Gruber Family Foundation

A Selection of Current Grant Recipients.


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

SFMOMA has a long tradition of excellence in exhibiting the and collecting the foremost artists and designers of our time. It is a museum dedicated to making the art of our time a vital and meaningful part of public life; by embracing the challenge of the new and unexpected, it hopes to encourage fresh ways of seeing, thinking and engaging with the world.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education and information to millions of women, men and young people worldwide. For nearly 100 years, Planned Parenthood has promoted a commonsense approach to women’s health and well-being, based on respect for each individual’s right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex and family planning which has made them America’s most trusted provider of reproductive healthcare.

Global Fund for Women

Global Fund for Women

The Global Fund for Women plays a leading role in advancing women’s rights by making grants that support and strengthen women’s groups around the world. They mobilize and redistribute resources that enable women to develop creative solutions to local, regional and transnational challenges. They bring grantees and donors together in an international network that promotes women’s action for social change, equality, peace and justice worldwide.


Young Women’s
Leadership Network

YWLN supports two life-changing programs that empower students to break the cycle of poverty through education. The first program is The Young Women’s Leadership Schools (TYWLS) which is a high-performing network of all-girls college preparatory schools, providing 6th–12th graders with a single-sex secondary education that promotes quality student learning opportunities and empowers young women to fulfill their learning and leadership potential. The flagship East Harlem school has had a 100% college acceptance rate for over 10 years and alumnae from TYWLS East Harlem achieve four-year college degrees at nearly triple the rate of their peers.

YWLN’s other program is CollegeBound Initiative (CBI) which is a comprehensive college guidance program for young women and men in public schools throughout New York City.

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. It stands with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime and to bring offenders to justice. Its rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse worldwide.

Media Matters

Media Matters for America

Media Matters for America has put in place, for the first time, the means to systematically monitor a cross section of print, broadcast, cable, radio and Internet media outlets for conservative misinformation; using the website as the principle vehicle for disseminating information, Media Matters posts rapid response items as well as longer research and analytic reports documenting conservative misinformation throughout the media.


National Public Radio

NPR works in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation for events, ideas and cultures. NPR produces, acquires and distributes programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression.

Room to Read

Room to Read

Room to Read is an award winning global nonprofit organization focused on literacy and gender equality in education. They work in collaboration with communities and local governments across Asia and Africa to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children; they support girls in completing secondary school with the life skills they will need to succeed academically and beyond.


Massachusetts Institute
of Technology

MIT and the MIT Sloan School of Management are on the cutting-edge in education, research and technology development. For the nearly 4400 undergraduates at the Institute, MIT is a true meritocracy, admitting the best and brightest students without regard to their financial circumstances which leads to a diverse population from all 50 states and 115 countries around the world.

MIT Sloan is a unique place where students are exposed to rich educational opportunities. From a research perspective, MIT Sloan has been a pioneer in the fields of finance, entrepreneurship, systems dynamics, and digital business.

In addition to the work being done by the Institute’s students and faculty here in Cambridge, MIT has opened its doors — virtually — to the world. Through programs such as MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), a web-based publication of nearly all MIT course content, the Institute provides individuals around the globe with access to the curricular innovation familiar to those in Cambridge.