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Employee Benefits

We believe in giving our team a comprehensive suite of benefits because it’s not just about work, it’s about thriving! We provide top-notch financial and health benefits, whole-person wellness programs, opportunities to advance your career, ongoing learning adventures, work-life harmony, a place to do good for the world, and, yes, loads of fun! Explore our exceptional benefits below.

Benefits That Put You First

Your Health

  • Medical (HMO and PPO options), dental, and vision insurance for employees and eligible family members
  • Long- and short-term disability insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flex-spending accounts for medical and dependent care expenses
  • Subscription to Headspace app 

Your Well-Being

  • Generous paid time-off policy
  • Paid holidays
  • Summer Fridays program
  • Seven-week sabbatical (after seven years of employment)
  • Paid parental time off
  • Hybrid and remote options for eligible employees

Your Additional Benefits

  • 401(k) plan options with employer contribution and matching
  • Annual incentive bonus plan
  • Legal-services plan 
  • Adoption-assistance reimbursement
  • Pet insurance 
  • Caltrain “Go Pass” program 
  • Stipend for home office and mobile phone
  • Annual education reimbursement 
  • Company-paid training and conferences
  • Fully renovated open office space with lactation and wellness rooms, kitchen, library, and more
  • Recognition programs and volunteer activities
  • Foundation-sponsored social events

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Disability Inclusion and Ableism Awareness

The Disability Inclusion and Ableism Awareness ERG was created to expand awareness of the experiences of people with disabilities and their families, deepening empathy and inclusion in our work and personal lives. We strive to ensure that people with disabilities, their loved ones, friends, and connections have access to the resources they need to participate fully in life. Informed by lived experiences and welcoming allies, we are committed to improving accessibility, reducing barriers, and advocating for equity and inclusivity. This work will enhance the culture of the Foundation for all staff and stakeholders. 

Parent Partners

The Parent Partners ERG connects and supports our parenting community. We are partners in parenthood by providing a safe space in which to share the highs and lows of our experiences and by relying on each other as resources for many parenting needs.

Rainbow Connections

Rainbow Connections seeks to build and foster a safe space for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies at our Foundation. Together, we learn and promote awareness about the diversity and intersectional makeup of the LGBTQIA+ community. Rainbow Connections is committed to championing a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging that fully aligns with our Foundation’s mission, values, and goals.

Display of pins and candy given out by foundation's LGBTQIA+ group


Remote@LPFCH aims to build and foster an inclusive and supportive community for all employees, with a special focus on remote employees and employees working from home as part of a hybrid team.

Committees and Communities of Practice 

Foundation committees and communities of practice serve as vibrant hubs for individuals to unite around shared interests, passions, or expertise in a specific area. Within these dynamic groups, collaboration thrives. Members continually learn from one another, tackle challenges together, and collectively elevate our knowledge and skills. Our current committees and communities of practice include:

Diversity, Equity,  Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Council 

The DEIB Council is committed to championing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging across our Foundation. Our aim is to support a diverse, well-represented workforce by deepening connections and creating room to learn, discuss, and celebrate everyone at the Foundation and in the Packard community. We aspire for shared ownership and accountability that is inclusive and fosters a sense of community in service to our mission. 

Green Team

The Green Team is a friendly group of staff members who seek to reduce our environmental footprint and promote a healthy and sustainable work environment. 

Spirit Squad

We’re serious about fun. The Spirit Squad brings our Foundation team together in a social environment where we can get to know one another—and, yes, there is always food!

Employees and families dressed up for Halloween

Wellness Warriors Committee

The Wellness Warriors Committee promotes health and well-being at the Foundation. This committee also serves as an adviser to Human Resources and senior leadership on issues of health and wellness benefits.


The A-Team is a staff-led group committed to professional development and skill-building among Foundation staff whose primary job function involves administrative and operational support and project management. 

Gift Officer Roundtable 

The Gift Officer Roundtable is a staff-led group committed to professional development and skill-building within the gift officer community at our Foundation. We strive to be a safe space for the open exchange of knowledge, information, and best practices. 

Writers’ Room 

The Writers’ Room unites Foundation staff whose job involves writing so they can share tips, tricks, and ideas to advance communication skills, with a focus on the challenges unique to their work.