Tosa Foundation: Grants for K-12 Education

OVERVIEW: The Tosa Foundation supports education, the environment, medical research, the arts and human services, prioritizing areas of high need in California and Wisconsin.

IP TAKE: Prioritizing areas of high need in California and Wisconsin, the Tosa Foundation supports education, the environment, medical research, the arts and human services. This funder does not articulate specific initiatives within these areas and does not accept unsolicited proposals.

PROFILE: The Tosa Foundation was established by John Morgridge, the former CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Cisco technology company, and his wife, Tashia. The foundation, based in Portola Valley, California, invests in education, the environment, medical research, the arts and human services but does not outline specific initiatives in these areas.

In the area of education, the Tosa Foundation has focused on areas of high need in California and Wisconsin. According to the Mercury News, in 2015 the foundation supported the struggling Ravenswood School District in California, bringing the Reading Recovery program to the district and improving the reading proficiency of its students from 19% to 45% by the end of the 2017. The foundation has also supported the Campus Compact organization of Wisconsin which fosters the engagement of institutions of higher education with their surrounding communities.

The Tosa Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

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CONTACT:

TOSA Foundation

c/o Tashia Morgridge

3130 Alpine Road, PMB 705

Portola Valley, CA 94028