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.


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.


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

Foundation Donor Vinitha Watson

"SFF has been our partner since 2012 when we asked them how we could use our money to support Oakland’s arts community. They assisted us in figuring out the mechanisms to ensure our vision of training creative entrepreneurs and giving them access to studios could come to life."

Foundation Donor Vinitha Watson