Funding Opportunities - Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Funding Opportunities

Kenneth Rainin Foundation grants support Bay Area artists, early childhood education in Oakland and Inflammatory Bowel Disease research.

Grant Programs

An early education classroom where two adults are on a playmat with two young children. One adult is high-fiving one of the children. Accepting Applications July 29-August 19


Early Care Spaces

Early Care Spaces is an open application grant program that provides grants of up to $100,000 to support organizations promoting early language and literacy development for Oakland children from birth to five years old.

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Education Grants

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s Education grants support schools and community-based organizations that help Oakland’s children develop literacy and social emotional skills.

Grant Applications

​​If you are interested in applying for a Kenneth Rainin Foundation grant, create a GivingData account. During open grant cycles, you can preview applications and apply for funding.

Grantee Search

Explore current and former Rainin Foundation grantees in the Arts, Education and Health.

Our Work

Learn more about how we work, what we’re learning and our three giving areas.