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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The fund began in March 2017 with an initial investment from the Cisco Foundation that has since been followed by investments from Google, Grove Foundation, LinkedIn, NetApp, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Pure Storage and Sobrato Family Foundation.
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According to Dr Haris, the Sukh Initiative is Pakistan's first urban family planning project launched in November 2013 with assistance from The Aman Foundation, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. It was reported that the objective is to "increase the prevalence of modern contraceptives by 15 per cent from the baseline in selected one million semi-urban population of Karachi".
Other members of the mission were Cristine Isabel Panasco Santo, Program Leader, Naoko Ohno, Senior Operations office, Tayyeb Masud, Senior Health Specialist, Shakil Ahmed, Senior Economist, Sohail Abbasi, Senior Social Protection Specialist, Sarah Masale, Deputy Country Director, UNFPA, Dr Yasmim Qazi, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Dr Shabir Chandio and Dr Dileep Kumar, USAID Dr Talib Lashari Technical Advisor, PWD was the focal point of the mission on behalf of Sindh government.
Dr Yasmin Qazi, Senior Country Advisor for Population Program and David and Lucile Packard Foundation briefed the audience about the role of demand side financing in poor area for improving uptake of family planning.
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $7.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for family planning research and programming in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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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.
Participants from the USDA, JR Simplot Company, Dow Chemical Company, Paine + Partners, Kleiner Perkins, US Venture Partners, Venrock, Mindful Investors, Physic Ventures, Khosla Ventures, John Deere, Tropicana, International Finance Corporation, Ceres Partners, Capital Innovations, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, American Capital, Passport Capital, TIAA-CREF, Chess Ag Full Harvest Partners, Adveq, and many more will be in attendance.
In addition to the Rockefeller Foundation, sponsors of "Emerging Markets, Emerging Models," include: ICICI Bank, IDFC, IFC, Omidyar Network, Orient Global, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, PATH, Sir Dorabji, Tata Trust, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and TPI.
Launched in March 2005, the Fund is capitalized with a $10 million program-related loan from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, matched by a $10 million private equity investment.