William & Flora Hewlett Foundation General Information
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation (Hewlett Foundation) is an independent non-profit private foundation based in Menlo Park, California. Established in 1966 by Hewlett-Packard Co-Founder William Reddington Hewlett and his wife Flora Lamson Hewlett, the Hewlett Foundation awards grants to support educational and cultural institutions and to advance certain social and environmental issues. The foundation's programs help to reduce global poverty, limit the risk of climate change, improving education for students in California. The assets of the foundation are managed by the board of directors. The board is assisted by the investment committee to manage the investment assets.