The Bayer Foundations work toward their goal of "Science for a Better Life" through two separate foundations, The Bayer Science & Education Foundation which focuses on excellence in Life Science, medicine and science education, and The Bayer Cares Foundation which focuses on social innovation and new solutions for a better living.
Gordon and Betty Moore established the foundation to create positive outcomes for future generations. In pursuit of that vision, the Foundation fosters path-breaking scientific discovery, environmental conservation, patient care improvements and preservation of the special character of the San Francisco Bay Area. Applicants may send a brief letter of inquiry via email.
The Hearst Foundations are national philanthropic resources for organizations and institutions working in the fields of Education, Health, Culture and Social Service. Their goal is to ensure that people of all backgrounds have the opportunity to build healthy, productive and inspiring lives.
Kaiser Permanente works in partnership with our communities, using their collective knowledge to identify and implement creative solutions to difficult community health problems. Additionally they address what's essential to total health such as economic opportunity, affordable housing, safe and supportive schools, and a healthy environment. At this time, Kaiser Permanente Northern California is accepting grant applications by invitation only.
The mission of the Kenneth Rainin Foundation is to enhance quality of life by championing the arts, promoting early childhood literacy, and supporting research to cure chronic disease. Collaboration and innovation are at the heart of all of their programs. The Foundation's work is guided by their commitment to change through inquiry, creativity and compassion. The Arts and Health programs accept Letters of Inquiry annually. Education grants are by invitation only. Please check their website for more details.
The Bernard Osher Foundation makes grants and endowment gifts to colleges, universities, and other non-profit organizations in four program areas: post-secondary scholarships, lifelong learning institutes for seasoned adults, select integrative medicine programs, and arts and educational organizations.
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is dedicated to advancing groundbreaking applied science with real-world benefits for all humanity. The Foundation is an incubator of innovation through its prestigious fellowship program supporting our nation’s most promising young scientists, engineers and mathematicians. Hertz Fellowship applications open in the Fall each year.
The Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation was formed in 1977 by Wayne and Gladys Valley to provide financial assistance for various charitable organizations of particular interest to them, principally in the East Bay Area of California. These areas include educational fields, Catholic organizations, and other charitable organizations focused on medical research, health care, local parks and recreational facilities, and projects serving youth.