The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (CA)

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has been operating for more than 45 years now, working with partners worldwide to improve lives of families, children, and communities, as well as restoring and protecting the planet.

They follow the core values of integrity, respect, leadership, commitment, and critical thinking.

The values of the foundation reflect the personal vale of Lucile and David Packard. Today, their children and grandchildren are now guiding the foundation.

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Recent News from Packard Foundation

2017 Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering Awarded to 18 Researchers
Foundation: Packard Foundation

David Packard was passionate about investing in #science because he believed #philanthropy could spark discovery…...more

Plugging the Gap: What Are Funders Doing to Respond to the Global Gag Rule?
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Packard Foundation

Buffett rarely plays a hands-on role in philanthropy, beyond dispatching annual installments of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the Gates Foundation...more

Helene Gayle to Lead Chicago Community Trust, Former CDC Head to Helm Global-Health Startup
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, Packard Foundation

... to South Africa and senior adviser to President Obama, was selected as acting president of the billionaire George Soros's philanthropy in New...more

Through many NGO voices, Packard Foundation pushing sustainability agenda in Japan
Foundation: Packard Foundation, a website for locating grants for ocean conservation (and itself funded by Packard and Oak, among others) lists 26 grants...more

The Charity That Big Tech Built
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation has grown to become one of the world's most well-funded foundations. But who in the Valley benefits...more

Pueblo arts center receives $50000 grant
Foundation: Packard Foundation

The Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center received a $50,000, 24-month grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The funds...more

When Does a Time-Limited Grantmaking Strategy Make Sense?
Foundation: Packard Foundation

Challenging question for #philanthropy: When does a time-limited grant strategy make sense?…...more

Related Insights
Foundation: Packard Foundation

An important lesson for #philanthropy: Build grantee #capacity to help ensure change is sustainable Home / An...more

Attorney focuses career on protecting children's health care
Foundation: Packard Foundation

In April 2017, she was named as its director of children's health, a new position funded through a grant from the David & Lucile Packard...more

More mobile health services coming to Mountain View
Foundation: Packard Foundation

The district's largest allocation this year is a $1 million grant to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center to bring the Valley Homeless Healthcare...more

Illustrative Grants from Packard Foundation

Abundantia Consulting - $73,600

Acterra Action for a Sustainable Earth - $50,000

Action Against Crime and Violence Education Fund Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - $400,000

Action Against Crime and Violence Education Fund Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - $50,000

Action Against Crime and Violence Education Fund Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - $35,000

Action Canada for Population and Development - $325,000

Action Health Incorporated - $577,718

Advancement Project - $250,000

African Population and Health Research Centre - $200,000

African Population and Health Research Centre - $155,000

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