The Community Foundation for San Benito County has opened up a couple grantmaking opportunities for local groups. Its community impact grants represent big opportunities because there are so many different areas of interest covered with these grants.
Although Taube has dabbled in arts and culture, health and public policy giving as well, Jewish life is still the name of the game with this funder. We look at his recent local grants.
A year after the Irvine Foundation revamped its strategic focus, we take a look at its grantmaking to address the interlocking problems of economic and political inequality.
The Bay Area is one of many urban regions threatened by rising sea levels. Rockefeller is backing an effort there to get ahead of the curve, replicating a design competition used in NYC after Sandy.
While Jewish organizations have received a significant portion of this funder’s attention, it is broadly interested in helping vulnerable populations. We take a closer look.
TSFF is an edgy and progressive funder that's engaged in a new push to challenge the underlying structures that sustain racial and economic inequities. What's that mean for would-be grantees?
Ten years is a big milestone, and SVCF is gearing up to celebrate its anniversary in 2017 with special giving. Here's what grantseekers should know about the funder's new anniversary grants.
Fasten your seatbelts for tough fights ahead in the Golden State during a Trump administration. Leading the resistance: the California Endowment and its hard-charging leader, Robert K. Ross.
In the works months before the Ghost Ship tragedy, a new partnership between the city of Oakland and the region's leading arts funders aims to be a lifeline for artists in need of space.
We take a look at a new round of grants from the Jim Joseph Foundation, which has recently undergone some internal changes.
Does the tech industry have a social conscience? It's a fair question right now. But if this industry has a moral leader, it's philanthropist Marc Benioff, who once again is helping catalyze an anti-poverty push.
The housing affordability crisis is one of the toughest challenges for philanthropy, and it's especially bad in the Bay Area. What's a top tech giant doing to address it?
Where generosity should be focused is a sensitive issue, and nowhere is this more true right now than in the Bay Area—with its explosive mix of vast new wealth and growing local inequities.