Rockefeller Foundation

Alameda lost a high-profile grant that was supposed to help the Island bounce back from a disaster. E-mails obtained by The Alamedan offer new information detailing how it happened.

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The Rockefeller Foundation will be helping Alameda draft plans to bounce back quickly from a natural disaster. The Island was one of 33 cities from across the world and four in the Bay Area picked to receive grant money and assistance in creating the plans through the foundation’s new 100 Resilient Cities network.