The SHG Foundation is devoted to helping non-profit organizations improve the lives of women and children worldwide. The foundation was created by Sand Hill Group co-founder M.R. Rangaswami and it is endowed by funds from the group’s Enterprise Retreat conference series.
The SHG Foundation funds one or two outstanding organizations per year with either a San Francisco Bay Area or international focus. Grantees also get connected to the influential Sand Hill Group network of entrepreneurs, VCs, and software industry executives.
Past grantees include:
Sparking curiosity, nurturing creativity and instilling confidence” in economically disadvantaged children.
Connect, inspire and guide women in computing
- Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America
Mentoring at-risk children and teens.
- Black Girls Code
Increase the number of women of color in the digital space.
Real-world entrepreneurial experience that empowers youth from under-resourced communities.
- Code 2040
Activate, connect, and mobilize Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy.
- Computer History Museum
Decodes technology for everyone.
- Hack the Hood
Train low-income youth of color in technology and marketing skills
- New Story
Transforming slums into sustainable communities.
- The Nudge
To alleviate poverty, sustainably and scalably.
- Room to Read
Provide underprivileged children with an opportunity to gain the lifelong gift of education.
- Santa Clara University’s Center for Science, Technology, and Society
Provides an intensive two-week program that enables successful technology innovators to scale their endeavors and achieve sustainability.
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