Weingart Foundation’s mission is to build a better Southern California by supporting nonprofit organizations to more effectively serve the underserved.

In order to achieve this mission, the Foundation:

-Provides grants and other support designed to improve the capacity and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations delivering quality services in the areas of health, human services, and education for people and communities in need;

-Exercises leadership on issues that strengthen and support the nonprofit sector, and the ability of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions and desired outcomes. This includes advocating for support of programs, policies, and services that address the needs of low-income and underserved individuals and communities; and

-Gives highest priority to activities that provide greater access to people and communities, who are economically disadvantaged and underserved.