The New Priorities Foundation is a Berkeley, California-based private foundation that was founded in 1997 with the goal of funding left-of-center social and environmentalist nonprofits. 
Nancy G. Schaub is the President and board member of the New Priorities Foundation. 
Anne Schaub Watson is the board secretary of the New Priorities Foundation. 
Tim Schaub is the board treasurer of the New Priorities Foundation. 
Harald Leventhal is a board member of the New Priorities Foundation.  Leventhal is the current president of Leventhal Kline Management Inc. (LKM) and was the chief financial officer of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, Marin, the Peninsula, and Sonoma Counties before co-founding LKM in 1998.  Leventhal is also a senior advisor at Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies, a philanthropic advisory organization. 
Benita Kline is the assistant secretary of the New Priorities Foundation’s board of directors.  Kline co-founded LKM with Leventhal back in 1998 and is the current vice president.  Kline is also a senior advisor at Third Plateau Impact Strategies. 
The New Priorities Foundation’s top five grantees since as early as 2003 are the following: Occidental Arts and Ecology Center at $2,145,000; Women’s Voices for the Earth at $307,258; EcoTrust at $295,000; Center for Ecoliteracy at $272,000; and Climate Solutions at $270,000.