Compton Foundation

Founding Year: 1946

Staff: 12

Budget: $ 20,43m (2018)

Ellen Friedman (Executive Director)

The Compton Foundation is a family foundation working with a “global perspective on fostering positive and sustainable models of change.” It supports work in “climate change, progressive foreign policy, and reproductive rights and justice, with an emphasis on projects that work at the intersection of those issues and support the democratic infrastructure and robust civic engagement necessary to ensure positive change.”

Areas of interest:

  • Climate Change
  • Progressive Foreign Policy
  • Reproductive Rights & Justice
  • Transformative Leadership


Compton Foundation contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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