CZI Community Fund

Created in 2017, the Community Fund supports organizations across San Mateo County that are increasing access to the building blocks of social and economic well-being — including focus areas like housing, healthcare, education, job, career skills, and other social supports. Through their programs and services, Community Fund partners are increasing socioeconomic opportunities and galvanizing community voice so that everyone — regardless of their background or income level — has the power to shape their lives and communities.

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Able Works

Able Works equips individuals with financial education, life skills, and assets that enable them to live free from oppression and poverty.
Adolescent Counseling Services

Adolescent Counseling Services empowers youth in our community to find their way through social-emotional support and by building safe, accepting communities.
Aim High For High School

Aim High envisions every middle school student having access to joyful summer learning, inspired and innovative teachers, and the support they need to succeed in school and life.
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership

Emergency Medical Services Corps (EMS Corps) works to increase the number of underrepresented emergency medical services workers through youth development, mentorship, and job training. EMS Corps is a sponsored project of Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership (ACHPP).
Anamatangi Polynesian Voices

Anamatangi Polynesian Voices supports the mental, physical, communal, and spiritual wellbeing of Pacific Islander families and low income families in South San Mateo County.
Art in Action

Art in Action empowers students through art education. Serving K-8 children for 41 years, our hands-on lessons explore a variety of cultures, artists, and genres, support common core learning standards and national visual arts standards. Lessons enable children to express themselves and strengthen social-emotional skills, equipping students with tools to develop a solid foundation for academic and future professional success.
Ayudando Latinos A Soñar

Ayudando Latinos A Soñar (ALAS) is a Latino-centered nonprofit organization dedicated to support and honor the cultural strenghts that thrive in the community by working for social wellness through multicultural practices, mental health care, education support, immigration processes, and work and advocating for the wellbeing of children, families, and the whole community.
Bayshore Christian Ministries

(BCM)’s mission, founded in 1984, is to equip the youth of East Palo Alto and Belle Haven to grow spiritually, gain life skills, and develop as leaders so they have hope and a future. BCM serves ~250 low-income youth each year in after-school and summer programs, using relational, holistic and collaborative approach to empower the next generation of community leaders.
Belle Haven Action

Belle Haven Action partners with residents of the Belle Haven Neighborhood in the City of Menlo Park to amplify the voices of community leaders and advocate for inclusion, equitable distribution of shared resources, and acknowledgement of the diversity that makes the Belle Haven neighborhood unique.
Belle Haven Community Development Fund (BHCDF)

Belle Haven Community Development Fund (BHCDF) is a neighborhood based organization advocating for common goals and brokering resources to foster sustainable community development by uniting people and building community.
BottleTree Culture

BottleTree Culture is a grassroots arts presenting firm dedicated to bringing national and international African Diaspora artmakers and their works to underserved communities of color.
Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside

The mission of the Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside is to enable all Coastside youth, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Annually, we serve 1,000 youth members and over 4,000 Coastsiders with programs and facilities.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula empower the youth in our community with equitable access to social, academic, and career opportunities to thrive.
Building Skills Partnership

Building Skills Partnership works to improve the quality of life for low-wage property service workers and their families by increasing their skills, access to education, and opportunities for career and community advancement. We serve over 6,500 workers annually by providing educational programs and opportunities to address the unique barriers immigrant workers and their families face.
Businesses United in Investing, Lending, and Development (BUILD)

Businesses United in Investing, Lending, and Development (BUILD) uses entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college, and career success by empowering students to develop and run their own small businesses.
California Clubhouse

California Clubhouse is a community of recovery, hope and dignity, empowering people who live with mental illness through work, education, friendship, resources, support, and an overarching ethic that focuses on building strengths rather than on illness.
Casa Circulo Cultural

For 14 years, Casa Circulo Cultural has provided creative, educational, and recreational opportunities for Hispanic immigrants and their families in San Mateo County and beyond, while promoting leadership, teamwork, and social responsibility. Our name “Casa” is because we are a home away from home for a lot of families. Our team of volunteers uses arts, sports and multimedia to provide low-cost creative, educational, and recreational opportunities, while promoting leadership development for families.
CASA of San Mateo County

CASA of San Mateo County pairs children in the foster care and juvenile justice systems with community volunteers who provide one-on-one support, mentoring and advocacy in the courtroom and beyond.
Catholic Charities

As one of the largest, most comprehensive human services agencies in Northern California, reaching more than 32,000 people each year, Catholic Charities plays a pivotal role in keeping our neighborhoods diverse, productive, safe, and healthy through more than 30 programs that address some of the most pressing challenges in our community – immigration, homelessness, generational poverty, inequality, and aging in isolation to name a few. We serve everyone.
Centro Community Partners

Centro Community Partner's mission is to build thriving communities by providing entrepreneurship education, financial literacy, access to capital, and leadership programs to low-income, minority, and women entrepreneurs who want to establish economic freedom and financial stability through small business creation.
Chicana Latina Foundation

The Chicana Latina Foundation's mission since 1977 is to empower Chicanas and Latinas through personal, educational, and professional advancement. We invest in the power and potential of low income and first generation Latinx women of color college students so they graduate from college ready to lead.
Children's Health Council

Children's Health Council (CHC) provides comprehensive and integrated services for learning differences and mental health to children, teens and young adults regardless of language, location or ability to pay–transforming young lives and leading to better outcomes for young people and their families.

CityTeam compassionately serves neighbors in need who are experiencing homelessness, poverty, hunger, and addiction to restore lives and rebuild communities. Through innovative programs across the Bay Area – in San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland – CityTeam provides food, shelter, clothing, job training, and holistic care.
Climate Resilient Communities (Acterra)

Since 2016 Climate Resilient Communities has been on the ground learning the specific needs of residents in diverse, under-resourced communities in East Palo Alto and Belle Haven (Menlo Park). Its outreach cultivates environmental awareness while giving local residents a voice in proactive resilience planning and adaptation. By building stronger alliances between residents, schools, local government programs and community-based organizations, this work creates resilience against climate-related stresses such as sea-level rise and economic instability.
College Track

College Track is a comprehensive, 10-year program that empowers underserved students with the skills and resources necessary for success in college and beyond. Their core service areas prepare students for the academic and social demands of college, ensuring they have the tools to matriculate into and ultimately graduate from college.
Community Gatepath

Community Gatepath empowers people with special needs to achieve their full potential through innovative, inclusive programs and community partnerships including educational, therapeutic, vocational, and family support services.
Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse

Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse provides safety, support, and healing for individuals who experience abuse in an intimate partner relationship and educates the community to break the cycle of intimate partner abuse.
Counseling and Support Services for Youth

Counseling and Support Services for Youth (CASSY) partners with Bay Area schools to provide resources and professional, on-campus mental health services to students free of charge.
Daly City Youth Health Center

The Daly City Youth Health Center is committed to helping young people reach their full potential and thrive through optimal health, empowerment and strong support networks.
Dream Volunteers

Dream Volunteers positions young people across the globe to become changemakers through education, service, travel and cross-cultural connections.
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation

East Palo Alto Academy Foundation works to ensure that all students will graduate college-ready and empowered with the knowledge, skills, and passion to positively impact their own lives, their community, and the global society.
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation (EPAK)

East Palo Alto Kids Foundation's mission is to promote educational opportunity and academic success for pre-K - 12 public school students in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park, and lessen the disparities that exist with neighboring school districts.
Eastside College Preparatory School

Eastside College Preparatory School is committed to opening new doors for students historically underrepresented in higher education through a challenging and engaging curriculum that supports the potential of every student to enter and succeed in a four-year college and transition to a professional career.
Ecumenical Hunger Program

Ecumenical Hunger Program seeks to provide compassionate, dignified and practical assistance to families and individuals experiencing economic and personal hardship through material help, support services, and advocacy for neighbors in need.
Edgewood Center

Edgewood Center for Children and Families’ mission is to be the place for any child or youth to get the mental health care, social services, and academic support they need from highly trained, welcoming professionals. Edgewood offers a full range of services for children, youth, and families in the Bay Area with a vision that everyone served has the power to live life with understanding, confidence, strength, and joy.
El Concilio of San Mateo County

El Concilio of San Mateo County is committed to increasing education, employment and access to quality of life services for underserved communities of San Mateo County.
Faith In Action Bay Area

Faith In Action Bay Area is a multi-racial, multi-generational, multi-faith, cross-class organization that is guided and led by those most affected by injustice. We are united by a shared commitment to win and secure the rights of all the people who inhabit our community, and the desire to connect our moral and spiritual belief with our actions and civic practices.
Family Connections

Family Connections is a family learning community focused on education and growth for underserved children and their parents and caregivers. This capacity building grant supports data collection and evaluation to improve programs and create success for children and their families.
Five Keys Schools and Programs

Five Keys' social justice mission centers around the vital connections that must be made between education, workforce development, behavioral and therapeutic services, community engagement.
Foundation for a College Education

Foundation for a College Education works with students and families from 6th grade through college graduation, with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of students of color from East Palo Alto and similar communities who graduate from a four-year college or university.
Free At Last: Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services

Free at Last works to rebuild the community from within, reclaiming addicts and giving people who failed in the past the chance to succeed in the future.
Fresh Approach

Fresh Approach is on a mission to improve healthy food access in Bay Area communities.
Fresh Lifelines for Youth

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) disrupts the pipeline to prison for Bay Area youth. Our programs connect young people with positive mentors and role models, promote their understanding of the law and their rights, and support them to become leaders among their peers and in their communities. Together with our young people, we also help our juvenile justice systems become more just, humane, and equitable.
Friends for Youth

Friends for Youth is a nationally recognized, award winning direct-service agency with an over four decades history of measurable success matching youth with caring, adult mentors.
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo

(JMZ) is an early education science institute that believes that all children deserve access to high quality STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education. Their Science Outreach Program allows JMZ educators to bring vital, standards-based science instruction to local underserved schools in Belle Haven and East Palo Alto.
Generations United

Generations United empowers children and families of North Fair Oaks and Redwood City to reach their full potential through building relationships via Academic Enrichment Centers that equip them to succeed.
Girls To Women

Girls to Women provides broad-spectrum after-school and summer programming for girls and young women.
Golden State Opportunity

Golden State Opportunity is a nonprofit dedicated to ending poverty by providing all Californians with the tools to build financial well-being and thrive.
Good Karma Bikes

Good Karma Bikes offers a path for Transition Age Youths (TAYs) and low-income individuals to gain self-confidence, work readiness, and entry to college by using a bike shop as the catalyst for a reliable, inexpensive form of transportation and a platform from which to offer meaningful job training and mentorship.
GRID Alternatives

GRID Alternatives‘s mission is to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities, providing energy cost savings, valuable job skills, and a source of clean energy that benefits all. Their Peninsula Energy & Transportation Equity Initiative will serve low-income families and leverage GRID’s well-established solar program and brand new statewide clean vehicle financing assistance programs.
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco (HHGSF) provides local families with a springboard to secure stable futures through affordable homeownership and neighborhood revitalization.
Hack the Hood

Hack the Hood’s mission is to empower low-income youth of color with the knowledge, skills, and relationships they need to pursue careers in tech. Through their “Bootcamp” program, youth ages 16-24 build websites for small businesses in their local community, learning coding, web design, and 21st century workplace skills.
Health Connected

The mission of Health Connected is to equip young people with information, skills, and support to make thoughtful choices about their relationships and sexual health throughout their lives. The organization was founded in response to the significant lack of resources for pregnant and parenting teens in our local community, and has evolved into a leading provider of school-based sexual health education in California, serving more than 18,000 students, parents, and teachers each year.
Healthy Cities Tutoring

Healthy Cities Tutoring provides one-on-one tutoring and mentoring for students who struggle to find success in school. Community volunteers meet weekly with their assigned student and offer academic and social-emotional support. Currently, Healthy Cities Tutoring provides tutors for students in kindergarten through eighth grade at 12 local schools.
Heart and Soul

The HOPE (Helping Our Peers Emerge) Program provides mental health peer mentorship services to reduce psychiatric hospitalization and support people transitioning back into their community.
Herban Health

Herban Health provides support to people who are struggling in the margins of our extended East Palo Alto community. Their team of community-based advocates along with professional practitioners of holistic healthcare use the wisdom and techniques of those practices to provide healing as they honor, support, and above all else, listen to people's own circumstances.
HIP Housing

HIP Housing's mission is to invest in human potential by improving the housing and lives of people in our community through three programs: Home Sharing, Self Sufficiency, and Property Development.
Home & Hope

Home & Hope provides emergency shelter, support, and services for families facing homelessness while helping them regain long-term self-sufficiency.
Housing Choices

Housing Choices enhances the lives of people with developmental and other disabilities and their families by creating and supporting quality, affordable housing opportunities. We work to advocate for more affordable housing that is inclusive to ensure that all people enjoy rewarding lives in affordable homes of their choosing.
Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County

Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County (HLC) addresses the root cause of the housing crises by working with local government to create new sources of revenue, get access to great sites, and increase participation from community members that support housing. HLC works to engage educated advocates at the right time, with the right message, to change the course of development.
IEP Collaborative

IEP Collaborative, Inc. aims for students with disabilities to reach their full potential- one child at a time. Offering free legal consultations and seminars to empower student and family education team members on formation and implementation of individualized SpEd plans (IEPs/504s) to secure equitable education and protect against deprivation of educational benefit.
Immigration Institute of the Bay Area

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area helps immigrants, refugees, and their families join and contribute to the community. IIBA provides high-quality immigration legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities. We envision diverse communities where immigrants are valued, contributing members with full access to justice and economic opportunity.
Islamic Networks Group

The Islamic Network Group’s mission is to promote peace among all, by fostering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Muslims and other faith-based, racial/ethnic, and cultural communities, through teaching, learning, and engaging across differences.

JobTrain's mission is to help those who are most in need to succeed. Through career training, skills development, job placement, rapid employment, and supportive services, JobTrain empowers low-income youth and adults in underserved communities throughout San Mateo County and beyond to break down barriers to economic mobility, by preparing them for sustainable careers in high demand and emerging fields.
Juma Ventures

Juma Ventures (Juma) is a nonprofit social enterprise that operates concession businesses at major sports venues with the sole purpose of providing employment and job training to youth ages 16-24 who face significant barriers to joining the workforce or pursuing educational credentials. Juma’s comprehensive suite of services: employment and job training, financial capability education, and career and education supportive services ensure that youth gain the skills to succeed in today’s workforce.
Justice At Last

Justice At Last's empowers those who have been labor trafficked and commercially sexually exploited by providing access to free legal representation, support services and specialized trainings to help transform survivors' lives. Founded in 2015 in Redwood City, JAL is the only nonprofit law firm in the Bay Area that exclusively serves survivors of human trafficking, providing victims with free legal services regardless of their age, sex, gender identity, abilities and equity needs, nationality, or type of trafficking.
La Raza Centro Legal, San Francisco

La Raza Centro Legal, San Francisco serves the Latinx and wider immigrant community by providing free, direct legal services by licensed attorneys. Our mission is to be the most trusted provider of free legal services in Northern California. Founded in 1973 by Chicanx law students, we are an award-winning non-profit legal aid agency and leader in the provision of excellent legal services to low-income community members.
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County fights social injustice through civil legal advocacy for people living in poverty and ensures the basic necessities of life, including safe and affordable housing, health care, economic security, immigration, education, and freedom from violence and abuse.
Life Science Cares Bay Area

Life Science Cares Bay Area is a collective effort to activate the financial and human capital of the region’s life sciences industry – and partner with nonprofits – to disrupt the cycle of poverty and inequality in our communities. The organization helps solve societal problems through active caring, combining grants with supportive services such as volunteerism, thought leadership, and summer internships.
Live in Peace

Live In Peace’s mission is to empower our youth and young adults to reclaim the vision for their future. We accomplish this through a highly relational model that connects young people to their talents, educational pathways, jobs, and a bright future.
Love Never Fails

Love Never Fails empowers all people to express and experience their best sense of humanity. We do this by restoring, educating, and protecting survivors of human trafficking and their community. Our mission is fulfilled in the services we provide, including housing 47 women, men, youth and children in one of our 7 houses, IT training for hundreds of underserved community members and prevention education.
Manzanita Works

Manzanita Works supports the welfare of workers and their families by helping better move, house, value, and educate the workforce of tomorrow to live fruitful, dignified lives.
Menlo Spark

Menlo Spark partners with residents, businesses, and government to improve sustainability. Menlo Spark has been serving Menlo Park communities since 2014; their mission is to help Menlo Park become climate neutral (zero carbon) by 2025, while promoting community prosperity and protecting civic heritage.
Multicultural Counseling and Educational Services of the Bay Area

Multicultural Counseling and Educational Services of the Bay Area (MCESBA) provides services that help individuals and families develop culturally rooted problem-solving strategies to manage life’s challenges and to promote values and dignity. MCESBA is a sponsored project of One East Palo Alto.
The Multicultural Institute

Since its inception in 1991, the Multicultural Institute has worked towards its mission of accompanying immigrants in their transition from poverty and isolation to workforce participation and prosperity. MI increases access to economic development, housing and vocational skill development opportunities that advance racial and economic equity and assists immigrants in reaching economic stability.
My New Red Shoes

My New Red Shoes seeks to improve school attendance, educational experiences, and the quality of life for the community's most vulnerable homeless and low-income children by providing families with cash transfers for basic needs, including new clothing and shoes.
New Creation Home Ministries

New Creation Home Ministries offers a two-year transitional housing program and a weekly parenting program that services pregnant and parenting at-risk girls ages 13-22.
North Fair Oaks Community Alliance

The North Fair Oaks Community Alliance is a grassroots, nonprofit organization that works to increase community representation and participation in North Fair Oaks to empower residents and to promote community activities that build unity and support understanding of social, cultural, economic, environmental, and health issues to attain equity.
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto

Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto's mission is to uplift Latino families in East Palo Alto and the mid-peninsula through community education, leadership development, and advocacy.
Oasis Legal Services

Oasis Legal Services increases access to culturally competent legal representation and holistic wraparound services for LGBTQ+ immigrants fleeing violent persecution in their home countries.
One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative

One East Palo Alto's mission is to serve youth and families, advocate for racial justice/equity, and promote systems change.
One Life Counseling Center

One Life Counseling Center uplifts the well-being of the communities around us through counseling, education, and outreach programs.
PAHALI Community Land Trust

PAHALI is a community land trust in East Palo Alto sourcing innovation in permanently affordable homeownership; placekeeping for local Placekeepers.
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation

The Palo Alto Art Center Foundation expands the reach and impact of the Palo Alto Art Center through fundraising and advocacy.
Pangea Legal Services

Pangea Legal Services stands with immigrant communities and provides services through direct legal representation, especially in the area of deportation defense. In addition to direct legal services, we are committed to advocating for our community through policy advocacy, education, and legal empowerment efforts.
Peninsula Bridge

Peninsula Bridge transforms the lives of highly motivated, low-income students by preparing and supporting them for success in college preparatory high school programs and four-year colleges with robust academic and social emotional year-round support.
Peninsula College Fund

The Peninsula College Fund empowers low-income, first-generation college students to graduate and obtain a job that aligns with their goals. Our vision is to transform lives through college success and entry into rewarding careers. This transformation ripples outward to families and communities to break the cycle of poverty and achieve systemic, enduring change via equitable educational, social, and economic outcomes in underserved communities.
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center partners with the community to reduce violence, increase civic engagement, and strengthen community resilience through collaborative and innovative community-led solutions.
Peninsula Family Service

Peninsula Family Service strengthens our community by providing children, families, and older adults the support and tools to realize their full potential and lead healthy, stable lives.
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.

Peninsula Volunteers Inc. (PVI) provides innovative services and housing to support aging adults in the SF peninsula and Silicon Valley. PVI recognizes that as life expectancy lengthens, communities need to embrace both opportunities and challenges to help aging adults maintain their dignity, independence, and sense of usefulness.
The People's Music School

The People’s Music School envisions a society where all children have access to the unique social, emotional, intellectual benefits achieved through musical excellence.
Pie Ranch

Pie Ranch's mission is to cultivate a healthy and just food system from seed to table through food education, farmer pathways, and regional partnerships.
Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center

Founded in 1989, the PBRC is a non-profit, community-based organization serving the Filipino population in Daly City and San Mateo County by providing direct services and community education.
Public Health Institute

The AC Care Alliance Advanced Illness Care Program at the Public Health Institute is a community-based, lay care navigation intervention serving individuals with advanced illness and their caregivers. Founded in the Black faith community in 2013, the program is free and respects the needs and wishes of the participant, whatever their culture and faith. We work to bridge the gap between individual need and health care delivery, by addressing the social determinants of health disproportionately burdening those in communities of color experiencing advanced illness and their caregivers.
Raising A Reader

Raising A Reader designs and tests family storybook kits focused on race and equity for pilot distribution through local pediatric clinics and preschool classrooms. These kits will include books and activities to help families discuss ethnicity, racism, and identity with their young children, and resources and tools for pediatricians and teachers, as part of their own trauma-informed care models, to have conversations on racism and identity with the families they serve.
Ravenswood Family Health Network

Ravenswood Family Health Network improves the health of our community through culturally sensitive, integrated primary and preventive health care for all, regardless of ability to pay or immigration status, and by collaborating with community partners to address the social determinants of health.
Project READ - Redwood City

Project READ’s programs are designed to break the cycle of illiteracy by surrounding learners and families with literacy services that promote education and a lifelong love of learning.
Rebuilding Together Peninsula

Rebuilding Together Peninsula builds intergenerational equity for low-income families on the verge of displacement. We make it possible for vulnerable seniors, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color) families, and single female heads of households to live in safe and healthy homes. With the help of some 90,000 volunteers, RTP has repaired over 3,300 homes and community centers on the Peninsula since 1989.
Redwood City PAL

Redwood City Police Activities League (PAL) unites police professionals and community leaders in a collaborative effort to provide school-aged children and their families access to education programs, workforce development, fitness, and health services.

ReEvolution in SMC is working to empower all youth and system impacted youth, including their collaterals to be more aware of social barriers that exist in the institutional and county policies that negatively impact communities who are primarily made up of people of color in underserved areas.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Renaissance increases the entrepreneurial capacities of socially and economically diverse women and men and thereby strengthens our communities through the creation of sustainable new businesses, new jobs, and the promotion of financial self-sufficiency.
Retraining the Village

Retraining the Village reintroduces, reignites, and redirects individuals who are released from incarceration and at risk of homeless and jobless circumstances.
Rise South City

Rise South City is committed to creating dialogues with our frontline communities about climate change & social equity issues and to learn about the different intersectional systems that underpin it and help develop local solutions for transformational reform. We promote community resilience, economic equity, and climate stability.
Rosalie Rendu Inc.

The Rosalie Rendu Center provides free of charge Adult English as a Second Language and Naturalization Test Preparation classes to equip and strengthen immigrant families so that they can integrate linguistically, socially, economically, and culturally into their communities.
San Francisco 49ers Academy

The San Francisco 49ers Academy (49ers Academy), a nonprofit organization, serves students in 6th - 12th grade by bringing academic and enrichment programs, needs-based services, and community resources into East Palo Alto public schools. Since 1996, the 49ers Academy has been driven by one simple goal: provide the most vulnerable students the support and services they need to successfully stay on track and on the path to high school graduation.
San Mateo County Health Foundation

San Mateo County Health Foundation exists to promote and champion the health and well-being of all residents of our community, regardless of ability to pay, primarily through supporting excellence and innovation in the County’s hospital and clinic system.
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley’s mission is to lead the community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one. They deliver and distribute healthy food, including more fresh produce than almost any other food bank in the country, through a network of 310 nonprofit partners at 1,000 sites.
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network

Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN) empowers low-income immigrants and refugees in Northern and Central California through community education and organizing, leadership development, civic engagement, policy advocacy, and immigration legal services.
South County Community Health Center, Inc. Dba: Ravenswood Family Health Network

Ravenswood Family Health Network’s mission is to improve the health of the community by providing culturally sensitive, integrated primary and preventive health care to all, regardless of ability to pay or immigration status, and collaborating with community partners to address the social determinants of health.

Spark is a Career Exploration and Self-Discovery Program that gives middle school students opportunities to understand, experience, and pursue what’s possible for their future. Through workplace mentorships and guided support, Spark helps students build new skills and explore potential careers at the most critical point in their journey of self-discovery.
St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room

St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room provides hot nutritious meals, take-home groceries, and a safe place for fellowship to needy men, women, children, and families in our area by waiving eligibility requirements and limits on number of visits—no questions asked.
Siena Youth Center

Siena Youth Center is rooted for over a decade in the North Fair Oaks community, the Siena Youth Center serves as an after-school program, summer camp, and community center. Our daily mission is to enhance our youth's health, academic performance, and leadership skills.
St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County serves families and individuals who are often invisible, including the working poor, homeless, immigrants, and all people living on the margins. Our programs avert homelessness and hunger, preserve communities, and provide basic survival necessities to the homeless.
Stanford Medicine Children's Health Teen Van

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is the only hospital in the Bay Area exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care. For 20 years, we've collaborated with community partners to increase health equity in marginalized communities.

StarVista delivers high impact services through counseling, skill development, and crisis prevention to children, youth, adults, and families. StarVista helps more than 40,000 people every year of all ages, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with strong attention to reaching disproportionately under-resourced populations throughout San Mateo County.
The Salvation Army East Palo Alto

The Salvation Army East Palo Alto provides low income families with basic needs services, including rental assistance, hygiene items for homeless people, back-to-school supplies and summer camp for children, transportation to medical appointments, and referrals to other agencies.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County's (SVdP) brings talent and resources to families and individuals who are often invisible—the working poor, the homeless, immigrants, and all people living in the margins.
Street Life Ministries

Street Life Ministries (SLM) provides food, friendship, direct counseling, and support services to homeless communities in Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Palo Alto. The organization serves dinner on the street four nights a week, hosts a monthly bingo night dinner, and offers a monthly Sunday breakfast.
StreetCode Academy

StreetCode Academy’s mission is to provide historically disadvantaged people of color in East Palo Alto and surrounding areas with the technological and professional skills, confidence, and access to networks needed to thrive in the technology industry.
Success Centers

Success Centers works to empower marginalized community members through education, employment, and art, so they may develop a positive self-image as well as a sense of hope and purpose for their future.
Teen Success, Inc.

Teen Success, Inc. is committed to the success of teen mothers and their children. Using a two-generation approach, Teen Success, Inc. empowers teen mothers to rise above their challenges and achieve their full potential in school and as parents.
There With Care of the Bay Area

There With Care of the Bay Area's mission is to provide a wide range of thoughtful and fundamental services to families and children during the critical phase of a medical crisis.
United through Education

United Through Education - Familias Unidas builds better communities through family-based workshops with a focus of reading, math, science, technology, health and arts to create a healthy community with a passion for lifelong learning and development.
United Way Bay Area

United Way Bay Area has a rich history of bringing together individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and government entities to fight for a strong, vibrant, and healthy community. By enabling neighbors to invest in one another, they fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in the Bay Area.
Upward Scholars

Upward Scholars provides adult immigrants the boost they need to move up the economic ladder through education and career development support. We promote economic mobility and access to quality career pathways for adult immigrants by helping them continue their education in community college, get higher-paying jobs, and serve as role models and advocates for their children and our community.
Vida Verde

Vida Verde promotes educational equity by providing free overnight environmental education camps for students who would not otherwise get the opportunity. Since 2001, they have served over 10,500 students from low-income schools with a 3-day, 2-night program that powerfully impacts students’ connections to the outdoors, academics, and social and emotional learning.

WeHOPE’s mission is to help people become healthy, employed, and housed using innovative solutions. WeHOPE offers services that get people healthy, employed, and housed through our three main initiatives: mobile homelessness services, emergency food and shelter, and job training.
Working Solutions

Working Solutions is the First to Believe in Small Business by making affordable capital and free consulting available to diverse entrepreneurs—particularly lower-income individuals, women, and entrepreneurs of color. As a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI),Working Solutions has made over $45 million in small-dollar loans and grants and provided over 40,000 free consulting hours to nearly 3,000 small businesses throughout Northern California.
Year Up

Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education.
Youth Community Service

Youth Community Service elevates youth voice to raise community connection and equity through service. We believe in a world where youth shape a better future for all.
Youth Leadership Institute

Youth Leadership Institute builds communities where young people and their adult allies come together to create positive social change. We achieve this in two key ways: providing training, tools and resources for effective youth advocacy, and by leveraging the experience and savvy of adult allies.
Youth United for Community Action

Youth United for Community Action (YUCA) is a grassroots community organization created, led, and run by young people of color from low-income backgrounds. YUCA provides a safe space for young people to empower themselves and work on environmental and social justice issues to establish positive, systemic change through grassroots community organizing.

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