"Kansha" is an inward awakening of gratitude and an outward expression honoring it. The Kansha Foundation is a small family foundation based in the San Francisco Bay Area with a mission to support local, national and international organizations building community and providing assistance and opportunity to those in need.

2008 Grant Recipients

In 2008, the board members of the Kansha Foundation explored their diverse areas of interest and how they relate to the mission of the foundation by engaging a large number of grantees with smaller donations in order to begin developing relationships into the future.

Appalachian Children's Emergency Shelter
http://www.acespickens.org/

Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
http://www.bhnc.org/

Big City Mountaineers
http://www.bigcitymountaineers.org/

Center for the Education of the Infant Deaf
http://www.ceid.org/

Central Asia Institute
https://www.ikat.org/

The Crucible
http://thecrucible.org/

Curry Senior Center
http://www.curryseniorcenter.org/

Foundation for African Medicine and Education
http://www.fameafrica.org/

Friends Foundation International
http://www.friendsfoundationinternational.org/

Glide Memorial United Methodist Church
http://www.glide.org/

Habitat For Humanity Greater San Francisco
http://www.habitatgsf.org/

Homeless Prenatal Program
http://www.homelessprenatal.org/

Kerry's Kids
http://www.kerryskids.org/

Marin Advocates for Children
http://www.marinadvocates.org/

Marin Charitable Association
http://www.marincharitable.org/

Midwives on Missions of Service
http://www.globalmidwives.org/

Moment by Moment
http://www.momentbymoment.org/

National Geographic Society - Galapagos Conservation Fund
http://www.expeditions.com/

Playing for Change Foundation
http://www.playingforchange.com/

PTA California Congress of Parents,
Teachers and Students
http://www.capta.org/

Riders for Health
http://www.riders.org/

San Francisco Food Bank
http://www.sffoodbank.org/

Seeds of Grace
http://www.seedsofgracesite.com/

Seven Tepees Youth Program
http://www.7tepees.org/

Shem Women's Group
http://shemgroup.org/

Touch a Life Foundation
http://www.touchalifekids.org/

Truckee Donner Land Trust
http://www.tdlandtrust.org/

Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation
http://www.ttcf.net/

Truckee Trails Foundation
http://www.truckeetrails.org/

Trust for Public Land
http://www.tpl.org/

Youth Treatment and Education Center
http://www.ytecsf.org/