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    its time with state of the art construction and a magnificent first order Fresnel lens More than a century of severe coastal weather had taken its toll on the Lighthouse For safety reasons the lighthouse has been closed to the public since December 2001 The Foundation s grant launches Phase 2 of construction the largest and most urgent of the rehabilitation phases and garners the additional support needed to restore Pigeon Point by 2018 Specifically it allows restoration experts to dismantle inspect and restore replace most of the corroded cast iron elements of the upper tower as well as repairs to masonry essential to the project s integrity Noteworthy Results Maritime History Preserved For over 140 years this stunning beacon has guided ships inspired visitors from all over the world and now will continue to serve as a window into California s rich maritime history A Living Classroom Today more than 200 000 youth and adults find education inspiration and historical insight at Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park each year 12 000 annual hostel guests have the opportunity to spend the night experiencing the coast as the light keepers did and Pigeon Point serves 3 500 school children

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Pigeon-Point-Lighthouse-Restoration- (2016-05-01)
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    will advance GVB s primary goals which aim to support a healthy urban forest encourage and recognize outstanding beautification efforts advocate effective public policies provide environmental education and promote broad community involvement in GVB beautification projects Noteworthy Outcomes Improved Propagation The Devereaux Greenhouse improvements will provide for more efficient operations with increased plant propagation and reduced plant mortality Return to Search Area of Funding Ecosystem Conservation Type of Funding Standard

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Devereux-Greenhouse-Improvements (2016-05-01)
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    Campus Improvements Historic Main House Renovation Hospice Supportive Music Program Military Museum Expansion Milkweed Propagation Molera Discovery Center Renovations Montgomery Woods SNR Land Acquisition New Irrigation System New State of the Art Audio System Recovery Tank Medical Equipment Sacred Stones Project Save their Feet Shield their Bodies Shady Dell Property Spooner Ranch House Restoration WarBirds Museum Improvements Grantee Search Use the options below to limit Search Results Year 2007 2008

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Success-Stories (2016-05-01)
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    Woods provides high quality care for the thousands of animals who pass the shelter every year In order to protect the health of each animal and prevent the spread of disease Woods washes all soft goods every day This equates to 17 loads of laundry every day or 6 000 loads of laundry a year The grant will fund the building of a larger laundry facility that is equipped with commercial grade machines which will improve efficiency but more importantly better protect the health of the animals Noteworthy Outcomes Prevention of the Spread of Disease Woods Humane Society facility can accommodate up to 200 cats and dogs at one time With so many animals under their care disease can spread quickly but the new laundry facility and equipment will help to better prevent the potential spread of disease Cost Savings Woods Humane Society will save money and conserve resources by updating the facility with commercial grade more efficient equipment Return to Search Area of Funding Plant Wildlife Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 111 922 Year Funded 2012 Year Completed 0 About the Organization Woods Humane Society 875 Oklahoma Avenue San Luis Obispo CA 93405 805 543 9316

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Commercial-Laundry-Center (2016-05-01)
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    Hind Foundation were dedicated solely to work on 29 important Monarch overwintering sites in San Luis Obispo County The Monarch butterfly is unique among insects for its long distance seasonal migration and its spectacular winter gatherings The California coast is the only place in the U S that hosts this amazing phenomenon Here a select few tree groves shelter the Monarchs providing a vital resource for the butterflies and ensuring the continuity of their winter migration However ongoing monitoring shows that the number of Monarchs returning to these sites has dropped by nearly 90 over the past decade These declines highlight the need to gain a clear understanding of the butterflies status and habitat needs and take appropriate conservation actions Noteworthy Results Accessible Data Staff and volunteers collected all available data on the overwintering sites and created a single easily useable data source Information on the current habitat conditions was collected and incorporated into draft guidelines for review by land managers volunteers and scientists Increased Awareness Through outreach media coverage and public involvement an increased numbers of citizen and land managers are engaged in the efforts to conserve overwintering habitat Return to Search Area of Funding Ecosystem Conservation Type of

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Conserving-Coastal-Habitat-of-the-Western-Monarch-Butterfly (2016-05-01)
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    to keep the cost of our camp affordable hoping to increase the awareness of responsible pet ownership among all Central Coast demographics Critter Camp helps develop necessary tools for youth to reach their potential and develop the skills needed to become active participants in the community Each of the five days focuses on a different humane topic bite prevention kindness to animals animal abuse animal overpopulation and responsible pet ownership Every child is paired with one shelter dog for the weeklong camp and spends each morning grooming feeding and training the dog In the afternoons children participate in educational activities arts and crafts projects field trips and meet guest speakers and demonstrators The week is capped off with a graduation ceremony where parents and family members observe our campers demonstrate what they have learned direct their shelter dog through an agility course and receive a certificate of completion Noteworthy Results Pet Ownership Awareness Participating children learned about humane education shared that knowledge with their families and in this way promoted responsible pet ownership Increased Confidence A number of children entered the camp with a fear of dogs and successfully overcame that anxiety Greater Enrollment Woods Humane Society provided three full tuition awards and four half awards for each one week session of Critter Camp Several participants enjoyed the experience so much that they signed up for multiple sessions Improved Pet Behavior Dogs that participated in Critter Camp showed marked improvement in terms of their kennel behavior Campers used positive reinforcement techniques to help transform dogs from shy or over excited to friendly calm and able to connect with potential adopters Increased Adoption Rate Over the nine weeks that camp was in session adoptions of hard to place dogs increased by 20 and the kennels became much more quiet and peaceful

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Critter-Camp (2016-05-01)
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    the San Luis Obispo Historical Society SLOCHS to create a new brochure for use in educating the public about and building awareness of the Dallidet Adobe and Gardens SLOCHS serves local residents and visitors by collecting preserving exhibiting and providing access to relevant artifacts and materials Built in 1859 by Pierre Hypolite Dallidet the Dallidet Adobe is one of San Luis Obispo s oldest buildings and has been designated California Historical Landmark 720 The original property had more than 16 acres including the first commercial winery on the Central Coast The Adobe and Gardens were acquired by SLOCHS in 1953 Today the Adobe and Gardens are open to the public for educational tours events and weddings Noteworthy Results Increased Awareness Brochure distribution has raised awareness of the Dallidet Adobe and Gardens increased public visits and helped provide educational information on the landmark s history Increased Donations As more people visit and recognize the importance of the Dallidet donations towards upkeep and restoration efforts have also increased helping ensure that the Dallidet will be able to continue into perpetuity Return to Search Area of Funding Historical Landmark Restoration Type of Funding Supplemental Grant Amount Funded 5 883 Year Funded 2010 Year

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Dallidet-Adobe-and-Gardens-Brochure (2016-05-01)
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    Equine Feed Outreach This new CCHR community outreach temporarily pays a portion of the feed for horses of families who have fallen on economically hard times This outreach effort enables CCHR to save horses by providing owners with the means to keep and care for their horses The first year goal is to provide assistance for 8 to 10 new horses CCHR s Director assesses each situation determines the need and continuously monitors the situation to determine if the recipient s need changes Later if able recipients are asked to consider paying it forward by donating what they can to help the next horse in need Noteworthy Outcomes Maintaining Care The outreach project keeps horses with their families rather than displacing them and potential putting them at risk of being euthanized because adequate care cannot be found for them Keeping Families Together The outreach project also helps keep the horse and their families together rather than exposing them to the heartache and stress of being separated Return to Search Area of Funding Other Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 7 500 Year Funded 2011 Year Completed 2011 About the Organization California Coastal Horse Rescue P O Box 1646 Oak

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Emergency-Equine-Feed-Outreach (2016-05-01)
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