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TIDES FOUNDATION

Be a Force for Social Justice.

aka Tides Foundation   |   Los Angeles, CA   |  http://www.tides.org

Mission

We believe that a just and equitable future can exist only when communities who have been historically denied power, have the social, political and economic power they need to create it. To make that a reality, we work in deep partnership with doers and donors to center the leadership of changemakers from these communities, connecting them to services, capacity building, and resources to amplify their impact.

Ruling year info

1977

Chief Executive Officer

Janiece Evans-Page

Main address

P.O. Box 889389

Los Angeles, CA 90088‐9389 USA

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EIN

51-0198509

NTEE code info

Public Foundations (T30)

Management & Technical Assistance (W02)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We design and implement philanthropic programs to help donors, institutions, and
corporations achieve meaningful results and streamline the process for both
grantees and funders. We provide donor advised funds, collective action funds, and
many other charitable giving vehicles that support donors in driving impact. Tides offers highly customized expertise to meet each client's needs in pursuit of social impact. We can assist in designing philanthropic giving programs, managing grant application processes, structuring charitable investments in innovative social ventures, and much more. Tides also offers a robust set of socially responsible investment options such as socially screened funds, fossil fuel-free funds, customized impact portfolios, and mission-related investments (MRIs), making it easy for clients to align their for-profit investments with their impact goals.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Tides Foundation Services

We design and implement philanthropic programs to help donors, institutions, and corporations achieve meaningful results and streamline the process for both
grantees and funders. We provide donor advised funds, collective action funds, and many other charitable giving vehicles that support donors in driving impact.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

VISION: Tides envisions a world of shared prosperity and social justice founded on equality and human rights; a sustainable environment; healthy individuals and communities; and a quality education for all.

MISSION: Tides accelerates the pace of social change, working with innovative partners to solve society's toughest problems.

APPROACH: We cross boundaries and link sectors, communities, and cultures. We act with empathy and respect. We engage those whose lives are affected. We embrace risk. We prioritize ideas that can scale.

Tides Foundation works with donors to create social change using donor advised funds, impact investing, collective action funds, global support funds and philanthropic advising.

Tides Foundation grants over $100M annually working with donors who wish to invest in a world they want to see. In 2016 Tides made over 4000 grants in over 100 countries around the world.

Since 1976, Tides has managed grantmaking and project activities totaling over $2 billion. We live in a rapidly changing world where information, people and resources are moving faster than ever, heightening the urgency to solve the most pressing problems of the 21st century. Simultaneously, new ideas and tools have emerged, expanding our opportunities to create lasting social impact. At times like this, it is important for Tides to act boldly. It isn't enough to keep up with change; we need to stay in front of it. As we look to the future, we are honored to partner with people who care about shared prosperity and social justice and continue to find new, innovative ways to work together to solve problems and make the world a better place for generations to come.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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TIDES FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 03/15/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Brickson Diamond

Jacob Weldon

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Sid Espinosa

GitHub

Brickson Diamond

Executive Leadership Council

Roslyn Dawson Thompson

Texas Women's Foundation

Linda Verhulp

Morgan Family Foundation

John Oxtoby

Ariel Investments

Trista Harris

FutureGood

Jessica Carvalho Morris

Lawyer and Human Rights Consultant

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/21/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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