The Promise of the Bay

Poet Chinaka Hodge, an Oakland native, shines a light on what equity would mean to the Bay Area and how all of us can contribute to this vision of a region where everyone thrives.


We learn what’s important to you so that we can provide you with customized, expert service to maximize your giving impact.


With our ability to accept complex assets and deep philanthropic expertise, we identify customized solutions for your clients' giving needs.


We offer funding opportunities for nonprofits in the five Bay Area counties that we serve: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo.

Foundation Donor Natalie Baszile

"Black farmers need assistance now more than ever. San Francisco Foundation made the process seamless. Now, with The Black Harvest Fund, I’m excited to give grants to non-profits who are helping to educate the next generation of BIPOC farmers."

Foundation Donor Natalie Baszile