Troper Wojcicki Foundation: Grants for the Bay Area

OVERVIEW: The Troper Wojcicki Foundation primarily funds grantmaking related to education and Jewish causes. It also earmarks funds for the arts.

FOCUS AREAS: Education, Jewish causes, the arts

IP TAKE: The foundation keeps a low public profile, which limits information available on its grantmaking priorities and activities.

PROFILE: Established in 2005, the Troper Wojcicki Foundation is a private foundation that is focused on teh Bay Area of California. Its founders include Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki and her husband Dennis Troper, head of product Wear OS at Google. Susan Wojcicki is an older sister of Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe founder. The foundation does not maintain a website, which makes it difficult to locate further information on its priority areas and grantmaking strategies. Tax filings suggest that the Troper Wojcicki Foundation prioritizes grantmaking related to education and Jewish causes. It also earmarks funds for the arts.

Susan supports her schools Harvard and UCLA. It's also worth noting that Susan's maternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants who eventually landed in Southern California.

Grants range from $3,000 to $330,000. In a recent fiscal year, the foundation gave away around $1.6 million. Grantees have included Menlo School, Oshman Family JCC, Gideon Housner Jewish Day School, Computer History Museum, and Room to Read, which works to improve literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world. Learn more about past local giving in the funder's recent tax records.

The Troper Wojcicki Foundation keeps a low profile, and does not appear to accept unsolicited proposals. 


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Troper Wojcicki Foundation
P.O. Box 1936
Los Altos, CA 94023