The Walter & Elise Haas Fund’s
New Grantmaking Philosophy
The impact of philanthropic endeavors is inextricably linked to the health of the nonprofits philanthropy supports. A failure to support organizations’ well-being – their resilience – ultimately hinders their ability to effectively serve the people and communities philanthropy aims to benefit. In recent years, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund strengthened our commitment to justice,
The Walter & Elise Haas Fund Invests $24.5M in Closing the Racial And Gender Wealth Gap
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund’s most substantial philanthropic initiative to date – the Endeavor Fund, our bold answer to the call from the nonprofit sector for foundations to provide sizable multi-year general operating grants. With a total investment of $24.5 million, the Endeavor Fund aims to
A Path to Economic Well-being: The Endeavor Fund Cohort
We are thrilled to announce the seven Bay Area nonprofits receiving grants from the Walter & Elise Haas Fund’s most substantial philanthropic initiative to date — the Endeavor Fund. These seven nonprofits will be awarded a total investment of $24.5M over the next seven years to combat one of the toughest problems of our time;
Walter & Elise Haas Fund 2022 Annual Report Now Live
Join us in looking back at 2022.
Hearing Youth Voices
BAY Fellow Noah S. shares how the pandemic has affected youth mental health—and how respecting and including youth can help heal.
Cultivating Trust with BIPOC Changemakers
How W&EHF is responding to Racial Justice Cohort learnings
The Walter & Elise Haas Fund 2021 Annual Report
Our year in review is now live.
Introducing the Generational Recovery Fund
A joint project to invest millions in young people’s recovery from COVID-19.
The Success of Arts Learning Pods
Lessons learned from a pandemic project.