Grantee Category Youth Development

Camp Phoenix

“Founded in 2012, at Camp Phoenix we empower youth from low-income communities through academics, outdoor discovery, and personal growth to become leaders in their communities. Our 3-week, overnight summer immersion program blends the fun of sleep-away camp with the rigor…

The Electric Smoothie Lab Apothecary (TESLA)

“The Electric Smoothie Lab Apothecary provides living foods in the form of locally harvested fruits and greens in order to do smoothies and fresh, healing juices and mineral drinks for folks, especially elders and children, living in Oakland’s Food Deserts.…

Concert Career Pathways

The UC Theatre’s Concert Career Pathways Program is a six-month program that is a combination of workshops and paid internships where students learn best practices in production management, event coordination, being stagehands and floor staff, live sound engineering, lighting design,…

Prescott Circus Theatre

“Started in 1984, Prescott Circus Theatre challenges Oakland youth from under-served communities, through circus and theater arts training, to live our core principles of hard work, teamwork, perseverance, and belief in oneself. In partnership with Oakland public schools, professional artists,…

Children’s Book Project

Our mission is to create a more socially just world by providing 10,000+ free books to under-resourced children each month in the San Francisco Bay Area. On average, 65% of economically disadvantaged elementary students do not meet state standards for…

Gualala Arts

Local Mendocino and Sonoma County artists founded Gualala Arts in 1961. In 1966, the Center gained 501C(3) status and took as its mission “Promoting public Interest and participation in the Arts.” In 1998 the doors were opened to a 15,000…