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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Social Media Links

Twitter - @PackardFdn

Foundation Grants and Resources

Recent News from Packard Foundation

Jeff Shilling accepts new role with Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Foundation: Packard Foundation

Jeff came to UC Santa Cruz from Stanford University in 2010 to lead our philanthropy team and our first comprehensive fundraising...more

Two Silicon Valley Foundations Launch $10 Million Effort to Support Local Latinx Communities
Foundation: Applied Materials Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Packard Foundation

This equity gap is exacerbated by a dearth of philanthropic support for ... The report ultimately called on Silicon Valley philanthropy to increase...more

Grassroots effort helping thousands in Monterey County hit hard by the pandemic
Foundation: Community Foundation for Monterey County, Packard Foundation

The Monterey County Health Department, the Community Foundation for Monterey County and Rosemary Soto with the county administrative...more

Pooled Philanthropy
Foundation: Annenberg Foundation, Packard Foundation, Annenberg Foundation

... describes the growing interest in pooled philanthropic funds. According to a recent article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, dozens of these efforts...more

Daniel Harlow awarded Packard Foundation Fellowship
Foundation: Packard Foundation

The Packard Foundation Fellowships are one of the most prestigious and well-funded non-governmental awards for early-career scientists. Each...more

The Brief: Hourly employee ownership, seeding vertical farms, eco-packaging, e-motorcycles in ...
Foundation: Packard Foundation

The Call: Systemic impact investing. Tomorrow's subscriber-only Call brings together the too-often separate conversations around systemic...more

San Jose Museum of Art
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Packard Foundation, Hearst Foundation, William Randolph Hearst Foundation, William Randolph Hearst Foundation

... by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and The William Randolph Hearst Foundation. SJMA...more

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

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

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Social Entrepreneurship

Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead?

Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz, Chief Operating Officer, Turkish Philanthropy Funds, writes that philanthropy often solves the very problems that stems from market failure. Some social issues, however,  cannot be tackled by questioning the return on investment.

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Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs

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