We are a vehicle for change and a bridge to the future, a network of philanthropists and civic leaders bringing resources together to support and build on the strengths of community and make the Bay Area the best place it can be.

For more than 60 years, we have been an incubator for community investment, original ideas, and passionate leadership. Learn about our origins and our vision for the future.

  • Mission & Values
    Learn about the Foundation’s mission and values.
  • History of TSFF
    Learn about the founding of The San Francisco Foundation and our history as trusted partner in the Bay Area.
  • Diversity 
    Diversity is a core value of The San Francisco Foundation. Read our policy on diversity and learn more about our diverse leadership.
  • Message from the Chair & CEO
    Read a letter from our Board Chair and CEO highlighting the Foundation’s current programs and the impact of our work.
  • Whistleblower Protection Policy
    The San Francisco Foundation is committed to providing a workplace conducive to open discussion of its business practices.


Current Opportunities for The San Francisco Foundation

Multicultural Fellowship Program

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Application Deadline: March 10, 2023
Description: The Multicultural Fellowship Program is a two-year, full-time program that aims to increase diversity in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. Successful candidates are young professionals of diverse cultural backgrounds who show promise and passion to create significant social change.  The Fellowship provides challenging work and professional development experiences, on-the-job training, and opportunities to enhance skills in grantmaking, convening, project management, and a variety of other areas. Fellows are an integral component of the Foundation’s grantmaking Program staff. Additionally, Fellows benefit from networking, mentoring, trainings, seminars, professional conferences, and interactions with a wide array of nonprofit, community, government, and philanthropic leaders. 

There are four Multicultural Fellowship positions open:

  • Community Development Program
  • Fellow Community Health Program
  • Fellow Education Program
  • Fellow Environment Program Fellow 

Contact Information

The San Francisco Foundation
One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111