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About the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

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The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has been making grants since 1967 to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world.

The Hewlett Foundation At A Glance
(as of December 31, 2008)

Total Assets: $6.29 billion
Total dollar amount of grants and gifts awarded in 2008: $784,522,000*
Total dollar amount of grants and gifts disbursed in 2008: $378,000,000 (estimate)
Total number of grants and gifts awarded in 2008: 667
Average grant amount in 2008: $460,461**
Median grant amount in 2008: $200,000
Number of employees: 108

* Including $481,505,182 awarded to ClimateWorks Foundation.
** Excluding the ClimateWorks award.

 

The theme of Paul Brest's President's Statement this year is "Forms of Philanthropic Support: The Centrality of Alignment."

Learn more about our work in 2008 by exploring each of our program areas and reading about our financials.

To see past Annual Reports and President's Statements, please visit our Annual Reports page.