Category: Grantee Stories

02/11/19

David Best Temples Brings Healing to Coral Springs

Rex Board Member Freddy Hahne sends word about grantee David Best Temples working as part of a healing and reflection program of art taking place in the extended community around Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, site of last year’s mass shootings in Florida.  On February 14, 2019, the first anniversary of the massacre, the Temple […]

01/17/19

An Invitation From Sandy Sohcot

sandy sohcot photo

This just in from former Executive Director Sandy Sohcot, now Director of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program: Greetings to the Rex Foundation Community, I want to thank Cameron Sears for providing me this opportunity to invite you to a series of events The World As It Could Be Program (TWAICB) […]

01/10/19

Coming Together to Feed the Hungry in Boulder

volunteers assemble soup packets for distribution at food banks

Reflecting on the past year and looking forward to what’s in store, we’re happy to share a few scenes from last summer’s Feed the Hungry collaborative project at the Dead and Company shows in Boulder. As you’ll recall, Rex was part of an effort by grantees Positive Legacy and Conscious Alliance to get delicious, nutritious […]

07/13/18

Rex Grantees at Work in Boulder This Weekend!

Positive Legacy logo

We’re proud to pass along this update from our grantees, hard at work this weekend in Boulder as folks gather for the Dead & Company shows. Positive Legacy and Conscious Alliance have joined forces to encourage folks to Feed the Hungry. They gathered enough volunteers to assemble thousands of healthy meals this weekend, but you […]

09/06/17

Our 2017 Grantees!

Brown Girl Surf group photo

2016 Jerry Garcia Award Mariachi Heritage Foundation ($10,000) April 2017 Grants Corcovado Foundation ($2,500) Friends of Outlet Creek ($4,000) Hope on a String ($5,000) Melmark New England ($5,000) New American Story Project ($2,500) August 2017 Grants Berkeley Music Group ($5,000) Brown Girl Surf ($5,000) Clarion Music Performing Arts Center ($5,000) Corazon de Healdsburg ($5,000) Dec My Room – SF […]

12/26/16

More Grantees for 2016

Indigenous Environmental Network

As 2016 winds down, we’re delighted to share these fine organizations with you. Thanks to your kind generosity, we’ve been able to support their work with grants this year, and we encourage you to check out what they’ve been doing. (Look here for recipients of grants earlier in 2016) Grants Berkshire HorseWorks $5,000 The Bill […]

10/13/16

“Ramble On Rose” Brings Midnight Ramble Band to The Fillmore December 3

Ramble on Rose square image

Just announced: Wake the Dead opens!   Limited number of general admission tickets now on sale! Earlier this year, the Rex Foundation Board of Directors presented our Ralph J. Gleason award to Levon Helm. Named after the renowned music journalist from San Francisco who was a major figure in the advancement of music in America in the 1960s, […]

08/30/16

Rex Joins Franti to Support Equality in NC

Michael Franti and friend at NC benefit

We were very pleased to provide a $5,000 matching grant when Ralph J. Gleason Award recipient Michael Franti and Seane Corn joined forces this past July at  Battleship Park in Wilmngton, NC,  to benefit the Human Rights Campaign and Equality North Carolina. This event followed one the two collaborators hosted two years ago aboard the […]