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Koret announces $3.25 Million in Grants to boost civic education across California
Apr 2022 | Press Release

Koret announces $3.25 Million in Grants to boost civic education across California

The new initiative builds student knowledge and supports teacher training to promote democracy and address disinformation in the Bay Area and beyond

Koret Foundation Commits $2M to Bay Area Arts Organizations
Oct 2021 | Press Release

Koret Foundation Commits $2M to Bay Area Arts Organizations

Koret has announced $2 million in new and planned grants to fund key Bay Area arts and cultural institutions, supporting pillars of the community as they re-open and navigate the return to live audiences.

Koret Announces $5M in Support for Bay Area Food Banks
Oct 2020 | Press Release

Koret Announces $5M in Support for Bay Area Food Banks

The Koret Foundation increases support for its long-standing Koret Food Program, funding seven Bay Area food banks, meal sites and delivery services through 2024 as they face unprecedented demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants double support in the current fiscal year and provide funding through 2024, helping to ensure food-providing organizations are able to weather the long-term impacts of the crisis.

Koret announces $10M in Bay Area scholarship funds
Aug 2020 | Press Release

Koret announces $10M in Bay Area scholarship funds

As part of the foundation’s Higher Education Initiative, Koret announced nearly $10 million in scholarship funding to Bay Area colleges and universities through the Koret Scholars program. The scholarship funds will benefit nearly 2,000 students across nine colleges and universities, focused on helping first-gen, low-income, and minority students achieve educational success.

Koret announces $50 million in grants to Bay Area colleges and universities
Jun 2020 | Press Release

Koret announces $50 million in grants to Bay Area colleges and universities

Koret has announced $50 million in new grants to Bay Area colleges and universities, with the goal of increasing access to education for the growing number of students who face obstacles to success; creating and expanding new models for learning; modernizing campus technology and infrastructure; and strengthening relationships between institutions in the U.S. and Israel.

Koret commits $10 million for global Holocaust education
Jan 2020 | Press Release

Koret commits $10 million for global Holocaust education

Koret announced a partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation’s Institute for Visual History and Education and the Hold On To Your Music Foundation to develop a global Holocaust educational curriculum. The project will combine testimony, technology, and music to enrich the field of Holocaust education for primary and secondary school-aged children around the world.

Koret Foundation Launches $11 Million K-12 Education Innovation Initiative for 2019
Jan 2019 | Press Release

Koret Foundation Launches $11 Million K-12 Education Innovation Initiative for 2019

Bay Area-based Koret Foundation to invest in dozens of K-12 programs to serve as a model for regional programming with a national impact

Koret Foundation Announces New $10 Million Arts and Culture Initiative
Dec 2017 | Press Release

Koret Foundation Announces New $10 Million Arts and Culture Initiative

Bay Area philanthropy to support six veteran-serving organizations focusing on workforce development, health care, and the transition to civilian life