What We Fund

Program Areas

Conservation and Science

The Conservation and Science Program invests in action and ideas that conserve and restore ecosystems while enhancing human well-being.

Population and Reproductive Health

The Population and Reproductive Health Program funds innovative work that addresses population growth and promotes positive reproductive health.

Children, Families and Communities

The Children, Families, and Communities Program strives to ensure that all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Local Grantmaking

The Packard Foundation supports an array of nonprofit organizations in geographic areas that are significant to the Packard family.

Program Support

Organizational Effectiveness and Grantmaking

We partner with grantees to strengthen the fundamentals so they can focus on achieving their missions.

Mission Investing

In addition to making grants, we make mission investments which offer the Foundation a flexible financing tool to support its mission.

Foundation Commitments

Institutional Support

The Foundation maintains a long-term commitment to several institutions that are core to the Packard family’s philosophy.

Grants Database

The Packard Foundation is dedicated to transparency in our grantmaking practice. Learn more about current and previous grants.

Grantee Opportunities

We accept grant proposals only for charitable, educational, or scientific purposes, primarily from tax-exempt, charitable organizations.