1.
100 Women Charitable Foundation   (Los Altos, California)
Geographic Focus: Applicant organizations must be based in San Mateo or Santa Clara counties.
223
2.
Allergan Foundation   (Irvine, California)
Geographic Focus: In recognition of the source of the Foundation's endowment, priority is given to grant applications supporting regions where the majority of Allergan employees live and work, with a focus on Orange County, California; Santa Barbara County, California; and McLennan County, Texas.
163
3.
Alliance Healthcare Foundation   (San Diego, California)
Geographic Focus: Alliance Healthcare Foundation (AHF) works to advance health and wellness for the most vulnerable – the poor, working poor, children and homeless in San Diego & Imperial Counties.
139
4.
Annenberg Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
148
5.
Black Rock Arts Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
194
6.
Blue Shield of California Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
323
7.
395
8.
California Community Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
392
9.
Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
Geographic Focus: The vast majority of funding is done in the Greater Los Angeles area. The Foundation does not fund work that is done outside of the United States of America.
362
10.
Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
281
11.
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
Geographic Focus: The foundation gives priority to proposals from California organizations
477
12.
College Access Foundation of California   (San Francisco, California)
393
13.
Common Counsel Foundation   (Oakland, California)
408
14.
Compton Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
334
15.
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation   (Agoura Hills, California)
428
16.
348
17.
David B. Gold Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
267
18.
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund   (Beverly Hills, California)
Geographic Focus: Our geographic focus area is Los Angeles County.
471
19.
Encinitas Educational Foundation   (Encinitas, California)
261
20.
Fitzpatrick Foundation   (Burlingame, California)
185
21.
Flora Family Foundation   (Menlo Park, California)
361
22.
Fresno Regional Foundation   (Fresno, California)
280
23.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation   (Palo Alto, California)
Geographic Focus: The Foundation is dedicated to advancing environmental conservation, scientific research, and patient care, as well as helping to improve quality of life in the San Francisco Bay Area.
295
24.
Gould Family Foundation   (Del Mar, California)
Geographic Focus: We fund organizations located in Southern California, New York, Washington State and Washington, D.C.
378
25.
Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation   (Oxnard, California)
Geographic Focus: The Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation provides grants to 501(c)(3) organizations that support youth in Ventura County, California or are engaged in cancer research.
277
26.
Herbert Mahne Family Foundation   (Malibu, California)
206
27.
Horne Family Foundation   (Mill Valley, California)
Geographic Focus: The Foundation seeks to distribute grants in the Merrimack Valley region and Southern New Hampshire, as well as endeavors on a national and global level.
358
28.
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation   (Greenbrae, California)
191
29.
Irvine Health Foundation   (Irvine, California)
Geographic Focus: IHF is a grant-making foundation dedicated to improving the welfare of all Orange County residents.
403
30.
James Irvine Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
Geographic Focus: Irvine's geographic focus is the state of California.
431
31.
John M. Lloyd Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
365
32.
Joseph Drown Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
314
33.
Julia Child Foundation   (Santa Barbara, California)
189
34.
Koret Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
164
35.
Lake Tahoe Educational Foundation   (South Lake Tahoe, California)
257
36.
Lawrence Foundation   (Santa Monica, California)
150
37.
Leakey Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
289
38.
Lois Lenski Covey Foundation   (Sacramento, California)
161
39.
Martinez Education Foundation   (Martinez, California)
263
40.
McConnell Foundation   (Redding, California)
340
41.
Milken Family Foundation   (Santa Monica, California)
339
42.
Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation   (Monterey, California)
184
43.
Noyce Foundation   (Palo Alto, California)
156
44.
Oracle Education Foundation   (Redwood Shores, California)
311
45.
Orfalea Foundations   (Santa Barbara, California)
347
46.
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
Geographic Focus: The Parsons Foundation grants are limited to organizations providing services in Los Angeles County.
251
47.
Rose Hills Foundation   (Pasadena, California)
Geographic Focus: The Rose Hills Foundation supports qualified tax-exempt charitable organizations for the benefit of Southern California.
430
48.
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
Geographic Focus: The Foundation focuses its support on organizations working in the San Francisco Bay Area and California.
436
49.
S. Mark Taper Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
235
50.
Safeway Foundation   (Pleasanton, California)
292
51.
San Ramon Arts Foundation   (San Ramon, California)
276
52.
Sierra Health Foundation   (Sacramento, California)
151
53.
Stuart Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
Geographic Focus: The Foundation's funding is limited to organizations whose work benefits children and youth in the States of California and Washington.
324
54.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation   (Los Altos, California)
287
55.
The Ray Charles Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
Geographic Focus: The Ray Charles Foundation funds grants to organizations and programs incorporated and delivering services in the United States.
437
56.
Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation   (La Mesa, California)
Geographic Focus: San Diego County, California
138
57.
Thomas J. Long Foundation   (Walnut Creek, California)
Geographic Focus: The Foundation primarily funds charitable programs and services which are of particular benefit to residents of Hawaii and the five Northern California counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma. Preference among the California counties is ordinarily given to Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Proposals which do not focus on Hawaii or the five designated Northern California counties are unlikely to be funded and it is rarely worthwhile to submit a proposal.
439
58.
Tony Hawk Foundation   (Vista, California)
315
59.
Van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
Geographic Focus: Organizations serving Northern California.
512
60.
W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation   (San Francisco, California)
Geographic Focus: Foundation concentrates its giving in Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Boston.
496
61.
W. M. Keck Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
144
62.
Waitt Foundation   (La Jolla, California)
386
63.
Weingart Foundation   (Los Angeles, California)
Geographic Focus: Priority is given to organizations providing services in the following seven Southern California Counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego (Small Grant Program only), Santa Barbara, and Ventura.
217
64.
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation   (Menlo Park, California)
405