Learn more about our current grantees and how the Initiative will help their work. To view the list of our grantees and the areas they serve, download here.
Center for Asian American Media (CAAM)
To hire consultants to develop a 5-year strategic plan elevating CAAMFest as the nation’s premiere AAPI cultural celebration during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Chinese for Affirmative Action
To fully evaluate and develop a strategic plan for their 10-year-old Parent Advocates Leadership Development Program which teaches new immigrant parents to advocate for their children’s education.
To work with consultants to build, populate and maintain a customized computerized volunteer database, currently on excel sheets, allowing for easier feedback, automated communication, background checks, and volunteer recruitment.
Chinese Newcomers Service Center
To support leadership development and fundraising training classes for their new executive director.
Donaldina Cameron House
To consolidate various department databases and unify them under Salesforce and to evaluate, purchase, and install a scalable Wi-Fi system in their building that will provide stable internet connection for their service programs and classes.
Friends of Children with Special Needs
To support succession planning by promoting and training six current employees for newly established mid-level management leadership positions.
To support doubling the hours from 3.5 to 7 hours per week for their development consultant/grant writer.
To support an expansion phase of their new building by funding efforts to increase fee-based senior programs, classes and services being offered as a result of more building space for additional revenues.
To support the transition of their new executive director, leadership training for their board, and strategic planning to address the needs of retiring baby boomers.
Korean American Community Services
To support leadership development, strategic planning and implementation of an electronic database system for volunteers and clients.
Korean Community Center of the East Bay
To support trainings and workshops to create an organizational culture of fundraising responsibilities among their staff, board, volunteers, and clients.
To support the hiring of an outside consultant to work with staff to develop and implement a fundraising and marketing plan.
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
To support hiring a part-time development staff person.
Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay
To support succession planning by promoting internally and training the staff member to become an associate director.
Funded in partnership with:
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, The San Francisco Foundation and PG&E