San Francisco

The GreenLight Fund operates in Boston, where it was founded, and in Philadelphia and the San Francisco Bay Area. Led by a local Executive Director and guided by a local Selection Advisory Council, each region runs its own process to identify local needs and select portfolio organizations that can meet these needs.

GreenLight envisions a growing national network of local GreenLight Funds that find and spread nonprofit solutions that can make the greatest, most needed impact in cities and regions around the country.

GreenLight Fund invests in the entire region that makes up the San Francisco Bay Area, including the three major metropolitan areas of Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose, as well as communities in the nine counties surrounding the Bay: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.


Springboard Collaborative
Genesys Works

GreenLight Fund Bay Area

101 Broadway, Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone (617) 851-1451
Casey Johnson, Executive Director

Selection Advisory Council

Kelley Abrams, Child Development & Parenting Consultations
Sue Breedlove, Golden Gate Capital
Michelle Brega, U.S. Bank
Jose Corona, Oakland Mayor's Office
Juliana Deans, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Melissa Devereaux, Purpose Built Communities
Jackie Downing,  The San Francisco Foundation
Lisa Erickson, First 5 Alameda County
Alison Feldman, Urban Strategies Council
Erica Fortescue, Center for Childhood Creativity
John Gearen, Hewlett Packard Company
Jose Gordon, Warriors Community Foundation
Han Hong, Webb Family Foundation
Brad Hoover, Grammarly
Nancy Huang, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Carly Janson, Stanford Business School
Casey Johnson, GreenLight Fund Bay Area
Amy Ko, US Trust
Jonathan Klein, Greater Oakland Public Schools
Nancy Poon Lue, GSVlabs, SV2
Steve Mankoff, TDF Ventures
Shelly Masur, Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation, Redwood City School Board
Wendy Kaplan Miller, Philanthropist
Gail Mohr, Bank of America
Karina Moreno, Tipping Point Community
Ramtin Naimi, Lenders Exchange
Brandon Nicholson, The Hidden Genius Project
Stephanie Palmeri, SoftTech VC
Diane Ford Parnes, Sunlight Giving Foundation, Pacific Foundation Services, SV2
Dipti Pratt, Uplift
Hector Preciado, LinkedIn
Brian Rogers, Rogers Family Foundation
Catarina Norman Schwab, NPX, LLC
Anu Sharma, William Blair
Lisa Spinali, Independent Consultant
Brian Stanley, Oakland Public Education Fund
Ann Lee Steinberg, Sentinel Dome Partners
Susan True, Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Phil Tucher, Oakland Unified School District
Paige Reeve Uher, Zero Capital Partners

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