2019 Grant Recipients

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Abraham Lincoln High School To provide a two-year biotechnology pathway serving 150 students. $10,000
Annie Cannons To provide software vocational training to 23 youth who are the children of human trafficking survivors. $10,000
ArtStart To provide students ages 14 to 21 in Sonoma County with mentored opportunities to carry out commissioned public art projects. $10,000
BAYCAT For after-school and summer programs that prepare youth for careers in the digital media arts. $12,500
Berkeley Repertory Theater For the Teen Council, which introduces 250 youth to writing, directing, producing and performing in their own productions. $10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Alameda County To provide 500 youth ages 6 to 18 with STEM instruction and field trips to shadow professionals at technology companies. $10,000
Building Blocks for Kids After-school coding and STEM classes for children ages 9 to 13. $10,000
Center for Youth Development through Law To provide paid summer internships and an introduction to legal studies to 35 high school students in the East Bay. $7,500
Circus Center To provide 50 youth, ages 7 to 18, with a pre-professional training program that prepares them for professional circus careers. $10,000
City Surf Project To provide 12 San Francisco high school students with paid internships as apprentice surf instructors for six weeks in the summer. $10,000
Code Nation To deliver introductory computer programming curriculum to under-resourced high schools in San Francisco. $15,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum To provide 10 high school students with internships in which they plan, promote and produce the museum’s teen programs. $10,000
Credo High School For the practical arts program that exposes 426 students to blacksmithing, basic carpentry, and woodworking. $20,000
Dev Mission To provide 240 hours of instruction in computing to 140 youth in affordable housing development in San Francisco. $10,000
826 Valencia To support the Youth Leadership Advisory Board, a paid internship and leadership development program serving 20 youth. $10,000
Gateway Public School For the Gateway to the Workforce Program, an onsite career readiness training initiative that includes a set of three 8-week internships. $10,000
Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center To provide youth with disabilities increased independence through skills gained in horseback riding.  $10,000
Girls Inc. of Alameda County For paid, 4-week professional internships for high school girls. $10,000
Hanna Boys Center To support vocational training in agriculture and construction for 100 at-risk youth at a residential treatment center in Sonoma. $10,000
Hidden Genius Project To provide 800 hours of year-round training in computer science and software development to 120 black male youth in East Bay. $10,000
Hiller Aviation Museum To support an annual team engineering design challenge for 1,100 students in grades 4 through 8. $7,500
Huckleberry Youth Programs To provide 110 high school students with job readiness training and 10-week paid summer internships. $15,000
ICA Cristo Rey Academy To provide 381 high school girls with four years of work study experiences in a range of industries. $10,000
Lime Foundation For the NextGen Trades Academy, which provides a 7-month vocational training program in the construction trades to youth ages 16 to 24. $10,000
Marin Builders Association To provide 20 to 30 Marin high school students with the training and certifications necessary for entry-level employment in the construction trades. $10,000
Mission Graduates To provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who enter certificate programs that require the purchase of apprenticeship tools. $15,000
Oakland School of the Arts To support the Production Design Program, which teaches students in grades 6-12 all aspects of putting on a stage production (i.e., carpentry and construction, lighting design, sound, etc.).  $10,000
One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative To provide paid summer jobs and mentoring to 100 high-risk youth, ages 14 to 25, in East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park. $10,000
Pie Ranch To provide 350 students in grades 6 through 12 with vocational education in sustainable farming and the culinary arts. $10,000
Project H Design (Girls Garage) To provide 48 girls ages 13 to 17 with a summer intensive program in design and building skills. $10,000
Santa Rosa Symphony For the Training Young Musicians program, including free after-school instruction and a three-week summer camp. $15,000
Sonoma International Film Festival For the Media Arts Program that teaches professional media and broadcast production skills to 185 students at Sonoma Valley High School. $10,000
Special Services for Groups/Occupational Therapy Training Program To provide 20 youth with a mental health diagnosis a job placement and support services to ensure permanent employment. $10,000
Tech Exchange For the internship program that trains youth ages 15 to 22 in computer hardware repair, IT troubleshooting, and customer service. $7,500
Tech Exposure & Access through Marketing To provide a 14-week program that trains 35 participants to use a video-based sports analysis software (SportsCode).  $15,000
Techbridge Girls To provide 30 weeks of STEM education and summer internship opportunities to 30 high school girls. $10,000
Tradeswomen For a career fair to introduce high school girls to careers in the trades. $10,000
West County Developing Instructional Gardens in Schools (WCDIGS) For the Plant to Plate internship program that trains 15 high school students in organic gardening, food handling safety, and cooking. $16,000
YES Nature to Neighborhoods To provide 20 Richmond teens, ages 16 to 18, with junior counselor jobs at summer camps. $10,000
Youth Art Exchange To provide 400 San Francisco high school students with technical art skills that prepare them for jobs in the creative sector. $10,000
Youth Food Project To provide a four-week culinary arts vocational training program to 25 young adults who have an incarceration history. $10,000
Youth Musical Theater Company To provide three apprenticeships in theater production. $5,000