The Butler Family Fund is a private family foundation established in 1992 and funds non-profit organizations that facilitate progressive social change in the areas of homelessness, criminal justice and global warming. The Board is particularly interested in supporting organizations that are committed to addressing these problems through systemic change, advocacy, policy reform, and innovative direct service programs.
The Butler Family Fund was incorporated in 1992 with an asset base of $10 million. For a more detailed overview about the history of the Fund, click here.
The information contained in The Butler Family Fund: The First Ten Years is a helpful tool for grantmakers.
The transfer of governance to the second generation took place in December 2006 after careful planning. For more information about this process, click here.
Campaign for the Fair
Sentencing of Youth
Abolish the Death Penalty
Hartford, CT: $10,000
Sacramento, CA: $25,000
Workforce Development Council
of Seattle-King County
Seattle, WA: $50,000