As a family foundation building upon the legacy of our founders, we are committed to effectiveness and a capacity to think big. We invest in leaders and organizations to promote the lives of children, the creative pursuit of science, reproductive health, and the earth's natural systems.
Numbers are rounded here and throughout the report.
|144||Children, Families, & Communities||$58M|
|250||Conservation & Science||$158M|
|163||Local Grantmaking Program||$15M|
|103||Population & Reproductive Health||$43M|
Includes $91 million in funding for some special Foundation institution and fellowship commitments. These include Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering ($16 million), the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute ($40 million), and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health ($35 million).
General support provides unrestricted funding to a grantee to use in support of a grantee’s overall charitable mission; general support grants are only permitted for 501c3 public charities or their equivalents. Project support provides funding to a grantee that is restricted to a particular charitable project of the grantee. Beginning in 2015, the Foundation no longer awards grants for "general and project support" purposes.