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  • Grantee Profiles
    In 2009 the Hind Foundation granted 55 000 to the History Center of San Luis Obispo County for the restoration repairs and upgrades of the Adobe to keep it at more stable and comfortable temperatures for visitors and to better preserve the museum s artifacts Designated California Historical Landmark 720 the 1850 s Adobe was home to Pierre Hypolite Dallidet his wife Maria Ascension Salazar and their seven children The Dallidet Adobe was acquired by the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society in 1953 from Paul Dallidet youngest son of Pierre and Ascención Noteworthy Outcomes History Preserved The restoration and upgrades to the Adobe maintain the interior climate to preserve the former Dallidet home belongings and offer a climate inviting to visitors Continued Education Renovations like this allow the facility to remain open to the public for educational tours events and weddings preserving our past through continued education Return to Search Area of Funding Historical Landmark Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 55 000 Year Funded 2009 Year Completed 2009 About the Organization History Center of San Luis Obispo County 696 Monterey Street San Luis Obispo CA 93401 805 543 0638 historycenterslo org The History Center of San

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Dallidet-Adobe-and-Gardens-Renovations (2016-05-01)
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    their San Luis Obispo Farm to expand its plant propagation efforts provide a specialized area of training for client employees and become a new source in the County for locally collected native plant starts Funds will also allow the farm to make major capital purchases and improvements to greenhouses and other infrastructure GGF is a non profit wholesale nursery and farm that has been providing employment vocational training and socialization opportunities to adults with mental illness since 1984 Noteworthy Outcomes Increased Revenue The expanded plant propagation efforts and greenhouse improvements will produce more plants to be sold increasing revenue that will continue to expand GGF s operations Expanded Client Opportunities Due to the expanded operations and specialized training TMHA will be able to provide their clients with better skills and increased opportunities to build a balanced life Native Plant Propagation With more native plants to propagate Central Coast locals can purchase native plants locally and enjoy the benefits they offer Return to Search Area of Funding Plant Wildlife Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 38 000 Year Funded 2008 Year Completed 2008 About the Organization Transitions Mental Health Association 784 High Street San Luis Obispo CA 93401 805

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Greenhouse-And-Infrastructure-Improvements (2016-05-01)
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    seeds from specific regions and ecosystems then stores and categorizes these seeds by species and locality Doing so ensures the seeds can be germinated and subsequently grown into native stock that is critical for restoration and mitigation efforts particularly in regions where plants have been removed or destroyed Proper conservation benefits everyone whether the indirect result is erosion mitigation less threat from mud slides fire safety watershed safety a thriving wildlife system or natural beauty Noteworthy Outcomes A Collaborative Process Through the Seed Bank Transitions Mental Health provides their employee clients who are adults with mental illness with training paid work and educational opportunities in the science of seed collection processing and storage techniques Proactive Planning With the right equipment in place Transitions can streamline operations to become self supporting through the sale of plants and seeds and through revenues related to seed collection Shared Growth Local nurseries and landscapers who obtain seeds from the Seed Bank can now offer plants that are ideal for each homeowner s location making plant survival more likely and customers more satisfied Return to Search Area of Funding Plant Wildlife Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 14 000 Year Funded 2014 Year

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Seed-Bank-for-Growth (2016-05-01)
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    House on the world renowned Music Academy campus in Santa Barbara California The Historic Main House project marks the third and final phase of the Academy s transformative campus renovation plan Renovation work includes internal seismic retrofit renovation of outdated electrical and plumbing infrastructure reconfiguration and renovation of administrative work spaces to improve functionality and efficiency renovation of Baja Studios a defunct suite of practice studios in the basement of the Main House and period restoration of doors windows walls and fixtures Noteworthy Outcomes Preserving Historical Character As with the design and construction of the first two phases of the renovation this project is undertaken with an eye towards the historic character of the building while ensuring it is ready to serve the Academy and its constituencies for the next 100 years Transforming Experiences The transformation of the Historic Main House will significantly improve the building s physical infrastructure and functionality and enhance the experiences of the 140 Fellows who attend the Music Academy every summer Return to Search View More Success Stories Area of Funding Historical Landmark Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 1 000 000 Year Funded 2014 Year Completed 2015 About the Organization Music Academy

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Historic-Main-House-Renovation (2016-05-01)
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    Grant title The ranch house which now serves as the Park s Visitor Center was built by Alden B Spooner Jr in 1892 as a three room cabin and over the next 20 years it was expanded to ten rooms The Spooner family successfully farmed raised cattle and operated a dairy until 1942 Noteworthy Outcomes Building a Foundation The grant provided CCNHA with the funds to stabilize the roof and walls of the ranch house without the generous donation the rehabilitation of the Spooner Home would have stalled because any other improvements and funds would have been wasted on an unsound structure Now the stabilized structure is motivating other supporter to continue the rehabilitation History Documented With the success of the Spooner House s rehabilitation the historic site is gaining recognition and additional funding that is sponsoring a history research group that is assembling a Spooner Ranch book Working with the Hind Foundation has been the most positive granting process I have ever had To work within the confines of State Parks can be very complicated but the Foundation was very patient and there was a real sense of trust Mary Golden Executive Director Central Coast Natural History Association Return

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Spooner-Ranch-House-Restoration (2016-05-01)
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    Shady Dell Property The 957 acre parcel lies at the southern end of the Lost Coast in Mendocino County and is a profoundly beautiful coastal property with peaceful forests a sandy beach and outstanding scenic ocean vistas Aside from its stunning location the most distinguishing feature is the unique gnarled grove of old growth redwoods known as the Enchanted Forest Not much is known about these trees but they provide an awe inspiring destination for visitor needed habitat for wildlife and their unusual development could offer scientists insight into how environment shapes redwood forests Total funds need to protect Shady Dell is 6 million Noteworthy Outcomes Preserved Habitat The protection of the property will ensure that these unique old growth forests will be preserved for many generations Scientific Insight With the preservation of this property scientists will be able to study how the environment impacts redwood forests Return to Search View More Success Stories Area of Funding Land Conservation Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 150 000 Year Funded 2012 Year Completed 0 About the Organization Save the Redwoods League 114 Sansome Street Suite 1200 San Francisco CA 94104 415 362 2352 www savetheredwoods org Save the Redwoods League

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Shady-Dell-Property (2016-05-01)
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    the Hind Foundation granted 100 000 to the Ojai Music Festival towards the 3 million campaign to rebuild the Libbey Bowl The Ojai Music Festival is a world renowned classical annual music festival showcased in the enchanting Libbey Bowl The existing Bowl demolished after the 2010 season needed to be replaced due to years of damage from termites and wood rot The new Bowl will include much needed expansions of the backstage areas for artists and production needs a slightly expanded stage area a more modern building utilizing green materials improved site drainage and planting of more than 30 trees throughout the venue for shade and beauty Noteworthy Outcomes Improved Experience After the construction is complete the new Libbey Bowl will open in June before the 2011 Season begins The new Bowl will provide an enhanced experience for spectator and performer alike Return to Search Area of Funding Music Visual Arts Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 100 000 Year Funded 2009 Year Completed 2010 About the Organization Ojai Music Festival 201 South Signal Street Ojai CA 93023 805 646 2094 www ojaifestival org Established in 1947 by music aficionado John Bauer the Ojai Music Festival has fostered a

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Libbey-Bowl-Rebuilding (2016-05-01)
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    The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County to purchase the 315 acre Stenner Springs Property formally owned by Union Pacific Railroad located north of the City of San Luis Obispo on the West Cuesta Grade between Camp San Luis Obispo Los Padres National Forest and Cal Poly The Land Conservancy purchased the property outright and after six months donated the land to the City of San Luis Obispo while retaining a conservation easement on the deed to the property Noteworthy Outcomes Greenbelt Conservation The purchase of this 315 acres contributed to more than 700 acres of important landscapes as part of the visionary City of San Luis Obispo s Greenbelt Protection Program Collaborative Effort The Land Conservancy of SLO County and the City of SLO worked together rather than competing to raise the needed funds that would acquire and protect properties that contain the headwaters of Stenner and Chorro Creeks and stunning oak woodland Return to Search Area of Funding Land Conservation Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 30 000 Year Funded 2007 Year Completed 2000 About the Organization The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County 547 Marsh Street San Luis Obispo CA 93401 805 544 9096

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Stenner-Springs-Property-Acquisition (2016-05-01)
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