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Generational Recovery Fund

A philanthropic collaborative working to support today’s youth in their recovery from the loss of opportunity and connection caused by COVID-19.


Generational Recovery Fund was a time-limited Bay Area regional pooled fund that invested in helping Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) youth to successfully navigate their recovery from the harms of COVID-19. The fund supported them individually and collectively in improving their wellness, advancing their learning, and directing their futures. The Generational Recovery Fund issued its final round of grants in 2023.

Generational Recovery Fund granted $2,420,000 to provide and expand wellness, academic learning, and workforce services for Bay Area youth in San Francisco and Oakland.

  • General operating support grants of $100K
  • Awarded by local review committees in Bay Area counties
  • Youth and funders served as co-designers and decision-makers


Crankstart Foundation | Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation | Genentech | Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund | Silver Giving Foundation | Someland Foundation | Walter & Elise Haas Fund | Battery Powered Foundation Hellman FoundationJohn & Marcia Goldman FoundationThe San Francisco FoundationOakland Thrives

This pooled fund is held at The Amalgamated Foundation and is facilitated by Northern California Grantmakers.


To learn more about the fund contact its team on its website.