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The Brandenburg Family Foundation is dedicated to helping create and sustain a vibrant and healthy community where Silicon Valley residents have equal opportunity to live, work and be enriched. To accomplish its purpose, the Foundation invests in strong community-based organizations that promote self-reliance and economic independence and contribute to the quality of life for economically, physically and emotionally challenged individuals.


Over the past three decades, the Brandenburg Family Foundation and family members have made contributions and commitments that exceed nearly $20 million to deserving non-profit organizations and capital improvements projects that build and strengthen community and quality of life. A few recipients in Silicon Valley and other places where the Brandenburg family conducts its business include:

Barbara Goldberg Foundation

Camp Campbell

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

Children’s Shelter for Battered Youth

College of Osteopathic Medicine

CFRI Golf Tournament

Friends of Sparta

James Ranch Swimming Pool

Larry Lyle Memorial Scholarship

Las Lomitas School and Foundation

Malverne High School Scholarship

Mayo Foundation

Montalvo Arts Center

Roger Maltbie Classic

Silicon Valley Boy Scouts of America

San Jose Sports Authority

San Jose State Spartan Foundation

Sacred Heart Schools

Sally & Don Lucas Artist Program at Montalvo Artist Residency

Summerland Centennial Celebration

The Forgotten International

The Salvation Army

Waldorf School of the Peninsula

Walden West Swimming Pool

Wheelchair Foundation

World Sports Humanitarian Award

Youth Focus

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