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A multilingual urban Latin dance theater company based in Los Angeles. Recognizing the links between community engagement and artistic production, its performances take inspiration from its communities' experiences, cultural creations, and stories. It intentionally engages diverse audiences and features stories not traditionally heard on the stage.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$60,000
2018

general support, $60,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $120,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$60,000
2017

general support, $60,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $120,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$50,000
2016

general support

First-Person Storytelling

A funding coalition that supports the end the ivory trade. It fosters collaboration, and delivers rapid impact responses on the ground in 31 countries. It funds over 160 projects and works with over 50 partners, including scientists, front-line conservation organizations, and governments who have united behind a common strategy to end international ivory trade.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$200,000
2018

general support, $200,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $400,000)

Animal Connection
$200,000
2017

general support, $200,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $400,000)

Animal Connection

A social impact gaming nonprofit. Harnessing the narrative power of games to inspire action and connect with audiences beyond traditional media, it facilitates the creation and distribution of digital games to further humanitarian and educational efforts; convenes a community of practice; and empowers game creators to drive real-world impact.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$75,000
2018

general support, $75,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $150,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$75,000
2017

general support, $75,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $150,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$50,000
2016

general support

First-Person Storytelling

A diverse community of grantmakers working to reshape the way philanthropy operates. Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, it promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$4,470
2018

general support

Areas of Exploration

A humane education organization. It offers direct services to impact how youth think about their responsibility to the natural world at no cost in public schools and nonprofits throughout the New York City, Chicago, Indianapolis, and Portland areas. Its approach takes advantage of youth’s natural love and fascination with animals to develop compassion toward not only animals, but also people and the environment.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$50,000
2018

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $150,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2017

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $150,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2017

support for capacity building of HEARTs programs

Animal Connection
$50,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection

A global animal protection organization. As the international arm of the Humane Society US, it works globally with national and local governments, other humane organizations, and individual animal protectionists to find practical, culturally sensitive, and longterm solutions to common animal issues. It promotes a global standard of respect and compassion for all animals, including animals in laboratories, animals on farms, companion animals, and wildlife.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$100,000
2018

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $300,000)

Animal Connection
$100,000
2017

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $300,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2017

support for International Disaster Relief Fund

Animal Connection
$100,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection

The largest and most effective animal protection organization in the nation. It works to reduce suffering and to create meaningful social change for animals. It advocates for sensible public policies, investigates cruelty, and works to enforce existing laws. It runs public education programs, leads animal disaster relief missions, and provides direct care for thousands of animals nationally.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$250,000
2018

support for Pets for Life, $250,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $750,000)

Animal Connection
$250,000
2017

support for Pets for Life, $250,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $750,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2017

support for the Disaster Relief Fund

Animal Connection
$250,000
2016

support for Pets for Life

Animal Connection

An animal protection organization in Silicon Valley. This trusted, best-in-class nonprofit shelter offers quality services that treat and rehabilitate animals and shares its best practices across the country with other organizations. It also works toward finding homes for shelter animals, keeping pets in homes, preventing overpopulation, and educating the community about animal welfare to enhance the human-animal bond.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$100,000
2018

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $300,000)

Animal Connection
$100,000
2017

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $300,000)

Animal Connection
$100,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection

An incubator and presenter of independent films. It partners with filmmakers to bring untold stories to public television and communities around the world. It encourages independent artists to take creative risks and tell complex, character-driven stories that uplift underrepresented voices in order to kindle empathy, combat negative stereotyping, and promote understanding and positive social change.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$500,000
2018

general support, $500,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $1,000,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$500,000
2017

general support, $500,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $1,000,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$250,000
2016

general support

First-Person Storytelling

A strategic fund that invests in the most innovative and effective projects across Africa to recover lions and restore their habitat. One century ago there were 200,000 lions, today there are likely just over 20,000. It supports both site-based conservation in Africa and campaign strategies that build public, political, and philanthropic will for lion recovery.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$500,000
2018

general support, $500,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $1,000,000)

Animal Connection
$500,000
2017

general support, $500,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $1,000,000)

Animal Connection

A companion animal organization in the Bay Area. It provides educational programs, pet assisted therapy, low-cost and free spay/neuter programs, cruelty investigation, animal adoptions, lost and found, low-cost microchipping and vaccinations, dog obedience training, animal behavior consultations, wildlife care and rehabilitation, foster care, underage kitten care, and pet loss support.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$75,000
2018

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $225,000)

Animal Connection
$75,000
2017

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $225,000)

Animal Connection
$75,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection
A donor collaborative housed at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors that is working to build a world where every women, no matter her zip code or income level, has the knowledge, resources, and power to shape her own life. The founding donors share a deep commitment to advancing reproductive health and women’s rights and recognize these as inextricably linked to the broader advancement of women and girls.
Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$5,000,000
2019
support for the Reproductive Health and Women’s Rights Collaborative
Reproductive Health Collaborative

A direct care animal organization serving rural and low-income communities across the US and abroad. It sets up temporary field clinics for the care of companion animals and provides community education for continued care. It helps thousands of vulnerable animals a year, offering basic healthcare, surgical care, and urgent care treatment. Its volunteers are veterinary and veterinary technician students, who are given the opportunity to engage in hands on clinic experience.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$75,000
2018

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $225,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2018

support for San Carlos Outreach Project Equipment/Supplies

Animal Connection
$50,000
2018

support for San Carlos Outreach Project, $50,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $150,000)

Animal Connection
$75,000
2017

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $225,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection

A research and conservation organization in Kenya, it works to secure a future for elephants in a rapidly changing world. To battle the current surge in ivory poaching, it identifies the most effective methods and partners to stop poaching, thwart traffickers, and end demand for ivory. As leaders in elephant science, it provides cutting-edge scientific insights into elephant behavior, intelligence, and long-distance migration, and applies them to the long-term challenges of elephant conservation.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$50,000
2018

general support, $50,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $100,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2017

general support, $50,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $100,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection

A national storytelling organization. It preserves and shares humanity’s stories in order to build connections and create a more just and compassionate world. It provides people across the country the opportunity to record interviews about their lives, pass wisdom from one generation to the next, and leave a legacy for future generations in its archive at the Library of Congress. Through "One Small Step," it asks people with different political viewpoints to record interviews with each other to help people get to know each other as human beings and remember our common humanity.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$500,000
2018

general support, $500,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $1,000,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$500,000
2017

general support, $500,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $1,000,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$500,000
2016

general support

First-Person Storytelling

A playwriting project (Each One Reach One) for youth inside detention facilities in the Bay Area. It pairs incarcerated youth with mentors who work with them to write original plays, using non-human characters as metaphorical masks to tell personal stories. The exploration of stories without judgment and the final staged reading in front of an audience of families and community members empower youth to voice their experiences.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$20,000
2018

support for Playwriting and TOTO, $20,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $40,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$20,000
2017

support for Playwriting and TOTO, $20,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $40,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$20,000
2016

support for Playwriting and Dance

First-Person Storytelling

An institute dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences from the United States and around the world. It connects film, television, new media, and theater artists with audiences to present original voices, inspire new ideas, and create community around independent storytelling. Through mentorship, outreach, community-building, and research to investigate barriers and opportunities for diverse artists, it aims to reach the widest possible array of projects for support across its programs.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$1,000,000
2018

general support, $1,000,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $2,000,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$1,000,000
2017

general support, $1,000,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $2,000,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$1,000,000
2016

general support

First-Person Storytelling

A global community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall. Its projects include primate habitat conservation; awareness and education campaigns about the impact of human behavior on primate populations; non-invasive research programs studying chimpanzees and other primates; and various other animal welfare activities. It works to inspire individual action to protect the world we all share, humans and animals alike.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$100,000
2018

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $300,000)

Animal Connection
$100,000
2017

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $300,000)

Animal Connection
$100,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection

A nonprofit devoted to the art and craft of storytelling. Built on the principle that sharing personal experiences prompts us to see each other's storied complexity, it inspires a worldwide community of courageous storytellers and connects them to compassionate listeners. It uncovers and elevates stories that are often overlooked, reinforcing our shared humanity.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$150,000
2018

general support, $150,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $300,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$150,000
2017

general support, $150,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $300,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$150,000
2016

general support

First-Person Storytelling

An oral history book series and education program. Believing in the importance of  listening to and learning from the firsthand experiences of marginalized communities, it works to advance human rights by amplifying the voices of those impacted by injustice in the United States and globally. Its stories build empathy that fosters critical inquiry into and understanding of seldom-heard stories.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$150,000
2018

general support, $150,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $300,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$150,000
2017

general support, $150,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $300,000)

First-Person Storytelling
$100,000
2016

general support

First-Person Storytelling

A global animal protection organization. It provides independent wildlife conservationists with the tools, technical assistance, critical funding, and development support that they need to succeed. Its partners are among the world’s leading independent wildlife conservationists. It supports collaborations with fellow field-based NGOs, community conservancies, governments, and other stakeholders to enact bold systems changes to save endangered wildlife around the world.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$50,000
2018

general support, $50,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $100,000)

Animal Connection
$100,000
2018

support for programs of most need, $100,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total amount $200,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2017

general support, $50,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $100,000)

Animal Connection
$100,000
2017

support for community conservation programs of most need, $100,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total amount $200,000)

Animal Connection

A sanctuary for injured, orphaned, or abused wild animals in Half Moon Bay, CA. It provides lifetime care, including quality nutrition, health care, and behavioral enrichment, for over 50 non-releasable wild animals. It also works to inspire curiosity, empathy, and awe in future stewards of the earth through extensive school engagement programs about wild animals.

Amount
Year
Purpose
Giving Areas
$60,000
2018

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total amount $180,000)

Animal Connection
$60,000
2017

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total amount $180,000)

Animal Connection
$50,000
2016

general support

Animal Connection

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