The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Private foundation funding nonprofit organizations. The broader mission goals espoused by their philanthropy are to

Improve the lives of children, enable creative pursuit of science, advance reproductive health, and conserve and restore earth’s natural systems.

Grants are made across 5 project categories, these are

  • Conservation and Science
  • Children, Families and Communities
  • Reproductive Health
  • Local Grantmaking
  • Organizational Effectiveness

Beyond this, they make mission investments in projects that support the broader foundation goals. Submission is still via their grants process but the funding parameters are different. 

The foundation will not fund

  • lobbying and activities intended to influence legislation
  • conference fees and tuition
  • religious organizations
  • individual applicants

Current opportunities from this funder:

No current opportunities found.

Funder address

343 Second Street Los Altos, CA 94022
Funder type


Areas of focus

General Funding