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Our Grant Cycle membership level is ideal for professionals from all sectors—public, private, nonprofit—that want to collaborate with high-impact nonprofits serving our Bay Area communities.

Explore the Grant Cycle



Time Commitment: 10-15 hours/month

5 month hands-on Grant Cycle team

  • Trainings on effective partnerships with nonprofit leaders, including an interactive Power & Privilege orientation led by an award-winning expert in human-centered design and equity

  • Team training, coordination, and support


3 Network Gatherings

  • Member Kickoff (Feb 2020), UNITE (Oct 2020), and FCF Member Retreat 

  • Access to dozens of events year-round


A portion of dues support grants


Leadership and facilitation opportunities to support impact



$2,500/annually or $209/month

 - Scholarships Available -

I am ready!

Renew existing memberships or become part of our active network.

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EngagE in OUR grant cycle

Since 2000, Full Circle Fund has partnered with 100+ organizations at different stages to increase capacity.
Grant Cycle Members select up to 8  organizations annually, award a financial grant of $15,000 and define a project or initiative to complete over the course of six months.
Expand your knowledge and grOW as a leader

Learn about trends and solutions in social issues by partnering with Bay Area based nonprofits. Participate in tailored educational programs and thoughtleadership sessions.

Leverage your strengths and resources

Utilize your expertise, skills and network to accelerate the success of inspiring leaders, organizations and social causes.​ Share your lessons. Mentor rising leaders.

Amplify your impact

See your financial contribution go further with curated set of best local organizations through our giving circle model. Experience the 'beyond the dollars' approach of creating lasting strategic impact. 

Make meaningful friendships and connections

Gain access to thought leaders and social changemakers across private, nonprofit and public sectors. Meet like-minded people and garner content you cannot get on your own. 


Improving the effectiveness of education for underserved communities

Enacting positive environmental change and promoting the green economy

Investing in innovative and scalable models

Identifying and advancing solutions in public health and healthcare


Connect with other local changemakers 

Nonprofit Resources

Best practice organizational tips & tools


Have an idea or want to get involved tell us more!

Through Full Circle Fund, I’ve been able to meet professionals with diverse skillsets and experiences who are making an impact in education. This has helped me to develop a deeper understanding of equity and access issues in the education space and inspires me to embark on my own journey of impact as well.

Brittany Cheng, Product Manager, Yelp​


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