2013 Furthur Foundation Grantees

We were pleased to provide grants to 19 organizations in our 2013 funding round. Here’s a quick run-down of the recipients, with brief descriptions — direct from their websites or social channels — with links to same where available. We encourage you to visit these worthy organizations on the web to learn more, and to show them some love by liking and following them on their social channels. If you’re so inclined, you can support those that are close to your heart with direct contributions of your own. Furthur Foundation Grantees

5 Gyres Institute
Autistry Studios
Bay Localize
Camp Winnarainbow
Cascadia Wildands
Circle of Hearts Foundation
Conservation Imaging, Inc.
Coworker.org
Food Shift
Grateful Dead Archive
Heyday Publishers
HeadCount
Oasis for Girls
OPEN
Precita Eyes Muralists
Project Avary
United Roots Oakland
UrbanTXT
Wishbone

5 Gyres Institute

5 Gyres is dedicated to understanding plastic marine pollution through exploration, education, and action. 5gyres.org www.facebook.com/5gyres twitter.com/5gyres instagram.com/5gyres

Autistry Studios

Helping ASD youth become independent adults. www.autistrystudios.com www.facebook.com/Autistry

Bay Localize

Bay Localize is catalyzing a movement toward a regional, national, and international self-reliant economy that strengthens all communities to combat social inequity. www.baylocalize.org www.facebook.com/baylocalize twitter.com/baylocalize www.flickr.com/photos/37841407@N04/sets www.linkedin.com/company/1683737 https:/www.youtube.com/user/BayLocalize

Camp Winnarainbow

Camp Winnarainbow is a Circus and Performing Arts summer camp in beautiful Northern California for children ages 7-14. We also have an Adult Camp for those who missed out on the Camp experience as a child! www.campwinnarainbow.org www.facebook.com/campwinnarainbow twitter.com/winnarainbow

Cascadia Wildands

Cascadia Wildlands educates, agitates, and inspires a movement to protect and restore Cascadia’s wild ecosystems. www.CascWild.org www.facebook.com/cascadiawildlands twitter.com/cascwild

Circle of Hearts Foundation

Check back for links to this organization on the web.

Conservation Imaging, Inc.

Visualizing Ecological Sustainability Since 1998. www.conservationimaging.org

Coworker.org

Want to change something at your workplace? Start a campaign. Organize your coworkers. And win. www.coworker.org www.facebook.com/teamcoworker twitter.com/teamcoworker

Food Shift

Food Shift works collaboratively with communities, businesses and governments to develop long-term sustainable solutions to reduce food waste. foodshift.net www.facebook.com/foodshift twitter.com/FoodShift

Grateful Dead Archive

The Grateful Dead Archive documents the career and work of the band and fans and their role in American history and culture. library.ucsc.edu/gratefuldeadarchive/gda-home www.gdao.org/ www.facebook.com/pages/Grateful-Dead-Archive/97374802938

HeadCount

HeadCount is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization dedicated to voter registration and inspiring participation in democracy through the power of music. www.headcount.org www.facebook.com/HeadCountOrg twitter.com/headcountorg www.youtube.com/user/MyHeadCount instagram.com/headcountorg

Heyday Publishers – News from Native California

Heyday is an independent, nonprofit publisher and unique cultural institution. We promote widespread awareness and celebration of California’s many cultures, landscapes, and boundary-breaking ideas. www.heydaybooks.org www.facebook.com/heydaybooks twitter.com/heydaybooks

Oasis for Girls

Oasis For Girls partners with girls and young women to help them discover opportunities and explore their dreams. www.sfoasis.org www.flickr.com/photos/oasisforgirls www.youtube.com/user/oasis4girls twitter.com/oasisforgirls

OPEN

OPEN is a sisterhood of grassroots campaigning organizations from around the world. hello.the-open.net

Precita Eyes Muralists

As an inner city, community based mural arts organization, we seek to beautify and enrich urban environments and educate communities locally and internationally about the process and the history of public community art. www.precitaeyes.org www.facebook.com/precitaeyes twitter.com/PrecitaEyes

Project Avary

Project Avary improves life outcomes for children with parents in prison. www.projectavary.org www.facebook.com/ProjectAvary www.youtube.com/user/ProjectAVARY

United Roots Oakland

United Roots enables disenfranchised youth to engage with the green economy, performing arts, and digital media in ways that educate, empower, inspire, and transform lives. unitedrootsoakland.org www.facebook.com/unitedroots twitter.com/unitedroots

Urbantxt.com

URBAN Teens eXploring Technology (TxT) is an organization which encourages inner city teen males to become catalysts of change in urban communities. www.urbantxt.com www.facebook.com/UrbanTeenseXploringTechnology twitter.com/urbantxt

Wishbone.org

Wishbone is committed to closing the nation’s achievement gap by bringing quality out-of-school opportunities to at risk and low-income high school students. www.wishbone.org www.facebook.com/wishboneorg twitter.com/wishboneorg