Joseph R. & Mercedes McMicking Foundation Grant

The Joseph and Mercedes McMicking Foundatin

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Grant amount: Up to US $20,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Counties in California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County Show all

Location of residency: United States

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The Joseph and Mercedes McMicking Foundation (The Foundation) is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. The Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life, primarily to benefit San Francisco Bay Area residents through contributions, grants and scholarships for the education and welfare of children and their families.

The Foundation has an established interest in providing grants and scholarship for the education of children of all ages and all ethnic backgrounds in the areas of:

  • Arts
  • Technology
  • Education
  • Science


The goals of our foundation are: 

  • To be an example of charitable giving to children of all ethnic groups and ages
  • To support curriculum in K-12 schools and at the university level in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • To assist major museums and cultural organizations with their educational programs for children and families in the San Francisco Bay Area

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The Foundation will make grants only to organizations that are exempt from federal tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not classified as private foundations under section 509(a) of the Code.
  • Grants are normally given to qualified nonprofit organizations located in or directly serving residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.


  • The Foundation does not generally provide support for:
    • Grants to individuals or loans
    • Organizations in support of activities to influence legislation
  • The Foundation will also not consider full proposals from any organization more frequently than once every twelve months.