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The Harding Rock Fund is an investment holding nonprofit within the Tides Nexus, a collection of center-left pass-through funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofits.
Relationship to the Tides Nexus
Also see Tides Nexus
The Harding Rock Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit formed in 2004 in San Francisco, California.  The Fund is directly controlled by the Tides Foundation, the system’s largest grantmaking entity; consequently, the Harding Rock Fund describes its mission as “support[ing] the Tides Foundation,” and according to its tax filings its directors are appointed by the Tides Foundation.  
The Fund further describes its mission as the following: 
Harding Rock Fund is formed for the purpose of supporting the Tides Foundation by holding and managing assets for the [Tides] Foundation and making grants from the income of such assets[.] During 2018, there were no grants made[.]
According to its 2018 IRS Form 990, the Harding Rock Fund’s board of directors includes the following individuals: 
- Max Pike: President
- Lawrence Litvak (board secretary, treasurer)
- P. William Parish
In 2018, the Harding Rock Fund reported total revenues of $170,000, total expenditures of $155,000, and net assets of $701,000. 
The Harding Rock Fund’s IRS Form 990 filing for 2018 is archived here.