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
Walter & Elise Haas Fund 2022 Annual Report Now Live
Join us in looking back at 2022.
2021 Creative Work Fund Grants
Announcing the latest — and largest — list of grants to date.
Curtain: A West Wall Project
Human beings are limbs of one body indeed; For they are created of the same soul and seed.
The Walter & Elise Haas Fund 2020 Annual Report
Reflecting on the challenges and achievements of 2020.
Protecting the Most Vulnerable During 2020’s Compounding Crises
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.
Listening to the Nonprofit Community During COVID-19
Things are changing quickly, frequently, and for many of us, frighteningly. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all to respond generously and compassionately despite the chaotic nature of the day—and that’s what we intend to do. The Walter & Elise Haas Fund is offering, and hopefully modelling, COVID-19-specific support in two phases, with more likely
Community Health During COVID-19
Today, especially, it is important for us to continue doing all we can to support the health and well-being of all those in the Bay Area.