North America: $70,000 to the Wild
Salmon Center (Portland, Ore.).
—To build an economic, political, and
legal case for restrictions of environmentally damaging vehicle use on
public land in California: $125,000
to the Wilderness Society (San Francisco, Calif.).
Health care and hospitals. For its
capital campaign to build the Mission
Bay Children’s, Women’s and Cancer
Specialty Hospital: $250,000 to the U.
of California at San Francisco Medical
Center at Mission Bay (San Francisco,
Higher education. To help reinstate
classes over the fall 2010 and spring
2011 semesters because of severe
public funding cuts: $200,000 to the
Foundation of City College of San
Francisco (San Francisco, Calif.).
Jewish life and culture. For sculpture
by the artist Anish Kapoor: $500,000
to the American Friends of the Israel
Museum (New York, N. Y.).
—To provide educational trips to Israel
for young Jewish adults in the San
Francisco Bay Area: $500,000 to the
Birthright Israel Foundation (New
York, N. Y.).
—To encourage the restoration of the
lower Jordan River by decreasing pollution and increasing the flow of clean
water: $200,000 to Friends of the
Earth-Middle East (Tel Aviv, Israel).
—To broaden interfaith outreach ef-
forts in the San Francisco Bay Area:
$125,000 to InterfaithFamily.com
—To generate knowledge for the pro-
tection of Israel’s marine reserves:
$110,000 to Israel Oceanographic
and Limnological Research (Haifa,
—To reduce barriers within the California State University system to
study abroad in Israel and encourage
students to study in Israel: $125,000
to the Israel on Campus Coalition
—For general support of this organization that works with journalists to
ensure an accurate portrayal of Israel
in the media: $250,000 to the Israel
Project (Washington, D.C.).
—To sponsor events and concerts that
promote Jewish music within popular
culture: $100,000 to JDub (New York,
—To develop and carry out preservation
and conservation policies for historical
architecture in Jerusalem: $135,000
to the Jerusalem Institute for Israel
Studies (Jerusalem, Israel).
$100,000 to the Women’s Community
Clinic (San Francisco, Calif.).
GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Domestic violence. For a program to
assist migrant victims of domestic violence: $100,000 to the Michigan Migrant Legal Assistance Project (Grand
Arts and culture. For the Lunt-Fontanne
Fellowship Program, which brings
10 well-respected U.S. actors for an
intensive master class and retreat
at Ten Chimneys: $50,000 to the Ten
Chimneys Foundation (Milwaukee,
Community development. To enhance
the neighborhood’s image and main-
tain a stable neighborhood: $75,000
to Layton Boulevard West Neighbors
—For the Milwaukee Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, which is focused
on creating a positive image and
identity for the neighborhood: $50,000
to the Sherman Park Community Association (Milwaukee, Wis.).
Disabled. For a training program and
advocacy services to support and
empower youths with emotional
and behavioral disabilities and their
families: $45,000 to Disability Rights
Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wis.).
Education. For a program to help students with computer literacy, employment readiness, and financial literacy:
$80,000 over two years to Literacy
Services of Wisconsin (Milwaukee,
Health. To construct a fifth dental examining and operating room: $50,000
to AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
—For the ProStart Culinary Arts
Program, which trains and prepares
participants, free of charge, for entry-level careers in the food-service and
hospitality industries: $50,000 over
two years to HeartLove Place (
Higher education. For the Compass
Guide program, an online resource
that provides information about scholarships and career options: $30,000
to the U. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Foundation (Milwaukee, Wis.).
Human services. For salary support
of a grant administrator at this
emergency shelter: $30,000 to Hebron
House of Hospitality (Waukesha,
Literacy. For its Urban Literacy Centers, which provides literacy help
to needy students in kindergarten
through 12th grade: $40,000 to Cardinal Stritch U. (Milwaukee, Wis.).
Mental health. To raise awareness
about mental health among teachers
and parents, allow community providers to deliver services to schools, and
develop policies for sustaining financing for mental-health services for
youths over the long term: $150,000
over three years to the Planning
Council for Health and Human Services (Milwaukee, Wis.).
JAMES IRVINE FOUNDATION
San Francisco, Calif.
Arts and culture. To further expand the
statewide arts education advocacy
network into local communities and
improve strategic communications:
$400,000 over three years to the
California Alliance for Arts Education
—For a series of free and culturally
relevant performing-arts residencies
that reach Spanish-speaking communities in Santa Barbara County:
$225,000 over three years to Community Youth Performing Arts Center
(Santa Barbara, Calif.).
—To increase financial sustainability
and cultural participation: $350,000
over three years each to the Fresno
International Grand Opera (Fresno,
Calif.), the Gallo Center for the Arts
(Modesto, Calif.), and the Sierra
Repertory Theatre (Sonora, Calif.),
$325,000 over three years each to the
Bakersfield Arts Foundation (Bakers-
field, Calif.), the Crocker Art Museum
Foundation (Sacramento, Calif.), the
Haggin Museum (Stockton, Calif.),
the Sacramento Opera Association
(Sacramento, Calif.), and the Sacra-
mento Philharmonic Orchestra Asso-
ciation (Sacramento, Calif.), $300,000
over three years each to the Fresno
Philharmonic Association (Fresno,
Calif.), and the Sacramento Ballet
Association (Sacramento, Calif.),
$275,000 over three years to the
Stockton Symphony Association
(Stockton, Calif.), and $225,000 over
three years to the Davis Art Center
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