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Friedman Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-12

At A Glance

Friedman Family Foundation

353 Folsom St., 2nd Fl.

San Francisco, CA United States 94105-2300

Telephone: (650) 342-8750


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-02-28)

Assets: $11,006,842

Total giving: $510,000






Established in 1964 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Support for programs which attempt to end the cycle of poverty, especially programs that provide tools, support, asset building, and opportunity to people in need in order to overcome the root causes of their poverty, and in which the people to be helped are part of the design and decision making of the organization or project. Preference is given to new and creative programs, and programs working for systemic change.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

Historically, the foundation has made PRIs to a community loan fund and CDFI.

Fields of Interest

  • Community and economic development
  • Community improvement
  • Economic development
  • Human rights
  • Leadership development
  • Public affairs
  • Social rights
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-02-28

Assets: $11,006,842 (market value)

Expenditures: $677,120

Total giving: $510,000

Qualifying distributions: $676,973