“The Bay Area Justice Funders Network is a community that supports me as a funder to lead with my values to implement social justice grantmaking practice. It's an intentional space for funders to take coordinated action to advance a justice agenda within philanthropy.” - Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation


The Bay Area Justice Funders Network (BAJFN) is a regional network for learning and action, coordinated by Justice Funders.

BAJFN is also the former name of Justice Funders. Read more about Justice Funders’ evolution beyond the Bay Area network here. Membership in the Bay Area Justice Funders Network is open to all funders who support the vision of Justice Funders to transform philanthropy, and are either located in or fund in the San Francisco Bay Area. The primary form of membership is organizational. Individual memberships are reserved for individuals who belong to organizations who either do not support organizational membership, or are individual donors or philanthropic consultants.

Members of the Bay Area Justice Funders Network receive:

  • Discounts on program fees, such as Harmony Initiative and Maestra Program
  • Convened spaces to engage and collaborate with philanthropic peers
  • Opportunities to share funding practices, skills, ideas, innovations, tools & lessons learned
  • Opportunities to deepen understanding and explore intersectional approaches to justice issues
  • Opportunities to create and participate in working groups specific to interests
  • Opportunities to develop shared justice frameworks/agendas
  • Opportunities to leverage resources for justice issues
  • Regular communications on relevant social justice/philanthropic happenings.

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Please complete the form below to join as a member of the Bay Area Justice Funders Network. At the end of the form you can choose to pay online with a credit card (for individual membership) or request an invoice (for organizational membership).

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2020-2021 Members

Organizational Members & Supporters

  • The 11th Hour Project
  • Akonadi Foundation
  • Arch Community Fund
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Advancing Actual Knowledge program
  • Borealis Philanthropy
  • California Donor Table Fund
  • The California Endowment
  • California Health Care Foundation
  • California Wellness Foundation
  • CARESTAR Foundation
  • Ceres Trust
  • Chorus Foundation
  • Common Counsel Foundation
  • Compton Foundation
  • Conflict Transformation Fund
  • CS Fund
  • East Bay Community Foundation
  • Full Circle Fund
  • General Service Foundation
  • Gerbode Foundation
  • Groundswell Fund
  • Heising-Simons Foundation Justice Reform Portfolio
  • Hidden Leaf Foundation
  • Humboldt Area Foundation + Wild Rivers Community Foundation
  • The Hyams Foundation
  • Impact Fund
  • The Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
  • Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation
  • Kataly Foundation
  • The Libra Foundation
  • Latino Community Foundation
  • Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • Masto Foundation
  • Performing Arts Program of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • San Francisco Foundation
  • Skoll Foundation
  • Social Venture Partners International
  • Solidaire Network
  • Stupski Foundation
  • Swift Foundation
  • Thousand Currents
  • Tides Advocacy
  • Urgent Action Fund
  • Walter & Elise Haas Fund
  • The Whitman Institute
  • Women’s Foundation of California
  • Y & H Soda Foundation
  • Zoom Cares

Individual Members

  • Abigail Sarmac
  • Alissa Hauser
  • Allison Thomas
  • Amanda Plasencia
  • Barbara Clifton Zarate
  • Caitlin Brune
  • Cathy Garcia
  • Cathy Lerza
  • Colleen Klus
  • Dalia Rubiano Yedidia
  • Ethan Zatko
  • Iris Brilliant
  • Jen Astone
  • Johnathan Logan
  • Judith Freeman
  • Judy Hatcher
  • Kinkini Banerjee
  • Kylie Flanagan
  • Kyra Busch
  • Laurie Jones Neighbors
  • Leslie Wozniak
  • Leticia Alcantar
  • Lisa Jones
  • Lisa Tracy
  • Marcia Quiñones
  • Marie Fox
  • Marni Rosen
  • Maya Thornell-Sandifor
  • Melody Capote
  • Michael Roberts
  • Morgan Curtis
  • Patti D’Angelo Juachon
  • Rachel Robasciotti
  • Rebecca Van Sickle
  • Sam Jacobs
  • Shirin Vakharia
  • Tenesha Duncan
  • Vikas Maturi
  • Wendy Todd