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Search current and former Kenneth Rainin Foundation grantees in the Arts, Education and Health to learn more about what we fund.

Grantee Giving Area Program Grant Year Project Title Amount  
Oakland Literacy Coalition Education Education Grants 2023 Supporting Oakland Literacy Coalition’s Four Strategies for Impact $200,000
Oakland Public Library Education Education Grants 2023 Children’s Literacy Programming Fund $60,000
Oakland Starting Smart and Strong Education Education Grants 2023 Oakland Early Learning Symposium support. $60,000.00
Oakland Unified School District Education Education Grants 2023 23-25 Structured Literacy Initiative: K-2 Coaching in OUSD’s Central Office. $264,156.00
Reading Partners Education Education Grants 2023 Individualized Literacy Support $40,000
Springboard Collaborative Education Education Grants 2023 Springboard Summer Programming with OUSD $20,000
The Oakland REACH Education Education Grants 2023 Liberator Fellowship $105,000
The Oakland REACH Education Education Grants 2023 Literacy Liberator Fellowship & Advocacy $350,000
The Teaching Well Education Education Grants 2023 Oakland Teacher Trauma Response Program $200,000
A site specific dance in Bayview-Hunter’s Point where three dancers are on top of a roof and one dancer is dancing on a wooden block with a briefcase.


Our Arts Program funds dance, film, public space and theater projects that highlight important issues facing our society and local communities.

A young Black girl smiling while she looks down at an open book, reading.


Our Education Program supports schools and community-based organizations that help Oakland’s children develop literacy and social emotional skills.

A female scientist in the lab looking into a microscope.


Our Health Program invests early in novel approaches and collaborations to advance Inflammatory Bowel Disease research.