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

Incentives for driving impact in deal and fund structures
Foundation: Packard Foundation

Many impact investing funds and deals simply replicate the financially focused incentives of traditional debt and equity. The new IFC principles for...more

Climate fund targets $2.5 billion in clean energy investment for SE Asia
Foundation: Packard Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Sea Change Foundation

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new climate fund backed by philanthropic donors is aiming to trigger $2.5 billion of clean...more

Philanthropy's Global War on People
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Packard Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, United Nations Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

There's a global war on the people of Africa, India, and Asia, and it's funded by American taxpayers—and philanthropists. The project is called...more

Hispanics in Philanthropy Awarded $5 Million Grant From the Packard Foundation
Foundation: Packard Foundation

Congratulations to Hispanics in Philanthropy for being awarded a $5 million dollar grant from The David & Lucile Packard Foundation for...more

Short n Sweet: 23 January 2020 - From why to how on impact measurement
Foundation: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Packard Foundation

The “next generation” has a significant influence in family philanthropic ... of wealth holders is engaged in their family's philanthropy in some...more

Funders Launch Donor Collaborative to Scale Impact Investing
Foundation: Surdna Foundation , Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation

Based on an analysis by industry leaders convened by the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, TPF has identified two areas for field building that...more

Amid growing income disparities, Silicon Valley nonprofit aims to redirect donors to their own ...
Foundation: Sobrato Family Foundation, Packard Foundation, Simons Foundation

But local philanthropy is lagging, nonprofit leaders say. “Silicon Valley is home to more than 86,000 millionaires and billionaires – and many...more

CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Study claiming abortion is safe was funded by those who profit from it ...
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Packard Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Was established by Warren Buffett, according to Inside Philanthropy, and was “originally named the Buffett Foundation, in the 1960s. ... Has been planning to expand abortion through philanthropic...more

Can Organized Philanthropy Learn To Learn?
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation

Since posting Is There A Role For Philanthropy In Renewing Democracy a month ago, several colleagues have suggested that organized...more

New Sign for Packard Music Hall
Foundation: Packard Foundation

About $57,000 has been raised so far and the W.D. Packard Foundation is still accepting donations through the Community Foundation of...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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New UK Research Body to Drive Progress in Social Investment

New UK Research Body to Drive Progress in Social Investment

The government-backed Social Investment Research Council is newly formed to hatch practical insights into social investment market products, and the investors needed to finance them.

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