You Can Make An Impact

We’re building a better Bay Area, and invite you to join us. We take on the big issues of our time, but we don’t take them on alone: we work hand-in-hand with nonprofits, government, business, and our partners in philanthropy to identify best practices and enact long-term solutions in areas like public education, job training, housing, healthcare reform, and community building.

We’re here to strengthen your philanthropic investment, because we make a greater impact together. Consider these advantages to becoming a donor to The San Francisco Foundation:

Personal Service, Professional Advice

We offer personalized strategies and resources to match your unique philanthropic journey. Resources including seminars, site visits, and events to share our investment strategies and insights on the latest trends and funding opportunities in the nonprofit sector.

Grantmaking Expertise

We have more expertise about Bay Area grantmaking opportunities than any other philanthropic organization. And our online Donor Center gives donors instant access to our grantmaking research.

Superior Investment Management

Our investment performance is consistently at the top of the community foundation field, ensuring that donors can give even more to their favorite organizations.

Ease and Efficiency

We seamlessly turn your vision of community investment into reality, managing the details so that you can focus on the causes you care about.