EIN 51-0198509

Tides Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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Tides is a public charity and fiscal sponsor working to advance progressive policy in areas such as the environment, health care, labor issues, immigrant rights, gay rights, women's rights and human rights.
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Program areas at Tides Foundation

Tides Foundation makes grants and operates collective action, donor-advised and other grant making funds for charitable and educational purposes that support the Foundation's mission. Grants are made to eligible domestic and qualified foreign charitable organizations for these philanthropic purposes. Tides Foundation also provides philanthropic support to create opportunities for learning, increase capacity for mission-aligned activities, and build community among donors and grantees. Our primary areas of focus are equity, human rights and economic empowerment; a sustainable environment; healthy individuals and communities; and quality education.
Tides Foundation also provides administrative and support services to other nonprofit organizations including supporting organizations. Tides Foundation works with these organizations to increase their ability to provide financial and programmatic support in areas consistent with Tides Foundation's mission.

Grants made by Tides Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Working Families Organization (WFO)Equity, Human Rights, and Economic Empowerment$25,453,285
Tides AdvocacyHealthy Individuals and Communities$23,947,460
Tides CenterHealthy Individuals and Communities$11,283,615
...and 960 more grants made totalling $445,873,791

Who funds Tides Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)General Nonprofit Support$19,265,200
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$18,747,189
Tides CenterHealthy Individuals and Communities$14,229,810
...and 468 more grants received totalling $182,381,925

Personnel at Tides Foundation

Janiece Evans-PageBoard Member$0
James LumTreasurer and Chief Financial Officer
Judith HillTreasurer and Chief Financial Officer Thru 8 and 2021 / Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer / Treasurer / Chief Financial Officer$0
Suneela JainSecretary and Chief Legal and Ethics Officer$0
Ethridge DarlenePresident
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for Tides Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$573,714,006
Program services$1,975,737
Investment income and dividends$15,627,131
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-10,621,446
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$580,695,428

Form 990s for Tides Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-14990View PDF
2021-122022-11-14990View PDF
2020-122021-11-10990View PDF
2019-122021-02-24990View PDF
2018-122020-02-10990View PDF
...and 11 more Form 990s

Organizations like Tides Foundation

Tides CenterSan Francisco, CA$281,474,772
Donors TrustAlexandria, VA$323,050,038
The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew)Washington, DC$341,410,426
Greater HorizonsKansas City, MO$608,706,300
Institute of International EducationNew York, NY$326,453,880
Jewish Communal FundNew York, NY$934,013,721
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA)New York, NY$681,676,124
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)New York, NY$284,762,302
Seattle FoundationSeattle, WA$159,592,537
The Aspen InstituteWashington, DC$189,761,926
Data update history
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 287 new grant, including a grant for $19,265,200 from Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)
December 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 25, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
December 23, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 41 new grant, including a grant for $711,000 from Natem Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsSocial advocacy organizationsCharities
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingOperates internationallyNational levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donationsNo full-time employeesFiscal sponsor
General information
1012 Torney Ave
San Francisco, CA 94129
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
San Francisco County, CA
Website URL
(415) 561-6400
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T30: Public Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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