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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  
Harvard Medical School Health Innovator Awards 2021 Pain and neuro-immune crosstalk in gut barrier function and colitis. $150,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health Innovator Awards 2021 PREDICTS-Net: Multi-omics network analysis to identify key drivers of disease initiation and progression in the preclinical phase of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). $150,000
NYU Grossman School of Medicine Health Innovator Awards 2021 A novel platform to map intestinal stem cell interactomes in IBD. $150,000
University of California, Berkeley Health Innovator Awards 2021 A system to track host responses to the microbiota during homeostasis and inflammation. $150,000
University of Oxford Health Innovator Awards 2021 Mechanism of adipocyte autophagy in controlling anti-inflammatory response to intestinal inflammation. $150,000
Weizmann Institute of Science Health Innovator Awards 2021 Antibody biomarker discovery in 500 IBD patients using a novel high throughput assay against 344,000 microbiome antigens. $150,000
Yale University Health Innovator Awards 2021 Hidden microbiome transformations during gut inflammation. $150,000
Yale University Health Innovator Awards 2021 Novel mechanisms of inflammation regulation elucidated by monogenic IBD. $150,000
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.