OVERVIEW: The Matt and Gretchen DiNapoli Family Foundation’s grantmaking include support of local schools and arts institutions.
IP TAKE: The foundation keeps a low public profile, which limits information available on its grantmaking priorities and activities.
FUNDING AREAS: Education and youth, health and human services, arts, religious
PROFILE: Established in 2011, the Matt and Gretchen DiNapoli Family Foundation was founded by real estate investor veteran Matt NiNapoli and his wife Gretchen, who is also a designer in Los Gatos. Matthew NiNapoli once served as president for the board of trustees of Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School; the couple are St. Andrew’s parents. The foundation lacks transparency and does not maintain a public presence, but tax fillings suggest that the Matt and Gretchen DiNapoli Family Foundation grantmaking supports local schools and arts institutions, among other interests in California.
Grants range from $300 to a $67,500 largely to Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School, where their children attend. Learn about recent giving in the funder’s tax records. Past grantees include Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School, Presentation High School (Gretchen’s school), All Stars Helping Kids, Montalvo Arts Center, The Tech Museum of Innovation, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
The foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals or LOIs.
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Matt & Gretchen DiNapoli Family Foundation
18 Park Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030