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02/14/2024 | Foundation News
As we mark our 15th anniversary, CEO Jen Rainin shares valuable lessons learned along the way and how they have shaped the Foundation.
01/24/2024 | Arts
Jena Dominique shares strategies that supported community engagement and consensus on an ambitious public art piece that will commemorate the legacy of the Black Panther Party.
01/23/2024 | Education
2023 end-of-year Education grants support Oakland’s early learning ecosystem.
02/21/2024 | Health
We invite Letters of Inquiry for the Early Career Catalyst Award from March 1 through March 29, 2024. The Rainin Foundation is making one-time awards totaling $1 million to commemorate our 15th anniversary of formal grantmaking.
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