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Firedoll Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-29

At A Glance

Firedoll Foundation

1460 Maria Ln., Ste. 400

Walnut Creek, CA United States 94596-8802

URL: www.firedoll.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-05-31)

Assets: $11,029,458

Total giving: $1,579,134

EIN

943301999

BRIDGE Number

1958187032

Additional Contact Information

Letter of Intent e-mail: LOI@firedoll.org

Background

Established in 1998 in CA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation offers grants to nonprofits in the areas of environmental conservation, immigrant/human rights, community development, Mid-East peace, and offers support for Bay Area non-profits servicing victims of traumatic brain injury.

Program Area(s)

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

Community Development

Limited to Alameda and Contra counties, CA in the areas of affordable housing, services provision, and entrepeneurship.

Environmental Conservation

Support is focused on threats to established environmental protections, including air and water quality, endangered species, and environmental toxins. The foundation is also interested in projects involving regional cooperation and those focused on uniting conservation with environmentally sustainable development.

Immigrant/Human Rights

Extremely focused on legal approaches to protect human and immigrant rights. The foundation supports projects that provide alternatives to detention, advocate on behalf of detailed immigrants and facilitate their successful integration into American society. Giving is primarily limited to Contra Costa and Alameda counties of the Bay Area.

Mid-East Peace

Funding is limited to organizations working for a 2-state solution (Israel and Palestine).

Traumatic Brain Injury

Funding in this field is limited to service providers, especially programs that allow survivors to participate in and contribute to society. Funding is particularly directed to programs in CA.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Aquatic wildlife protection
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Homeless shelters
  • Immigrant rights
  • International peace and security
  • Natural resources
  • Oceans and coastal waters
  • Sustainable development
  • Sustainable forestry
International Interests
  • Middle East
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-05-31

Assets: $11,029,458 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,970,992

Expenditures: $1,916,331

Total giving: $1,579,134

Qualifying distributions: $1,860,599