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Foundation Initiated Grants

Columbia Foundation Grants awarded June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004


Columbia Foundation initiates grants in the following areas. Unsolicited proposals are not considered:


- New initiatives and emerging issues - Community institutions of historic interest - Philanthropy and the nonprofit sector - Other programs outside the current guidelines


$7,500 to the CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, for general support on the occasion of the 19th Annual Ball.

$10,000 to CONGREGATION EMANU-EL, San Francisco, in honor of Rabbi Stephen Pearce’s 10th Anniversary.

$17,000 to the FRENCH-AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, San Francisco, for general support of its programs of study in French and English, and to prepare its graduates to think critically and to communicate across cultures.

$20,000 to the SAN FRANCISCO BALLET, for general support of America's first professional ballet company.

$40,000 to the SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, for general support.

$12,000 to the SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, for general support and to present opera performances of the highest international quality available to the widest possible audiences.

$75,000 to the SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, for annual support and transition funding.

$10,000 to STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, Ca., for the University and its academic programs.

$23,426 to the ROYAL OPERA HOUSE FOUNDATION, London, England, for the Patron Trust Membership.





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