David and Lucile Packard Foundation


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David and Lucile Packard Foundation,

private philanthropic institution that funds nonprofit organizations. It was founded in 1964 by David PackardPackard, David,
1912–96, American business executive, b. Pueblo, Colo., grad. Stanford (B.A., 1934; M.S., 1939). He and classmate William R. Hewlett opened a garage-based business, which became (1938) the Hewlett-Packard Co.
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 (1912–96), co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Co., and his wife Lucile (1914–87). Headquartered in Los Altos, Calif., the foundation focuses on three program areas: conservation and science, with an emphasis on protecting and restorating the oceans, coasts, and atmosphere; population, with an emphasis on slowing world population growth and supporting reproductive health; and children, families, and communities, with an emphasis on children's education and health care. The Packard Foundation also supports various organizations in N California, provides funds to advance organizational effectiveness in its grantees, and works to improve private philanthropies.
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About the David and Lucile Packard Foundation David and Lucile Packard Foundation is a private family foundation created in 1964 by David Packard (1912--1996), cofounder of the Hewlett-Packard Company, and Lucile Salter Packard (1914--1987).
With the support of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 17 states have launched an innovative program to improve school readiness.
The San Jose Mercury News reported on October 11th that "the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is exploring ways to help create a free universal preschool system in California that would put the state at the forefront of national efforts to teach all 3- and 4-year-olds the skills they need to succeed in school.
The Emmy-nominated actress was among a panel of experts that was convened earlier this year on Capitol Hill by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has awarded Northwestern University researcher Elad Harel with a 2013 Packard Fellowship for science and engineering.
The basic objective of this Dialogue was to discuss and debate research conducted under "Enabling Effective Leadership for Reproductive Health", a project of LEAD Pakistan in collaboration with David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and provide recommendations to the government for improvement of the Reproductive Health indicators of Pakistan.
My mother would be incredibly proud of the growth we've seen at the Children's Hospital," says Susan Packard Orr, chair of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As representatives from the seafood industry and conservation community convene in Hong Kong for the SeaWeb International Seafood Summit, three leading funders -- the Walton Family Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Skoll Foundation - announced a combined $10.
Grants for the Initiative have come from the NEA ($175,000), the Knight Foundation, Metropolitan Life, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and members of the Jose Limon Dance Foundation board.
United Way Silicon Valley, the Applied Materials Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced today the infusion of more than $1.
THE SILICON VALLEY-BASED DAVID and Lucile Packard Foundation says it will spend US$44 million this year for family planning programs in seven emerging economies, including $6 million in Mexico.
Prior to joining the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in 1999, he was executive Vice President of The Times Mirror Company, as well as publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times.