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.
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.
The goal of MCF’s Buck Family Fund (BFF) is to create equity of opportunity for every resident of Marin. Four key themes have been identified that are central to addressing current inequities which include education, health, the environment, and economic opportunity. The BFF application process utilizes both RFP invitations and open calls for proposals.
The McKesson Foundation supports their employees and their community involvement efforts, with a special focus on funding non-medical services for cancer patients. The McKesson Foundation is not able to accept unsolicited grant proposals.
The Morrison & Foerster Foundation’s contributions are made through a number of giving programs primarily focused on organizations that either serve disadvantaged youth or provide free legal services to people in need. The Foundation considers funding requests only if sponsored by Morrison & Foerster lawyers or staff. They are not accepting other unsolicited grant proposals at this time.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems, engaging donors to make our region and world a better place for all.
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 Teichert Foundation grants to organizations that create beauty, foster culture, nurture children, provide access to food and housing for those in need, preserve nature, increase awareness of our environment, build an educated citizenry and a well-prepared workforce, and strive to provide better health for all.
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.
The Clorox Company Foundation’s mission is to foster healthy and inclusive communities so people can be well and thrive. The Foundation provides grants in the following program areas: racial justice, youth development/education, sustainability, disease prevention, and disaster relief and preparedness.