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 Donors Leslie and Merle Rabine


"The SFF donor advisor model allowed us to increase our donating power far beyond the capacity of our actual income. We could gift appreciated stock to our SFF fund whenever our stock account rose. What a revelation!"

Foundation Donors Leslie and Merle Rabine