Non-profit

Sandler Foundation

Location:

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Tax ID:

94-3147856

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)

Budget (2017):

Revenue: $164,595,644
Expenses: $54,814,998
Assets: $952,650,170

Sandler Foundation is a charitable foundation formed in 1991 with support from Herbert Sandler and Marion Sandler. In 2006, the Sandlers made a contribution of $1.3 billion to the foundation, which was the second largest American charitable contribution of 2006.

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Susan Sandler
    Board Trustee
  2. Herb Sandler
    Founder and Primary Funder

Donation Recipients

  1. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) (Non-profit)
  2. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation (Non-profit)
  3. American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (Non-profit)
  4. American Oversight (AO) (Non-profit)
  5. Campaign Legal Center (Non-profit)
  6. Center for American Progress (CAP) (Non-profit)
  7. Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) (Non-profit)
  8. Center for National Policy (CNP) (Non-profit)
  9. Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) (Non-profit)
  10. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) (Non-profit)
  11. Compassion and Choices (Non-profit)
  12. Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (Non-profit)
  13. Demand Justice Initiative (Non-profit)
  14. Democracy Forward Foundation (DFF) (Non-profit)
  15. Drum Major Institute (Non-profit)
  16. Earthjustice (formerly the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund) (Non-profit)
  17. Free Press (Non-profit)
  18. German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) (Non-profit)
  19. Human Rights Watch (Non-profit)
  20. Indivisible Civics (Non-profit)
  21. Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (Non-profit)
  22. Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) (Non-profit)
  23. J Street Education Fund (Non-profit)
  24. Leadership Conference Education Fund (Non-profit)
  25. Learning Policy Institute (Non-profit)
  26. MDRC (Non-profit)
  27. Media Matters for America (Non-profit)
  28. National Popular Vote (NPV) (Non-profit)
  29. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (Non-profit)
  30. New Venture Fund (NVF) (Non-profit)
  31. Oceana (Non-profit)
  32. Faith In Action (Non-profit)
  33. ProPublica (Non-profit)
  34. Resources Legacy Fund (Non-profit)
  35. Rocky Mountain Institute (Non-profit)
  36. Schwab Charitable Fund (Non-profit)
  37. Sierra Club Foundation (Non-profit)
  38. Tides Foundation (Non-profit)
  39. Vote Solar (Non-profit)
  40. Washington Center for Equitable Growth (Non-profit)
  41. WildAid (Non-profit)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: June - May
  • Tax Exemption Received: December 1, 1991

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2017 Jun Form 990 $164,595,644 $54,814,998 $952,650,170 $7,419,647 N $216,945 $0 $25,130,191 $540,555 PDF
    2016 Jun Form 990 $60,540,274 $58,785,799 $882,751,652 $8,882,984 N $25,244,816 $0 $21,541,562 $526,792
    2015 Jun Form 990 $62,842,696 $48,857,947 $919,716,566 $7,706,460 N $38,632,886 $0 $24,837,427 $494,167 PDF
    2014 Jun Form 990 $75,391,113 $56,029,050 $884,877,082 $9,911,839 N $27,146,994 $0 $16,003,232 $0 PDF
    2013 Jun Form 990 $18,229,323 $49,428,910 $747,494,350 $3,359,583 N $3,366,687 $0 $15,138,461 $0 PDF
    2012 Jun Form 990 $14,415,765 $52,421,873 $683,935,436 $3,739,304 N $5,048,633 $0 $11,317,853 $0 PDF
    2011 Jun Form 990 $10,437,641 $88,384,926 $746,899,972 $5,709,768 N $0 $0 $11,882,645 $333,333 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Sandler Foundation

    4 EMBARCADERO CTR STE 3150
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111-5982