David and Lucile Packard Foundation

David and Lucile Packard Foundation
(1965; Los Altos, United States; ⁓128 staff; packard.org)

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is “is a family foundation guided by the enduring business philosophy and personal values of Lucile and David” which believes that “talented and committed people, with appropriate resources and support, can drive meaningful innovation and create lasting change.” They fulfill their mission by working with partners worldwide “for social, cultural, and environmental change designed to improve the lives of children, families, and communities.”

Publications:

HIGHLIGHTS:

    • The future of bioenergy (October 2019, 13p) – This article “concludes that the costs associated with land-intensive bioenergy are great enough, and the technologies that can replace it are sufficiently promising, that it is unlikely to remain a significant part of the energy mix post-2050.”

Leadership: Carol S. Larson (President, and CEO) and David Orr (Chairman)
Budget: $7.8b (2019)

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