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    This project transformed the existing building while preserving its historic design into a 182 seat theater for use by the region s diverse performing arts groups Specifically the grant supports the construction necessary to strengthen the Hide House building s core including fortifying the foundation raising the floor level of the structure extending the building s life span and helping to protect it in the event of an earthquake or flooding The refurbished Hide House building retains its historic and distinctive look while being equipped with modern lighting and sound systems comfortable seating dedicated dressing rooms and support space and a spacious lobby that doubles as a gallery The theater has a sprung wood floor for dance performances and retractable proscenium wings to allow for adjustable stage size Noteworthy Results Completing The Big Picture This renovation phase represents the completion of the City of Santa Cruz s plan to create a vibrant regional arts center on this 8 2 acre site of the historic Salz Tannery In addition TAC includes an 8 000 square foot plaza sculpture garden in an adjacent lot 100 units of affordable live work lofts for artists 28 rental studios a digital media center arts organization office space and a cafe Bringing Community Together The new theater benefits local performing arts dance and cultural groups and public private schools that will have a much needed new performance venue where professional and community theater dance concerts music concerts improvisation events and festivals can be presented Restoring History In 2008 the State Historic Office affirmed the Tannery site met the requirements for the National Register of Historic Places for its association with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history Return to Search Area of Funding Music Visual Arts Type of Funding

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Hide-House-Theater-at-the-Tannery (2016-05-01)
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    the mechanisms of gears and gain an understanding how a pendulum works The Museum is a three story 8 400 square foot center with 21 indoor and outdoor learning environments that stimulate curiosity and discovery through play Noteworthy Outcomes Skill Building The interactive clock exhibit engages the curiosity and encourages interaction amongst children helping to form solid communication skills at a time when young children are very impressionable Return to

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Interactive-Clock-Exhibit-Installation (2016-05-01)
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    Zoos and Aquariums AZA The new x ray system furthers the Charles Paddock Zoo s purpose to serve as a high quality community facility dedicated to the care of a variety of animals Noteworthy Outcomes Continued Operation This grant kept the Charles Paddock Zoo functioning by satisfying the requirements of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums AZA Return to Search Area of Funding Plant Wildlife Restoration Type of Funding Standard

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Digital-X-Ray-System-Purchase (2016-05-01)
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    Hind Foundation granted 100 000 to the Guide Dogs for the Blind for the development of one of three Grass Exercise Areas of the New Student Residence located on their San Rafael campus The excercise area is a 650 square foot space where students who are training with their new Guide Dogs get to relax and exercise their dogs in the morning and evening The grassy area is a place where students can bond with their Guides and also spend time with other students exercising their dogs It is a time to reflect on the day and think about the hard work that has taken place earlier Noteworthy Outcomes Bonding The grass area provides a space where the students can take the harnesses off their Guides This is a time for the dogs to romp and play once the harness comes back on it is back to Guide work This is a very healthy special enjoyable and much needed time for both Return to Search Area of Funding Plant Wildlife Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 100 000 Year Funded 2013 Year Completed 2013 About the Organization Guide Dogs for the Blind 350 Los Ranchitos Road San Rafael

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Grass-Exercise-Area-of-the-New-Student-Residence (2016-05-01)
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    including the San Luis Obispo Mission Cuesta College Chapel Hill in Shandon and many wineries and public spaces across the County The Festival presents classical music alongside a range of evolving musical styles including jazz and world music The Festival s programs are designed and led by Music Director Scott Yoo a New York based virtuoso violinist and conductor Festival Mozaic believes that music provides a means for expression inspiration cultural awareness and fulfillment and Festival Mozaic promotes the expansion and awareness of music in our communities by presenting music of unparalleled artistic quality Noteworthy Outcomes Educational Opportunities Notable Encounters and the Artists Corner Education Programs are designed to illuminate the music and artistic process from the performers perspectives and give the audience an interactive experience Local Economy Stimulation Festival Mozaic benefits our local economy by attracting an audience from across the country and across the globe Those visitors stay in local hotels and frequent local restaurants and shops during their visit One calculation estimates that in 2011 the Festival generated approximately 6 6 million in revenue for local businesses Source of Community Pride Festival Mozaic s musicians are highly respected professionals selected from across the United States Europe and

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/International-Musicians-Provide-Local-Performances (2016-05-01)
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    of charge Forty eight Sundays per year Sundays Live presents one hour high caliber programs of classical solo or chamber music at LACMA s Leo S Bing Theater These weekly concerts serve approximately 24 000 viewers on site and 10 000 online every year contributing to L A s active classical music scene Noteworthy Outcomes Professional Career Opportunities Through its Emerging Artists Concert Series Sundays Live is committed to nurturing the next generation of performers by providing performance opportunities at a professional setting With grants like these LACMA is able to continue to pay musicians fairly and in accordance with professional levels Affordable Quality Chamber Music Sundays Live concerts have helped strengthen support for classical music in Los Angeles and have expanded the audience by creating opportunities for new listeners to experience quality classical music without the barriers of high priced tickets or parking fees Loyal Followers Increased Attendance In the 2012 Sundays Live season approximately 549 of 600 seats were filled at every concert a 56 seat increase from 2011 Return to Search Area of Funding Music Visual Arts Type of Funding Supplemental Grant Amount Funded 2 500 Year Funded 2012 Year Completed 2012 About the Organization Los Angeles

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Sundays-Live-Chamber-Music (2016-05-01)
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    in the U S and provides a superb example of classic mid nineteenth century American lighthouse architecture Currently cast iron failure and the resulting water intrusion into the building are causing it to be structurally unsound Recent installations of tension cables around the cast iron brackets and belt courses are not adequate to stabilize conditions Due to the complex composite iron and masonry construction system at the top of the Lighthouse there are no simple interim measures available to stabilize the structure The full rehabilitation will include the dismantling inspection and restoration or replacement of most of the cast iron elements of the upper tower The rehabilitation process will also repair and conserve the masonry and curtain wall elements of the tower and provide additional seismic reinforcing to the upper tower the lower tower and the Oil House The updated structure resulting from the Hind Foundation grant will be in maintainable condition and with a well conceived program of cyclical maintenance should last another 100 years Noteworthy Results Restoration of a Cultural Icon Designed by French architect Phineas F Marston the Point Light Station State is an excellent example of classic mid 19th century American lighthouse architecture Lighthouses of Cape Hatteras in North Carolina and Saint Augustine in Florida share the same stunning architectural design as this 115 foot structure History Lesson Over 41 000 people visit PPLSHP each year including more than 2 500 school children participating in educational programs Last year more than 11 000 people got a taste of what living at a lighthouse was like by spending the night in the adjoining youth hostel With its proximity to the San Francisco Bay area it is one of the most accessible light stations for a large segment of California s population Return to Search Area of Funding

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Pigeon-Point-Light-Station-Rehabilitation (2016-05-01)
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    Level Ballet Master Class For Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo In 2011 the Hind Foundation granted 2 500 to the Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo to add a Master Class to the Company s curriculum and to help with production costs for the Spring 2012 performance The Civic Ballet utilized the granted funds to invite a professional master ballet teacher to lead one Company class and engage with students in a workshop environment Insight gained from the Master Class and workshop will be infused into the new choreography sets and consumes in the Company s Spring 2012 performance The grant monies will also be utilized to bring a guest artist into the Company s cast to help build community interest and provide an opportunity for students to work alongside talent from core performing art platforms Noteworthy Results High Caliber Ballet Since San Luis Obispo is located geographically far from core performing arts platforms in Los Angeles and San Francisco the Hind Foundation enabled Central Coast residents to enjoy ballet of the highest caliber Return to Search Area of Funding Music Visual Arts Type of Funding Supplemental Grant Amount Funded 2 500 Year Funded 2011 Year Completed 2011 About

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/A-New-High-Level-Ballet-Master-Class (2016-05-01)
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