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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  
Chinatown Community Development Center Inc. with lead artists Francis Wong, Lenora Lee and Ilaria Salvadori Arts Open Spaces Program 2020 “And the Community Will Rise” $167,500.00
Dancers Group with lead artists Amara Tabor-Smith and Ellen Sebastian Chang Arts Open Spaces Program 2020 “The New Chitlin Circuitry: Reparations Vaudeville” $182,500.00
Destiny Arts Center with lead artists Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Brett Cook, and Sarah Crowell Arts Open Spaces Program 2020 “THE BLACK (W)HOLE” $79,500.00
Mujeres Uniday y Activas with lead artists José Navarrete and Debby Kajiyama Arts Open Spaces Program 2020 “Y BASTA YA!” 107500
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.