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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  
Families in Action Oakland Education Family and Community Support 2023 Quality Counts Campaign $100,000
Family Engagement Lab Education Family and Community Support 2023 Advancing FASTalk Development $60,000
FluentSeeds (formerly CARES for Learning) Education Teaching and Learning 2023 Oakland PreK-2 Coaching/Training $800,000
Francis Crick Institute Health Innovator Awards 2023 Resolving gene-environment interactions in IBD via AHR. $175,000
fugitivity labs Arts NEW Program 2023 “DIASPORATICA” $30,000
FULCRUM Education Strategic Networks 2023 General Support $175,000
Harvard Medical School Health Innovator Awards 2023 Pain and neuro-immune crosstalk in gut barrier function and colitis. $75,000
Harvard Medical School Health Innovator Awards 2023 Role of regulatory fibroblasts in eliciting immune tolerance to colitis. $100,000
Harvard Medical School Health Innovator Awards 2023 The enteric nervous system primes peripheral immunity and drives systemic inflammation during IBD. $100,000
Harvard University Health Innovator Awards 2023 Discovery of therapeutic microbial metabolites in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. $175,000
High Expectations Education Family and Community Support 2023 Increasing Early Literacy Outcomes Through Strengthened Home-School Partnerships $100,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health Innovator Awards 2023 PREDICTS-Net: Multi-omics network analysis to identify key drivers of disease initiation and progression in the preclinical phase of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). $75,000
Ignite! Reading Education Teaching & Learning 2023 Expansion of the Ignite! Reading virtual literacy tutoring model. $90,000.00
Johns Hopkins University Health Innovator Awards 2023 Engineered cytokine-antibody fusion protein to treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease. $150,000
KAMBARA+ Arts NEW Program 2023 “YES!” $30,000
Karishma Sharma Arts NEW Program 2023 “Finding My Dha” 12,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Education Teaching & Learning 2023 Oakland pilot of the Always Reading program, which promotes home reading habits through two-way text coaching and access to a significant digital library. $30,000.00
La Lengua Teatro Arts NEW Program 2023 “Paradise” $30,000
Lead Liberated (formerly Educate 78) Education Teaching and Learning 2023 Anti-Racist Collective $30,000
Lenora Lee Dance Arts NEW Program 2023 “A Bridge to Now” $30,000
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.

Arts

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.

Education

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.

Health

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