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A. P. Giannini Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-12-18

At A Glance

A. P. Giannini Foundation

(formerly Giannini Family Foundation)

(also known as A.P. Giannini Foundation)

57 Post St., Ste. 510

San Francisco, CA United States 94104-5020

Telephone: (415) 981-2966


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $23,242,948

Total giving: $745,533






Incorporated in 1945 in CA - Founded by the late A.P. Giannini, who was the founder of the Bank of America, to bring to fruition his long-held dream to promote the study, discovery, treatment and care of diseases that impair the human body.

Purpose and Activities

Medical research fellowships for applicants sponsored by accredited medical schools.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Fellowships to promising young postdoctoral investigators in the early stages of their careers for research who are sponsored by one of the eight medical schools in CA.

Research Fellowship Program

The program support promising, young post-doctoral investigators in the early stages of their careers, and to facilitate innovative medical research in the basic sciences. Physician-scientists and junior researchers with zero to three years of postdoctoral experience are invited to apply for the program. The research should advance the translation of biomedical science into treatments, preventions and cures for human diseases.

Fields of Interest

  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Medical education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adults
  • Female adults
  • Male adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $23,242,948 (market value)

Gifts received: $330,877

Expenditures: $1,382,494

Total giving: $745,533

Qualifying distributions: $999,001