Kenneth Rainin Foundation
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation is a private family foundation that is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by promoting equitable access to a baseline of literacy, championing and sustaining the arts, and supporting research that will lead to relief for those with chronic disease. The Foundation focuses our efforts on the San Francisco Bay Area and specific medical issues. We utilize our networks, resources, and commitment to socially responsible practices to support innovation, collaboration and connection in the service of inspiring world-changing work.
Through its grantmaking and operations, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation seeks to embrace the following guiding principles and operating values:
- Collaboration: A strong belief that synergistic connections will strengthen the work of the Foundation and the impact it has on society.
- Leveraging of all assets: A commitment to provide grantees and partners with resources, ideas and challenges so they may thrive.
- Innovation: A desire to reward creative and risk-taking thinking and individuals.
- Responsibility: A dedication to honesty and fairness in all dealings and a commitment to considering the social and environmental implications of our practices and those of our partners.
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s core values also include a belief in and commitment to compassion and respect, humor and joy.