Our Donors

foundations, organizations, corporations, and government agencies

Access to Housing and Economic Assistance for Development (AHEAD)
Alameda County Arts Commission
Al-Cal Insurance Company
Alex and Ani
Aroha Philanthropies
Banks Family Foundation
The Barr Charitable Trust
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
The Brickyard Berridge Fund
The Barrios Trust
Bring It Local
Bernard E. & Alba Witkin Foundation
Betsy Gordon Foundation
The Bill Graham Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
California Arts Council
Center for Cultural Innovation
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Clorox Company Foundation
Community Bank of the Bay
The Community Foundation
Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
DC Construction
Doc’s of The Bay
East Bay Community Foundation
Give Something Back Fund
Golden Eagle Insurance
Edith and Herbert Lehman Foundation
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Fist of Flour Pizza
Foundations for Initiatives Fund
Future State
Grubman Wealth Management
Hedco Foundation
The Hive Advertising
The Jason Schmelnik Memorial Fund
The Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Fund
Levi Strauss Foundation
The Lia Fund of the Randy Weil Trust
Morris Stulsaft Foundation
Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF)
Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus
Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Pacific Foundation Services
Parnassus Investments
Peace Development Fund
Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Piedmont Community Church
Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
RBO & Co.
Salesforce Foundation
San Francisco Foundation
Schwab Charitable Foundation
Shenson Foundation
Shinnyo-en Foundation
Skylite Snowballs
Soul Motion, LLC.
Thomas J. Long Foundation
TJX Foundation
Torrey Pines Bank
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
United Way of the Bay
Vessel Gallery
Y&H Soda Foundation

individual contributors

A very special thank you to the countless individuals who have made contributions in amounts ranging from $5-$50,000 this year. Each contribution — large, small, and in-between — is greatly appreciated.

matching gifts

Alliance Berstein Matching Gift Program
Bristol Meyers Squibb Foundation
Google Matching Gifts
Microsoft Matching Gifts Program
Pacific Services
Salesforce Foundation
Oracle Matching Gifts
Visa Giving Station

in-kind contributors

Abigail Rudner Design
Ajuda Day Spa/PJ Robles
Albany Bowl
Alice Prussin Lighting Design
Alpen Cellars
Alonzo King Lines Ballet
American Conservatory Theater
Andronico’s Market
Arizmendi Bakery and Pizzeria
Asmara Restaurant
Aunt Mary’s Cafe
Bakesale Betty
Ben Frost a.k.a. Soleil,
Berkeley Bowl
Berkeley Repertory Theater
Bette’s Oceanview Diner
Bison Organic Beer
Campesino Vineyards
Capoeira Angola/Salim Rollins
Catrina Marchetti Photography
Casa de Chocolates
The Cheese Board
Chico Bags
Christopher Johnson
Chop Bar Restaurant
Cliff Bar
Doughnut Savant
Dave Murai
David Collier (Studio B Films Inc.)
David Riemer
Doña Tomas Restaurant
Downtown Oakland YMCA
Ellen Abel, CPA
Esterlina Vineyards
Event Magic
Frog’s Tooth Vineyards
Grand Lake Theater
Guillermo Prado (8 point 2 Studio)
H2 Fitness/Harold Hatcher
Homecooked Pilates/Pamela Grande
Isabelita Papa
Jamie Lejeune (InCa Productions)
Jeanie Dooha
Jennifer Cole
Jennyb (Shady Lady Lighting)
Jim Eitel
Josh Harrington
Julie Caskey
Kermit Lynch
Kim Pierce Designs
La Calaca Loca
La Peña Cultural Center
La Tivola Linen
Lake Merritt Boating Center
Linden Street Brewery
Mama’s Royal Cafe
Mark and Patricia Ruffalo
Market Hall
Michael Moyer
Mijita Restaurant
Montalvo Arts Center
Neal Family Vineyards
No Enemy Clothing
Oakland Ice Center
Oakland Zoo
On-Call Hospitality Staffing
Pak N Save
Peet’s Coffee
Peter Shwartz of Della Ruth Video
Pico Paco Taqueria
Piedmont Grocery
Piedmont Springs
Phillip Staley Vineyards & Winery
Project Bandaloop
Raven Yoga/Piedmont Yoga Studio
Renaissance Rialto Inc.
Rita Blitt
Robert Cheatham
Robert Watkins
Rubicon Bakery
Rudy’s Can’t Fail Café
Rosenblum Cellars
Sadie Barnette
Sagrada Sacred Arts
Scott Schmidt
Semi-Freddi’s Bakery
Shotgun Players
Siam Bay Restaurant
Solstice Press
Stephanie Lowe
StetsonRollins Consulting
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
Solstice Press
Suzanne LaFetra
Tivo’s Somatic Consulting
Trader Joe’s
Weeds Salon/Becky Nardi
Whole Foods
Your Body Raks

What a brave band of determined souls is Destiny!

Alice Walker
Author, poet, feminist, and activist