Our Donors

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foundations, organizations, corporations, and government agencies

21st Amendment Brewery
Access to Housing and Economic Assistance for Development (AHEAD)
Adobe Project 1324
Alameda County Arts Commission/ARTSFUND Grants
Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame
Aroha Foundation
Oakland/Berkeley Associations of Realtors Youth Arts & Education Fund
Banks Family Foundation
Bernard E. & Alba Witkin Foundation
California Arts Council
Canella & Bianco Charitable Fund
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Clorox Company Foundation
Community Foundation for Monterey County
Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
Doris J. Foster Foundation
East Bay Community Foundation
Edith & Herbert Lehman Foundation
Excellence in Investing for Children’s Causes Foundation
Future State
Give Something Back Fund
Grifols Foundation
Hitchcock Bowart Daterra Family Foundation
Jewish Community Federation
Jewish Federation & Foundation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee
John F. Welch Jr. Foundation
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Program
Kelly Family Cuidiu Foundation
Louis L. Borick Foundation
Morris Stulsaft Foundation
National Endowment of the Arts
Nicholson Family Foundation
Northern California Community Loan Fund
Oakland Fund for Children & Youth
Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation
Piedmont Community Church
RBO & Co.
Salesforce Foundation
San Francisco Foundation
Shenson Foundation
Sol & Doris R. Swiss Charitable Foundation
Thomas J. Long Foundation
Tony Awards Production
Torrey Pines Bank
Wallace & Alexander Gerbode Foundation
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Whittier Trust
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

individual contributors

A very special thank you to the countless individuals who have made contributions in amounts ranging from $1 to $50,000 this year. Each contribution—large, small, and in-between—is greatly appreciated.

matching gifts

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

in-kind contributors

Abigail Rudner Design
Andonico’s Market
Annex Burger
Authentic Bagel Company
Arizmendi Bakery and Pizzeria
Beer Revolution
Bison Organic Beer
Bocanova Cafe
Cafe Au Lait
California Canoe & Kayak
Casa de Chocolates
The Cheese Board Collective
Dolmas Deli
Doughnut Savant
Esterlina Vineyards
Fat Lady Restaurant
Forge Restaurant
Garden House
House of Chicken and Waffles
House Kombucha
Jennyb (Shady Lady Lighting)
Josh Harrington
Kathy Krumpe
La Tivola Linen
Linden Street Brewery
Market Hall
Markus Supply
Ace Hardware
Mood and Space
MAS Design
Neal Family Vineyards
Oakland Fence Project
On-Call Hospitality Staffing
Peet’s Coffee
Piedmont Grocery
Portside Community Market
Robert Watkins
Rosenblum Cellars
Rubicon Bakery
Safeway on Grand
Scott’s Restaurant
Semifreddi’s Bakery
Social Venture Law
Solstice Press
Suzanne LaFetra
Trader Joe’s
Whindish Agency
Whole Foods

Soon after I started participating in Destiny programs, things rapidly started to turn around for me.

Daudi Manent’o
Destiny Alum 1990-1997, College graduate, Scientist