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9/23/15 All 2015 grants have been issued.

10/23/14 Adele Boydston, co-founder of the foundation, passed away on October 13th at the age of 92 due to complications of Alzheimer's Disease. She is missed. She had a wonderful full life. A celebration of life for both Robert and Adele will be Tuesday December 2nd, 7-9 pm at the Casa Grande in New Almaden. RSVP with Mark Boydston if you would like to attend.

Two new directors were added on August 4th, 2014. Anar Kotadia and Grace Brewer were appointed to the board of directors.

Robert Boydston passed away on June 24th, 2014 at age 89. He was the Founder, President and Treasurer of this organization. His extraordinary life may be remembered through this summary he put together in 2012: Our Life

On June 23rd, 2014 an emergency succession meeting of the directors was held. Robert Boydston resigned his duties as President and Treasurer. The board appointed Mark Boydston as President and Treasurer. The board also appointed Shiraz Kotadia as Vice President.

2015 grants have supported:

Alzheimer's Association
Chicago, IL

American Cancer Society
Atlanta, GA

American Heart Association
Dallas, TX

California State University, Chico
Chico, CA

Center For Whale Research
Friday Harbor, WA

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

Hands On Children's Museum
Olympia, WA

Humane Society of Silicon Valley
Santa Clara, California

Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, Illinois

KCTS
Seattle, WA

KPLU
Tacoma, WA

KQED Public Television
San Francisco, California

Providence Centralia
Centralia, WA

Providence St. Peter Hospital
Olympia, WA

Salvation Army
San Jose, California

San Jose Museum of Art
San Jose, California

San Jose Stage Company
San Jose, California

San Jose State University
San Jose, CA

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
San Jose, California

Sempervirens Fund
Los Altos, California

Space Society of Silicon Valley
Mountain View, CA

St. Jude Children's Research Hosp.
Memphis, TN

The Tech Museum of Innovation
San Jose, CA

Theatre Works of Silicon Valley
Palo Alto, CA

Thurston County Food Bank
Olympia , WA

Town Cats
Morgan Hill, California

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

Washington Center Performing Arts
Olympia, WA

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley
San Jose, California

World Affairs Council
San Francisco, CA


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