Raphael House Of San Francisco Announces Formation Of New Executive Leadership Council
By Giving List Staff   |   January 31, 2023

Raphael House — the only privately-funded family homeless shelter in San Francisco — announces the launch of their Executive Leadership […more…]

Shanghai: Holocaust Port of Refuge
By Giving List Staff   |   January 31, 2023

On Sunday, February 5th, Holocaust Museum LA’s staff members and curators of the traveling exhibition “Hidden History: Recounting the Shanghai […more…]

Raphael House is excited to announce a new board chair: Tom Poser, Senior Managing Director at Newmark
By Giving List Staff   |   January 27, 2023

Tom is a Bay Area native and has been a dedicated community builder and fundraiser. As a board member for […more…]

Committed to a Stronger Marin
By Giving List Staff   |   January 13, 2023

Community Action Marin, the county’s largest nonprofit anti-poverty agency, helps over 20,000 individuals each year. Our team works hard to ensure […more…]

Help Make Ends Meet
By Giving List Staff   |   December 12, 2022

This is a critical time of year for our Safety Net Services team, as winter weather, soaring electric bills, and food […more…]

Join YLC for the 2022 virtual Unsung Heroes celebration!
By Giving List Staff   |   November 30, 2022

Please join us for the first virtual Unsung Heroes event on Thursday, December 8th, 2022 from 3-4:30pm PST. We will be celebrating […more…]

Groundbreaking Party Spotlights Homes for Unhoused Veterans
By Giving List Staff   |   November 30, 2022

On the eve of Veterans Day, Homeward Bound of Marin celebrated a future community in Novato that brings the countywide […more…]

Protecting Rights and Saving Lives Around the World
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

War. Climate change. Poverty and inequality. Protecting democracy. Advancing education for women and girls.  Multiple agencies could spend years tackling […more…]

Giving Lotus
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

We launched The Giving List to help the nonprofit organizations featured in this book spend less time fundraising and more […more…]

How to Read This Book
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

The Giving List was created to make it easier for you to navigate the dizzying array of worthwhile causes and […more…]

Sustained and Gaining Momentum
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

“How are the moms? What else can we do?”  Donors with the Marin Community Foundation (MCF) have been enthusiastically asking […more…]

Helping Foster Care Survivors ‘Weather the Storms’
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Anthony Pico was homeless, unemployed, and had aged out of the foster care system when he started seeing a therapist […more…]

Helping First-Generation Students to & Through College Across the Bay
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Believe. Partner. Connect. These three values animate the work of 10,000 Degrees, a uniquely successful Bay Area organization supporting students […more…]

For Young Women and Girls, Community Is Power
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Young women in the world often find themselves in perpetual combat with a system that has historically silenced and oppressed […more…]

Berkeley FILM Foundation Helps Young Filmmakers Drive Social Change
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

In this golden age of documentaries, turbocharged by the streaming revolution, who is making sure that film’s potential to drive […more…]

An Exceptional Place Where Exceptional People Can Be Themselves
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

After emigrating from Bulgaria in 1928, Alexander Angel Krem graduated from George Williams College in Chicago with a degree in […more…]

Tackling Poverty
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

A mother passing you on the sidewalk. An elderly man waiting for the bus. A child playing soccer with your […more…]

Helping People Grasp Interconnectedness
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

The Continuum Foundation, a two-year-old nonprofit with big ambitions, is developing a completely sustainable and regenerative retreat center on 30 […more…]

Joining the Fight Against Childhood Cancer
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

When Krista and Danny Keller’s only son, Enzo, became desperately ill without an explanation, their world spun. Then Enzo could […more…]

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

During the first few weeks after David began mentoring Ronald, he would find the five-year-old child sound asleep, not participating […more…]

Inspiring Black Male Youth to Build a Bold, New Future
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Well before Silicon Valley’s diversity problem routinely made headlines, The Hidden Genius Project began to tap into the talents of […more…]

Maitri Offers a Safe Place for People to Recover After Gender-Affirming Surgery
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

As Daniel prepared to have gender-affirming surgery, he knew he would need a safe place to heal for several weeks […more…]

An Inclusive Community Asset
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

The Marin Art and Garden Center was established in 1945 through the foresight of a group of local women who […more…]

Mercy Center Burlingame: Retreat and Conference Center
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Mercy Center in Burlingame has been a spiritual oasis for the last four decades, a place of healing and transformation. […more…]

Saying Yes to Students Who Need a Supportive School Community
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

“Ne Tentes Aut Perfice.”  This is the Latin motto that students and faculty at Dunn School, a private co-ed college […more…]

Changing Lives Through the Power of Horses, Hope, and Healing
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Founded in 1971 and nestled on 12 acres in Woodside, the National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy (NCEFT) is internationally […more…]

Pioneering a New Legal System Aimed at Ending Poverty
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

While Adrian Tirtanadi was working in community development, he came upon an idea: If everyone could access legal help, poverty […more…]

Higher Education as a Pathway to LGBTQ Rights
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

For many young people, the world can feel hostile. For LGBTQ youth, this feeling is too often a grim reality. […more…]

Personalized Family-Centered Solutions to Homelessness
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Support doesn’t end when you leave Raphael House, a long-term family shelter with a legacy of breaking barriers in Lower […more…]

One Goal: Prevent Cancer
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Despite living with RUNX1 familial platelet disorder (RUNX1-FPD), Tim Babich lived a happy life with his wife, Monica. After the […more…]

For the Love of Soccer
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

In Scotty Kober’s eyes, soccer is the most versatile sport in the world. Anywhere, anytime, anyone can play – all […more…]

Turntable Won’t Stop Until Young People Find Their Safe Place
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Robynne Jeisman simply wants young people to find a safe place where they feel like they truly belong. As the […more…]

Building Pathways to Prosperity
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

The American Dream tells us that with enough grit and determination, anyone can pull themselves up by their bootstraps and […more…]

Providing Healthcare to the World’s Most Vulnerable Communities
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Esperanza was 19 years old and living in Malawi when she faced a serious health crisis. While giving birth to […more…]

Providing for San Francisco’s Youngest Residents
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Performance in the classroom, strong friendships, career success, and financial independence – these all start with a stable home life. […more…]

Helping Underserved Students Thrive Through Arts Classes That Reflect Their Reality
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” This quote from civil rights activist Marian Wright Edelman is the guiding force […more…]

Giving North Bay Area Students a Voice Through the Arts
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Since 1970, Youth in Arts has been helping students find their voices through the arts and creativity.  “We try to […more…]

Youth Speaks Amplifies the Narrative Power of a New Generation
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

Co-founder of the only tech news website for Black millennials; head writer for Disney+’s upcoming superhero series starring a Black […more…]

Giving San Francisco’s Unhoused Youth and Young Adults a Chance to Thrive
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

25 years of unconditional support. 25 years of long-term relationships. 25 years of never kicking anyone out of their program. […more…]

Protect Your Kids, Invest in Brady
By Giving List Staff   |   November 18, 2022

In contemplating the scope and destruction wrought by gun violence, it is understandable to despair. But inaction won’t save your […more…]