Our Grant Recipients
"E.A.C.H.": Education, Environment, Art, Animals, Children, Community, Health and Homelessness.
Radically inclusive and diverse group of volunteer grantors and grantees.
San Francisco Bay Area and Hawaii geographical focus.
Originally a family foundation established in 1955 (The Wallace A. Gerbode Foundation).
Re-organized in 2009 by Lionel Shaw, president and founder, as a community foundation empowering everyday people with the gift of giving.
Roots dating to Hawaiian missionary ancestral origin (cf., Alexander & Baldwin).
$4 million granted to over 600 nonprofits since May 2016 (three times the IRS minimum mandate).
501(c)3 grant-making foundation leveraging free labor to give prudently with passion.
30 Philanthropic Advisor volunteers seeking public charity recipients, rather than the reverse.
No paid staff or direct labor costs.
Shared virtual office in San Francisco at 50 California Street.
Quarterly public meetings spotlighting recipient grantees in a "TEDx-style" format.
The EACH Foundation board of directors is grateful to our 50+ donors who have made this opportunity possible, especially our main benefactor the Wallace A. Gerbode Foundation (named after our founder's uncle who died in 1954 his senior year at Stanford University).
Lionel Shaw - President & Founder
Steve Talan - Operations
Lisa McKay - Treasurer
Tom Shepard - Marketing Chair
Jack Steffen - Community Outreach
Mimi Towle - Communications
Alex Gault - Ombudsman at Large
50 California Street, 15th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tax ID 47-5180584