3246 Vicente Street #3 , San Francisco, CA 94116

ClownZero is a San Francisco based, community supported, not for profit organization dedicated to improving life for children and communities worldwide through humanitarian clowning and therapeutic performing arts. ClownZero currently maintains two programs. Our Healing Through Humor Program in residence at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and our ClownZero Response Team. We believe that a clown personifies the humanity in all of us and is uniquely suited to communicate beyond barriers of age, race, culture or gender creating greater levels of human connectivity and emotional buoyancy.

Recent Grantee News


ClownZero Brings Joy to Hospitalized Kids


Rex board member Cliff Palefsky first connected with ClownZero, a 2012 Rex grant recipient,  when he went to see a cabaret production that the son of a friend was involved with. Several members of ClownZero were on the bill; in the course of conversation with them, Palefsky learned about the group’s work with hospitalized kids […]