Satterberg's Spring 2016 Grants

The Satterberg Foundation is pleased to announce its newest group of grant recipients. We are truly honored to be able to support the work of these wonderful organizations making communities throughout California and Washington more just and sustainable places to live, work, play, and learn.

Invitational Grants

Satterberg Foundation Invitational Grants are nominated by individual Board Members. These grants reflect the personal interests and passions of their nominators while also promoting a just society and sustainable environment. Each of the grants listed below will be paid in 2016.

Museum of Contemporary Art
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000

MOCA is committed to the collection, presentation, and interpretation of art created after 1940, in all media, and to preserving that work for future generations. They provide leadership in the field by identifying and presenting the most significant and challenging art of our time, actively supporting the creation of new work, and producing original scholarship. Funding will support the MOCA Teen Program.

Northwest Natural Resource Group
Seattle, WA
$20,000

Northwest Natural Resource Group exists because healthy working forests are essential to our world. Their mission is to use the marketplace to restore forests and local economies. Funding will support empowering beginning forest owners to achieve forest health.

Orcas Island Youth Conservation Corps (Fiscal Sponsor: Madrona Institute)
Eastsound, WA
$10,000

The mission of Orcas Island Youth Conservation Corps is to promote and foster environmental awareness and stewardship in Orcas youth through education, job and leadership training, community service, and engagement with the outdoors. Funding will support general operations.

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands
Seattle, WA
$50,000

The mission of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is to support the lifelong reproductive and sexual health of women, men, and youth through health services, education, and advocacy. Funding will support Teen Council Peer-to-Peer Sexuality Education in Washington.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
San Diego, CA
$25,000

The mission of the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation is to improve the quality of life for brain injury survivors and their families living in San Diego County. Funding will support the Survive HEADSTRONG Walk for Recovery.

Seattle Children’s Theatre
Seattle, WA
$50,000

The mission of Seattle Children’s Theatre is to provide children of all ages access to professional theatre, with a focus on new works, and theatre education. Funding will support the Linda Hartzell Fund for Access, to ensure that all children are fully welcome to participate in SCT’s programs.

Sound Experience
Port Townsend, WA
$10,000

Sound Experience sails the historic schooner Adventuress to educate, inspire, and empower an inclusive community to make a difference for the future of our marine environment. Funding will support the implementation of the the Strategic Education Initiative.

St. Vincent de Paul Village
San Diego, CA
$30,000

The mission of St. Vincent de Paul Village is to prevent and end homelessness one life at a time. Funding will support the Public Policy and Advocacy Program.

Stories of Arrival (Fiscal Sponsor: Shunpike)
Seattle, WA
$10,000

Stories of Arrival provides refugee and immigrant youth opportunities for poetic expression of individual and cultural identities to deepen cross-cultural understandings and honor their migration stories in the wider community. Funding will support general operations.

Urban Death Project
Seattle, WA
$10,000

Urban Death Project’s mission is to create a meaningful, equitable, and ecological alternative for the care of the deceased. Funding will support general operations.

Vermont Works for Women
Winooski, VT
$20,000

Vermont Works for Women helps women and girls recognize their potential and explore, pursue, and excel in work that leads to economic independence. Funding will support general operations.



Community Partnerships

The Satterberg Foundation’s Community Partnerships program is an effort to provide a deep level of support to organizations that prop up the nonprofit and philanthropy sector and are closely aligned with our mission, vision, and values. These partnerships are initiated by the Foundation.

CompassPoint
Oakland, CA
$2.25 million over 3 years

CompassPoint intensifies the impact of fellow nonprofit leaders, organizations, and movements as we achieve social equity together. Funding will support IT and data infrastructure, equitable leadership development, and program development.

Earthjustice
San Francisco, CA
$3 million over 3 years

Earthjustice wields the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. Funding will support building healthy communities and transitioning to clean energy in California.

Northern California Grantmakers
San Francisco, CA
$2.25 million over 3 years

Northern California Grantmakers is a community of philanthropic leaders working together to ignite and strengthen the collective capacity, energy, and impact of the Northern California philanthropic community as a body, and of the individuals committed to this work. Funding will support staffing, technology and strategic planning, and fundraising development.

Pooled Funding

Elementary School Literacy Project, in conjunction with the Nesholm Family Foundation
Seattle, WA
$1 million over 2 years

The Elementary School Literacy Project (ESLP) will build on the successes of Nesholm’s Kids in the Middle Initiative focused on literacy development and achievement at Seattle’s Aki Kurose, Denny, and Mercer Middle Schools. ESLP will use a similar approach at the elementary schools feeding into the aforementioned middle schools.

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