During our 75th anniversary year, we celebrate the vibrant communities of our region. Join us to build a Bay Area where everyone thrives.
Explore the stories from our past 75 years that have shaped SFF and the Bay Area and help us look ahead to our future.
Experience the history of movements and moments that have shifted the needle on racial equity and economic inclusion throughout the Bay Area.
The San Francisco Foundation is officially inaugurated at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel.
SFF begins providing grant support to families of people incarcerated at San Quentin Prison.
SFF launches the Koshland Civic Unity Fellowship Program in memory of Daniel E. Koshland Sr., SFF founder and philanthropist.
Recognizing the power of religious institutions in community organizing, SFF introduces the FAITHS initiative. Within two years, more than 700 congregations become part of the initiative, developing a faith-based action plan to help create an equitable Bay Area.
SFF partners with Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy to create the Civic Engagement Fund for AMEMSA Communities.
SFF introduces the Rapid Response Fund to provide quick turnaround funding to grassroots organizations addressing racial equity.
We’re celebrating our anniversary all year long through stories, videos and more.
Watch this animated video to see how San Francisco Foundation 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.
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