Funding Priorities2018-12-12T04:31:39+00:00

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that serve people and communities in the Monterey Bay Peninsula, Santa Cruz, and occasionally the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. Grants are awarded in two program areas: increasing access to education, and improving the lives of women and girls. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited Letters of Inquiry (LOIs)/proposals; please review the Apply for a Grant instructions for more information.

Current Grant Opportunities

Feminist/Gender/Women’s Studies

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation looks for Feminist/Gender/Women’s Studies academic programs/departments

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Reproductive Rights and Justice

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation believes that reproductive rights and reproductive justice are crucial to women’s

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Legal Advocacy for Immigrant Women

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation believes that all individuals, regardless of background, socioeconomic standing, or citizenship status

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Girls in Engineering

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation believes that Girls in Engineering (GIE) programs can contribute significantly to

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Women in Public Policy

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation believes that increasing women’s representation in public office

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Media Literacy

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation believes that teaching media literacy to children will help them understand

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Women Re-Entering the Workforce

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation recognized that older women attempting to re-enter the workforce must overcome

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Transitional Housing Programs for Survivors of Relationship Abuse

This is not a service that we provide. We are trying to fund programs that provide this service.

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Legal Services Programs for Survivors of Relationship Abuse

This is not a service that we provide. We are trying to fund programs that provide this service

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Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency

A woman is economically self-sufficient if she has the ability to meet all of her basic needs without any type

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APPLY FOR A GRANT

Unsolicited LOIs will not be accepted.