The West Davis & Bergard Foundation, founded in 1996, awards grants to programs primarily benefiting and addressing the following areas: Education, Homelessness, Children and Youth, Substance Abuse, Mental and Physical Challenges, Violence Prevention and Intervention, Senior Services, Food Programs, and Veterans.
The Foundation has a special focus on the Northern California counties of Alameda and West Contra Costa and only considers grants directly benefiting these communities.
All prospective organizations’ requests must be consistent with the following West Davis & Bergard Foundation guidelines:
The West Davis & Bergard Foundation does NOT award grants for:
The West Davis & Bergard Foundation meets four times each calendar year for the purpose of making grants. The Advisory Committee will review each grant request and a visit may be made to the organization. The final decision to approve or decline a grant request will be that of the West Davis & Bergard Board of Directors. The deadlines for consideration at the quarterly meetings are February 15th, May 15th, August 15th and November 15th.