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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  
Musical Traditions, Inc./The Paul Dresher Ensemble Arts NEW Program 2011 “Max Understood” $20,000.00
New Conservatory Theatre Center Arts NEW Program 2011 “Waiting for Giovanni” $10,000.00
Oakland Ready to Learn Education Education Grants 2011 Early Learning & Literacy Connections $10,000.00
Playwrights Foundation Arts NEW Program 2011 Resident Playwrights Initiative: Artistic Career Development and Production Fund $20,000.00
Robert Moses’ Kin Arts NEW Program 2011 “Grace” $20,000.00
San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) Arts NEW Program 2011 Marketing and Social Media $15,000.00
San Francisco Mime Troupe Arts NEW Program 2011 “Smoke and Mirrors” $10,000.00
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Sanford Children’s Health Research Center Health Innovator Awards 2011 Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Enhancing HNF-4a Activity. $100,000
Stagebridge Arts NEW Program 2011 “Counter Culture” $20,000.00
Tel Aviv University Health Innovator Awards 2011 Harnessing Immuno-nanotechnology for Therapy of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. $300,000
The African and African American Performing Arts Coalition (AAAPAC) Arts NEW Program 2011 “Word Becomes Flesh” $11,250.00
The Custom Made Theatre Company Arts NEW Program 2011 Josh Costello’s “Little Brother” $14,000.00
Washington University Health Innovator Awards 2011 Interface Between Antigen-Presenting Cells, Lympahtics, and the Expansion of Adipose Tissue in Inflammatory Intestinal Disease. $100,000
Washington University School of Medicine Health Innovator Awards 2011 Identification of Microbial Triggers of Colitis in Genetically Relevant, Transmissible Mouse Model. $100,000
American Conservatory Theater Arts NEW Program 2010 “Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City” $20,000.00
Aurora Theatre Company Arts NEW Program 2010 “The Soldier’s Tale” $12,000.00
AXIS Dance Company Arts NEW Program 2010 “ODD” $10,000.00
Central Works Arts NEW Program 2010 Central Works New Play Program 2010 – 2012 $20,000.00
CounterPULSE Arts NEW Program 2010 Performing Diaspora $15,000.00
Crowded Fire Theater Company Arts NEW Program 2010 Matchbox Reading Series $5,000.00
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.