Hewlett Foundation joins the Libra Foundation to launch the Democracy Frontlines Fund

The Hewlett Foundation joined the Libra Foundation and 10 other foundations to establish the Democracy Frontlines Fund, a new initiative to provide sustained support to frontline, Black activists leading the movement to end systemic racism. The Democracy Frontlines Fund will commit $36 million in unrestricted funding to 10 Black-led grassroots organizations advocating for racial justice 

Joseph Asunka to join Afrobarometer as new CEO in 2021

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is pleased to announce Dr. Joseph Asunka, currently Program Officer with our Global Development Program, will join Afrobarometer, based in Accra, Ghana, in early 2021 as their new chief executive officer. Asunka will lead the pan-African survey research network into its third decade as the go-to data source on 

Ten Bay Area Nonprofits Receive Hewlett Foundation Grants to Partner with World-Class Artists

Media Contact: Heath Wickline Communications Officer Hewlett Foundation 415.518.2580 hwickline@hewlett.org $1.5 Million for “Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions” in the Field of Dance and Movement-Based Performance  MENLO PARK, Calif. (June 16, 2020) – Ten Bay Area nonprofits have been awarded major grants to partner with world-class artists to create new works of dance and movement-based performance 

Hewlett Foundation Awards $10 Million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation for Bay Area COVID-19 Relief

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $10 million grant to Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) for COVID-19 relief efforts in the Bay Area. The funding will aid hard-hit communities and nonprofit organizations that serve them. The contribution from the Hewlett Foundation is the largest ever received by SVCF 

Hewlett Foundation makes long-term funding commitment to U.S. democracy

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation today announced that it will create a new program to strengthen its investments in America’s democratic institutions. What has been known until now as the Madison Initiative, operating as a time-limited, special project, will become the Hewlett Foundation’s U.S. Democracy program — an ongoing and steadfast commitment. “Whatever the 

Sarah Iqbal joins Hewlett Foundation’s Global Development and Population Program

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today that Sarah Iqbal has joined the foundation’s Global Development and Population Program. Dana Hovig, director of the program, shared the following with grantees and foundation staff: Sarah Iqbal joins us as a program officer for the Global Development and Population Program’s Women’s Economic Empowerment portfolio. Sarah comes 

Hewlett Foundation, Packard Foundation, and Getty Images champion positive visual representation of women with expansion of the Images of Empowerment collection

MENLO PARK, Calif. –  As individuals around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, they can use powerful, positive photographs from Getty Images that show women’s lives and their work in eleven countries. The newly expanded Images of Empowerment collection, created by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the David and Lucile 

Dr. Jane Flegal joins the Hewlett Foundation’s Environment Program as program officer on U.S. climate and clean energy

MENLO PARK, Calif. – On March 2, 2020, Dr. Jane Flegal will be joining the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a program officer with the foundation’s Environment Program, focusing on grantmaking in the U.S. to combat climate change and support a clean energy transition. Program Director Jonathan Pershing announced Jane’s appointment in an email to 

Vanessa Tucker joins Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative as program officer on U.S. democracy

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Vanessa Tucker will be joining the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a program officer with the foundation’s Madison Initiative, which focuses on U.S. democracy. Program Director Daniel Stid announced Vanessa’s appointment in an email to the foundation’s grantees and partners: I am delighted to share the news that Vanessa Tucker 

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