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Message from our Executive Director

“Is change possible in Gilroy?” Why yes it is if you can “GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE”!

On Tuesday, May 3, Gilroy Foundation is participating in SV Gives – one day of online giving. There are 15 nonprofit partners you can help change and improve our community, as well as our Gilroy Foundation General Fund, which supports our programs here. Please join us on this special day! Click here to see where you can GIVE...

Donna Pray
Executive Director

       Our Guiding Principles

  • Our mission is to invest charitable gifts into a lasting legacy and mobilize funding to serve the vital needs of the Gilroy community.
  • Our vision is to mobilize public and private financial support in order to grow the endowment and facilitate pass-through funding, thereby increasing grant giving.
  • Our goal is to become widely known as Gilroy’s foremost charity and problem-solving resource.
  • Our desire is to foster unity and cooperation between the Foundation and other grant-giving organizations.
  • Our intent is to provide expertise to other groups in need.
  • Our heart lies in allowing philanthropy to occur that can make a real difference in people’s lives.