We work with nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho to develop marketing strategies that will help them to soar.
Visit the pages below to learn more about our nonprofit marketing services.

Our Mission

Graybird Foundation donates marketing expertise and services to community, education, environmental and fine arts nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho.
We team with our valued clients to identify, scope, and deliver a bold marketing move.

Our Team

Graybird Foundation is fueled by our business and marketing experience and a desire to give back.

Renee Spooner

Renee Spooner

Chief Marketing Officer

Leads strategy, branding, communications,team orchestration, project management, and client mentoring.

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Jill Grossman

Jill Grossman

Founder and CEO

Responsible for strategic planning, identifying projects, and supervising fundraising.

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Helen Boyer

Helen Boyer

Chief Operating Officer

Responsible for strategic planning, client partnerships, grant management, finance and operations.

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Who is the Graybird Foundation team?

Graybird Foundation was created by Jill Grossman, Helen Boyer and Renee Spooner.

What is Graybird Foundation?

Graybird Foundation is a private, non-operating grant-making foundation that contributes marketing services to nonprofit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho.

Where does Graybird Foundation operate?

Graybird Foundation serves nonprofits focused on community, education, environment, and fine arts in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho.

What is the Graybird Foundation team’s nonprofit track record?

The Graybird team has extensive experience working with various nonprofits. A partial list of our current and past clients includes: Abilitypath, Architects of Peace Foundation, Berkeley Symphony, Crystal Springs Uplands School, Foundation for a College Education, Golden State Youth Orchestra, Idaho Conservation League, LifeMoves, Michael Collopy Photography, NAMI San Mateo County, Reach for Home, Surviving Skokie and Wood River Women’s Foundation.

When was Graybird Foundation created?

Graybird Foundation was established as a 501(c)(3) non profit corporation in December of 2015.

How is Graybird funded?
Graybird is funded through private donations.
Why was Graybird Foundation formed?
Graybird Foundation was created to identify strategic projects and donate specific marketing services to advance the goals and missions of select community, education, environmental, and fine arts nonprofits in the SF Bay Area.
How is Graybird Foundation different than other nonprofit marketing firms?

Graybird Foundation teams with clients to fund strategic marketing initiatives. Graybird consultants are experienced professionals with proven backgrounds in their areas of focus. We integrate with clients by working side-by-side to scope out projects with finite endpoints and ensure timely completion of the deliverables within specified budgets. The Graybird model benefits clients because they receive professional marketing expertise that wouldn’t otherwise be available. Our consultants enjoy working on projects and are accountable to see them through to their completion. Graybird benefits by making a meaningful difference for local SF Bay Area and Idaho nonprofits.

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