Grants Archive
2007

Mingus Mountain Academy (Prescott Valley, Arizona)
“Providing equestrian equipment for a structured and nurturing environment for at-risk and delinquent youth.”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Funding an endowment to help with the long term success of the Center.”
Marine Masterpieces 2007 (Santa Cruz, California)
“The Marine Masterpieces art contest is open to individuals and groups that produced works that “communicate something about marine life/science, ocean conservation, or marine scientists.”
2006
Marine Masterpieces 2006 (Santa Cruz, California)
“The Marine Masterpieces art contest is open to individuals and groups that produced works that “communicate something about marine life/science, ocean conservation, or marine scientists.”
Heads Up! Therapeutic Riding Program (Pittsboro, North Carolina)
“Scholarships for a therapeutic riding program involving children, their family and a team of professionals.”
Pal-O-Mine Equestrian (Islandia, New York)
“Scholarships for a summer camp program to afford individuals with disabilities the same experiences as their able-bodied peers.”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Supporting student research grants for the understanding and conservation of the marine environment”
2005
American Cancer Society (New England) “Eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering”
The Luci Center (Shelbyville, Kentucky) “Providing therapeutic riding and hippotherapy opportunities for individuals with disabilities”
Farm Sanctuary (Orland, California and Watkins Glen, New York) “Display and printing costs for a children’s program teaching humane treatment of animals”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California) “Supporting student research grants for the understanding and conservation of the marine environment”
2004
Monterey Bay Horsemanship & Therapeutic Center (Soquel, California)
“Providing therapeutic riding opportunities for individuals with disabilities and young children”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Scholarships for the Ocean Explorer program for school age children in homeless centers”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Supporting student research grants for the understanding and conservation of the marine environment”
Children’s Peace Center (Acworth, Georgia)
“Helping 30 at risk children develop peacemaking skills that enrich their lives and those around them”
Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group (Santa Cruz, California)
“Using peregrine falcons to teach and inspire young people how knowledge of science can be applied to directly assist species of concern”
Shiloh Project (Fairfax, Virginia)
“Teaching juvenile offenders and at risk youth compassion, respect, and responsibility towards animals through the experience of socializing and interacting with rescued homeless dogs”
Second Harvest Food Bank (Santa Cruz, California)
“Educating and involving individuals to end hunger and alleviate malnutrition in our communities”
2003
Lone Star Equine Rescue (Austin, Texas)
“Improving and saving the lives of equines in Texas and surrounding states.”
Horsepower Protection Projects (Aptos, California)
“Helping improve the quality of life for horses through rescue, training and adoption”
Santa Cruz Art and History Museum (Santa Cruz, California)
“Promoting a greater understanding of the history of Santa Cruz county through exhibitions, collections, and programs”
Paniolo Preservation Society (Kamuela, Hawaii)
“To educate the public and increase public awareness and appreciation of the significance of the Paniolo in the histories of Hawai’i and the Western cowboy heritage of America”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Scholarships for the Ocean Explorer program for school age children in homeless centers”
Monterey Bay Horsemanship & Therapeutic Center (Soquel, California)
“Providing therapeutic riding opportunities for individuals with disabilities and young children”
American Himalayan Foundation (San Francisco)
“Helping the people and ecology of the Himalaya region.”
Second Harvest Food Bank (Santa Cruz, California)
“Educating and involving individuals to end hunger and alleviate malnutrition in our communities”
2002
Horsepower Protection Projects (Aptos, California)
“Helping improve the quality of life for horses through rescue, training and adoption”
Once Upon A Horse (Grants Pass, Oregon)
“Providing a positive and constructive environment where special-needs kids are met with success and acceptance while learning valuable life skills”
Hathaway Children and Family Services (Los Angeles)
“Providing quality services that enrich the lives and promote the healthy development of vulnerable and troubled children and families”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Scholarships for the Ocean Explorer program for school age children in homeless centers”
Felton Volunteer Firefighters Assocation (Felton, California)
“Providing equipment for safe extrication and rescue of large animals”
Lawrence Pech Dance Company (San Francisco)
“Fostering new and emerging artists in a national dance company”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Educating people about the role scientific research plays in the
understanding and conservation of the marine environment.”
Second Harvest Food Bank (Santa Cruz, California)
“Educating and involving individuals to end hunger and alleviate malnutrition in our communities.”
2001
Interfaith Youth Core (San Francisco)
“Nurturing a new generation of compassionate global leaders”
Mark Morris Dance Group Capital Building Fund (New York)
“Providing a permanent home for a top international dance company”
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory, UC (Santa Cruz, California)
“Scholarships for the Ocean Explorer program for school age children in homeless centers”
Peninsula Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (San Mateo, California)
“Training for visually impaired individuals that helps build confidence and independence”
Words on Dance (San Francisco)
“Producing a video on Christopher Stowell’s retirement from the professional ballet world and the difficult issues former dancers face.”
Pets on Wheels (Scottsdale, Arizona)
“Providing a pet visitation therapy program serving some 16 health care centers”
House Rabbit Resource Network (Austin, Texas)
“Providing medical care and quality-of-life research as a vital component of the rabbit rescue, foster and adoption process”
The Shiloh Project (Fairfax County, Virginia)
“Teaching juvenile offenders compassion, respect and responsibility toward animals and others through the experience of socializing and interacting with rescued homeless dogs”
Littlewings Farm (Carmel, California)
“Providing a garden and farm animals for children who have suffered abuse and violence in their lives; designed to teach these children about their inherent value as a person and the value of all living things”
Gentle World (Kohala, Hawaii)
“Prevention and alleviation of human and animal suffering by educating the public as to the health, environmental and spiritual benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle”
Southern Animal Rescue Association (Sequin, Texas)
“Providing food, shelter, love and life to abused and unwanted animals”
Horsepower Protection Projects (Aptos, California)
“Helping improve the quality of life for horses through rescue, training and adoption”
Pets and People (Citronelle, Alabama)
“Enabling youth under adult volunteer supervision to train service dogs who will be placed with youth who live with a disability”
2000
Monterey County SPCA Horse Power (California)
“Rescue and adoption services for unwanted and neglected horses” Las Familias del Pueblo (Los Angeles)
“Providing dignity and support to the Los Angeles garment worker
community”
International Campaign for Tibet (Washington, D.C.)
“Saving Tibetan culture”
San Francisco Ballet Endowment Foundation (San Francisco)
“Providing a free interactive movement program to 2nd through 4th grade students in San Francisco public schools”
Lawrence Pech Dance Company (San Francisco)
“Fostering new and emerging artists in a national dance company”
Words on Dance (San Francisco)
“Providing an online place where dance lives”