The East Bay Community Foundation partners with donors, social movements, and the community to eliminate structural barriers, advance racial equity, and transform political, social, and economic outcomes for all who call the East Bay home.
Established in 1992 by Lisa and Douglas Goldman, the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund is a private foundation committed to providing support for charitable organizations that enhance our society. As natives of San Francisco, the Goldmans place a high priority on projects that have an impact upon the San Francisco community. Within its grantmaking areas, the Fund strives to be responsive and flexible as well as to make informed and responsible grants to support qualified projects.
San Francisco Foundation's mission is to mobilize resources and act as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership, and promote philanthropy in the San Francisco Bay Area. Together with community leaders, nonprofits, and donors, SFF is committed to advancing racial equity and economic inclusion to ensure that everyone in the Bay Area has a chance to attend a good school, get a good job, live in a safe and affordable home, and have a strong political voice.
The Silver Giving Foundation's mission is to expand educational opportunities for California’s children, strengthen our democracy, and end homelessness for families in San Francisco. The Silver Giving Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals in any of its program areas. If you believe your organization or program is a strong fit, please submit a clear, concise description of your organization or program to firstname.lastname@example.orgLearn More
The Skoll Foundation catalyzes transformational social change by investing in, connecting, and championing social entrepreneurs and other social innovators who together advance bold and equitable solutions to the world’s most pressing problems
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.
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.
The Mission of the Zellerbach Family Foundation is to be a catalyst for constructive social change by initiating and investing in efforts that strengthen families and communities.