Grantees

The HAND Foundation has awarded grants to the following organizations:

2014

Contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. ACLU
  2. African Entrepreneur Collective
  3. Free the Children
  4. International Rescue Committee
  5. Iranian Scholarship Fund
  6. Ms. Foundation
  7. Oasis for Girls
  8. Prevent Child Abuse America
  9. San Francisco Asian Art Museum
  10. SNAP
  11. UC Santa Cruz Foundation


2013

Contributions of $150,000:
  1. National Iranian American Council (NIAC)
Contributions of $10,000 - $50,000:
  1. Center for the Advancement of Health
  2. Harvard Kennedy School (Scholarship)
  3. Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB)
  4. India Community Center
  5. National Iranian American Council (NIAC)
  6. Nueva School
  7. Ploughshares
Contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. American India Foundation
  2. American Turkish Society
  3. Atlantic Council
  4. Berkeley Program on Entrepreneurship and Development in the Middle East
  5. College Track
  6. Council on Foreign Relations
  7. Digital Divide Data
  8. Feed the Hungry
  9. Feminist Majority Foundation
  10. Friends of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women
  11. Global Fund for Women
  12. Internews
  13. Iranian American Scholarship Fund
  14. Moms Against Poverty
  15. NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation
  16. National Endowment for Democracy
  17. Peace and Security Funders Group
  18. Persian Tech Entrepreneurs
  19. PRI-Public Radio International
  20. Rebuilding Together Peninsula
  21. San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
  22. Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
  23. SV2
  24. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  25. Words Without Borders World Affairs Council - Global Philanthropy Forum


2012

Preparing and Engaging the Next Generation $150,000-$1,000,000:
  1. Menlo School
  2. Nueva School
  3. School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at John's Hopkins University
Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $15,000 - $30,000:
  1. Independent Sector
  2. India Community Center
  3. University of Pennsylvania (Scholarship)
CSA Prevention and Other Grants $7,500 - $10,000:
  1. ACLU
  2. Center for the Advancement of Health
  3. Equal Justice Initiative
  4. Friends of SF COSW
  5. Ideo
  6. NIAC
  7. SF Child Abuse Prevention Center
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. Arthritis Foundation
  2. Asian Art Museum
  3. Boys and Girls Club
  4. Brookings Institution
  5. Camp To Belong
  6. Chilean-American Foundation
  7. Digital Divide Data
  8. e-Learning for Kids Foundation
  9. Foundation for Fighting Blindness
  10. Free the Slaves
  11. Fuse Corps
  12. Global Philanthropy Forum
  13. Himalayan Cataract Project
  14. InnVision Palo Alto
  15. Iranian American Scholarship Fund
  16. JobTrain, Inc.
  17. Just Foreign Policy
  18. KQED
  19. Moms Against Poverty
  20. Ms. Foundation
  21. NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation
  22. Pets in Need
  23. Ponheary Ly Foundation
  24. SIEPR
  25. SNAP
  26. St. Marys Academy
  27. SV2
  28. The Atlantic Council
  29. The Nexus Global Youth Summit
  30. The USO
  31. UC Santa Cruz Foundation
  32. UNICEF
  33. Wikimedia
  34. Words Without Borders


2011

Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $50,000 - $75,000:
  1. IdEA/Migration Policy Institute
  2. New America Foundation
Other Grants $10,000 - $15,000:
  1. Fine Arts Museums San Francisco
  2. Global Philanthropy Forum
  3. India Community Center
  4. Iranian Federated Women’s Club (IFWC)
  5. Menlo School
  6. Samasource
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. America India Foundation
  2. American Friends of Hebrew University
  3. Asian Art Museum Foundation
  4. Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
  5. D2L
  6. Developments in Literacy
  7. Digital Divide Data
  8. Dollar a month Fund
  9. Free the Children
  10. Free the slaves
  11. generationFIVE
  12. Golestan Kids
  13. Human Rights Watch
  14. India Community Center
  15. Independent Sector
  16. Moms Against Poverty
  17. San Francisco Playhouse
  18. SIEPR, Stanford University
  19. SF Commission on the Status of Women
  20. Special Olympics
  21. Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
  22. SV2
  23. UCLA Foundation
  24. Words Without Borders




2010

Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $10,000-$50,000:
  1. Ek Disha/Prajwala
  2. PARSA Community Foundation
  3. University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Other Grants $10,000:
  1. Center for the Advancement of Health
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. ACLU-NC Foundation
  2. Camp To Belong
  3. Developments in Literacy
  4. Family House
  5. Freshwater Haven
  6. Indian Community Center
  7. Moms Against Poverty
  8. Partners in Health
  9. Promises Films
  10. Save the Children
  11. Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
  12. UNICEF
  13. Wikimedia Foundation
  14. Wings Learning Center
  15. Words Without Borders


2009

Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $10,000-$300,000:
  1. College Track
  2. New America Foundation
  3. PARSA Community Foundation
  4. SV2
Other Grants $10,000-$25,000:
  1. The Nueva School
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. A Home Away from Homelessness
  2. Camp To Belong
  3. Center for the Advancement of Health Developments in Literacy
  4. D2L
  5. Free the Slaves
  6. Freshwater Haven
  7. Indian Community Center
  8. Institute of International Education
  9. Just Foreign Policy
  10. KQED
  11. National Legal Sanctuary for Community Advancement
  12. Planned Parenthood Golden Gate


2008

Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $10,000-$125,000:
  1. New America Foundation
  2. PARSA Community Foundation
  3. World Affairs Council of Northern California's Global Philanthropy Forum
Other Grants $10,000-$25,000:
  1. National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. American India Foundation
  2. Bay Area Iranian American Voters Association
  3. College Track
  4. Darkness to Light
  5. Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
  6. International Women's Media Foundation
  7. Looking Beyond
  8. New America Foundation
  9. Planned Parenthood
  10. Pluralism Fund


2007

Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $10,000-$125,000:
  1. New America Foundation
  2. PARSA Community Foundation
  3. World Affairs Council of Northern California's Global Philanthropy Forum
Other Grants $10,000-$25,000:
  1. National Iranian American Council
  2. Sacred Heart Schools
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. Community Foundation Silicon Valley (SV2)
  2. Creating Hope International
  3. Digital Divide Data
  4. Friends of The River
  5. Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
  6. National Legal Sanctuary for Community Advancement
  7. Stanford Hospital and Clinics


2006

Philanthropy $1,000,000:
  1. PARSA Community Foundation
Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $10,000-$50,000:
  1. Americans for Oxford, Inc
  2. World Affairs Council of Northern California's Global Philanthropy Forum
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention $10,000:
  1. Darkness to Light
Other Grants $10,000:
  1. National Iranian American Council
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. Afsaneh Art & Culture Society
  2. Arcs Foundation
  3. College Track
  4. Community Foundation Silicon Valley (SV2)
  5. Developments in Literacy
  6. Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
  7. Knowledge Diffusion Network
  8. San Jose Public Library Foundation
  9. The Parkinson's Institute


2005

Philanthropy and Global Middle Class $10,000-$125,000:
  1. New America Foundation
  2. Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Stanford University
  3. The Stanford Institute for International Studies (SIIS), Stanford University
Other Grants $10,000-$50,000:
  1. Save the Children
  2. Peninsula Community Foundation
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. ARCS Foundation
  2. Bay Area Iranian-American Voter Association
  3. Community Foundation Silicon Valley (SV2)
  4. Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
  5. Friends of FAI - The Italian Environment Foundation
  6. Half the Sky Foundation
  7. MIT, Iranian Studies Group
  8. San Francisco AIDS Foundation


2004

Global Middle Class $10,000-$15,000:
  1. Stanford University
  2. William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation
General contributions of $5,000 or less:
  1. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  2. The Society for Iranian Studies