In 2015, the Packard Foundation launched Starting Smart and Strong, which invests in three California communities—Fresno, Oakland, and San Jose—seeking to integrate best practices in adult-child interactions into each community’s early learning systems, and to... Continue Reading
This report provides grantmaking data from 2015 along with what we’re learning through on-the-ground experiences, grantee interactions, external evaluations, and research.
This set of infographics demonstrates how governance and management reform can reduce poverty while achieving economic gains, increasing food production, replenishing fish and conserving ocean health for future generations.
This topline step-by step guide is for other funders to evaluate whether a grant award competition is the right thing for them.
Millennials are the largest generation in the United States. By 2020, one in three adults will be a millennial (born from 1981 to 1997). This generation has already shown itself to be capable of immense... Continue Reading
For 50 years, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation has supported leaders and organizations around the world. We give hundreds of grants annually, and we've learned a lot along the way. Each year, we reflect on our funding data to increase our understanding and improve our effectiveness.
Every year, the Packard Foundation pauses to look at operational data from across our programs and reflect on the implications for our organizational effectiveness. This “Review of 2012 Funding Data” document complements the full grants database.
Since 2009 the Packard Foundation’s Science subprogram has been following a use-inspired research approach, Linking Knowledge with Action (LKwA), to guide its funding. This report describes the LKwA approach as well as its conceptual framework and operational implementation at the Foundation.