Atkinson Foundation

The Atkinson Foundation provides opportunities for individuals in San Mateo County to attain their highest potential in areas of educational, social, and economic life; to assist their efforts to become independent and self-sufficient; and to generally improve the quality of their lives. The Foundation supports organizations that provide direct services to residents of San Mateo County, with primary consideration given to programs that benefit children, youth, and families; immigrants; the elderly; those who are economically at-risk; people with mental and/or physical health conditions; those recovering from addiction; and those affected by physical abuse. The Foundation accepts and reviews proposals quarterly.