Open Space Institute donations received

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of March 2022. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on analytics.vipulnaik.com, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee Open Space Institute in our system.

Donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 19 200,000 174,211 5,000 5,000 25,000 40,000 50,000 200,000 250,000 250,000 350,000 400,000 400,000
Presidential grant 2 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000
Initiatives 3 25,000 23,333 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000
Environmentalism 11 250,000 280,909 40,000 200,000 200,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 350,000 350,000 400,000 400,000 400,000
Environment 3 50,000 46,667 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000

Donation amounts by donor and year for donee Open Space Institute

Donor Total 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2009 2000 1996 1994 1993
Hewlett Foundation (filter this donee) 3,090,000.00 550,000.00 390,000.00 400,000.00 400,000.00 400,000.00 250,000.00 500,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nathan Cummings Foundation (filter this donee) 110,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 5,000.00 5,000.00
Sloan Foundation (filter this donee) 70,000.00 0.00 25,000.00 25,000.00 0.00 20,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
John Merck Fund (filter this donee) 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 3,310,000.00 550,000.00 415,000.00 425,000.00 400,000.00 420,000.00 250,000.00 500,000.00 200,000.00 40,000.00 100,000.00 5,000.00 5,000.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (19 donations)

Graph of top 10 donors by amount, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
DonorAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 19)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
Hewlett Foundation200,000.0092018-11-04Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-outdoors-america-campaign-5/-- For The Outdoors America Campaign.
Hewlett Foundation350,000.0042018-09-05Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-outdoors-america-campaign-4/-- For The Outdoors America Campaign.
Hewlett Foundation40,000.00132017-10-06Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-branding-of-the-land-and-water-conservation-fund-and-coalition/-- For Branding Of The Land And Water Conservation Fund And Coalition.
Hewlett Foundation350,000.0042017-08-08Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-outdoors-america-campaign-3/-- For The Outdoors America Campaign.
Sloan Foundation25,000.00152017Initiatives/https://sloan.org/grant-detail/7983-- Grant investigator: Erik Kulleseid; to implement technology upgrades to the Cultural Performance Center at Harlem’s Riverbank State Park.
Hewlett Foundation400,000.0012016-07-11Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-outdoors-america-campaign-2/-- For The Outdoors America Campaign.
Sloan Foundation25,000.00152016Initiatives/https://sloan.org/grant-detail/7988-- Grant investigator: Erik Kulleseid; to create permanent scientifically accurate interpretive and orientation exhibits at the new visitor center currently under construction at the park.
Hewlett Foundation400,000.0012015-03-16Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-outdoors-america-campaign-1/-- For The Outdoors America Campaign.
Hewlett Foundation400,000.0012014-03-17Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-outdoors-america-campaign-0/-- For The Outdoors America Campaign.
Sloan Foundation20,000.00172014Initiatives/https://sloan.org/grant-detail/7165-- Grant investigator: Erik Kulleseid; to identify and employ the most appropriate technology to equip the performance space at Riverbank State Park to better serve the Harlem community.
Hewlett Foundation250,000.0062012-05-14Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-public-funding-for-land-conservation-project-1/-- For The Public Funding For Land Conservation Project.
Hewlett Foundation250,000.0062011-07-18Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-public-funding-for-land-conservation-project-0/-- For The Public Funding For Land Conservation Project.
Hewlett Foundation250,000.0062011-07-18Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-public-funding-for-land-conservation-project-0/-- For The Public Funding For Land Conservation Project.
Hewlett Foundation200,000.0092009-07-20Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/open-space-institute-for-the-public-funding-for-land-conservation-project/-- For The Public Funding For Land Conservation Project.
John Merck Fund40,000.00132000-06Environmenthttps://www.jmfund.org/program-grants/-- To catalyze federal grants to the four northeast states (NY, VT, NH, ME) under existing appropriation mechanisms such as the Land and Water Conservation Fund or the Forest Legacy Program, so that critical wilderness areas and working forests can be preserved through fee or easement purchase.
Nathan Cummings Foundation50,000.00111996Environment/Spirit, Values, Ethicshttps://web.archive.org/web/20081201110132/http://www.nathancummings.org/annual96/000110.html-- Positive Futures, for workshops exploring more spiritually grounded ways of living with nature,.
Nathan Cummings Foundation50,000.00111996Environment/Transportationhttps://web.archive.org/web/20081201110132/http://www.nathancummings.org/annual96/000110.html-- Positive Futures, for workshops exploring more spiritually grounded ways of living with nature,.
Nathan Cummings Foundation5,000.00181994Presidential granthttps://web.archive.org/web/20081201100814/http://www.nathancummings.org/annual94/000151.html-- For a seminar on environmental policy and spiritual values and insights.
Nathan Cummings Foundation5,000.00181993Presidential granthttps://web.archive.org/web/20081201105713/http://www.nathancummings.net/annual93/000170.html-- For a seminar on environmental policy and spiritual values and insights.