Through continued education on intersectional issues related to education, culture, race and class, we become better equipped to take on the difficult and necessary work of transforming our local communities and our state.

News, Grantee Spotlight, Culture & Society, Philanthropy & Nonprofits February 10, 2021

William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund Pledges $1,000,000 to Fund the Movement for Black Lives

The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund is pleased to announce a grant totaling $1,000,000 to the Fund for the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL). The grant represents a five-year commitment to supporting the work of M4BL, with $200,000 being disbursed…

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Grantee Spotlight May 12, 2018

Full of Joy Yoga Encourages Young Students to Practice Mindfulness to Manage Big Emotions

As I walk into the class, the students are sitting and waiting patiently for me to begin. “Buenas Dias Miss Lani!” the kids say in unison.

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Grantee Spotlight April 27, 2018

The Discovery Center Hosts A Stand Against Racism Event

The first time I learned of Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was three years ago when I watched her TED talk on the impacts of childhood trauma, and I was floored. I had never heard such a clear and compelling presentation of the ways trauma can affect the…

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