Investing in Northern and Central California
We are committed to building productive relationships with grantees based upon shared responsibility and spirited collaboration that pave the way for authentic and meaningful change to take place in your community.
Cowell takes a collaborative, hands-on approach to grantmaking. We view the organizations and communities we fund as partners and we work hard to build mutual trust and respect.
We seek opportunities to make clusters of grants in communities, supporting organizations that serve essentially the same children, youth, and families.
What We Fund
We invest in Families, Education and Youth to collectively increase the opportunity for lasting community improvement.
Who We Fund
Cowell funds non-profit organizations, public schools and school districts in Northern and Central California that are focused on making lasting, positive change in their communities.
We work closely with you before and after a grant has been awarded to provide guidance, build trust and achieve important milestones.
Since 1956, we have granted over $300 million to more than 2,000 organizations. Visit our Grantee Community Profiles to learn about the work we have funded.