A Bay Area Where Everyone Thrives

SFF CEO Fred Blackwell reflects on the foundation’s 75-year commitment to social justice and racial equity. Together with donors, nonprofits, and policymakers, SFF is investing in a Bay Area where everyone thrives.


We offer a range of funding opportunities including grants, loans, leadership programs, and awards.


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


With our gift planning expertise, and ability to accept a variety of assets, we can help identify effective solutions for your clients' giving needs.

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