Vida Verde is a 3-day, 2-night environmental outdoor education camp that ignites young people’s imaginations and strengthens their connection to the world outside.
Crescent Porter Hale Foundation is proud to support the work of Reading Partners, providing students with high quality literacy tutoring throughout the Bay Area.
Rooted in compassion and human dignity for all, Catholic Charities of the East Bay works to promote self-sufficiency, strengthen families, and pursue safety and justice.
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center believes that strong families are vital to raising happy, healthy, and productive children.

Application Information

The next round of grants will be considered for funding in September 2017.

  • Applications for the September 2017 cycle must be submitted between May 25, 2017 and June 8, 2017 (deadline is 5 p.m.)
  • Before beginning an application, please review the Grantmaking Guidelines to learn more about the foundation’s priority funding areas

Grantee Spotlight


Performing Arts Workshop

Crescent Porter Hale Foundation is proud to support Performing Arts Workshop. The Workshop has been dedicated to helping young people develop critical thinking, creative expression, and basic learning skills through the arts, since 1965.

We Support

Nonprofit organizations serving the communities of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and/or San Mateo counties.

The foundation focuses its efforts in the following areas:

  • Youth development, safety net, and senior services
  • Education in arts and music
  • Catholic elementary, middle, and high schools