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July 23, 2020

Dan Steif, Chief Business Officer, Full Circle Fund

If we want different results, we must do things differently.  Amidst the backdrop of an already challenging COVID-19 environment, the recent events of police brutality amongst Black communities have led to an increasingly catalytic moment in our country's history. Companies and the executives that run them are beginning to come to terms...

August 21, 2019

Leaders from Adobe, Amazon, Box, Chegg, DocuSign, Forge, Okta, Oracle NetSuite, Salesforce, Splunk, and Twilio will work with nonprofits in a Tech Accelerator to create a lasting impact in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., August 21, 2019 – Full Circle Fund, a nonprofit that leverages professionals’ time, resources, and skills to accelerate local nonprofits and build a better Bay Area, is an...

August 21, 2019

People in our community are suffering. Everywhere we look, we see too many of our fellow citizens lacking the basic resources to provide for themselves and their families. Nearly a third of all Bay Area community members rely on some form of assistance, just to get by, and the vast majority of these resources are provided by incredible local nonprofits, who are creating bold solutions to help...

August 20, 2019

I hear over and over again how helpless we all feel at the complexity of our most challenging social problems which leaves so many of our community members suffering right in front of us. But have you ever thought about the POWER that you hold to make a change? Consider your own financial and intellectual resources. YOU, YES YOU, HAVE GREAT POWER. How you choose to share your power determines...

February 8, 2019

L to R: Rachel Davis, Prevention Institute; Taryn Ishida, Californians for Justice;

Vanessa Moses, Causa Justa Just Cause; Alan Kwok, Northern California Grantmakers

“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives." –Audre Lorde

Last month, we launched our 2019 Grant Cycle with a kickoff convening 130 individuals for a discussion on equity and commun...

December 18, 2018

Dan Steif, Head of Business Development, Full Circle Fund 

As a Social Psych major, I learned early on that once my basic needs were met, the fastest path to happiness is through one’s service to others. But, there is this invisible force, whispering (sometimes yelling) in our ear, telling us that the next promotion, nicer car, and bigger house, is what we really need to make us happy. Most of...

February 8, 2018

Fernande Legros Full Circle Fund Program Officer

2017 was marked by much uncertainty and crises. We walked into the year with much angst - wondering what we would do and what was to come. From the fires to the hurricanes, from Charlottesville to #Metoo, we were called again and again to speak out, speak up, speak to; to march and link up arms; to take a stance. It was undoubtedly daunting but...

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