Funds of the Gilroy Foundation

When making a gift to Gilroy Foundation, you can choose from the list of funds below.

All Unrestricted and Field of Interest funds benefit our Competitive Grants program.


Gilroy Foundation General Fund
Fenton O'Connell Family Trust Fund
Goldsmith Family Trust Fund
Jim Trelut Memorial Fund
Neilson Family Fund
Sam & Judy Bozzo Family Fund
Shirley M. Silva Memorial Fund


Community Needs Fund: Agriculture
Community Needs Fund: Art
Community Needs Fund: Education
Community Needs Fund: Health
Community Needs Fund: Technology
Ayer Family Fund: Recreation
Children's Artistic Enrichment Fund: Children’s Arts
GUSD Educational Fund: GUSD school programs
Julie Hayes "Rising Star" Performing Arts Fund
Richard Hayes "Like a Rock" Industrial Arts Fund
Sacco Family Fund: Disadvantaged residents
Sacco Family Music Fund: Youth Music Programs
South Valley Hospital Foundation Fund: Health
Theater Angels Art League Fund: Art
Fred and Virginia Wood Family Fund: Music/Theater Arts


Al and Bunny Filice Fund: Gilroy Historical Society to Benefit the Gilroy Museum
Archer Klein Scholarship Fund: GHS - Jan Kelley Memorial Scholarship
Chuck & Rosemary Anderson Family Fund: Operation Freedom Paws
Connell Family GUSD Music Fund: Elementary Music Instructor
Don & Karen Christopher Fund: Gilroy Compassion Center
Don Christopher Fund for Christopher High School Fund: CHS
Elan Family Investment Youth Fund - City of Gilroy Parks and Rec Youth Programs
Ernie & Del Filice Family Fund: St. Mary School Literacy Technology Programs
Gary Filice Memorial Fund: City Youth Rec Scholarships
Froom Family Fund – Santa Maria Historical Society Museum
Gilroy Chamber of Commerce Sorenson-Lake Scholarship Fund: Gavilan College graduate
Gilroy Dog Park Fund: Dog Park Supplies
Gilroy Center for the Arts Fund: Center Programs
Gilroy Senior Advisory Board Fund: Senior Programs
Janice Krahenbuhl Memorial Fund
Jay Minzer and Peter Ciccarelli Memorial Fund: Rebekah's Culinary Academy
Kai & Libby Lai Family Fund: Gavilan College Scholarship Program
Lai Family Cañada de los Osos Fund
Peter & Genevieve Blaettler Family Fund: St. Mary School Tuition Assistance
R.J. Dyer Family Fund: Informed Choices
Ray & Frances Lindeleaf Family Fund: Gilroy Museum Programs
Rudy Melone Fund For Music & the Arts: Gavilan College
Sean Michael Merriman Operation Freedom Paws Fund: Operation Freedom Paws
Sean Michael Merriman St. Joseph's Family Center Fund: St. Joseph's Programs
Sean Michael Merriman Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund: City Youth Rec Scholarships
Senior Advisory Board Fund: Senior Programs in the City of Gilroy
St. Mary School Development Foundation Fund


Bill Anderson Memorial Fund
Baksa Family Fund
Ann Barham Fund
Robert Barham Fund
Becker Family Fund
John and Lee Blaettler Family Fund
Bress Family Fund
Cambrink Family Fund
David and Patty Chantler Family Fund
Richard R. Corona Memorial Fund
Steve and Teresa Costa Family Fund
Daly Wallace Family Fund
Frank Della Maggiora Fund
Drewitz Family Fund
Filice Family Trust Fund
Patty Filice Family Fund
Habing Family Fund
Heinzen Families Fund
Margarita Ibarra Memorial Fund
John and Dolores Kent Family Fund
Kraemer Family Fund
Lai Family Fund
Jeff and Pam Martin Family Fund
Katie McKinley Memorial Fund
Morsili Family Fund
Jack & Atsuko Obata Family Memorial Fund
Steve and Jan Peat Family Fund
Jerry Anthony Perino Memorial Fund
Ron and Donna Pray Family Fund
Natalia Salcido Legacy Foundation Fund
Sanford Family Fund
Santos Family Fund
Sisters’ Family Trust Fund
Jeff and Jennifer Speno Family Fund
TEACH Fund (Teachers, Educators And Classroom Help)
The Brothers Fund


Growing Up Gilroy (A Field-of-Interest Fund for youth recreation)
Latino Family Fund de Gilroy (A Donor Advised Fund)


Community Solutions
Gavilan College Education Foundation Fund
Gilroy Garlic Festival Rudy Melone Scholarship Fund
Gilroy Historical Society Museum Fund
Gilroy Unified School District Scholarship Fund
Go Kids Fund
Jimmy Hirasaki Memorial Fund
Leadership Gilroy Fund
Operation Freedom Paws Fund
Richard Nicholls Memorial Scholarship Fund
St. Joseph's Family Center Fund
South Valley Symphony Fund
South Valley Symphony Permanent Fund


David and Valerie Vanni Agriculture Education Scholarship Fund
Dr. Joseph Kraut Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Erin Kinkel Scholarship Fund
Gelman Family Educational Scholarship Fund
Julio Mata Scholarship Fund
Kevin A. "Mike" Gilroy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Kimberly Ordaz Memorial Scholarship Fund
Linda Burnett Scholarship Fund
Obata Family Scholarship Fund
Robert J. Galaviz Memorial Scholarship Fund
SakaBozzo Scholarship Fund
Sean Michael Merriman Scholarship Fund
Sontag Family Scholarship Fund
Stephen Michael Stramback Scholarship Fund
St. Louise Auxiliary Fund
Valerie Roberts Memorial Scholarship Fund
Anthony Vigna Memorial Scholarship Fund