2000 Grant Recipients

FROM JULY 1, 1999 TO JUNE 30, 2000
Grants for Research in Economics and Finance $955,000

American Council for Capital Formation, Washington, DC
For the Center for Policy Research Strategic Plan for Educating Policymakers on the Economic Impact of the Death Tax

Americans for Tax Reform Foundation,
Arlington, TX
For the research project, The Rise of Worker Capitalism, to examine attitudinal differences of investors and non-investors (Payable over two years)
California State University, Hayward, CA
For the Stock Market Simulation Game to teach middle and high school students the value of business, economics, and investing (Payable over two years)
Economic Security 2000, Washington, DC
For the project, Opening Savings and Wealth Accumulation to all
Americans (Second year of grant to be matched)
Hoover Institution on War,
Revolution and Peace,

Stanford, CA
For support of Dr. Paul M. Romer as The Dean Witter Foundation Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution (Payable over three years)
Pacific Research Institute, San Francisco, CA
For research, publications, and outreach programs of the Center for School Reform (Payable over two years)
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
For scholarship support and academic programs of the Finance Department at the Leavey School of Business; the Dean's Leadership Fund; and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
(Payable over two years)
Stanford University
Graduate School of Business,
Stanford, CA
For a discretionary grant to be used by the Dean of the Graduate School of Business
University of California,
Haas School of Business,
Berkeley, CA
For the Masters in Financial Engineering Program
(Matching grant payable over three years)
For a discretionary grant to be used by the Dean of the School of Business $100,000
Grants for Conservation of Natural Resources $284,800
Aim High, San Francisco, CA
For the Headlands Environmental Home
(Payable over three years)
Bay Area Wilderness Training, San Francisco, CA
For a series of workshops to train adult youth workers
to lead safe wilderness trips for urban young people
(Payable over two years)
California Poets in the Schools, San Francisco, CA
For the Poetry Picnic, a program of conservation activities and poetry workshops to improve student writing skills in San Francisco and Marin Counties public schools (Matching grant)
Community Resources for Science, Oakland, CA
For programs to help elementary teachers integrate science and environmental curriculum in East Bay public schools (Matching grant payable over two years)
Flycasters Educational Foundation, Campbell, CA
For the Salmon & Trout Education Program for students in Grades K-12 (Payable over three years)
IDG Films, San Francisco, CA
For the production of the documentary film, The Wild Parrots of San Francisco
Lindsay Wildlife Museum, Walnut Creek, CA
For the Nueva Vista Partnership, a hands-on conservation program for at-risk middle and high school youth (Matching grant)
Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, CA
For the Whale Bus, an environmental education outreach program for students in Pre-K through 8th grade (Matching grant)
Petaluma Wildlife & Natural Science Museum, Petaluma, CA
For new hands-on natural science exhibits in the Adventure Center
Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Stinson Beach, CA
For the New Member Acquisition Campaign; Songbird Conservation Project at the Consumnes River Preserve; and the K-12 environmental education program
(Challenge grant)
San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society, Newark, CA
For the production of an interpretive video on the San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge (Conditional grant)
San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA
For the John Krautkraemer Memorial Fund Environmental Water Caucus, a coalition of environmental organizations working to restore the San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystem
Sempervirens Fund, Los Altos, CA
For continuing support of the Wildlands Restoration and Gazos Creek Monitoring projects
United Anglers of Casa Grande High School, Petaluma, CA
For equipment to upgrade the fish hatchery facility and restore steelhead habitat in Adobe Creek
University of California,
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources,
Oakland, CA
For the development of two environmental research and training centers on protected wildlands within the Natural Reserve System
(Matching grant payable over two years)
Yolo Basin Foundation, Davis, CA
For the Discover the Flyway Program for Sacramento students in grades K-8
(Matching grant payable over two years)
Other Grants $6,250
The Foundation Center, New York, NY
For the San Francisco regional library and reference services for grantseekers and grantmakers
For the campaign to build a new facility for the San Francisco regional library $5,000