Creating opportunity, culture, and community through strategic grantmaking.

 

Our Grantmaking

Our Funding Priorities

Animal Welfare

The Foundation funds research and services that promote the health of animals, with a specific focus on equine orthopedic studies.

Arts

The Foundation funds arts education nonprofits that give youth the opportunity to explore their creativity and express themselves through art and movement. At the same time, we support collaborative and advocacy efforts to increase access to arts education in public schools. We also fund art institutions, recognizing their contribution to the cultural vibrancy of a community.

Early Childhood Education

We provide grants to nonprofit organizations and collaborative initiatives working to strengthen families, support parents as their child’s first teacher, and increase access to high quality early learning.

Foster Youth

We partner with organizations working to improve outcomes for foster youth. We have a particular interest in supporting nonprofits serving transition age foster youth.

LGBT

The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that build community and promote equality for all people.

Preservation

Our grants support nonprofit organizations working to preserve open space and wilderness areas. We also support organizations preserving historical and architectural heritage.