William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


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William and Flora Hewlett Foundation,

philanthropic organization founded in 1966 by engineer and entrepeneur William R. HewlettHewlett, William Redington
, 1913–2001, American engineer and business executive, b. Ann Arbor, Mich., grad. Stanford (B.S. 1934, Engineer 1939), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.S. 1936).
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 (1913–2001), co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, his wife, Flora Lamson Hewlett (1914–77), and their eldest son, Walter B. Hewlett (1944–). Headquartered in Menlo Park, Calif., it is one of the wealthiest foundations in the United States. Pledged to address social and environmental problems in the United States and the world, Hewlett concentrates its grant-giving activities on education, the environment, global development, the performing arts, and population. The foundation also makes grants to advance private philanthropy and to support organizations that serve disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay area.
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Michael Fischer oversees environmental grants at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, which gives SEJ $100,000 each year.
ClimateWorks' founding donors--the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and the McKnight Foundation -- based the structure of ClimateWorks on a 2007 study, "Design to Win: Philanthropy's Role in the Fight Against Global Warming.
OpenStax College is a nonprofit initiative of Rice University and is made possible by the generous support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the 20 Million Minds Foundation and the Maxfield Foundation.
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Funding for the forums comes from the League's California Education Fund, through a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
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New research commissioned by The California Endowment, The James Irvine Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation confirms what many education and health leaders have long suspected: academic success isn't just about academics - it's about safe campuses, good nutrition, mental and physical health, and meaningful opportunities.
The new 3,800-square-foot studio at Eighth and Folsom Streets carries a five-year lease with a five-year renewal option and has been renovated with a $150,000 grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
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