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2014-2015 funding

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Foundation gifts


Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
Funding towards an endowed professorship in agroecology - $100,000

McClarty Family Foundation
Funding towards an endowed professorship in agroecology - $50,000
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $10,000

True North Foundation
Continuing support for mentoring and education at the UC Davis Student Farm and through the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems undergraduate major - $85,000

Wells Fargo Foundation
Innovative water management in agriculture project at the Russell Ranch - $100,000

Yolo Farm to Fork Foundation (formerly Davis Farmers Market Foundation)
Evaluation of Davis Joint Unified School District School Meal Local Sourcing, School Year 2013-2014 - $6,780
Evaluation for Yolo Farm to Fork Futures Garden Grants - $6,950

United Way of Kern County
County Food system assessment for Kern County - $84,852


Commodity board support


American AgCredit
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers - $10,000

Button & Turkovich
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – wheat combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Claude Laval Corporation – LAKOS Filtration Division
In-kind donation of filters for Russell Ranch and other campus units.

CoBank
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers - $30,000

Colusa Glenn
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers - $10,005

Cooks Company/Ric and Elaine Tombari
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI - $10,000

Farm Credit West
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers - $10,000

Fresno Madera Farm Credit
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers - $10,000

Elite Energy
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $10,000

Grimmway Farms/Cal Organics
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $1,000

Foster Farms
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – compost (since 1994)

Jain Equipment
In-kind donation of irrigation supplies to Russell Ranch and Student Farm

Lopez Welding Services
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – repair services and various equipment use (since 2002)

Meek & Sons
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – corn combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Morning Star Co.
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch - tomato harvester use (since 2009)

Woolf Farming and Processing
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $10,000

 

Government funding


California Department of Food and Agriculture, California/Federal Dairy Digester Working Group
Enhancing Energy Production and Producing Valuable Co-Products from Dairy Manure Digester Systems - $106,570

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant
Market tours for small, ethnic, beginning specialty crop growers: Creating new marketing channels for buyers and sellers - $162,217

California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Agricultural Worker Time and Activity Study - Part 2 - $100,000

California Energy Commission
Subaward through Powwow Energy, LTD: Irrigation optimization and well pump monitoring leveraging smart meter data - $416,150

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Subaward from California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Remote Sensing of Russell Ranch Crops - $16,297

National Science Foundation
Subaward from University of Utah: Collaborative Research: ARTS: Taxonomy and phylogeny of Capsicum and Lycianthes (Solanaceae) - $37,834

Sacramento Area Council of Governments
UCD/SACOG/ECOS South Sacramento Project - $159,992

United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
Subaward through Kansas State University: Impacts of Values-Based Supply Chains on Small and Medium-Sized Farms - $120,286
Subaward through Oregon State University: Beyond Fresh and Direct: Exploring Specialty Food Market Opportunities for Small and Medium-Sized Farms - $112,790 

 

University grant funding


University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division, Competitive Grants Program
Integrating Urban Agriculture with Youth Development through Community Tours - $115,672

University of California Davis, Library Open Access Fund
Support for PLOS ONE article publication: "Sustainable sourcing of global agricultural raw materials: assessing gaps in key impact and vulnerability issues and indicators" - $1,000

University of California, Office of the President, Global Food Initiative 2014
Sustainable Agriculture Research Inventory - $162,181
Food Hub collaborative learning - $78,098
Statewide Farm to School tours - $75,000

 

Individual gifts


Don and Diane Bransford
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI - $5,000

Bart Broadman and Valerie Wing
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $2,000

Horia and Joanna Groza
In-kind donation of a scale and planting materials

Carl Johnson
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI - $1,000

Robert and Helga Medearis
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI - $1,000

Scott and Ulla Park/Park Farming
Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Support - $5,000

Bill and Gail Rains
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $1,000

Richard and Evelyne Rominger
Endowment in support of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Award - $3,000

Howard and Nancy Shapiro
Adopt an Acre--Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $1,000
Annual best dissertation prize for agricultural sustainability/agroecology - $1,000

Brian Simonis
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – field services, swather and bailing equipment use

Janice and William Stansfield
Endowment in support of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Award - $4,000

Michael P. Tomich in memory of Prosper Q. Tomich
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI - $2,500


Friends of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute Contributions of less than $1,000 to the general support of the ASI


Ashley Boren and Daniel Purtell
Gail and Robert Feenstra
Daniel P. Greaney
Thomas Groves and Carol Worthen

 

Friends of ASI (less than $1,000 to the Endowment)


Melissa and Rob Haworth
Patrick Nolan Sam J. Maglio, Jr.
Robert and Helga Medearis
Shelly Meredith
D’Artagnan Scorza
Thomas P. Tomich and Nancy Allen
Jack E. Williams

Friends of the Student Farm Contributions of less than $1,000 to the general support of the Student Farm


James M. Wellman

Donors who have made a planned gift commitment to ASI


Arlene E. Pinkerton

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