02/02/12

2012 Grants

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Added Value $5,000
Arm-of-the-Sea Productions, Inc. $5,000
Arts and Healing Initiative  $5,000
The Boiler Room  $2,000
Bolinas/Stinson Youth Group – “Sharing our Voices” $1,000
Cascadia Wildlands $5,000
ClownZero  $3,000
Culture Jam  $3,000
Diane di Prima (2011 Ralph J. Gleason Award) $10,000
Duke Ellington School of the Arts Theatre Department  $5,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento  $3,000
HeadCount  $5,000
Hidden Wings  $5,000
Inside Circle Foundation$3,000
Klamath Riverkeeper $5,000
Lakewood High School Music Program  $2,600
Mama Foundation for the Arts $5,000
Maya”s Music Therapy Fund $3,000
Music 4 More  $3,000
New Line Theatre $5,000
Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation (OBCDC) $5,000
Robert Lundahl, Film Maker “Who Are My People?” $5,000
Sacramento Blues Society for Blues in the Schools $3,000
SF Mime Troupe Youth Theater Project (2011 Jerry Garcia Award) $10,000
StoveTeam International $5,000
Tangible Hope $5,000
Tenderloin Tessie”s Holiday Dinners$3,000
The Litquake Foundation $5,000
UnionDocs  $3,000
Voices Together
$3,000

The following grants were made on behalf of The WaterWheel Foundation, a charitable arm of the band Phish, and represent proceeds from the Foundation’s 15th anniversary event in San Francisco on August 18, 2012. The Rex Foundation was asked to recommend local programs to be supported by the proceeds. The grants reflect the mutual desire of the Rex Foundation and The WaterWheel Foundation to recognize each grantee’s outstanding work in the community.

Planting Justice Transform Your Yard Program in partnership with the Insight Garden Program at San Quentin $5,000
Project Avary $5,000
Red Poppy Art House $5,000
Willow Creek Academy Music Program $5,000

A grant of $500 was made through The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program to support the printing of Mission Neighborhood Health Center storytelling cookbooks that connect food security issues with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Total 2012  Grants: $151,100