Career Development

Morris Stulsaft Foundation

The Morris Stulsaft Foundation is dedicated to the well-being of Bay Area children and youth, and funds organizations with strong and effective leadership that prepare children and youth from low-income households for fulfilled and productive lives.

Accepting new applicants: Yes   |   Accepting letters of inquiry: Yes
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Oakland Fund for Children & Youth

Oakland Fund for Children & Youth provides strategic funding to support Oakland's children and youth from birth to 21 years of age to become healthy, happy, educated, engaged, powerful and loved community members. Accepting RFPs again in late 2021.

Accepting new applicants: Yes   |   Accepting letters of inquiry: No
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PG&E Corporation Foundation

PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company ("PG&E") are dedicated to building better communities for their employees and customers with a program of charitable giving that addresses critical social, educational and environmental challenges, helping to ensure a safe and prosperous future for all Californians.

Accepting new applicants: Yes   |   Accepting letters of inquiry: Yes
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Sobrato Family Foundation

The mission of the Sobrato Family Foundation is to support low-income residents in Silicon Valley who seek stability and opportunities for upward mobility.

Accepting new applicants: Yes   |   Accepting letters of inquiry: Yes
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The California Wellness Foundation

The California Wellness Foundation supports organizations working to increase access to health care, quality education, good jobs, and clean and safe neighborhoods across our state.

Accepting new applicants: Yes   |   Accepting letters of inquiry: Yes
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The James Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation's singular goal is to have a California where all low-income workers have the power to advance economically. The Foundation invests in leaders and organizations that can address the daunting situation our state faces (before the fallout of COVID-19 and as we work to rebuild after it). They are not accepting unsolicited inquiries for their initiatives or current grantmaking.

Accepting new applicants: Yes
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The Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation's funding priorities are Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection, and Human Prosperity. New applications are by invitation only.

Accepting letters of inquiry: No
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The Walter S. Johnson Foundation

The Walter S. Johnson Foundation assists transition-aged foster and other vulnerable youth in Northern California and Nevada, to become successful adults. A letter of inquiry is requested prior to a full proposal submission. The Walter S. Johnson Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

Accepting letters of inquiry: Yes
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Walter & Elise Haas Foundation

The Walter & Elise Haas Fund believes in collaborating with partners whose work provides access and opportunity, building a more equitable community. The Fund invests in Bay Area neighbors because doing so fosters a more just and vibrant society for current and future generations. The Foundation accepts grant proposals in four program areas — the arts, economic security, education, and Jewish Life — as well as for projects concerning Sanfrancisco Parks. Their safety net, legacy, and mission-related special grantmaking areas are not open to unsolicited letters of inquiry.

Accepting new applicants: Yes   |   Accepting letters of inquiry: Yes
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Y&H Soda Foundation

The Y & H Soda Foundation supports nonprofit and Catholic organizations committed to the full participation and prosperity of the underserved in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. If your organization fits within the Foundation's goals, email them with the name of your organization, contact information, and identify which strategic priorities and funding strategies you feel are aligned with your project. Applications are by invitation only.

Accepting letters of inquiry: Yes
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