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
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.
Here’s what the Fund worked on in 2019.
2019’s Isadora Duncan Dance Awards saw four different W&EHF grantees honored. Congratulations all!
A review of what the Fund worked towards in 2018 and why.
Permanence Is an Illusion is a tribute to migrant farmworkers as told by the melted and scorched objects they left behind.
San Francisco’s Financial Justice Project — the first of its kind in the country — assesses and reforms how fees and fines unintentionally push people into poverty and make government a driver of inequality.
As demonstrated by the projects selected, the Creative Work Fund’s focus on collaboration continues to invite artists to be adventurous and to challenge their ideas and their craft.
The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that effective February 1, Jamie Allison will succeed Pam David as Executive Director of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.