The Skoll Foundation
250 University Ave., Ste. 200
Palo Alto, CA United States 94301-1738
Telephone: (650) 331-1031
Type of Grantmaker
Established in 2002 in CA. In 2004, the foundation incorporated the Skoll Community Fund, a supporting organization associated with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation of San Jose, CA, into its operations - Founded by Jeff Skoll, the first employee and president of the online auction firm, eBay. Skoll also founded Participant Media, an independent film production company with credits including the Oscar-nominated "Syriana," "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "North Country." Jeff Skoll has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy.