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

A charitable legacy, ensured
Foundation: Packard Foundation, Packard Humanities Institute

Considered an icon in the philanthropy world, Susan Packard Orr frequently is the ..... "She was brought up in (a) very philanthropic manner and...more

Pull It Together: A Call for a New Model of Social Change and "Systems Philanthropy"
Foundation: Barr Foundation , Levi Strauss Foundation, Packard Foundation

Is the old model for achieving social change broken? Sometimes it seems that way. Even as philanthropy expands and new funders make record...more

Leaked documents show fossil fuel holdings of green nonprofits
Foundation: Packard Foundation, San Francisco Foundation

Marcia Marsh, chief operating officer for the World Wildlife Fund in the .... Another recipient of the foundation's grants is the Delaware...more

Barakett Brothers: How Two Canadian-Born Hedge Funders Do Their Philanthropy
Foundation: Packard Foundation

Brett Barakett and his wife Meaghan, meanwhile, move their philanthropy through the Brett Barakett Foundation. Brett supports his alma maters...more

Catalytic Capital: Impact investors unlock off-grid energy financing with first-loss guarantees
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Packard Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Some of those investors, including the Rockefeller Foundation's Rajiv Shah, the Packard ... “Investments can do that in a way that grants...more

2018 Human Race
Foundation: Monterey Peninsula Foundation, Packard Foundation

“Last year with support and matching funds from our partners, Community Foundation Santa Cruz, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and Monterey Peninsula Foundation, we were able to surpass our...more

ANDREA ARAGON: Support United Way's mission of helping othersANDREA ARAGON: Support ...
Foundation: El Pomar Foundation, Packard Foundation

... $92,000, thanks to the generosity of PCAPP Partners: Bechtel, AECOM Battelle & GP, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, El Pomar Foundation, the...more

Early, Patient, Nimble Philanthropy Can Make or Break Public-Private Partnerships
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Annenberg Foundation , Campbell Foundation , Packard Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Annenberg Foundation

Stubborn but flexible philanthropy made this possible. California offers other examples of the outsized payoff for philanthropic patience and collaboration in conservation. The state passed landmark...more

Elevator being installed at Packard Music Hall
Foundation: Packard Foundation

Construction continued Thursday on the elevator addition at W.D. Packard Music Hall. The not-for-profit W.D. Packard Foundation received a $500,000 grant from the ACI Senior Development Corp., an...more

Series Uncovers Tides Foundation's Left Leanings, Also Reveals Earth is Round
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, California Community Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Foundation to Promote Open Society, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Tides Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

It is worth noting that for an allegedly “secret” group, Tides is pretty open on its website, where the foundation writes, “Tides is a leader in global grantmaking and social change work,...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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Google+ and Mashable Holds First Charity Hangout-a-thon

Google+ and Mashable Holds First Charity Hangout-a-thon
Mashable  is teaming up with Google+ for its first-ever Hangout-a-thon on Dec. 3 for Giving Tuesday. The Hangout-a-thon is...

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