Newsletter
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
November 2015
What We're Grateful For This Year
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As we approach the end of the year, we are reflecting on our work, the goals we’ve set and the huge strides made by our grantees and partners. This year, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the many things that we are grateful for. Read more >

Photo: “Time to Reflect,” an installation by Marlene Hausegger at the Djerassi Residency Artists Program, 2014. 
 

Program Blogs 

The Journey from Innovator to Pioneer
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Dr. Gwendalyn Randolph was recently awarded the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s 2015 Pioneer Award. She credits the Rainin Foundation’s early-stage grantmaking with helping her get to this critical milestone. 

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Oakland's Summer Learning Gain
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Alejandro Gac-Artigas, Springboard Collaborative

 
The Rainin Foundation is thrilled with the outstanding results of a program pilot aimed at combatting summer learning loss. We asked Springboard Collaborative, who led the pilot, to share in their own words what transpired this past summer.

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Where To Go, What To Do
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Ever wondered “where is a good place to learn about arts events?” Katie Fahey, Arts Program Officer, shares a variety of resources, including our Arts Pipeline, to help you connect with Bay Area film, literary, dance, music and visual arts events. 

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Start your holiday season with incredible performances by our grantees! See events in our November Arts Pipeline >>
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We'll be closed starting December 24, 2015. We will reopen on January 4, 2016.
Grantee News Roundup
 
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Check out the latest stories about our grantees—the talented organizations and individuals we are privileged to support. 


In Other News 
 
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Sit, Talk & Enjoy the Light 
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Inspiring Big Returns for Early Education 
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First Grants for Diet & Nutrition
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Kenneth Rainin Foundation is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing quality of life by championing and sustaining the arts, promoting early childhood literacy and supporting research to cure chronic disease. Collaboration and innovation are at the heart of all our programs. Our vision is guided by the belief that change is possible through inquiry, creativity and compassion.  
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