The Bothin Foundation helps to build the capacity of nonprofits with grants for durable capital investments. The foundation makes capital grants to social service, education, arts, and environmental nonprofit organizations that provide direct services to: disadvantaged children and youth (ages 0 to 24), low-income families, and people with disabilities. The foundation also supports K-12 schools exclusively serving children with learning differences. Grants are only made to organizations in San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, and San Mateo Counties. The foundation accepts proposals during specified submission windows in the fall, spring, and summer.