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TOSA Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-04-08

At A Glance

TOSA Foundation

3130 Alpine Road, PMB 705, Ste. 288

Portola Valley, CA United States 94028-8005

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $648,399,345

Total giving: $136,485,411






Established in 1992 in CA - Founded by John P. and Tashia Morgridge. Mr. Morgridge is the former chairman of Cisco Systems, a multinational communications technology corporation. He also serves on several corporate and charity boards of directors, including the Nature Conservancy and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Tashia and John Morgridge have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy

Purpose and Activities

Giving support to education, the environment, medical research, the arts, and human services.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Arts and culture
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Environment
  • Food aid
  • Food banks
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Youth organizing
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $648,399,345 (market value)

Gifts received: $34,448

Expenditures: $137,326,540

Total giving: $136,485,411

Qualifying distributions: $136,713,591

Giving activities include:

$136,485,411 for grants

$2,095,161 for 1 foundation-administered program