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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$7,296,596,000 - 2011-12-31
$9,284,917,000 - 2007-12-31


$330,704,000 - 2011-12-31
$421,400,000 - 2007-12-31

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Recent News from Hewlett Foundation

Worth Books
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation, Charles Schwab Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Hewlett Foundation

Philanthropy, like other sectors facing a moral reckoning on racial equity, continues to have a vital role ... So, there's a rural philanthropic capital...more

Across America briefs
Foundation: Citi Foundation , MacArthur Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

$100 million in Citi Foundation grants to support community change agents addressing racial equity. — Houston Defender Network. Prince...more

OpenStax Will Increase Its Library to 90 Free Textbooks After Receiving New Grants
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

... million in new grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the William and ... the Charles Koch Foundation, and the Stand Together...more

NC State College of Education Awarded More than $30M in Grants in 2019-20 Academic Year
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation, Triangle Community Foundation

This $60,000 grant from the Triangle Community Foundation will allow more than a dozen K-12 educators from Wake, Durham, Orange and...more

10 Steps To Effective Philanthropy During A Crisis: What Five Great Funders Can Teach Us
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation, Simons Foundation

... seven years at Carnegie Corporation, a national philanthropy. I now run a nonprofit and support a funders' collaborative of almost 40...more

Rockefeller Foundation Commits $50 Million to Ramp Up Covid-19 Testing (Grants Roundup)
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Here are notable new grant awards compiled by the Chronicle: William & Flora Hewlett Foundation. $170 million commitment for racial-justice...more

Toward a More Flexible Model of Philanthropy
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

“It's been a tremendous time of change in philanthropy,” says Carol S. ... approach to integrating more data into philanthropic and nonprofit...more

Hewlett 50 Grants Support New Creative Work by Bay Area Dance Groups
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

Emiko Ono, the foundation's performing-arts program director, said, “At a ... Green Music Center with Liz Lerman: An evening-length...more

Program Officer, Environment
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

While program officers on the Environment team each manage distinct grant ... and other partners' feedback, and manages the portfolio with a creative, open ... The Environment Program's climate and...more

Who Are Stakeholders and Why Do They Matter?
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

This article comes from the spring 2020 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly. ... In project management, stakeholders are sometimes categorized as primary ... to give stakeholders a voice in the...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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Oxfam Vietnam has introduced a new impact investing program to support social enterprises in the country.

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