The foundation prioritizes long-term funding relationships with existing grantees, and is only accepting applications for organizations funded in the previous fiscal year.
Organizations are considered by invitation only.
SF Bay Area only: Only applicants who received funding from the foundation in December 2018 will be considered for the December 2019 cycle. The submission window for invited applicants opens July 22nd and closes September 18th for the December 2019 cycle.
The foundation makes grants to exempt nonprofit and public organizations based in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties in California, and in the state of Oregon in the following program areas:
- Academic and artistic enrichment for children and young adults
- Support services for the disabled
- Food, shelter, and counseling services for families in need and disadvantaged individuals