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Three Guineas Fund


Last Updated: 2016-02-02

At A Glance

Three Guineas Fund

153 Upper Terr.

San Francisco, CA United States 94117-4513


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $3,771,591

Total giving: $117,300






Established in 1994 in CA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation seeks to promote social justice for women and girls by expanding access to economic opportunity.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The fund has made a PRI to support microfinance programs for women in Tanzania and Uganda. Historically, the fund has made PRIs in the form of low-interest rate loans to provide franchise financial capital to an information communications technology network in rural India, as well as to an African loan fund to scale its economic development operations in Tanzania, Uganda, and Southern Sudan.

Fields of Interest

  • Business and industry
  • Community and economic development
  • Development finance
  • Economic development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial services
  • Human services
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Microfinance
  • Rural development
Population Groups
  • Female children and youth
  • Females

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $3,771,591 (market value)

Gifts received: $24,500

Expenditures: $202,609

Total giving: $117,300

Qualifying distributions: $228,302

Giving activities include:

$117,300 for 11 grants (high: $50,000; low: $300)

$64,997 for 1 loan/program-related investment