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Democracy And Civil Liberties

Head Count Inc Head Count Inc
New York, NY
$100,000

General Support
To advance participation in democracy by reaching young people at events and through digital outreach to encourage them to register and turn out to vote.
NextGen Education Fund NextGen Education Fund
San Francisco, CA
$100,000

General Support
To encourage young people’s engagement in elections and democracy through their interests in the climate crisis, reproductive rights, and economic and racial justice.
Register Her Register Her
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000

Project Support
To motivate women in under-resourced communities to vote utilizing a grassroots organizing model and partnerships with social service agencies and state-based organizations.
Students Learn Students Vote Coalition Students Learn Students Vote Coalition
New York, NY
$50,000

Project Support
To bring first-time and new voters into the electoral process and ensure that college students throughout the country have easy and equal access to participate in every election.
URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity
Washington, DC
$100,000

Project Support
Integrated Voter Engagement Campaign, to increase participation in elections by young voters through their interest in reproductive rights.
Voter Formation Project Voter Formation Project
Washington, DC
$75,000

Project Support
To increase participation in elections using year-round digital communications strategies to engage, register, and mobilize new and infrequent voters of color.

Environment

Farmlink Project Farmlink Project
Manhattan, NY
$100,000

Project Support
Produce Procurement Project, to reduce food waste by increasing the amount of excess produce recovered from farms and delivered to food banks.
Green America Green America
Washington, DC
$55,000

Project Support
Cool It Campaign, to encourage major supermarket chains to accelerate the transition to climate-friendly refrigerants.
ReFED ReFED
Long Island City, NY
$75,000

Project Support
Business Initiatives Program, to assist the food manufacturing, retail, service, and hospitality sectors in proactively addressing food waste.

Health And Recreation

Tennis Coalition of San Francisco: Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center Tennis Coalition of San Francisco: Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center
San Francisco, CA
$6,635,000

Capital Support
Support for the Golden Gate Park Tennis Center capital project to create the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center.

Jewish Community

A More Perfect Union: The Jewish Partnership for Democracy A More Perfect Union: The Jewish Partnership for Democracy
Washington, DC
$100,000

General Support
Start-up support to organization that seeks to galvanize the Jewish community to strengthen American democracy by bridging Jewish values and civic engagement.
Academic Engagement Network Academic Engagement Network
Washington, DC
$50,000

Project Support
To mobilize faculty, administrators, and staff on northern California college campuses to advance education about Israel, oppose the denigration of Jewish and pro-Israel identities, and promote academic freedom.
Anti-Defamation League – Central Pacific Region Anti-Defamation League – Central Pacific Region
New York, NY
$150,000

Project Support
To support the Center on Extremism’s work to monitor and track antisemitism nationally and to combat antisemitism and other forms of hate in the Bay Area.
Antisemitism Education Initiative Antisemitism Education Initiative
Berkeley, CA
$90,000

General Support
General support to initiative that provides awareness and education to combat antisemitism at UC Berkeley and at universities throughout the state.
Congregation Emanu-El Congregation Emanu-El
San Francisco, CA
$10,000,000

Capital Support
Emanu-El Next, a comprehensive campaign to renovate and upgrade the Temple’s building in San Francisco to better meet the expanding involvement of its members and the community by creating a synagogue that is designed for modern Jewish life, while maintaining the building’s historical integrity and legacy.
JCRC Bay Area JCRC Bay Area
San Francisco, CA
$250,000

Project Support
JCRC Bay Area works to combat antisemitism and anti-Israelism, builds relationships with allied communities, and provides opportunities for Bay Area Jews to contribute to civic life. With Goldman Fund support, JCRC Bay Area will respond to the dual crises of rising antisemitism and anti-Israel activity in the region.
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
La Jolla, CA
$25,000

General Support
PJ Library, to distribute Jewish children’s books to families to foster and strengthen their connection to Jewish life and traditions.
OpenDor Media OpenDor Media
Sunrise, FL
$50,000

Project Support
Social Media Expansion Plan, to strengthen understanding of the Jewish people and Israel through the creation of original content on social media platforms that reflects the diversity of Judaism.
Project Shema Project Shema
New York, NY
$75,000

Project Support
Emergency Campaign, to address contemporary antisemitism by disrupting the spread of anti-Jewish ideas and mis- and dis-information about Israel in politically left discourse and progressive movements.
T’ruah T’ruah
New York, NY
$50,000

Project Support
Protect Democracy project, to engage clergy ahead of the 2024 election to combat antisemitism and protect democratic ideals.

Sf Bay Area Institutions And Projects

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
$1,000,000

Project Support
Exhibition Support, $1 million over four years (2022-2026). Presenting Sponsor, The Obama Portraits, 2022.
WildCare WildCare
San Rafael, CA
$75,000

Capital Support
Elevate WildCare Capital Improvements Campaign, to redevelop WildCare's existing facilities to create a new state-of-the-art facility for its wildlife hospital, environmental education programs, and administration.