All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.

Native American proverb

Gaia Fund is a San Francisco-based family
foundation founded in 1995.

Gaia Fund considers grant requests that fall within the following broad programmatic areas:


Sustainable Agriculture

Gaia Fund seeks to foster the transition of California’s food and farming system to one that is sustainable, integrating the goals of best organic practices, responsible environmental stewardship, profitability, and social and economic equity.

Effective Democracy

Gaia Fund values the democratic principles that govern and guide our country’s political process: fair elections, representation for all, and equal opportunity for political participation. Preserving these principles is a Gaia Fund priority.

Jewish Life

Gaia Fund focuses on San Francisco programs that foster and strengthen the connection of Jews to their heritage and community, in the interest of ensuring the relevance and continuity of the Jewish tradition.