the Women's Foundation of CaliforniaServing as fiscal sponsor of WANDA, the Women’s Foundation of California exists to create a more just and equitable California where women and girls lead and thrive as full contributors in our communities. The Foundation envisions California as the healthiest, safest and most economically prosperous place to live and achieves this vision by focusing on women and girls as change agents through their central role in families and communities. The Women’s Foundation leads the charge of building a powerful movement for social justice that focuses on the health, economic prosperity, safety and leadership of women and girls. The Foundation is a national leader in facilitating donor circles and currently operates seven of them.


Adaptive Path’s mission is to transform communities by design. Founded in 2001 as a pioneer in user experience design, AP spent 14 years as a leading UX consultancy, helping businesses and organizations solve problems and improve their products, services, and systems through a human-centered approach.


Opportunity Fund provides financial tools and training that enable their customers to transform their lives and their communities. Opportunity Fund’s comprehensive approach incorporates housing, savings, credit and financial literacy, making it possible for clients to build assets—a home, a small business, an education—as well as hope for the future. Opportunity Fund has successfully directed over $150 million in community investment into low-income neighborhoods and improved the lives of over 10,000 households.

Sand Hilll FoundationRooted in the rolling hills of Silicon Valley and inspired by the people of this community, the Sand Hill Foundation is privileged to invest in nonprofit organizations that make lasting change—one life at a time. The passion, entrepreneurial talent and vision of their nonprofit partners are cause for celebration and hope. Sand Hill Foundation is very proud to have provided matching funds to WANDA for support of the group’s expansion as it aims to serve more working mothers in San Mateo County.

Recruitment Partners


4Cs mission is to connect and empower families, educators, and child care providers with resources today for a stronger San Mateo County tomorrow.


The mission of Able Works is to equip individuals with financial education, life skills and assets that enable them to live free from oppression and poverty.

DPlogoDeborah’s Palm is a place for women to gather, receive encouragement, support and information.Deborah’s Palm strives to create an environment where women’s voices are heard and their lives honored and affirmed.


HIP Housing’s Mission is to invest in human potential by improving the housing and lives of people in our community. HIP Housing enables people with special needs, either from income or circumstance, to live independent, self-sufficient lives in decent, safe, low-cost homes.


Peninsula Family Service strengthens the community by providing children, families, and older adults the support and tools to realize their full potential and lead healthy, stable lives.


SparkPoint Centers are financial education centers that help individuals and families who are struggling to make ends meet.