RMI is eligible for funding from a variety of sources. These include corporate sponsorships, grants from corporate and private foundations, family or individual estates, cash and in-kind donations.
In addition to individual cash contributions, RMI has received generation contributions from:
United Way Bay Area
United Way of the Bay Area (UWBA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to community impact. UWBA serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Solano Counties. Our mission is to be the catalyst that enables people to strengthen their communities by investing in one another. Through the Bay Area Community Fund, United Way supports more than 250 local programs that fight poverty and create opportunities for children, youth, families and neighborhoods to thrive. In San Francisco and Santa Clara Counties, 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number operated by United Way that connects people in need as well as individuals seeking to give with community services. United Way's introduction of 2-1-1 is the first step in plans to promote and establish 2-1-1 service throughout the Bay Area. For more information, visit
Get connected. Get answers. Dial United Way's 2-1-1 in San Francisco and Santa Clara Counties to connect with community services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Learn more at www.211BayArea.org.
Ross Stores, Inc. is the nation’s second largest off-price retailer with fiscal 2006 revenues of $5.6 billion. With 771 Ross Dress for Lessâ stores in twenty-seven states and Guam. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday discounts of 20-60% off department and specialty store regular prices.
Ross Stores is now testing Twenty-six dd’s DISCOUNTSâ locations in California feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand and fashion apparel, accessories, footwear for the entire family at everyday savings of 20-70% off moderate and discount store regular prices. These stores also offer similar savings on a wide assortment of merchandise for the home.
Learn more about Ross Stores at www.rossstores.com
Institute for Contemporary Studies
In December 2006, RMI was awarded a grant from the Institute for Contemporary Studies (ICS) in Oakland, California. ICS is a nonprofit, nonpartisan policy research institute that believes that we all have the capacity to govern our lives. To realize this possibility, ICS is committed to developing knowledge, practical information, and leadership–three important components in leading a more productive self-governing way of life.
Learn more about ICS at www.icspress.com