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About West Davis & Bergard Foundation

A Non-Profit Charitable Organization

Please Note:  The Board is NOT accepting any NEW APPLICANTS.
Organizations that we have an existing relationship are still welcome to apply.

New Mailing Address!

4100 Redwood Road, Suite 20A-153
Oakland, CA 94619

Welcome to the West Davis & Bergard Foundation Website. Founded in 1996 by Mr. Carl Bergard and Mr. Leon Seyranian, our mission is to award grants that will help smaller non-profit organizations support and improve our community. Our areas of concern focus on Human Services including: Education, Homelessness, Children and Youth Services, Substance Abuse Treatment, Mental & Physical Impairments, Domestic Violence, Senior Services, and Veterans Issues.

Our special focus is in Alameda County and West Contra Costa County.

Our average grant is $7,500. Since we are a smaller Foundation, our grants are awarded for specific projects (not individuals) rather than operating support.

The board meets once a quarter to consider requests for grants. The deadline dates for Board consideration are: February 15th, May 15th, August 15th and November 15th.

Please refer to our Grant Request Process for additional information.

I would like apply for a new grant.

Grant Request

I need to submit a report for an existing grant.

Grant Report

Board of Directors

Robert F. Wright
Board President

MaryAnne Kaplan
Board Secretary

Tony Rimac
Board Treasurer

Matthew Haley
Board Member

Megan Nakahara
Board Member

Elizabeth Nakamura
Board Member & Advisory Committee Member

Sandi Wright
Board Member & Advisory Committee Member

Sue Holmes
Board Member & Advisory Committee Member

Janis Dunivin
Board Member & Advisory Committee Member