Throughout my life I have always thought what I did was not enough and I could do better. Being a recipient of the Bill Russell Scholarship Recipient has changed my whole mindset and boosted my confidence. I am so grateful.
Quaylin, UC Berkeley Student

Our Story

Summit Bank Foundation was founded in 1998 by Shirley Nelson and a group of dedicated business professionals under the direction of Summit Bank. The Foundation was established to develop and promote financial literacy programs and support cancer and other research. more…

Cancer & Other Research

Our mission is to raise funds in support of research at UCSF, aid doctors in pursuing a cure and to provide a channel for innovation and progressive research. more…


The Summit Bank Foundation has been dedicated to promoting volunteerism and corporate support for non-profits in the Bay Area area. The Foundation has been active in education, first by promoting Grade Specific curriculums in Financial Literacy for K-12 students through the Newspapers in Education program.more…

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Red & White Ball
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Diablo Country Club

Join us for a formal evening kicking off the Holidays mingling with friends and TV personalities.

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