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2016-2017 funding

by abwhite last modified Feb 20, 2018 12:21 PM

 

Foundation support


Health Care Without Harm
Evaluation of ProCureWorks program - $40,000

The Nature Conservancy
California sustainable transportation planning - $40,250

UNFI Foundation
Healthy soils pilot training workshop for organic farmers - $10,000


Industry support


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

California Tomato Research Institute
Optimizing irrigation and fertility in organic processing tomato farming systems - $35,288

CoBank
Gift to support young, small, beginning and underserved farmers - $18,585
Capitalizing on new values-based marketing channels: Using market tours to link small, beginning and immigrant producers with wholesale buyers - $60,000

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 – tractor use (since 2017) and tomato harvester use (since 2009)

 

Government funding


California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grants
Northern California CRAFT: supporting beginning specialty crop farmers in 5 northern California counties - $145,933
Identifying value-added practices and market potential for moringa - $190,422
Supporting food hubs to strengthen specialty crop market channels in northern California - $81,201
Subaward from Calaveras Unified School District for evaluation of garden enhanced nutrition education - $31,732

California Department of Water Resources
Riparian summit - $75,000

California Strategic Growth Council
Advancing the use of regional conservation assessments - $30,560

NASA/California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Remote sensing of Russell Ranch crops - $8,000

Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
Growing California agritourism communities - $73,011

 

University grant funding


University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division, Competitive Grants Program
Bridging research and policy: An Assessment of strategic relationships between ANR, food policy councils, and research institutions - $33,765

University of California, Office of the President, Global Food Initiative
Food justice initiative project - $58,000
Experiential learning project - $78,333


Individual gifts


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

Valerie Wing and Bart J. Broadman
Adopt an AcreRussell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $1,000

Grimmway Farms
Adopt an AcreRussell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $1,000

Carl Johnson
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 - $7,000

Val DeWayne Quinn (with matching support from Apple, Inc.)
Adopt an AcreRussell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $3,000

Richard and Evelyne Rominger
Endowment in support of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Award - $5,000

Howard and Nancy Shapiro
Adopt an AcreRussell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility Endowment - $1,000

Frank and Marcia Stonebarger
Gift to support young, small, beginning and underserved farmers - $3,000

Thomas P. Tomich
Gift to the Student Farm in honor of Mark Van Horn - $1,000

Harold L. Wyman Foundation, Inc.
Gift to the Student Farm - $3,000


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


Arthur T. Bliss
Peggy J. Cavaghan
Andrew and Annemarie Hargadon
Melissa and Robert Haworth
Sam J. Maglio, Jr.
Patrick Nolan
Charles and Marguerite Smukler, M.P.H.
Sheryl A. Wagner

 

Friends of the Student Farm (contributions of less than $1,000 to the general support of the Student Farm)


Christine Schmidt and Bob Brewer
Nick Dolce
Dani Lee
Megan N. Marshall, Ph.D.
Ms. Lauren M. McNees
Carl W. Seymour

 

Friends of Russell Ranch (contributions of less than $1,000 to the general support of Russell Ranch)


Doug Solomon Consulting LLC

 

Friends of the Bradford-Rominger Award (contributions of less than $1,0000)


Jeanne Mc Cormack and Albert G. Medvitz
Carolyn Carpenter Gossard and  David W. Gossard

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