Thanks to the generosity of our donors, who created and endowed these awards programs, we honor individuals and organizations that are transforming the Bay Area.
The San Francisco Foundation is proud to bestow artistic awards in literature, visual arts and playwriting each year to artists who exemplify a commitment to the essential role that art and culture play in cultivating a sense of belonging and help us envision a more equitable Bay Area.
The San Francisco Foundation Community Leadership Awards celebrate visionary leaders doing extraordinary work to strengthen Bay Area communities. We honor leaders who, with courage and sheer love of community, devote themselves to turning obstacles into opportunities.
The Koshland Young Leader Awards recognize the next generation of leadership in our community, providing a one-year award of $10,000 to outstanding San Francisco public high school juniors who balance extraordinary family, economic and societal pressures with the discipline required for academic excellence and the drive to succeed at community leadership.