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Rappaport Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

Rappaport Family Foundation

1748 Union St.

San Francisco, CA United States 94123-4407

Telephone: (415) 593-7111


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $8,111,203

Total giving: $249,500






Established in 2003 in CA - The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's interests are: 1) Finding innovative and promising ideas for engaging community college students in California, especially those focused on pocketbook issues; 2) Identifying and supporting promising institutional or third-party programs, or faculty members who have unique solutions to ignite and maintain civic participation and community engagement among community college students; 3) Solutions that address specific challenges to successful program implementation faced by students, faculty, and administration; 4) Using new tools, technologies and organizing methods to support distributed models of engagement and activism on a community college or among community college students; and 5) Taking a risk on unconventional or untried approaches .

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Civic participation
  • Community college education
  • Democracy
  • Education
  • Family services
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Leadership development
  • Philanthropy
  • Public affairs
  • Public policy
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $8,111,203 (market value)

Gifts received: $820,950

Expenditures: $518,043

Total giving: $249,500

Qualifying distributions: $437,961

Giving activities include:

$249,500 for 9 grants (high: $40,000; low: $2,000)