Connecting nonprofit organizations to the tools they need for success
Providing support for capital improvements
Building strong communities

Application Information

Applications are accepted three times a year during specific submission windows, which occur approximately three months before the board meetings. Please check back often as dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on the final day of the submission period.


Next submission window: June 29 – July 17. (Please note that our offices will be closed July 3-10 and we will not be available for technical assistance. If you need assistance during that period please email grants manager, Jennifer Perez Lara at and she will respond after July 10)

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We Support

The Bothin Foundation makes capital grants (no general support or program grants) to social service, academic enrichment, youth development, arts, and environmental nonprofit organizations providing direct services to disadvantaged children, youth, families, and people with disabilities; the foundation also supports schools exclusively serving children with learning differences.

Grants are only made to organizations serving residents of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, and San Mateo Counties.