2018 Grant Recipients

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Acta Non Verba To provide 200 youth in East Oakland with pre-vocational skill building in urban gardening and marketing produce. $10,000
Autistry Studios To provide hands-on pre-vocational workshops to teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder. $7,500
Brava! for Women in the Arts For the San Francisco Running Crew program, which provides 15 youth ages 13 to 18 with job training in theater production. $10,000
The Bread Project To support the 3-week Bakery Bootcamp, which provides 60 hours of intensive instruction and on-the-job training in the baking industry. $10,000
Biotech Partners For the San Marin High School Biotech Academy, to provide paid internships in biotech and STEM-related fields. $15,000
Brothers on the Rise For the Lift a Brother Up Career Development Institute, which provides 11th and 12th graders with two paid internships over two years. $10,000
Ceres Community Project To train 75 youth ages 14 to 17 in food preparation and service. $10,000
Chabot Space & Science Center For Galaxy Explorers, a year-round teen leadership, career exploration and internship program that serves 200 Bay Area high school students. $10,000
City Surf Project For the Surfing Instructor Leadership Program, a paid seven-week summer vocational program for 16 high school students.  $10,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum To provide stipends for 15 high school students serving as interns through the museum’s Teen Art Connect program.  $10,000
Friends of the Urban Forest For Green Teens, an urban forestry vocational skills and job training program serving 48 at-risk youth in San Francisco. $10,000
GRID Alternatives Bay Area For the Solar Futures Program, which teaches high school students about solar installation. $10,000
Gritty City Repertory Youth Theatre For nine paid apprenticeships in acting, set building, theater technology and community engagement.  $15,000
Hatch Community To train 16 young people as birth and postpartum doulas. $10,000
Homeward Bound of Marin For the Fresh Starts Culinary Academy, a 10-week job training, certification and placement program serving low-income or homeless clients. $15,000
Huckleberry Youth Programs For the Huckleberry Wellness Academy, which provides high school students with job readiness training and a 10-week paid summer internship. $10,000
Ignite To teach high school girls about careers in government and public policy. $10,000
Media Enterprise Alliance To teach high school students video production techniques. $10,000
Mission Bit To provide a web development class to high school students in East Oakland. $10,000
Mission Graduates To support the John O’Connell College and Career Center by providing scholarships to students entering certificate programs that require the purchase of apprenticeship tools. $15,000
NatureBridge For the Teen Environmental Education Mentorship Program, which is a 10-month program that prepares youth for paid seasonal jobs at NatureBridge’s summer day camp. $10,000
Old Skool Café To provide a culinary and restaurant vocational training program $10,000
Pepperwood Preserve For the TeenNat Internship Program, which exposes teens to careers in conservation science. $15,000
Santa Rosa Symphony To provide orchestral training and performance opportunities to 500 students. $20,000
Seven Tepees For the Career Exploration Program, which provides 15 high school juniors with 12 months of vocational training and paid summer internships. $10,000
Soulciety To provide case management to 80 system-involved youth enrolled in vocational training programs at a partnering occupational program center. $10,000
Sprouts Cooking Club To support the Chef-in-Training program, which prepares at-risk youth for jobs in the restaurant industry. $7,200
Techbridge Girls To provide a year-long after-school STEM program to 100 middle school girls $10,000
Turning Heads For the Summer Boot Camp, which provides eight young women with vocational and technical skills training in sewing and fashion design. $5,000
Vincent Academy For after-school programs at a public charter elementary school that operates 11 hours a day and runs year-round. $10,000
West County DIGS For the Plant to Plate Program, which introduces high school students to job skills in food production and preparation. $15,000
YES Nature to Neighborhoods To provide 20 Richmond teens, ages 16 to 18, with junior counselor jobs at summer camps. $10,000
Youth Musical Theater Company For the Theater Arts Apprenticeship Program, which provides teenagers with hands-on work experience in professional theater production. $5,000
Youth Spirits Artworks For the Youth Arts Sales Enterprise Program in which at-risk youth produce and sell silk-screened products. $10,000