Environment & Sustainability

Ensuring a Resource Rich Future

Sand Hill Foundation is dedicated to preserving and protecting the glorious natural environment we all share. As a community, we have an obligation to care for the place we call home. Our natural resources, public health, and economic prosperity are deeply interconnected.

Ensuring a robust ecosystem requires a long-term view and sustained commitment to future generations.


Open space preservation and stewardship, primarily in San Mateo and northern Santa Clara Counties, and environmentally-sustainable business and farming practices.

Environmental Education

Local programs that offer in-depth learning and promote a lifetime of environmental stewardship; science-based educational opportunities that use environmental experiences or principles to contribute to California teaching standards; and opportunities for low-income students to learn and live outdoors.