Davis Cooperative Community Fund past grant recipents

2012 grant recipients were announced at the Co-op's Annual Member Meeting at the Davis Senior Center Multipurpose Room, on Sunday, May 20 (just after the eclipse!). They were:
• Harper Junior High School Garden/Harper PTA — for tools, worms & supplies
• Patwin Elementary/RISE — for plates
• Marguerite Montgomery Elementary PTA — for tools
• Knights Landing Children's Center — for books and materials to support healthy eating
• CommuniCare Health Centers — for perinatal program foods
• Sacramento/Yolo Mutual Housing Association — for garden supplies
• Davis Farmers Market Foundation/Central Park Gardens — for plants
• Da Vinci High Booster Club — for plates, bowls
• Cool Davis Foundation — for equipment for outreach

2011 grant recipients were announced at the Co-op's Annual Member Meeting at the Davis Senior Center Multipurpose Room, on Sunday, May 22. They were:
• STEAC (Short Term Emergency Aid Committee) — to purchase food supplies
• FARM Davis — for farm tools & equipment
• Davis Farm to School — for tablecloths
• Tafoya Elementary School PTA — for garden supplies

2010 grant recipients were announced at the Co-op's Annual Member Meeting at the Davis Senior Center Multipurpose Room, on Sunday, May 16. They were:
• Eleanor Roosevelt Circle Resident Cooperative Council of Davis Senior Housing Co-op, Inc. — for garden supplies & spigot
• TREE Davis — for tree-tending supplies
• Korematsu Elementary Garden Program of KPTO — for garden supplies
• Village Harvest Davis — for harvest equipment
• Davis Bridge Educational Foundation — for project with youths
• Grace Garden — A Sustainable Garden Growing Community — for garden supplies
• Community Housing Opportunities Corp.— for sports equipment
• California Center for Cooperative Development/Davis Cooperative Community Network — for conference materials
• Yolo Basin Foundation — for transport
• Dos Pinos Housing Cooperative — for cooking equipment
• Acme Theatre Company — for durable banners
• KDVS Public Affairs/Local Dirt Radio — for community equipment
• Real Food Challenge, Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive — for training materials

2009 grant recipients were :
• Davis Community Meals
• North Davis Elementary PTA's Garden Program
• Central Park Gardens
• Davis Bicycle Collective
• Davis Farm to School Connection
• Marguerite Montgomery Elementary PTA Garden Program
• Solar Community Housing Association
• Yolo Adult Day Health Care

2008 grant recipients were:
• FamiliesFirst
• Yolo Community Care Continuum
• Yolo Family Service Agency
• Davis Cub Scout Pack 75/Kiwanis of Greater Davis
• Pachamama Coffee Cooperative
• Davis Garden Club
• Cal Aggie Christian Association/CA House

2007 grants were awarded to:
• Citizens Who Care—for supplies for art therapy sessions
• Davis Musical Theatre Company—for support of a senior volunteer workshop
• Eleanor Roosevelt Circle Resident Cooperative Council of Davis Senior Housing Co-op, Inc.—for a composting equipment for their garden
• Fred T. Korematsu Parent Teacher Organization—for their Social Justice garden
• Lavender Library Archives & Cultural Exchange—for acquisition of new materials
• Rancho Yolo Community Association—for communications about cooperative ownership of their park
• Yolo Family Service Agency—for support of mental health services to low-income families

2006 grants were awarded to:
• ASUCD Experimental College Community Garden
• Bannon Creek Elementary School PTA
• Knights Landing Children's Center
• Pence Gallery
• People Resources Inc. Elderly Nutrition Program
• Pine Tree Gardens
• Yolo Adult Day Health Care
• Yolo Crisis Nursery of Families First
• Yolo Family Resource Center

Here are the May 2005 recipients:
• Davis Community Network
• Davis Joint USD Childrens' Center and School Age Room Parents Association
• Fairfield School PTA
• La Leche League of Davis
• Solar Community Housing Association
• Waking The Village
• Yolo Family Service Agency , and
• Yolo Literacy Council

The May, 2004 recipients were:
• Davis Community Television for KDRT Low Power Community Radio
• Yolo Community Care Continuum
• Yolo Adult Day Health Care
• Davis High School Gay/Straight Alliance
• Habitat for Humanity, Yolo County
• Yolo Crisis Nursery of Families First
• Yolo Mutual Housing Association
• Citizens Who Care

The thirteen recipients of 2003 grants from the Fund were
• Community Alliance With Family Farmers
• Community Housing Opportunities Corp.
• Davis Adult School (Nutrition/Cooking class)
• Davis Community Network
• Davis Flower Arrangers (for three PTAs)
• Elderly Nutrition Program Meals On Wheels
• Fairfield School PTA
• Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School PTA (Running Club)
• Mindful Education
• Pine Tree Gardens
• Whole Earth Festival
• Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organizations, Northern California Affiliate
• Yolo County Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The twelve recipients of grants from the fund in May, 2002 were:
• AmeriCorps Ambassador Mentoring Project, Yolo Connections
• César Chávez Elementary PTA Garden
• Citizens Who Care
• Davis Community Meals
• Davis Education Foundation Farm to School Connection
• Norwood 4 H
• Pierce Co-op (Cooperative Living on Campus)
• STEAC (Short Term Emergency Aid Committee)
• Solar Community Housing Association
• Willett Elementary PTA Garden
• Yolo County Gay Pride Day Committee
• Yolo Family Service Agency

The twelve recipients of grants from the fund in May, 2001 were:
• Davis Community Television
• UC Davis National Youth Sports Program
• Winters Friends of the Library
• Yolo County Multi-Disciplinary Interview Center
• Davis Mutual Housing Association
• Davis Campus Cooperatives
• Yolo Basin Foundation
• Senior Citizens of Davis, Inc.
• Davis Community Clinic
• Yolo Adult Day Health Care and
• Food Bank of Yolo County

The ten recipients of grants from the fund on June 1, 2000 were:
• Yolo Family Service Agency,
• Freedom From Hunger,
• Pine Tree Gardens,
• American Farmland Trust,
• The Children's Therapy Center,
• Sustainable Utility Network Cooperative,
• Davis Community Church Nursery School,
• The Pence Gallery,
• The Davis Farm-to-School Connection, and
• Yolo Land Trust.

Eight organizations received checks from the Fund in May of 1999 for use in their programs. Recipients were:
• Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center of Yolo County,
• Yolo Hospice,
• Citizens Who Care,
• Applegate Nursery School,
• Solar Community Housing Association
• Community Alliance With Family Farmers
• Citizens for Inter-American Cooperation
• Davis Mutual Housing Association.

The Fund was started with seed money donations of $10,000 by the Co-op and Twin Pines. Other donations have come from Co-op shoppers, and from members receiving patronage refunds.

You are always welcome to make a donation by sending a check to:
Davis Food Co-op
Attn: DCCF
620 G Street
Davis, CA 95616-3753