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.
The Bechtel Group Foundation partners with four signature programs on efforts that promote education (especially STEM), use engineering and construction skills to improve quality of life worldwide, and make effective use of the passions and unique skills of Bechtel's people.Learn More
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation's mission is to improve the lives of children, families, and communities--and to restore and protect our planet.
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 Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life, primarily to benefit San Francisco Bay Area residents through contributions, grants and scholarships for the education and welfare of children and their families. Organizations seeking information should direct inquiries by mailing a letter and application to the Executive Director, Miriam deQuadros.
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.