Packard Foundation


2021 Local Grantmaking Capacity Survey Summary

Since 2009, the Packard Foundation has surveyed our local Bay Area grantee partners to better understand and monitor the context in which these organizations work, as well as their organizational strengths and needs. In 2021,... Continue Reading

Review of 2015 Grantmaking

This report provides grantmaking data from 2015 along with what we’re learning through on-the-ground experiences, grantee interactions, external evaluations, and research.

Ocean Prosperity Roadmap Infographics

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.

Competing For Local Good

This topline step-by step guide is for other funders to evaluate whether a grant award competition is the right thing for them.

Review of 2014 Grantmaking

For more than 50 years, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation has worked with partners around the world to improve the lives of children, families, and communities—and to restore and protect our planet. Each year,... Continue Reading

Review of 2013 Funding Data

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.

Review of 2012 Funding Data

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.