Sandler Foundation

San Francisco, CA

Sandler Foundation
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Sandler Foundation


Sandler Foundation is a foundation focused on philanthropy. Founded in 1991, Sandler Foundation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The organization is notable for its healthy financials, spending 96% directly on its programs. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $64.0m.

Verified 501(c)3

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This profile was created with publicly available data obtained from the Internal Revenue Service and the nonprofit organization’s website. ALMA has no affiliation with this organization and has not independently verified this information or otherwise vetted the charity.

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Mission and Work


The foundation operates exclusively for charitable, educational or religious purposes by conducting or supporting activities for the benefit of, or to carry out the purposes of the jewish community federation of San Francisco, the peninsula, marin and sonoma counties.


The foundation made grants in support of the charitable, educational, scientific or religious purposes of the jewish community federation of San Francisco, the peninsula, marin and sonoma counties.

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Grants made

These are some of the grants Sandler Foundation has made in recent years to other charities.


American Progress

Washington, DCDonate today to the Center of American Progress.
3 grant(s) totaling $6.0m



Washington, DCWe are Protecting the World's Oceans.
3 grant(s) totaling $4.2m


Learning Policy Inst

Palo Alto, CALPI conducts and communicates independent, high-quality research to improve education policy and practice.
3 grant(s) totaling $4.5m


Human Rights Watch

New York, NYExposing #HumanRights abuses around the world. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice.
3 grant(s) totaling $4.5m



New York, NYProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
3 grant(s) totaling $3.0m


Institute of International Education

New York, NYInstitute of International Education is a nonprofit focused on international student exchange and aid. With $357m in revenue and 753 employees, it is a relatively large organization.
3 grant(s) totaling $2.5m


University of California San Francisco Foundation

San Francisco, CAUniversity of California San Francisco Foundation is a nonprofit focused on education. Founded in 1992, University of California San Francisco Foundation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
2 grant(s) totaling $2.4m



San Francisco, CABecause the earth needs a good lawyer.
3 grant(s) totaling $6.0m


Center on Budget

Washington, DCInforming debates. Shaping policy. Producing results.
3 grant(s) totaling $6.0m


American Civil Liberties Union

New York, NYFor almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
2 grant(s) totaling $3.0m


Center for Responsible Lending

Durham, NCCenter for Responsible Lending is a nonprofit focused on legal services. Founded in 2002, Center for Responsible Lending is headquartered in Durham, NC.
3 grant(s) totaling $3.1m

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