Packard Foundation


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The David and Lucile Packard Foundation was established in 1964 as a charitable, family foundation aimed at improving the lives of children, families, and communities – and restoring and protecting Planet Earth. The Foundation mainly supports work on the following issues; fighting climate change (through conservation, policies and science), providing access to health and early learning, advancing reproductive health and rights, ocean protection, supporting local communities, empowering science, agriculture, nature protection, and organizational effectiveness.

Eligibility to Receive Funding

Institutions and NGOs whose work is in line with the Foundation’s vision, thematic focus and strategy.

Regional Focus: World-wide

Sector Focus

The main climate priorities under the climate change and the clean energy pillar are:

  • Clean power;
  • Low carbon transportation;
  • Energy efficiency;
  • Non-CO2 greenhouse gases;
  • Forests and land use;
  • Identification of break-through strategies to change the GHG emission trajectory.

Funding Conditions: Grants

Application Procedure

The Packard Foundation usually does not accept unsolicited proposals but works with partners to identify possible funding opportunities. Information on grants can be found online.


The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

343 Second Street

Los Altos, CA 94022 USA

Tel: +1 650 948 7658

Website: climate/

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