Kenneth Rainin Foundation
The mission of the Kenneth Rainin Foundation is to enhance quality of life by championing the arts, promoting early childhood literacy, and supporting research to cure chronic disease. Collaboration and innovation are at the heart of all their programs. Their work is guided by their commitment to change through inquiry, creativity and compassion.
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation envisions a world where all Oakland children read at or above grade level, no one suffers from Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and the Bay Area arts community is robust and sustainable.
Through their grantmaking and operations, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation embraces the following values:
Collaboration: Believing that synergistic connections will strengthen the work of the Foundation and the impact they have on society.
Leveraging of all assets: Providing grantees and partners with resources, ideas and challenges so they may thrive.
Innovation: Rewarding creative and risk-taking thinking and individuals.
Responsibility: Considering the social and environmental implications of their practices and those of their partners.
Equity: Approaching all dealings with honesty and fairness.
Inherent in their core values is a belief in compassion, respect, humor and joy.See more