The McCarthy Family Foundation is a small private foundation established in 1988.
Organized as a California public benefit nonprofit corporation, it operates from San Diego, California. Officers and directors are members of the McCarthy extended family (two generations).
The foundation operates without permanent staff and its directors serve without compensation for administration and grant evaluation purposes. Originally funded with $1 million, foundation assets have grown from additional family contributions and investment results to approximately $12 million at the end of 2017.