Fiscal Year 2011-12

Extramural Grants

Almond Board of California
$36,300
A Lifecycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Almond Production in California (Phase 2)

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant
$86,900
Helping Small, Latino and Hmong Specialty crop producers to profit from new values-based marketing channels

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant (Subaward through Center for Land-Based Learning)
$7,200
Sacramento Valley Beginning Farmer Training and Incubator Program

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant (Subaward through Central Coast Ag Network - CCAN)
$50,000
Central Coast Food System Assessment

California Department of Food and Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant (Subaward through Life Lab Science Program)
$81,600
Plant It, Grow It, Eat It!

County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Services (Subaward through UC San Diego)
$4900 (Additional funding on active project)
San Diego Farm to School Evaluation: 2009–2011

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Competitive Grants Program
$600,000 ($146,700 to ASI)
A Multi-component, School-based Approach to Supporting Regional Agriculture, Promoting Healthy Behaviors, and Reducing Childhood Obesity


Gifts and Philanthropic Grants

Davis Farmers Market Foundation
$6,700
Evaluation of Davis Joint Unified School District School Meal Local Sourcing School Year 2011-2012

Yohei Iwasaki
$4,000
Irrigation research at Russell Ranch

M. Theo Kearney Foundation of Soil Science
$10,000
Outreach support for the California Nitrogen Assessment

W. K. Kellogg Foundation
$10,000
The evolution of the School Food and Farm to School Movement in the United States

Mars, Inc
$575,000
Developing a Framework for Understanding Sustainability Characteristics of Commodity Crops

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Subaward through HASTAC / UC Irvine as part of the Digital Media and Learning Competition)
$175,000
Badges for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Major

Scott and Ulla Park
$4,000
Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility

Howard and Nancy Shapiro
$1,000
Annual best dissertation prize for agricultural sustainability/agroecology

Laura J. Tourte
$3,500
Support of the UC Davis Student Farm

True North Foundation
$35,400
Support for UC Davis Student Farm: Student Mentor

 

Friends of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute
Contributions of less than $1,000 to the general support of the ASI from:
Joseph Connett
Jennifer McBroom
Andrew Trlica


Endowments

Nancy Allen and Thomas P. Tomich
$5,000
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI

Elizabeth E. Bradford
$5,000
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI
$2,000
Endowment in support of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Award

Don and Diane Bransford
$5,000
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI

Friends of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute
Contributions of less than $1,000 to the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Endowment to provide support in perpetuity for ASI from:
Ashley Boren and Daniel Purtell
Richard Hernandez
Carl Johnson III
Nita Vail

Friends of Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger
Contributions of less than $1,000 to the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Award Endowment from: John S. Rowe


In-Kind Support

Button & Turkovich
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – wheat combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Clover Stornetta Farms
In-kind donation for the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major (SA&FS) inaugural celebration

Foster Farms
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – compost (since 1994)

Lopez Welding Services
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – repair services and various equipment use (since 2002)

Meek & Sons

In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – corn combine and other various equipment use (since late 1990s)

Morning Star Co.
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch - tomato harvester use (since 2009)

Rominger Farms
In-kind donation to Russell Ranch – various equipment use (since early 2000s)

University of California Davis Dining Services

In-kind donation for the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major (SA&FS) inaugural celebration

Verliant Energy Partners
In-kind donation of staff time to develop Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) Solution Centers

Woolf Farming Co.
In-kind donation of a CX 70 tractor to the Student Farm

PureSense
In-kind donation of 10 PureSense Mesh Nodes with Decagon 5TE Sensors and Pressure Sensors, moisture meters and measurement monitoring services, and one PureSense Base Station with Weather Station for the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility (since 2010).