F Three Foundation: Grants for Journalism

OVERVIEW: The main focus of the F Three Foundation grants in this space is  investigative journalism

IP TAKE: The philanthropic advisory firm Hirsch & Associates manages this foundation’s giving. Grantseekers should direct any questions or other communications to the firm. It does not maintain a public profile or website, so information is limited.

PROFILE: Founded in 2000 and formerly known as the Farese Family Foundation, the F Three Foundation is a San Francisco, California based nonprofit that maintains a low public profile, does not employ a formal staff and does not operate a website. According to the foundation’s tax filings, its funding interests are broad and include, but are not limited to higher education, environmental causes, journalism, supporting community-based organizations and human rights.

F Three’s journalism grants tend to support investigative journalism organizations such as the Center for Investigative Reporting and the Center for Public Integrity, both of which are past grantees. Grant amounts vary widely across the foundation ranging anywhere from $1,000 up to $100,000. Most grants fall in the $5,000 to $50,000 range.

The F Three Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications and requests for funding.

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F Three Foundation

c/o Hirsch & Associates

1714 Stockton Street, Suite 400

San Francisco, California 94133

(415) 837-5408