THE DEAN WITTER FOUNDATION
GRANT AWARDS AND PAYMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014
    Grants
Awarded  
Payments  
Made
Grants
Payable
CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES GRANTS        
ACTERRA
For the Peninsula Watershed Project
(Matching grant)
PALO ALTO, CA $25,000   $25,000
         
BAINBRIDGE GRADUATE INSTITUTE
For the Distance Learning MBA Program in Sustainable Business
SEATTLE, WA $25,000 $25,000  
         
BASTYR UNIVERSITY
For the Sacred Seed Ethnobotanical Trail
(Matching grant)
SEATTLE, WA   $5,000 $10,000
   
BAY AREA WILDERNESS TRAINING
For the Frontcountry Leadership Program
(Matching grant)
OAKLAND, CA   $25,000  
   
BAY NATURE INSTITUTE
For the Media Innovation Fund
BERKELEY, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
CALIFORNIA WATER FOUNDATION
For discretionary use by the Executive Director
SACRAMENTO, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   

CITY SLICKER FARMS
For the Urban Farm and Backyard Garden Programs
(Matching grant)

OAKLAND, CA   $25,000  
   
COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR SCIENCE
For science and environmental education resources 
(Matching grant)
BERKELEY, CA $20,000   $20,000
   
ENVIRONMENTAL TRAVELING COMPANIONS
For the Make a Ripple Fundraiser
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $25,000   $25,000
   
ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTEERS
For the Wake Up to Nature Fundraiser
(Matching grant)
PALO ALTO, CA $15,000   $15,000
   
EXPLORING NEW HORIZONS OUTDOOR SCHOOLS
For the Meaningful Outdoor Science and Stewardship Program
(Matching grant)
FELTON, CA   $20,000  
   
FEATHER RIVER LAND TRUST
For the Learning Landscapes Project
QUINCY, CA    $20,000  
     
FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER RESEARCH CENTER
For the Science Education Partnership
SEATTLE, WA $25,000 $25,000  
         
FRIENDS OF CHINA CAMP
For the campaign to keep China Camp, Olompali, and Tomales Bay State Parks open through June 30, 2016.
(Matching grant)
SAN RAFAEL, CA     $25,000
         
GAME THEORY ACADEMY
For the Flower Farm Internship Program
(Matching grant)
OAKLAND, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
GIRL VENTURES
For the 2013 EMPOWER Breakfast Fundraiser
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $20,000 $20,000  
         
HEYDAY INSTIUTE
For the production of the book, A Sea Forager’s Guide to the Northern California Coast
BERKELEY, CA $15,000   $15,000
   
IMAGINE H2O
For discretionary use by the Chief Operating Officer
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $10,000 $10,000  
         
ISLANDWOOD
For the Graduate Program in Education, Environment, and Community
(Matching grant)
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA   $25,000  
   
KIDS FOR THE BAY
For the Urban Wilderness Program
(Matching grant)
BERKELEY, CA $20,000 $20,000  
   
KIDS IN PARKS
For the Environmental Education Program
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $20,000 $20,000  
   
LEARNING WITH NATURE
For the Biomimicry Course at Credo High School
ROHNERT PARK, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
MARINE MAMMAL CENTER
For the Middle School Marine Science Program
(Matching grant)
SAUSALITO, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
NORTH COAST RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
For the Bee Buddies with Pollinators Program
(Matching grant)
SANTA ROSA, CA     $10,000
   
ON THE MOVE
Forthe Foodshed Internship Program
NAPA, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
PELICAN MEDIA
For the production of the documentary, Pelican Dreams
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
PLANTING JUSTICE
For the Urban Aquaponics Farm & Incubation Center
(Matching grant)
OAKLAND, CA $25,000   $25,000
   
POINT BLUE CONSERVATION SCIENCE
For the Climate-Smart Conservation Train the Trainers Project
(Matching grant)
PETALUMA, CA $25,000   $25,000
         
PRESIDIO GRADUATE SCHOOL
For the Dean Witter Foundation Faculty in Sustainable Management
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $50,000 $25,000 $25,000
         
RISING SUN ENERGY CENTER
For the California Youth Energy Services Program
BERKELEY, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
ROOTS OF SUCCESS
For training Bay Area high school teachers in the Roots of Success Program
BERKELEY, CA $15,000 $15,000  
         
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY
For the Northern California Sea Lion Bowl Mentorship Advancement Program
(Matching grant)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA   $20,000  
         
SAVE MOUNT DIABLO
For the Individual Donor Campaign
(Matching grant)
MARTINEZ, CA     $20,000
   
SCOTTS RIVER WATERSHED
For the Water Leasing Program
ETNA, CA $15,000 $15,000  
         
SEATTLE AQUARIUM
For the Research Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment Program
SEATTLE, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
SEMPERVIRENS FUND
For the Major Gifts Program
(Matching grant)
LOS ALTOS, CA $50,000   $50,000
   
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 reopening Campbell Cove and for the Marine Education Center

DUNCAN MILLS, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
TOMALES VILLAGE COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
For replacing the gazebo at Tomales Community Park
(Matching grant)
TOMALES, CA   $10,000  
         
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
For the Raveling Endowment
DAVIS, CA     $30,000
         
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
For Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team
SEATTLE, CA $25,000 $25,000  
         
VALLEY VERDE
For the SuperJardinerous Project
SAN JOSE, CA $20,000 $20,000  
         
WATERSHED PROJECT
For the Riparian Lab
RICHMOND, CA $16,000 $16,000  
         
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
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $25,000   $25,000
   
BELLEVUE SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
For the Big Picture School Maker Space
BELLEVUE, CA $15,000 $15,000  
   
COMMUNITY ALLIANCE FOR LEARNING
For the WriterCoach Connection at El Cerrito High School
ALBANY, CA $40,000 $20,000 $20,000
         
DAVIDSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
For uniforms for students in the Marching Band
SAN RAFAEL, CA $5,000 $5,000  
   
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 $30,000 $25,000 $5,000
   
LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
For the Balanced Literacy Program
SAN FRANCISCO, MA $15,000 $15,000  
   
MEDINA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
For the WeatherBug School Program
MEDINA, WA $20,454 $20,454  
   
PENINSULA COLLEGE FUND
For mentoring, internships, and college scholarships (Matching grant)
REDWOOD CITY, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL
For the Roosevelt-Presidio Learning Pathway
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $15,450 $1,530 $13,920
   
SHERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Forthe Balanced Literacy Program
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $50,000 $35,000 $15,000
   
SPARK
For the Middle School Apprenticeship Program
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $25,000 $25,000  
   
  SUB TOTAL $280,204 $201,284 $78,920
   
  GRAND TOTAL $1,016,204 $862,284 $423,920