About the Foundation

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. The majority officers and directors are members of the McCarthy extended family (two generations).

The foundation operates with 1 part-time staff person 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.