Investment & Grant Portfolio

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Land Is Life

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 — climate change, human rights, indigenous, biodiversity, land-stewardship

Since 1992, Land is Life has built a trusted, global network of Indigenous communities, organizations, and leaders founded on the universal right to self-determination. They live for the day when indigenous peoples around the world are able to practice self-determination; when their human, economic, social, cultural, political and territorial rights are recognized and respected; when they are free to speak their languages, maintain their sacred traditions, and continue the work of caring for their ancestral homelands.

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The Ihangane Project

Friday, Apr 10, 2020 — healthcare, pandemic-preparation

The Ihangane Project is a nonprofit healthcare organization that began in 2008 as a grassroots effort to address health challenges in Rwanda. They have evolved into a highly effective model for delivering primary health care to vulnerable people everywhere – and a leader in the design and implementation of local health care delivery systems.

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The Philanthropy Workshop

Thursday, Apr 2, 2020 — philanthropy, education, strategy

The Philanthropy Workshop is a network of over 450 individuals committed to solving the world’s most pressing social issues. As the largest network of its kind, TPW engages people who seek to leverage their time, talent, resources and networks for sustainable impact.

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Root Capital

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020 — agriculture

Root Capital invests in the growth of agricultural enterprises that support smallholder farmers. They seek out enterprises whose credit needs are too big for micro-finance and too small or risky for commercial banks. They provide loans ranging from $200,000 to $2 million specially tailored to harvest and sales cycles. To help businesses grow over the long-term, they also provide highly-customized training to strengthen their financial management, governance, and agronomic capacity.

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Pacific Institute

Friday, Feb 21, 2020 — water

The Pacific Institute is a global water and climate nonprofit organization that combines science-based research and policy leadership with targeted solutions to influence local, national, and international effors in developing sustainable water policies. Their mission is to create and advance solutions to the world’s most pressing water challenges.

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PaRTEE

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 — disaster prep, equity

Power and Resilience Through Experiential Education (PaRTEE) seeks to address the problem of equitable access to disaster preparation and response resources around the intersection of Queer, Transgender, and People of Color in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Firelight

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 — equity, healthcare, education

Firelight supports catalytic community-based organizations that are working with their own communities to build smart, sustainable, and potentially scalable solutions to the challenges faced by children and youth in eastern and southern Africa.

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Renewable Resources Group

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 — water, agriculture, energy

Renewable Resources Group (RRG) is an asset management firm specializing in rural land, agriculture, water, conservation, and renewable energy. Since its founding in 2003, the Los Angeles-based firm has developed over 2 million acre-feet of water projects, 1.5 gigawatts of solar energy, and 840 megawatts of wind energy. It has also owned and managed over 100,000 acres of agricultural land.

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Scott River Watershed Council

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 — water

Scott River Watershed Council’s mission is to facilitate communication and science-based collaborative solutions for natural resource concerns in Scott Valley.

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Sabore's Well

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 — water

Sabore’s Well was founded in January 2009. The organization has drilled boreholes that have helped the Maasai community by bringing water collection points closer to the villages. It has installed large water storage tanks to allow for constant and immediate access to safe clean drinking water.

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COVID-19 - A CALL TO ACTION

Grantees and co-funders, in response to the pandemic crisis, we have removed all program restrictions on existing grants and prioritizing investments in pandemic response.

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