The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
- Los Altos, CA
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Areas of Interest:
Early Care and Education|
Early Childhood Health and Mental Health|
Parenting and Family Engagement
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is a family foundation. We are guided by the enduring business philosophy and personal values of Lucile and David, who helped found one of the world’s leading technology companies. We work on the issues our founders cared about most: Improving the lives of children; Enabling the creative pursuit of science; Advancing reproductive health; Conserving and restoring the earth’s natural systems.
Our reason for joining ECFC:
ECFC opens the door to new collegial relationships that advance my knowledge of the early learning field and sparks new thinking about early learning that informs my strategy implementation and grantmaking.
Where our work is focused:
Local, state and national. Fresno, Oakland, San Jose, Los Angeles, and other small towns and cities in California.
What we want to work on with our peers:
- The glorious mess of strategy implementation
- Connecting practice to advocacy and policy efforts
Ask us about:
Starting Smart and Strong, a 10-year place-based initiative designed to increase the quality of the interactions between adults and young people.