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Values & Policies

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Code of Ethics

The Hewlett Foundation's Board of Directors and staff adhere to these fundamental commitments:

  • To honor the commitment to philanthropy and ethos established by the founders.
  • To use the Foundation's resources effectively to support education, culture, and the performing arts, and to address serious social and environmental problems facing society.
  • To govern the Foundation in accordance with the law and at the highest standards of practice.
  • To act honestly and with integrity in all our transactions and dealings.
  • To treat applicants and grantees fairly and respectfully.
  • To be inclusive and non-discriminatory in our hiring and appointments and to maintain a healthy, respectful, fulfilling, and productive workplace.

To view the Hewlett Foundation's Guiding Principles, please click here.

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Board and staff adhere to the following policies:

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Board and Staff are guided by the following Bylaws and Charters: