The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (CA)



The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation was established by entrepreneur William R. Hewlett with his wife, Flora Lamson Hewlett, and eldest son Walter B. Hewlett.


The foundation's programs aim to help reduce global poverty, limit risk of climate change, improve educations for students in California and elsewhere, improve reproductive health and rights worldwide, support vibrant performing arts in the community, promote philanthropy, and support disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.



The foundation is classified as a private foundation under section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. Hence, it is independent of the Hewlett packard Company and the Hewlett Packard Company Foundation.


Web Address

www.hewlett.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/HewlettFoundation

Twitter - @Hewlett_Found

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Hewlett Foundation


Nonprofits in the Biden Administration: Foundations and Philanthropy
Foundation: Gill Foundation, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Big Philanthropy. Numerous other Biden administration officials have come via the philanthropic world, including some from prominent...more

Minority environmentalists get boost
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

HALELUYA HADERO | Associated Press. Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations...more

Market Intelligence PlatformX4Impact Shows Strong Growth
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

... data and services accessible for the nonprofit sector and tech for good innovators through free search, premium tools and management...more

Making a difference: The role of impact investing in giving back
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

Despite its focus on financial returns, impact investing offers certain advantages over philanthropy. For instance, reinvesting or using capital...more

Cyber nonprofits ask billionaire philanthropists to show them some love
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

Craig Newmark Philanthropies has historically committed funds to cybersecurity causes and signed a letter this month calling for large...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
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Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

A Hefty New Study Looks Beyond AB-5 to the Future of Labor Policies and the Arts
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

New solutions are needed that include independent workers in social-insurance programs in order to protect artists, reduce barriers to arts work...more

There Is No One Answer to How Much Foundations Should Pay Out
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

In both cases, philanthropic actions and money will follow. ... Complicating his analysis is that philanthropy exists in a complex ecosystem made up...more

Foundation Payout Policy in Economic Crises
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

That inevitability poses a challenge for philanthropic organizations whose ... Where would philanthropy have been in the 1960s and 70s when...more

China Cleantech Podcast Merges East and West
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

Co-hosts Andrew (Shanghai) and Marilyn (Oakland) are East-West bridge builders when it comes to the innovations needed to solve climate...more

Illustrative Grants from Hewlett Foundation



Center on Education Policy-$100,000

Northeast States Center for a Clean Air Future-$20,000

Transportation and Land Use Coalition-$32,000

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law-$300,000

Somos Mayfair-$28,010

Somos Mayfair-$28,010

Transportation and Land Use Coalition-$32,000

Reproductive Health Technologies Project-$32,000

Reproductive Health Technologies Project-$32,000

MBA-Nonprofit Connection-$55,000



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