All regular applications will be closed in 2020. RFPs will be sent to organizations to be considered for 2020 grants.
The foundation’s primary grantmaking programs support low-income and disadvantaged students accessing and completing a post-secondary education as well as those programs providing services to people living with mental illness.
The foundation makes grants to organizations based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Margoes Foundation Venture Philanthropy Award (VP Award) is a three-year $150,000 grant, payable in $50,000 annual installments. The VP Award application process for the 2021-2023 cycle opens on July 31, 2020. Applicants must be new or early-stage social impact organizations developing innovative programs or services to empower low-income, under-represented students for advancement in society.