Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation

Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation Overview

Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation is located in San Francisco, CA. The organization was established in 1980. According to its NTEE Classification (T90) the organization is classified as: Named Trusts N.E.C., under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation generated $56.1m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 6.1% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $48.7m during the year ending 06/2020. While expenses have increased by 4.0% 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, Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation has awarded 840 individual grants totaling $190,486,430. 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:

Part 3 - Line 1

GRANT MAKING TO NON-PROFIT CHARITABLE, RELIGIOUS OR EDUCATIONAL ORGS. IN MARIN COUNTY, CA.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

Part 3 - Line 4a

WELLS FARGO BANK ("WFB"), AS INVESTMENT TRUSTEE, ADMINISTERS THE TRUST AND MANAGES THE TRUST'S INVESTMENTS. MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ("MCF"), AS DISBURSEMENT TRUSTEE, DISBURSES TRUST FUNDS TO CHARITABLE RECIPIENTS. DURING FISCAL YEAR 2020, NEW GRANTS AWARDED FROM THE BUCK TRUST IN SUPPORT OF MCF'S STRATEGIC PLAN TOTALED OVER $36 MILLION. GRANTS WERE MADE THROUGHOUT MARIN COUNTY TO SUPPORT FOUR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AS WELL AS NINE COMMUNITY GRANTS AREAS. THE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES ARE: CLOSING THE EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP, DEVELOPING AFFORDABLE HOUSING, INCREASING THE ECONOMIC SECURITY AND UPWARD MOBILITY OF POOR AND LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES, AND ACTING AS A CATALYST FOR CHANGE IN EFFORTS TO REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE. (CONTINUED ON SCHEDULE O)ISSUE AREAS BEING SUPPORTED UNDER THE COMMUNITY GRANTS AREAS ARE IMMIGRANT INTEGRATION, SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS, COMMUNITY HEALTH, LEGAL SERVICES, ARTS EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ARTS, SOCIAL JUSTICE, AND ACCESS TO PARKS AND OPEN SPACE.


WELLS FARGO BANK ("WFB"), AS INVESTMENT TRUSTEE, ADMINISTERS THE TRUST AND MANAGES THE TRUST'S INVESTMENTS. MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ("MCF"), AS DISBURSEMENT TRUSTEE, DISBURSES TRUST FUNDS TO CHARITABLE RECIPIENTS. DURING FISCAL YEAR 2020, NEW GRANTS AWARDED FROM THE BUCK TRUST IN SUPPORT OF MCF'S STRATEGIC PLAN TOTALED OVER $36 MILLION. GRANTS WERE MADE THROUGHOUT MARIN COUNTY TO SUPPORT FOUR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AS WELL AS NINE COMMUNITY GRANTS AREAS. THE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES ARE: CLOSING THE EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP, DEVELOPING AFFORDABLE HOUSING, INCREASING THE ECONOMIC SECURITY AND UPWARD MOBILITY OF POOR AND LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES, AND ACTING AS A CATALYST FOR CHANGE IN EFFORTS TO REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE. (CONTINUED ON SCHEDULE O)ISSUE AREAS BEING SUPPORTED UNDER THE COMMUNITY GRANTS AREAS ARE IMMIGRANT INTEGRATION, SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS, COMMUNITY HEALTH, LEGAL SERVICES, ARTS EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ARTS, SOCIAL JUSTICE, AND ACCESS TO PARKS AND OPEN SPACE.


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Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Name Not Listed
Investment Trustee
$0

Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Pgim Real Estate Us Debt Fund
Investment Management
$140,902
Farella Braun & Martel Llp
Legal Services
$102,959
Farella Braun & Martel Llp
Legal Services
$102,959
Armanino Llp
Accounting
$199,358
Vulcan Value Partners Llc
Investment Management
$197,387
Verus Advisory
Consulting
$325,000
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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$0
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $0
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$0
Total Program Service Revenue$0
Investment income $23,508,791
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $0
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $32,579,508
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $56,088,299

Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Leonard & Beryl Buck Foundation has awarded $61,093,074 in support to 260 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

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Novato, CA

PURPOSE: SUPPORT HARDSHIP DUE TO COVID-19

$4,284,242

MARIN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

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Novato, CA

PURPOSE: SUPPORT HARDSHIP DUE TO COVID-19

$4,284,242

SF-MARIN FOOD BANK

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San Francisco, CA

PURPOSE: SUPPORT RENOVATIONS AT ITS MARIN LOCATION

$2,401,320

SF-MARIN FOOD BANK

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San Francisco, CA

PURPOSE: SUPPORT RENOVATIONS AT ITS MARIN LOCATION

$2,401,320

San Rafael, CA

PURPOSE: SUPPORT COLLEGE ACCESS AND SUCCESS PROGRAMS

$1,933,334

San Rafael, CA

PURPOSE: SUPPORT COLLEGE ACCESS AND SUCCESS PROGRAMS

$1,933,334
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