Foundation Giving

San Francisco Ballet School students perform student demonstrations (© Erik Tomasson)

San Francisco Ballet School students perform student demonstrations (© Erik Tomasson)

San Francisco Ballet continues to demonstrate that a successful dance company is built on strategic planning and strong leadership as well as artistic excellence.

– James Irvine Foundation

Support Us Through Foundation Giving

Private, family, and community foundations help to support new works, costumes, Ballet School faculty positions, touring, outreach, and general operating expenses.

For further information about Foundation Giving, please contact Elisabeth Morgan, Institutional Giving Officer, at or 415.865.6626.

San Francisco Ballet gratefully acknowledges its foundation and government partners for their generous support.

Grand Benefactor

Gifts of $250,000 and above
Grants for the Arts
The Hellman Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation

Artistic Director's Council

Gifts of $100,000 to $249,999
Caldwell-Fisher Charitable Foundation
Richard and Elizabeth Fullerton Family Foundation
Gaia Fund
Shelby and Frederick Gans Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
George F. Jewett Foundation
Koret Foundation
Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation
The Bernard Osher Foundation
Bob Ross Foundation
The Seiger Family Foundation

Presenter's Council

Gifts of $50,000 to $99,999
Edward Baker Foundation
Cox Family Foundation
Flora Family Foundation
Stephen and Margaret Gill Family Foundation
The Diana Dollar Knowles Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.
Wallis Foundation
The Walske Charitable Foundation

Sponsor's Council

Gifts of $25,000 to $49,999
Arrillaga Foundation
Dan and Stacey Case Family Foundation
DeBartolo Family Foundation
The William G. Irwin Charity Foundation
Lamond Family Foundation
The Charles Henry Leach, II Foundation
Masud and Alex Mehran Foundation

Chairman's Council

Gifts of $15,000 to $24,999
The Cockayne Fund Inc.
Robert and Dana Emery Family Foundation
Roberts Foundation
The Wingate Foundation
K.A. Zankel Foundation

Choreographer's Council

Gifts of $10,000 to $14,999
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
John and Marcia Goldman Foundation
Guzik Foundation
Mimi and Peter Haas Fund
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Heising-Simons Foundation
William and Gretchen Kimball Fund
Zellerbach Family Foundation

List as of October 1, 2015