The San Francisco Foundation (CA)

The San Francisco Foundation mobilizes resources and acts as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership, and promote philanthropy.

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$1,038,321,000 - 2007-06-30


$88,731,000 - 2007-06-30
$88,731,000 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from San Francisco Foundation

Who Is Fred Blackwell? Nine Questions for the CEO of The San Francisco Foundation
Foundation: San Francisco Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

What is the one thing you would say to your colleagues who are leading nonprofits seeking foundation funding? We understand that we are a foundation in the business of providing grants and fueling...more

Who Is Fred Blackwell? Nine Questions for the CEO of The San Francisco Foundation
Foundation: San Francisco Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

People describe a traditional approach to philanthropy that seeks a different kind of impact, and I feel that is a false dichotomy. People with newfound wealth could learn a lot from established...more

Who's Backing the Nonprofit Investing Directly in Poor Families?
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Friedman Family Foundation, McGregor Fund, Cambridge Community Foundation, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, James Irvine Foundation , Kresge Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Skillman Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Newman's Own Foundation

Gerena positions FII's approach and results in contrast to government policies and philanthropic efforts built on outdated and misleading stereotypes about the working poor and that don't do enough...more

New Poll Finds Affordable Housing is a Major Voting Issue for Latinos
Foundation: San Francisco Foundation

These will be the priority issues to be discussed at the upcoming gubernatorial forum organized by The Latino Community Foundation, in partnership with Univision. Matt Barreto, co-founder of Latino...more

Latino vote could spike in California – thanks to one man
Foundation: San Francisco Foundation

The survey of Latino registered voters was conducted by Latino Decisions, and funded by the Latino Community Foundation and The San Francisco Foundation. The extent of Latino turnout is among the...more

Calif. Cities Should Look to This SF Affordable Housing Finance Model
Foundation: San Francisco Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund, where I'm executive director, is an example of a solution that coordinates public, private and philanthropic capital to remedy this particular contributor...more

Grants Roundup: MacArthur Gives $100 Million for Syrian Refugee Education Program
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Puerto Rico Community Foundation , San Francisco Foundation

San Francisco Foundation. $4 million to the Puerto Rico Community Foundation for the island's continuing relief efforts following Hurricane Maria. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. $3 million to the...more

Marin County: youth takes center stage at equity summit
Foundation: Marin Community Foundation, San Francisco Foundation

The focus was on youth at the second annual Marin Equity Summit, which convened at the Marin Center on Thursday. Sylvie Knepler, whose...more

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2014 National Awards Announces Finalists That Do Social Good

2014 National Awards Announces Finalists That Do Social Good
The 2014 Social Enterprise Awards, now on is 2nd year, has revealed its finalists, which include...

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