Schmidt Family Foundation

Founding Year: 2006

Staff: 70

Budget: $43.23m

Wendy and Eric Schmidt (Co-Founders)

The foundation focuses on bringing “philanthropic resources to some of this century’s greatest challenges across the globe.” It applies “new knowledge and innovation as its model for problem solving and for advancing original research in science, energy and the sustainability of the world’s biosphere.” SFF focuses on advancing “the wiser use of energy and natural resources and to support efforts worldwide that empower communities to build resilient systems for food, water, and human resources.”



Schmidt Family Foundation contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

  Organization Type

  Geographic Foci


Related Content

Our world is amid multiple crises, aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.  This includes a crisis in education and learning, notably at K-12 levels, where many…

A Texas A&M University-affiliated research group addressing the complexity of global risks and changes affecting the water, energy, and food sectors. The group’s approach addresses the various stakeholders affected by…

A global movement aimed at empowering people to act responsibly. Aims to raise awareness about the importance of sustainability literacy through its various activities. It is also committed to assisting…