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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.

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Recent News from Hewlett Foundation

How to: harness complex systems for social change - Pioneers Post
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

... worked to make the system of philanthropic giving in the US function better for ... In philanthropy, we sought to do this by (a)...more

Senate Ag's Schultz launches climate-smart, regenerative ag group | TheFencePost.com
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Simons Foundation

“PACT is launching an ambitious agenda focused on three key drivers of change – policy, markets and innovation – to help support the farmers,...more

The Architecture of Big Philanthropy - Capital Research Center
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Leslie Lenkowsky is professor emeritus in public affairs and philanthropic studies at Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs...more

How Melinda French Gates And MacKenzie Scott Are Shifting The Focus Of Philanthropy - Forbes
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Both are on the other side of the most expensive divorces in history and now, both appear to be championing a somewhat different style of...more

Pajaro Valley Arts to purchase downtown Watsonville Porter Building - Santa Cruz Sentinel
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

... organizations the Hewlett Foundation selected in a round of grants ... “Getting this grant is short of a dream come true for our...more

Grants will help Bay Area arts companies that serve people of color acquire real estate | Datebook
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

Trevor Parham (center) of Oakstop LLC and Bosko Kante (right) of Black Music Entrepreneurship Incubator introduce the Futurelics at their...more

Institute for Nonprofit News Raised Record $12M in 2021 - Subscription Insider
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Schwab Charitable

The Institute for Nonprofit News and partners raised a record $12M to support NewsMatch 2021, including $6M in seed money for 2022 &...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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