ForWords is funded by hundreds of individual donors and various foundations, including:

Allensby Fund of the San Rafael Elks Club
Amini Foundation for the Study of Affect
Bothin Foundation
Common Council Foundation – David R. Stern Fund
Community Service Fund-Marin County Board of Supervisors
Foynes Foundation
Marin Charitable
Marin Community Foundation
McBurney Foundation
Middleton Foundation
Millken Family Foundation
Miranda Lux Foundation
Ellen & Richard Sandler Family Foundation
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
Morris Stulsaft Foundation
Unbroken Foundation
West Davis & Bergard Foundation

ForWords receives support from local businesses, including:

Alain Pinel Realtors
Arnold & Porters, Attorneys at Law
Blue Stone Tile
Ehlers Estate
First Federal Bank of San Rafael
Good Earth Natural Foods
Grgich Hills Estates
Hess Collection Winery
Iron Springs Brew Pub
La Tavola Fine Linens
Law Offices of Steven J. Wasserman
Maldonado Family Vineyards
Marin Produce
Picante Restaurant
Terrapin Crossroads Restaurant
Trader Joe’s
Wells Fargo Bank
Whippersnapper Restaurant


ForWords partners with, among others:

Banyan Integrated Studies Program at San Rafael High School
California Film Institute
Canal Alliance Youth Scholarship Program
Community Media Center Marin
East Palo Alto Academy
Helms Middle School in San Pablo
Huckleberry Youth Programs in San Rafael & San Francisco
Mission High School in San Francisco
Opera Parallele, San Francisco
San Rafael City Schools – San Rafael High School & Davidson Middle School
University of California Bay Area Writing Project
UCB Graduate School of Education/MUSE Teacher Credential Program