“When I was a nonprofit Executive Director in San Francisco in 2017 I made $80,000. Raising my salary wasn’t a priority for me; it would mean more fundraising and funds were better spent elsewhere. But that also meant I wasn’t prioritizing others’ salaries. Two brilliant staff, a BIPOC woman and gender-expansive folk who I
Endeavor Fund as case study, part two Today, we’re continuing the case study of how the Walter & Elise Haas Fund established the Endeavor Fund as one way to operationalize trust-based philanthropy. Part one of this case study walked through the process of establishing the Endeavor Fund, from community-led insight as research, to screening and
Endeavor Fund as case study, part one At the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, we’re making shifts in our practice and, at 71 years old, learning new things. This blog shares our recent process for establishing the Endeavor Fund, a new $24.5M, seven-year initiative aimed at closing the racial and gender wealth gap that we
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
Join us in looking back at 2022.
Announcing the latest — and largest — list of grants to date.
Human beings are limbs of one body indeed; For they are created of the same soul and seed.
Reflecting on the challenges and achievements of 2020.
This year requires us all to step up in extraordinary ways. The Fund asks you to join us in redirecting your efforts and resources to aid communities in crisis.