San Francisco Foundation

San Francisco Foundation Overview

San Francisco Foundation is located in San Francisco, CA. The organization was established in 2002. According to its NTEE Classification (T30) the organization is classified as: Public Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 06/2020, San Francisco Foundation employed 108 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, San Francisco Foundation generated $341.5m in total revenue. This organization has experienced exceptional growth, as over the past 5 years, it has increased revenue by an average of 11.7% each year . All expenses for the organization totaled $254.3m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 10.9% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, San Francisco Foundation has awarded 9,617 individual grants totaling $1,140,646,935. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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TO MOBILIZE RESOURCES TO BUILD STRONG COMMUNITIES, FOSTER CIVIC LEADERSHIP & PROMOTE PHILANTHROPY.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION, THROUGH THE GENEROSITY OF DONORS AND CORPORATE PARTNERS, PAST AND PRESENT, FUNDS APPROXIMATELY 3,300 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY EACH YEAR IN RESPONSE TO EVER-CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS AND NEEDS OF OUR COMMUNITIES. AS A FUNDER AND CIVIC LEADER, THE FOUNDATION'S CHALLENGE IS TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE IN THE BAY AREA CAN THRIVE AND REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. THE FOUNDATION WANTS TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE HAS A GOOD JOB, LIVES IN A SAFE AND AFFORDABLE HOME, HAS A STRONG POLITICAL VOICE, AND CAN LIVE IN A COMMUNITY THAT PROVIDES REAL ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY. AT THE CENTER OF THIS MISSION IS THE NEED TO ADVANCE GREATER RACIAL AND ECONOMIC INCLUSION THROUGHOUT THE REGION. TO REACH THIS GOAL, THE FOUNDATION FOCUSES ON THREE INTERRELATED PATHWAYS: 1) PEOPLE: EXPANDING ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY BY REMOVING SYSTEMIC BARRIERS, 2) PLACE: ANCHORING COMMUNITIES OF BELONGING SO THAT ALL RESIDENTS CAN LIVE, WORK, THRIVE, AND CREATE AND 3) POWER: NURTURING EQUITY MOVEMENTS TO ENSURE A STRONG POLITICAL VOICE FOR ALL. THE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS EQUITY-FOCUSED EFFORTS THROUGH GRANTS, CIVIC LEADERSHIP, ADVOCACY AND PROGRAM-RELATED INVESTMENTS.


THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION, THROUGH THE GENEROSITY OF DONORS AND CORPORATE PARTNERS, PAST AND PRESENT, FUNDS APPROXIMATELY 3,300 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY EACH YEAR IN RESPONSE TO EVER-CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS AND NEEDS OF OUR COMMUNITIES. AS A FUNDER AND CIVIC LEADER, THE FOUNDATION'S CHALLENGE IS TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE IN THE BAY AREA CAN THRIVE AND REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. THE FOUNDATION WANTS TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE HAS A GOOD JOB, LIVES IN A SAFE AND AFFORDABLE HOME, HAS A STRONG POLITICAL VOICE, AND CAN LIVE IN A COMMUNITY THAT PROVIDES REAL ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY. AT THE CENTER OF THIS MISSION IS THE NEED TO ADVANCE GREATER RACIAL AND ECONOMIC INCLUSION THROUGHOUT THE REGION. TO REACH THIS GOAL, THE FOUNDATION FOCUSES ON THREE INTERRELATED PATHWAYS: 1) PEOPLE: EXPANDING ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY BY REMOVING SYSTEMIC BARRIERS, 2) PLACE: ANCHORING COMMUNITIES OF BELONGING SO THAT ALL RESIDENTS CAN LIVE, WORK, THRIVE, AND CREATE AND 3) POWER: NURTURING EQUITY MOVEMENTS TO ENSURE A STRONG POLITICAL VOICE FOR ALL. THE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS EQUITY-FOCUSED EFFORTS THROUGH GRANTS, CIVIC LEADERSHIP, ADVOCACY AND PROGRAM-RELATED INVESTMENTS.


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San Francisco Foundation Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Fred Blackwell
CEO
$464,590
Sonja Velez
CFO
$303,477
Idelia Brantley
COO
$283,468
Judith Bell
Chief Impact Officer
$272,206
Ruben Orduna
Chief Philanthropy Officer
$269,734
Catherine Fernandez
Vp, Policy And Innovation
$214,996

San Francisco Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Generation
Investment Management
$1,896,870
Colonial Consulting
Investment Consulting
$423,845
Westwood Global Investments Llc
Investment Management
$414,746
Mission Value Partners Llp
Investment Management
$691,067
Highclere Investors
Investment Management
$371,416
Mission Value Partners Llp
Investment Management
$691,067
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $0
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$225,537,930
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $69,210,797
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$225,537,930
Total Program Service Revenue$0
Investment income $10,582,729
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income -$14,448
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $104,976,459
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $341,484,551

San Francisco Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, San Francisco Foundation has awarded $442,046,424 in support to 3,108 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

SCHWAB CHARITABLE FUND

Org PageRecipient Profile

San Francisco, CA

PURPOSE: FOR THE BARGER FAMILY FUND AT SCHWAB CHARITABLE, FOR WON/HOLDEN FAMILY FUND, TO THE HAMMARSKJOLD FAMILY FUND AT THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION OF THE SCHWAB CHARITABLE FUND, FOR NANCY G. SCHAUB DONOR ADVISED FUND. FOR THE HAMMARSKJOLD FAMILY FUND AT SCHWAB CHARITABLE FUND, FOR GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT.

$31,162,615

SCHWAB CHARITABLE FUND

Org PageRecipient Profile

San Francisco, CA

PURPOSE: FOR THE BARGER FAMILY FUND AT SCHWAB CHARITABLE, FOR WON/HOLDEN FAMILY FUND, TO THE HAMMARSKJOLD FAMILY FUND AT THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION OF THE SCHWAB CHARITABLE FUND, FOR NANCY G. SCHAUB DONOR ADVISED FUND. FOR THE HAMMARSKJOLD FAMILY FUND AT SCHWAB CHARITABLE FUND, FOR GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT.

$31,162,615

MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Org PageRecipient Profile

Novato, CA

PURPOSE: FOR THE DIMARCO HARLEEN FAMILY FUND OF THE MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION. FOR THE JANE, SAM AND SCOTT MILLER FUND. FOR THE DIMARCO HARLEEN FAMILY FUND OF THE MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION. FOR THE JANE, SAM AND SCOTT MILLER FUND. FOR GENERAL SUPPORT OF THE PRESIDIO THEATER. FOR THE MARIN RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

$13,761,932

MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Org PageRecipient Profile

Novato, CA

PURPOSE: FOR THE DIMARCO HARLEEN FAMILY FUND OF THE MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION. FOR THE JANE, SAM AND SCOTT MILLER FUND. FOR THE DIMARCO HARLEEN FAMILY FUND OF THE MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION. FOR THE JANE, SAM AND SCOTT MILLER FUND. FOR GENERAL SUPPORT OF THE PRESIDIO THEATER. FOR THE MARIN RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

$13,761,932

CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

PURPOSE: FOR THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO'S GIVE2SF COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FUND. FOR GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT OF GIVE2SF/COVID19. FOR GIVE2SF/COVID-19 SUPPORT.

$8,320,000

CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

PURPOSE: FOR THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO'S GIVE2SF COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FUND. FOR GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT OF GIVE2SF/COVID19. FOR GIVE2SF/COVID-19 SUPPORT.

$8,320,000
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San Francisco Foundation Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 16 grants that San Francisco Foundation has recieved totaling $1,245,000.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
The Lucky Bunch Foundation

Wilmington, DE

PURPOSE: DANIEL AND MEAGAN NYE FAMILY FUND

$200,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$150,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$150,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$125,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$125,000
Bank Of America Charitable Foundation Inc

Charlotte, NC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$100,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$845,592,725
Earnings$24,398,291
Admin Expense$29,036,783
Net Contributions$982,713
Grants$13,999,234
Ending Balance$827,937,712

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