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

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

Arts Council's annual Farm to Table Dinner tickets on sale
Foundation: Monterey Peninsula Foundation, Packard Foundation

This article was contributed by the San Benito County Arts Council. ... wine, live music, a farm talk by Paicines Ranch owner Sallie Calhoun, and more. ... benefit the Arts Council's Arts in...more

The brains of pairs of animals synchronize during social interaction
Foundation: Packard Foundation

The study was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, an ARCS Fellowship, a Marion...more

Follow the Talent: Agents of Impact Special Report for May. 10
Foundation: Packard Foundation

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Welcome to ImpactAlpha's weekly “follow the talent” roundup of impact investing career moves, job openings, events...more

Philanthropic investors multiply their impact assets with Beyond Meat's IPO
Foundation: Packard Foundation

ImpactAlpha, May 8 – Impact investments from donor-advised funds helped seed the growth of Beyond Meat, the plant-based meat company...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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