Financial Information

Total Assets: $6,248,101

Total Giving: $402,591

Area of Service:

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Areas of Interest:

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The following grants were reported in 2007:
$10,000 to Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, payable over 1 year.
$5,500 to Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford, CA, payable over 1 year.
$5,250 to Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, payable over 1 year.
$4,700 to Salvation Army, MA, payable over 1 year.
$3,650 to United Way, payable over 1 year.
$3,240 to Sierra Club Foundation, San Francisco, CA, payable over 1 year.
$3,000 to California Shakespeare Theater, Berkeley, CA, payable over 1 year.
$2,800 to Doctors Without Borders US, New York, NY, payable over 1 year.
$1,600 to Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, payable over 1 year.
$1,000 to Alta Bates Summit Foundation, Berkeley, CA, payable over 1 year.
$5,000 to Northern Light School, Oakland, CA. For Education, payable over 1 year.


Applications not accepted.
Giving primarily in the western U.S.
No grants to individuals.


Support only for donor-advised organizations.


Type of Grantmaker: Independent foundation
Established in 1972 in CA.

Quick Facts Sheet

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Located in:


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United States

Contact Information / Process

Phone: (510) 548-5903

Email: [email protected]

c/o Hugh W. Ditzler, Jr.
6114 LaSalle Ave., PMB Ste. 443
Oakland, CA 94611-2802

Unsolicited requests for funds not accepted. Disbursements only as recommended by donors. Board meeting date(s): Jan. and July

Donors & Leadership

Hugh W. Ditzler, Jr.
Nancy M. Ditzler
Marian Zischke
Peter H. Zischke
John R. Shuman
Josephine R. Shuman
W. James Lloyd
Pamela Lloyd
Gerald C. Down
William K. Steiner
Frances K. Lloyd
Kate Ditzler
Karin Chamberlain
David Chamberlain
Marian Baldauf
Richard Reinhardt
Debra Perry
Mark Perry
Karen Nager
Charles Nager
SUSn Wait
Bradford Wait
JoEllen Brean
Park T. Dingwell
Joseph Eldridge
James G. Siler
SUSn Siler
Robert Shuman
Laura Waste
William Waste

Officers and Directors:
Hugh W. Ditzler, Jr., President and Manager
Hugh W. Ditzler, III
Kate Ditzler
Nancy M. Ditzler
Karen Nager
Debra D. Perry