Developing Opportunities

Enriching Lives

Locally & Globally

Offering Hope

Advancing Human Potential

Formed by a respect for the dignity and worth of every human person and acting on the Judeo-Christian values of justice and mercy, The Menard Family Foundation supports organizations which seek to enhance lives through medicine and medical research, education, music and the arts, direct service to the poor and under served, and by animal conservation and therapeutic programs. Through local and international grants, The Menard Family Foundation offers opportunities and hope to people around the world in order to help them to reach their full human potential. The Menard Family Foundation provides financial assistance to Roman Catholic and other faith based organizations including social service organizations, parishes, schools, retreat centers and retired religious.

Grant Updates

Breakfast with the Animals at the San Diego Zoo

On the crisp early morning of December 1, 2018, the Friends of the Animals Breakfast was held at the San Diego Zoo for the Circle of Friends and Heritage Guild members including Director Barbara Menard. Attendees gathered in the zoo party area where they visited with...

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News & Events

37th Annual Whispering Winds Gala

Menard Family Foundation Board of Directors members Marlene Miller and Barbara Menard were joined by their husbands at the 37th Annual Whispering Winds Gala with the theme “I’m a Believer.” Hundreds of guests, conference center staff, clergy and two bishops gathered...

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Featured Organization

Lamb’s Players Theater

Lamb’s Players Theater is celebrating 25 years in Coronado and almost 50 years of theater in San Diego. It is one of San Diego's leading professional non-profit performing arts organizations, presenting a variety of work year-round in their resident theatre in...

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