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Page: Community Room

Overview           Image Gallery          Community Room FAQ Located on the first floor in Suite 100 of the Metta Fund offices at 850 Battery Street, the Community Room is designed to accommodate meetings by nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and other partner institutions working to improve the health of San … Continued

Page: Finances and Reports

We are committed to clear, timely financial information and grantmaking. Search our awarded grants 2016 Form 990PF Download (.pdf) 2015 Form 990PF Download (.pdf) 2014 Form 990PF Download (.pdf)

Page: Our Roots

The Metta Fund traces its history back to 1854, when the German Benevolent Society was established in San Francisco. The purpose of the German Benevolent Society was to find jobs, room and board, clothing, medicine and financial support for the newly-arriving German immigrants who had come to California to strike it rich in the Gold … Continued

Page: Who We Are

Our Mission Metta Fund is a private foundation whose mission is to improve health in the City and County of San Francisco. The foundation is dedicated to supporting dynamic nonprofits that work toward lasting, systemic change. Our Values Diversity Supporting a culture that values diverse perspectives and experiences Partnership Forming active and deep partnerships with … Continued

Page: From the Field

Highlighting the shared impact of partners and like-minded advocates working within our sector

Page: Stories of Impact

See how our grantees and partners are working to solve San Francisco's toughest health challenges.

Page: Partnerships

Our philosophy is that partnerships are imperative for lasting change. Metta Fund partners with organizations to exchange ideas, share resources, and work jointly to accomplish a mutual vision of a healthy San Francisco. Our goal is to broaden the reach of our philanthropic investments by working in collaboration with government, not-for-profit organizations, and academia when … Continued

Page: FAQ

FAQ Answers to frequently asked questions. Can't find what you're looking for? Contact us. What does Metta mean? Metta is Sanskrit for loving-kindness. The word was chosen to capture the essence of the foundation’s roots; its meaning is similar to benevolent, which recalls the name of the predecessor organization, the German Benevolent Society. Read more … Continued