Non-profit

TomKat Foundation

Website:

tomkatfoundation.org

Location:

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Tax ID:

20-5730928

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)-PF

Budget (2015):

Revenue: $45
Expenses: $133,754
Assets: $123,444,622

TomKat Foundation is a major left-leaning foundation and the primary grantmaking philanthropy of Tom Steyer, a billionaire hedge fund manager and major Democratic Party donor who ran for the presidency in the 2020 election. TomKat Foundation succeeded the TomKat Charitable Trust in 2015, which was Steyer’s primary foundation from 2008 until it closed operations in 2015.

Funding

Financial Overview

The TomKat Foundation is a private foundation which succeeded TomKat Charitable Trust, a private foundation that went defunct in 2015. The two foundations’ respective finances are treated as a single entity in the financial overview below: [1]

TomKat Foundation/Charitable Trust Financial Overvivew
YearTotal RevenuesTotal ExpendituresGrants PaidNet Assets
2018$1,478,760$8,409,348$7,647,549$52,594,076
2017$16,759,340$7,740,042$7,150,000$70,502,245
2016$1,218,575$32,634,250$31,255,350$60,413,615
2015$6,720,741$12,863,054$12,166,136$0
2014$17,811,540$22,134,902$21,369,706$130,855,943
2013$13,810,222$23,555,160$22,757,589$142,392,379
2012$20,778,703$48,311,657$47,407,123$156,256,045
2011$20,970,835$11,018,530$10,311,396$190,657,259
2010$18,857,771$7,724,972$6,542,678$203,546,125
2009$7,640,759$6,039,530$5,166,547$186,768,318
2008$176,364,920$198,540$100,000$153,328,420
Total:$302,412,166$180,629,985$171,874,074

Grants from TomKat Foundation

Recipient NameAmountYear
Beneficial State Foundation$5,032,5492018
Harvard University$1,000,0002018
Yale University$1,000,0002018
Ecotrust$400,0002018
Marin Performing Stars$95,0002018
Museum Of Jazz And Art$50,0002018
Oakland Museum$50,0002018
Sunrise Ada Foundation$20,0002018
Center For American Progress$2,000,0002017
Advanced Energy Economy Inc$1,000,0002017
Rocky Mountain Institute$1,000,0002017
Center For Ecoliteracy$1,000,0002017
Harvard University$1,000,0002017
Aspen Global Change Institute Inc$500,0002017
Ecotrust$400,0002017
Public Policy Institute - California$150,0002017
Museum Of Jazz And Art$50,0002017
Oakland Museum$50,0002017
Beneficial State Foundation$24,500,0002016
Advanced Energy Economy Inc$1,075,0002016
Harvard University$1,000,0002016
Center For Ecoliteracy$900,0002016
Tomkat Ranch Educational Foundation$750,0002016
Rocky Mountain Institute$662,8002016
Point Blue Conservation Science$530,0002016
Ecotrust 721$400,0002016
University Of California Regents$350,0002016
Project Drawdown$300,0002016
Green Technical Education And Employment$150,0002016
Colorado State University Foundation$150,0002016
Land Institute$75,0002016
Center For Food Safety$75,0002016
Echoing Green Foundation$50,0002016
Sustainable Food Alliance$50,0002016
Environmental Advocates$50,0002016
Duke University$50,0002016
Verse Video Education Inc$27,5502016
New Venture Fund$25,0002016
Social Venture Circle$25,0002016
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation$25,0002016
Tcng$25,0002016
Aspen Global Change Institute Inc$10,0002016
Erol Foundation$120,1292015
Total:$46,173,028

References

  1. Return of Foundation Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990-PF). TomKat Charitable Trust (2008-2015). TomKat Foundation (2015-2018). Part I. Lines 12, 25, 26, 30. ^
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: February 1, 2007

  • 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
    2015 Dec Form PF $45 $133,754 $123,444,622 $1 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2014 Dec Form PF $25,014 $38,929 $26,187 $1,881 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form PF $25,018 $15,255 $38,221 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
    2012 Dec Form PF $1,775,051 $1,804,765 $28,458 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
    2011 Dec Form PF $2,502,189 $2,471,492 $58,562 $390 $0 $0 $0 $0

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    TomKat Foundation

    111 STUTTER ST 10TH FL
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94104-0000