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…

News & Events

2019 “The Ghost” Dave Casper Celebrity Golf Tournament
Monday, July 15, 2019
Round Hill Country Club

Join us for a daylong golf extravaganza featuring several local celebrities and sports stars as they team up with foursomes to celebrate the incredible benefit our scholarship program has brought to high school students in the East Bay Area and to support cancer research.

This year we are raising money for Dr. Wei Ai’s lymphoma research at UCSF.

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