THE DEAN WITTER FOUNDATION
GRANT AWARDS AND PAYMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2015
    Grants
Awarded  
Payments  
Made
Grants
Payable
CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES GRANTS        
ACTERRA
For the Peninsula Watershed Project
(Matching grant)
PALO ALTO, CA   $25,000  
         
BASTYR UNIVERSITY
For the Sacred Seed Ethnobotanical Trail
(Matching grant)
SEATTLE, WA     $10,000
   
BAY AREA WILDERNESS TRAINING
For the Into the Wild Fundraiser
(Matching grant)
OAKLAND, CA $25,000   $25,000
   
CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
For the California Rare Plant Seed Resource Project (Matching grant)
SACRAMENTO, CA $20,000   $20,000
   
CENTER FOR ECOSYTEM MANAGEMENT & RESTORATION
For Phase 2 of the Napa River Salmon Recovery Project
OAKLAND, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
CERES COMMUNITY PROJECT
For the Food Systems & Environmental Education Program (Matching grant)
SEBASTOPOL, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR SCIENCE
For science and environmental education resources 
(Matching grant)
BERKELEY, CA   $20,000  
   
EARTH ISLAND INSTITUTE
For the New Leaders Initiative/Brower Youth Awards
(Matching grant)
BERKELEY, CA $25,000   $25,000
   
EDUCATION OUTSIDE
For the School Garden Program 
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $25,000   $25,000
   
ENVIRONMENTAL TRAVELING COMPANIONS
For the Make a Ripple Fundraiser
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $30,000 $55,000  
   
ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTEERS
For the Wake Up to Nature Fundraiser
(Matching grant)
PALO ALTO, CA   $15,000  
   
GIRL VENTURES
For the EMPOWER Breakfast Fundraiser
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $20,000 $20,000  
         
GREEN SCHOOLS INITIATIVE
For the Nature Voices Project
BERKELEY, CA $25,000 $12,500 $12,500
         
HEYDAY PRESS
For the production of the book, A Sea Forager’s Guide to the Northern California Coast
BERKELEY, CA   $15,000  
   
HONEYLOVE
For the launch of the Bay Area Program
(Matching grant)
LOS ANGELES, CA $13,500   $13,500
         
KIDS FOR THE BAY
For the School Wide Watershed Action Program
BERKELEY, CA $20,000 $20,000  
   
KIDS IN PARKS
For the Environmental Education Program
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $20,000   $20,000
   
LAWRENCE HALL OF SCIENCE
For the Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning, and Expertise Sharing Project
BERKELEY, CA $35,000 $35,000  
   
LEARNING WITH NATURE
For the Improving Math Interest through Innovative Nature-Based Mathematics Project
SEBASTOPOL, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
MARINE APPLIED RESEARCH & EXPLORATION
For the Deep Sea Technology Program
RICHMOND, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
MARINE MAMMAL CENTER
For the Ocean Ambassadors Program
(Matching grant)
SAUSALITO, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
NATURE STEWARDSHIP THROUGH SCIENCE, EDUCATION & ART
For the Bay Area Nature Journal Club
(Matching grant)
SAN MATEO, CA $20,000   $20,000
         
NORTH COAST RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
For the Bee Buddies with Pollinators Program
(Matching grant)
SANTA ROSA, CA     $10,000
   
OCCIDENTAL ARTS & ECOLOGY CENTER
For the Composting Toilet Demonstration Project
OCCIDENTAL, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
ON THE MOVE
Forthe Foodshed Internship Program
NAPA, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
PEPPERWOOD PRESERVE
For the Students Conducting Environmental Inquiry Program
(Matching grant)
SANTA ROSA, CA $10,000 $10,000  
   
PETALUMA SUNRISE ROTARY FOUNDATION
For the Sonoma County Science Challenge
PETALUMA, CA $5,000 $2,500 $2,500
   
PLANTING JUSTICE
For the Urban Aquaponics Farm & Incubation Center
(Matching grant)
OAKLAND, CA   $25,000  
   
POINT BLUE CONSERVATION SCIENCE
For the Climate-Smart Conservation Train the Trainers Project
(Matching grant)
PETALUMA, CA   $25,000  
         
PRESIDIO GRADUATE SCHOOL
For The Dean Witter Foundation Faculty in Sustainable Management & The Dean Witter Foundation Scholarship Program
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $70,000 $25,000 $70,000
         
RISING SUN ENERGY CENTER
For the California Energy Services Water Efficiency Initiative
BERKELEY, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FILM FESTIVAL
For the Donation Campaign at the 5th Annual San Francisco Green Film Festival (Matching grant) 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $15,000   $15,000
         
SAVE MOUNT DIABLO
For the Individual Donor Campaign
(Matching grant)
MARTINEZ, CA   $20,000  
   
SEMPERVIRENS FUND
For the Major Gifts Program
(Matching grant)
LOS ALTOS, CA   $25,000 $25,000
   
SMITH RIVER ALLIANCE
For an individual donor campaign to support salmon restoration projects
(Matching grant)
CRESCENT CITY, CA   $25,000  
   

STEWARDS OF THE COAST & REDWOODS
For the Mobile Marine Education Center

DUNCAN MILLS, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
STRATEGIC ENERGY INNOVATIONS
For the Marin School of Environmental Leadership 
(Matching grant)
SAN RAFAEL, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
TROUT UNLIMITED
For the South Fork Eel River Enhancement Project
BERKELEY, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
For the Raveling Endowment
DAVIS, CA   $10,000 $20,000
         
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
For Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team
SEATTLE, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
For the television series, BrainWorks
(Matching grant)
SEATTLE, CA $15,000   $15,000
         
VALLEY OF THE MOON NATURAL HISTORY ASSOICATION
For restoration and environmental education programs at Jack London State Park
(Matching grant)
GLEN ELLEN, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
WEST COUNTY DIGS
For the School Garden Program
BERKELEY, CA $15,000   $15,000
         
WASHINGTON INFORMAL SCIENCE EDUCATION CONSORTIUM
For the STEM Project-Based Learning Initiative
SEATTLE, WA $25,000 $25,000  
         
WOODLAND PARK ZOO
For the ZooCrew Program
(Matching grant)
SEATTLE, WA $25,000 $25,000  
   
  SUBTOTAL $736,000 $661,000 $345,000
   
         
    Grants
Awarded  
Payments  
Made
Grants
Payable
K-12 EDUCATION & OTHER GRANTS        
AIM HIGH
For the Summer Academic Enrichment Program
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $30,000 $25,000 $30,000
   
ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
For the Science Enrichment Program
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $15,000 $15,000  
   
BROTHERS ON THE RISE
For the Outdoor & Environmental Education Program
(Matching grant)
OAKLAND, CA $12,500 $12,500  
   
COMMUNITY ALLIANCE FOR LEARNING
For the WriterCoach Connection at El Cerrito High School
ALBANY, CA   $20,000  
         
EL VERANO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
For a strategic plan to improve student academic performance
SONOMA, CA $11,300 $11,300  
   
FOUNDATION CENTER
For the San Francisco library and learning center program
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $3,000 $3,000  
   
GALILEO ACADEMY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
For the salary of the Pathways Program Assistant and for an evaluation of the Health Academy
SAN FRANCISCO, CA   $5,000  
   
MOUNT DIABLO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
For the Sustainable Hospitality Pathway at Mount Diablo High School
PLEASANT HILL, CA $25,000   $25,000
   
PENINSULA COLLEGE FUND
For mentoring, internships, and college scholarships (Matching grant)
REDWOOD CITY, CA $50,000 $25,000 $25,000
   
ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL
For the Roosevelt-Presidio Learning Pathway
SAN FRANCISCO, CA   $6,960 $6,960
   
SHERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Forthe Balanced Literacy Program
SAN FRANCISCO, CA   $15,000  
   
YOUNG COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS
For the Solar Training Program
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $12,500 $12,500  
   
  SUB TOTAL $159,300 $151,260 $86,960
   
  GRAND TOTAL $942,800 $911,260 $430,460