

Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
Support of the project to develop women-led mud crab enterprises in Fiji, $153,000 over one year

World Wildlife Fund
Washington, DC
Support of the Fiji program, $30,000 over one year