2021 Grant Recipients

GRANT AWARDS AND PAYMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2021

ORGANIZATION PROGRAM GRANT AWARD
ArtStart To provide students in Sonoma County with free training in carrying out commissioned public art projects $10,000
Attitudinal Healing Connection For the Earn to Learn program, providing Oakland youth with job readiness training and mentored paid work. $10,000
Bayview Hunters Point Center
for Arts & Technology (BAYCAT)
To support the Digital Media Arts Pathway program, educating 150 youth in filmmaking and graphic design $15,000
Berkeley Repertory Theater For the Teen Council program, providing opportunities for 300 teens to develop vocational skills in theater arts career pathways

$20,000

Big Skills Tiny Homes For a 9-month hands-on vocational program in the construction trades for transitional aged youth

$10,000

California Film Institute To support the Summerfilm program, introducing youth to career pathways in the film industry $10,000
Canopy To provide 46 high school students in East Palo Alto with paid internships in urban greening

$10,000

Conservation Corps North Bay For the Career Pathway Program, providing 200 transitional aged youth in Marin and Sonoma Counties with job training in three career pathways $10,000
The Crucible To support the Fuego Youth Leadership program, providing paid summer internships in industrial arts $10,000
Data for Social Good To pilot UpMetrics services to three nonprofit organizations delivering vocational training to Bay Area youth to evaluate and track service outcomes. $10,000
Dev/Mission For the Information and Communication Technology sector Occupational Skills Training program $10,000
Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center To provide 19 youth with disabilities improved physical and behavioral outcomes through horseback riding. $10,000
Girls Garage To provide 48 high school girls with an intensive summer program in design and building skills $15,000
Girls, Inc. Support for Eureka! Teen Achievement Internship Program, providing job training and career exploration opportunities to 151 girls $10,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy For the LINC summer program, engaging 40 high schoolers in environmental stewardship, vocational education and internships focused on environmental careers $12,500
ICA Cristo Rey Academy To provide 357 high school girls with four years of work study experiences in a range of disciplines $10,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools To prepare 150 high school students in Oakland for careers in product development and design $10,000
Lime Foundation For the NextGen Trades and Auto Academies serving 85 youth in Sonoma County

$10,000

Mission Bit To launch the Tech Sales Career Preparation Bootcamp $10,000
Mission Graduates To provide 10 to 15 occupational tools or training scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing careers in the trades.

$20,000

New Conservatory Theatre Center To support the Youth Conservatory and Vocational Internship Program, providing education and training in the theater arts to youth ages 12 to 19 $15,000
Oakland School of the Arts To support the Fashion Design Department $15,000
Olinga Learning To teach 36 middle school students to use technology to improve agricultural outcomes and environmental sustainability $15,000
On the Move To launch a Social Service Career Pathway program $15,000
Plumas County Office of Education To purchase 3-D printer technology for the maker space facility at Quincy Junior-Senior High School $7,000
Santa Rosa Symphony To support the Training Young Musicians program, which serves 400 students and culminates in a pre-professional youth orchestra $15,000
SCRAP To provide art supplies and guided craft projects to 50 Latinx families in the Mission District. $10,000
Sprouts Cooking Club To support program expenses for eight Chef-in-Training interns

$14,400

Sunset Youth Services To support the Professional Services Pathway, providing 8 to 12 youth job training and apprenticeships in finance, development and communications $15,000
Teen Services Sonoma To provide 150 high school students Ready to Work certification and job skills in bicycle repair and cooking $15,000
Waterside Workshops To support three vocational training programs in constructing wood boats, managing a coffee shop, and repairing bicycles $20,000
Youth Beat To train Oakland middle and high school students in digital media arts $15,000
Youth Musical Theater To expand the Theater Arts Apprenticeship program $10,000