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Ms. Dickinson has written hundreds of proposals and has been awarded tens of millions of dollars in grants from foundations, corporations and government organizations. Below is a sample list:


Altos Foundation

Ann and Eli Shapira Charitable Foundation

Atkinson Foundation

Autzen Foundation

Bella Vista Foundation

Ben Serafin Fund at OCF

Bill Healy Foundation

Bothin Foundation

Burns Family Foundation

Charlotte Martin Foundation

Cow Creek Foundation

Crescent Porter Hale Foundation

Dallas Community Foundation

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Deacon Charitable Foundation

Douglas Community Fund at OCF

Foss Foundation

Ford Family Foundation

ESCO Foundation

Gellert Foundation

Grove Foundation

Highfield Foundation

Hurlbut-Johnson Charitable Trust

Junior League of San Francisco

Karen M. Schroth Foundation

Kelly Foundation

Kinsman Foundation

Lesher Foundation

Meyer Memorial Trust

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Miller Foundation, James F. and Marion L.

National CASA Association

Northwest Health Foundation

Oregon Community Foundation (OCF)

Oregon Wildlife Foundation

Olsrud Fund at OCF

Peninsula Healthcare District

Randall Charitable Trust

Sacramento Community Region Foundation

Salem Foundation

Salem Foundation: Epping

Salem Foundation: Kubin

San Francisco Foundation

San Mateo County Association of Realtors

Sand Hill Foundation

Sandy Foundation, George H.

Sequoia Healthcare District

Shapira Foundation

Sierra Health Foundation

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Siletz Tribe Charitable Fund

Sobrato Foundation

Social Venture Partners

Soroptomist of South Sacramento

Spirit Mountain Community Fund

Swindells Charitable Trust, Ann and Bill

The California Endowment

Theta Xi

United Way

Van Loben Sels Foundation

Volunteers of America, Inc.

William G. Gilmore Foundation



Bank of America

Blue Shield of California

Cargill Foundation






Kaiser Permanente


Mary Kay


Mills Peninsula Health Services

Pacific Power Foundation

PacificSource Charitable Foundation

Salem Health




TJ Maxx

U.S. Bank

Umpqua Bank

Verizon Hopeline


Wells Fargo


Federal Government

Bureau of Land Management

Corporation for National Service: VISTA Program

Department of Justice: Office of Violence Against Women (Legal Assistance for Victims, Community Defined Solutions, Transitional Housing)

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Supportive Housing Program

State Government

California Emergency Management Agency

California Housing and Community Development

California Department of Public Health

Oregon Department of Education's Youth Development Council

County Agencies

Clackamas County – Early Learning Hub

County of San Mateo: Office of Housing: Community Development Block Grant

County of San Mateo: Human Services Agency

County of San Mateo: Probation Department

County of San Mateo: Sheriff


Redwood City, CA

Roseburg, OR

Burlingame, CA

Daly City, CA

Menlo Park, CA

San Mateo, CA

South San Francisco, CA

East Palo Alto, CA

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