We support nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho to help them realize their vision and soar.

Our Mission

Graybird supports community, education, environmental and fine arts nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho.
We provide our valued clients with resources to achieve their goals and support their mission.

Our Team

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

Jill Grossman

Jill Grossman

Founder, Chair and CEO

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

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Helen Boyer

Helen Boyer

President and Co-founder

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

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FAQs

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Who is the Graybird Foundation team?

The Graybird Foundation is Jill Grossman, Helen Boyer and Carmen Eberhardt

What is Graybird Foundation?

Graybird Foundation is a private, non-operating foundation that is inspired by and works in support of 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 the arts in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho.

What nonprofits has Graybird supported?

We are honored to have helped many in our communities. Some of our past grantees include: 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, The Alliance and Wood River Women’s Foundation.

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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?

We created Graybird to give back to our communities by donating our expertise in marketing and business to local nonprofits focused on: community, education, environment and the arts. Our goal was to help them identify strategic projects that advanced their mission and donate our services to help realize their vision. In 2024, we evolved into a grant-making foundation to continue to invest in nonprofits in our local communities in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho. 

How does Graybird Foundation make grants?

The Graybird Foundation invests in local 501(c)3 organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and Idaho that focus on: community, education, environment and the arts. In respect of your time, we do not accept unsolicited proposals.

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