Grantee Profile

Tides Foundation

Grants to Tides Foundation

  • $750,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)


    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — The Tides Foundation provides fiscal and management services to nonprofits, foundations and private donors through grant making, collective action funds, fiscal sponsorship and content expertise. This grant enables the MacArthur Foundation to join the Convergence Partnership, for which Tides serves as the fiscal agent and managing entity. The Partnership is a funder collaborative focused on building a nation in which every community fosters health, prosperity and well-being for all by advancing multi-field, multi-sector collaborations, and stimulating national, state, regional and local strategic action toward that end.

  • $250,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)


    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — In support of Electronic Information for Libraries (, a project that educates librarians in developing countries about copyright issues (over three years).

  • $20,000

    1992 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To support the briefing book "Building Down the Nuclear Weapons Complex."

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Tides Foundation $1,020,000 between 1978 and 2018.