Who Is Fred Blackwell? Nine Questions for the CEO of The San Francisco Foundation

Who Is Fred Blackwell? Nine Questions for the CEO of The San Francisco Foundation

He leads a community foundation that's put race and class at the center of its work—in a city that's become a symbol of urban stratification. Blackwell talks about his life path and what keeps him up at night. 

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An Anti-Hate Effort in San Francisco That Brought Together Grantmakers and Small Donors

An Anti-Hate Effort in San Francisco That Brought Together Grantmakers and Small Donors

Funders have demonstrated quite a bit of nimbleness since Trump's election, rolling out various rapid-response grantmaking initiatives. Here's an example of such grants also stimulating small donations. 

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Who’s Backing the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund and Why This Collaboration Matters

Who’s Backing the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund and Why This Collaboration Matters

Collaboration continues to be the name of the game when it comes to fixing the Bay Area’s housing crisis, and a new partnership is taking the game to a whole new level, with key funders involved. 

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What's The San Francisco Foundation Looking for in New “Advancing Equity” Grantees?

What's The San Francisco Foundation Looking for in New “Advancing Equity” Grantees?

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? 

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