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3rd Avenue Habitat, Beach & Water Access Restoration Project

3rd Avenue Habitat, Beach & Water Access Restoration Project's mission to restore habitat, beach and “safe” kiteboarding water access in a manner that serves the local community, utilizing practical methods that are resilient to sea level rise and which incorporate both natural systems and traditional engineering approaches.

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Academic Resilience Consortium

The Academic Resilience Consortium (ARC) emerged from a shared sense that today's students encounter unprecedented challenges in their lives and work that require them to exercise capacities for resilience, and that institutions of higher education have an important role to play in helping young people develop these capacities. Participating institutions determine independently how to address issues of resilience on their own campuses, given their unique resources, interests, and student populations.

Active Voice Lab

Active Voice Lab

Active Voice Lab is a nonprofit network of seasoned strategists that helps funders, advocates, media makers, and other leaders use story to advance social change. Social change becomes possible when policy experts, philanthropists, researchers, organizers, social entrepreneurs, and “creatives” work together.

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Adachi Project

The Adachi Project is created through a visionary collaboration between the San Francisco Public Defender, Compound and the award-winning cultural creative studio Even/Odd. Their goal is to produce compelling media that not only changes how people perceive justice in society, but also how stories of justice are discovered, told and experienced in culture.

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Alameda County Community Wealth Building Initiative

The purpose / mission of the Alameda County Community Wealth Building Initiative is to re-imagine economic realities in the county’s low-income communities of color through community wealth-building strategies that powerfully leverage people, capital, and ideas.

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Americans In Need

Over 35 million Americans have recently lost their jobs and their ability to provide food for themselves and their families. The scale and scope of this emergency requires a national effort of the same magnitude. is a new, national non-profit venture that will provide immediate food security for displaced workers and help working families get back on their feet.

We are mounting a two-pronged response to meet this unprecedented need. First, we are forging strategic partnerships with for-profit food suppliers to supplement the already overwhelmed food bank system. Second, we are partnering with dynamic, high-growth companies to create a fast-track training and hiring gateway to help displaced workers rejoin the workforce as soon as possible.


Andy Irons Foundation

The Andy Irons Foundation celebrates the legacy of surfing legend Andy Irons through vital and innovative programs that alleviate mental illness, substance abuse, and learning disabilities among our youth -- creating healthy, uplifted and supported communities.

Attendance Works

Attendance Works

The mission of Attendance Works is to advance student success by reducing chronic absence. They do this by building public awareness and political will about the need to address chronic absence, fostering state campaigns and partnerships, and encouraging local practice by providing technical assistance and tools to help communities.


Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC)

The Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC) is dedicated to eliminating health disparities across generations and diverse communities through education and services.

Bay Area Community Kitchens

Bay Area Community Kitchens

Bay Area Community Kitchens (BACK) provides nourishing meals to those in need in the San Francisco Bay Area by supporting local farmers and purveyors, food service workers, and volunteers. Formed in response to the Covid-19 crisis, BACK’s coalition of public, private, nonprofits, and individuals is working to alleviate food insecurity in our communities.


Bay Area Network for Diversity Training in Early Childhood (BANDTEC)

BANDTEC’s mission is to promote the creation of an equitable society for children and their families by providing a continuum of professional development and leadership in diversity issues among early education and care providers.

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Bay Area PPE Fund

The Bay Area PPE Fund is a set of charitable programs responding to COVID-19 by manufacturing face shields and other PPE to be donated to all those in need, such as government and nonprofit organizations, first responders, hospitals, and others who are on the front lines.

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Big Cat Sanctuary Alliance

Big Cat Sanctuary Alliance works to eliminate private ownership and the commercial exploitation of wild cats in the United States. Their goal is achieving the day when sanctuaries are no longer needed because the ownership and commercial exploitation of wild cats have been eliminated.

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Black Funders Network

Black Funders Network (BFN) provides a space for Black professionals in philanthropy to be in community and connected with one another in order to maximize philanthropic investments in Black communities. BFN fosters an aligned support network of Bay Area Black professionals in philanthropy to insure the voice of our community is represented at all levels in a representative and sustained manner in the philanthropic sector.

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers is a collaborative of experts from across systems that have come together to advance the social, emotional, and behavioral wellbeing of California’s children and youth through a range of efforts to improve access to services, facilitate innovation, and align the state’s resources around the needs of children.

Breakthrough Sac

Breakthrough Sacramento

Breakthrough Sacramento’s mission is to motivate and enable middle school and high school students to pursue access to a college education through a year-round, tuition-free, college preparatory program for academically-motivated, ethnically diverse students from under-resourced schools in the Sacramento area.


Business Council on Climate Change

The Business Council on Climate Change (BC3) is a partnership of San Francisco Bay Area businesses collectively committed to reducing their contribution to global climate change through the BC3’s “Principles on Climate Leadership.” BC3 members collaborate to identify valuable tools and establish best practices.

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California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership

The California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership addresses complex problems at a macro level, pursues selected new opportunities, and helps to improve outcomes in the child welfare system through smart, strategic cross-sector collaboration.

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California Community Schools Learning Exchange

California Community Schools Learning Exchange works directly with districts and their community partners to develop and implement community school strategies and improvement practices.

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California Foodshed Funders

California Foodshed Funders is a peer-to-peer staff development organization of funders that are dedicated to accelerating the shift toward regenerative organic farming practices and sustainably-minded and just food systems.

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California Policy Collaborative

California Policy Collaborative provides a professional development infrastructure that effectively builds the capacity of the state’s policy staff, thereby promoting effective policymaking within California’s democratic institutions and ultimately improving the opportunities and outcomes of California’s children and communities.

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Castro Country Club

The Castro Country Club is a clean & sober gathering place for all people and a home for the queer recovery community. They endeavor to be a space where all can seek wisdom, serenity, courage and joy.

Center for Reaching and Teaching the Whole Child

Center for Reaching & Teaching the Whole Child (CRTWC)

CRTWC's mission is to enhance the capacity of schools to meet the needs of children and their educators by integrating social, emotional, and cultural competencies into teacher preparation and on-going professional development.

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Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement

Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement (CSCCE) is a research and training center to support and study the emerging field of scientific community engagement.


Centro de Documentación e Información Bolivia (CEDIB)

CEDIB's main objective is that information contributes to increase citizenship and, thus, strengthening democracy, peace culture and sustainable development on a long term. They consider information to be a Human Right and work to make it available to everyone.

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ComSciCon is a workshop series organized by graduate students, for graduate students, focused on science communication skills. Their goal is to empower future leaders in technical communication to share the results from research in their field to broad and diverse audiences, not just practitioners in their fields.

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Construction Industry Workshop Initiative (CIWI)

CIWI is a partnership of private sector construction and real estate development companies committed to expanding opportunities and enhancing the diversity of the construction industry workforce.

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Early Childhood Funders

Early Childhood Funders is an association of Bay Area foundations, public funders and private donors, seeking to enhance grantmaking effectiveness by providing an opportunity to share information, engage in dialogue, and participate in activities to improve the lives of children and their families.


East Bay Getting to Zero

East Bay Getting to Zero's mission is to advance health equity and promote healing for all people impacted by HIV. Their vision is an East Bay with zero HIV stigma, health disparities or new HIV transmissions.


East Oakland Building Healthy Communities

East Oakland Building Healthy Communities is one of 14 sites selected by The California Endowment to participate in the statewide Building Healthy Communities initiative, a 10-year comprehensive community initiative that is creating a revolution in the way Californians think about and support health in their communities.

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El/La Para TransLatinas

El/La Para TransLatinas fights for the rights of translatinas. It works to build a world where translatinas feel they deserve to protect, love and develop themselves. By building this base, they support each other in protecting themselves against violence, abuse and illness.

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Entrepreneurship Funders Network

The Entrepreneurship Funders Network is an inclusive peer network of funders committed to learning and working together. Their missions is o galvanize philanthropic funders to inspire entrepreneurship, support entrepreneurs, and strengthen entrepreneurial ecosystems. By informing, connecting, and catalyzing action, Entrepreneurship Funders Network increases its members’ knowledge, networks, and efficacy; bolsters entrepreneurship; and contributes to shared prosperity.


Every summer, EveryVeteran hosts returning troops and military families on the University of Texas, San Antonio campus for a week of family re-connection and community homecoming. During a Veterans Homecoming Retreat, local volunteers honor military families, help them apply for their military benefits and introduce them to nearby community social networks. Throughout the year, these social networks help military families establish new circles of friends and broaden their foundation of social support. Whether changing careers, going back to school or taking up a new hobby or sport, EveryVeteran does whatever it takes to help military families get a head start on education, employment and social opportunities.



Exygy is a digital agency with expertise in design and technology, working exclusively with impact-focused organizations.


Friends of SF Environment

Friends of SF Environment is the non-profit ally of the San Francisco Department of Environment. The organization exists to expand the outreach capabilities and revenue sources of SF Environment in order to help make San Francisco the greenest city on Earth.

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Frontline Workers Counseling Project

The Frontline Workers Counseling Project (FWCP) is an initiative that helps connect frontline workers with free, confidential psychotherapy and counseling. Over 450 licensed and insured professional psychotherapists in the Bay Area have volunteered to offer free services through the FWCP, representing a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds, including psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatrists, and marriage and family therapists.

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Galileo Innovation for All Program

Galileo’s mission is to provide educational programs that develop kids into innovators who envision and create a better world.

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Genesis Healing Institute

Genesis Healing Institute's mission is to nourish and amplify healing ecosystems within communities directly impacted by systemic, historical, and institutional violence in the United States.


Global Network of Black People Working in HIV

GNBPH’s mission is to support black people worldwide working in the field of HIV to build an effective global response to HIV and AIDS. GNBPH is dedicated to strengthening the global response to HIV through provision of culturally competent peer-based support, education and training services.


Global Philanthropy Project

Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) is a collaboration of funders and philanthropic advisors working to expand global philanthropic support to advance the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in the Global South and East.

Growth Circles

Growth Circles

Many of the students at Bayside/MLK School in Marin City, CA have never seen snow or traveled outside of California, and most of them live in subsidized housing and receive free school lunches. These middle schoolers are headed to Tamalpais High School and will soon be in a high school environment with kids who have been afforded many more life-enriching experiences. Growth Circles was formed at the school to inspire MLK/Bayside’s 6th-8th graders to think bigger and achieve more.

Harmony Project

Harmony Project Bay Area (formerly Music Team SF)

The Harmony Project Bay Area's primary goals are to improve students' overall skills for academic and life success, and give them the experience of belonging to a meaningful community. These efforts greatly enhance the limited music education available at public schools where the project operates.

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Harps of Comfort

Harps of Comfort provides remote harp and vocal music for isolated patients with COVID-19, their loved ones and front-line caregivers. Their highly trained palliative musicians offer individually tailored, live music sessions along with compassionate, loving presence.

Immigrants Rising

Immigrants Rising (FKA Educators for Fair Consideration)

Immigrants Rising transforms individuals and fuels broader changes. With resources and support, undocumented young people are able to get an education, pursue careers, and build a brighter future for themselves and their community.


Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development

The mission of the Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development is to unleash the potential of youth, adults, organizations, and communities to engage together in creating a just and equitable society. The Center equips community-based organizations with the skills, tools, and values to engage young people as equal partners in social change and networks them with peers, funders, and academics.

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Jewish Multiracial Network

The Jewish Multiracial Network (JMN) was founded in 1997 by a group of parents who wanted to provide a community and supportive network for multiracial Jewish families. JMN’s initial programming efforts sought to provide Jewish children of color and their families a space where their dual identities would not be challenged — through the organization of social gatherings along the East Coast and the development of an annual retreat, which continues to this day.

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Just Solutions Collective

Just Solutions Collective brings together a diverse set of organizations, from frontline leaders to intermediary organizations to national environmental groups, who are invested in working to identify, share, and promote solutions that will advance the transition to a 100% clean, regenerative energy future that is equitable and just.
Formerly The 100% Network.


Latino Outdoors

Latino Outdoors brings cultura into the outdoor narrative and connects Latino familias and youth with nature and outdoor experiences. By doing so, Latino Outdoors inspires Latino leadership and empowers communities to explore and share their stories in defining the Latino Outdoors identity.


Leadership Learning Community

Leadership Learning Community strives to advance a more just and equitable society by transforming the way leadership development work is conceived, conducted and evaluated. Promoting leadership as a process that is more inclusive, networked and collective will have a greater impact in advancing equity.


Make: Community

Make Community’s purpose is to encourage hands-on learning for youth and adults, to provide job skills particularly for those not attending traditional four-year colleges, and to develop an innovation mindset across program participants.


Manzanita Works

Manzanita Works supports the welfare of workers and their families by helping better move, house, value and educate the workforce of tomorrow– thereby enabling them to live fruitful, dignified lives. They are working with workers in diverse industries in an area with some of the highest income inequality and cost of living in the nation.

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Mass STEM Hub Industry Partner Program

Mass STEM Hub Industry Partner Program works to support premier STEM programs that engage students and prepare them for college and ultimately 21st century careers. Ths program recruits industry partners to sponsor events, volunteer at participating schools, and provide other learning opportunities for students and teachers to authentically engage with professionals working in the STEM disciplines.

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Media-Data Research Consortium

The Media-Data Research Consortium creates collaborative opportunities for conducting noncommercial public interest research on diverse media to enhance information integrity and address the scourge of disinformation.


MENTOR California

MENTOR California is an affiliate of The National Mentoring Partnership, which is a unifying champion for expanding quality mentoring for America’s young people. MENTOR’s goal is to help young people by generating and driving the investment of time and money into high impact mentoring programs and promoting quality mentoring through the development and delivery of mentoring program standards, cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art tools. MENTOR accomplishes this work in partnership with affiliates that are non-partisan, public-private organizations that galvanize local, statewide or regional mentoring movements, and provide the leadership and infrastructure to drive the quantity and quality of mentoring experiences for young people.

Milton Marks Family Camp

Milton Marks Neuro-Oncology Family Camp

The Milton Marks Neuro-Oncology Family Camp represents an unprecedented effort to address the needs of brain tumor patients and their families that reach beyond medical therapy. The three day camp provides respite, joy and community to families coping with a parent's brain tumor.


Mission Science Workshop

Mission Science Workshop is committed to enriching the educational experience of low-income and historically underserved youth. Through science, students can acquire a more intimate understanding of the world around them.


North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance

North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NAPSA) is a continent-wide consortium of sanctuaries that advocate on behalf of captive primates and provide lifelong homes to primates who have been retired from biomedical research, the entertainment industry, and private ownership.


North Street Collective

The North Street Collective, located in the Mendocino County town of Willits, gives artists and creative thinkers of every age the time, space, and support to do their work and contribute in meaningful ways to the local community.


Northern Sierra Partnership

Northern Sierra Partnership is a collaborative of five organizations to conserve, restore and expand public access to the natural landscapes of the northern Sierra Nevada. Working to raise private funding for conservation in the region, the group is working towards their goals and going strong.

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Nursing Education Heritage Project

The Nursing Education Heritage Projects supports the education of nurses and the advancement of the profession through scholarships and educational activities.

One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time

One Day At a Time (ODAT)’s goal is to provide youth with a supportive network of peers, opportunities for academic and personal growth and exposure to positive transformative experiences. By enhancing education and leadership skills, providing guidance and developing trusting relationships, they empower our youth with the confidence and life skills to make better choices and lead positive lives.

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Oregon Just Transition Alliance

The Oregon Just Transition Alliance (OJTA) is a movement of communities facing environmental racism, climate change, and economic exploitation – the frontlines of injustice and the frontlines of change. They bring together organizations committed to base-building in frontline communities. They gather to create ownership over their collective future and move Oregon toward an economy that is rooted in their shared values.

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Outward Impact

Outward Impact’s (OI) mission is to reduce barriers and enhance access to vital community programs and essential services. OI leverages an extensive network of community-based organization and funding partnerships to prioritize and enable the dissemination of vital program information through its community outreach resources.


Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions

Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions saves the lives of domestic (unreleasable) birds that are lost, injured, displaced and abandoned. They provide rescue, foster care, avian vet treatment and adoption services in Northern California as well as 24/7/365 care coaching, referrals and education nationwide through their online Help Group and website resources. They have saved the lives of more than 1000 birds since they began in 2007 and helped countless others.


Parent Advisory Council

The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) gives families a stronger voice in public education. The PAC engages families across the San Francisco Unified School District to ensure their perspectives inform the decisions of the San Francisco Board of Education and district leaders. We support families to be leaders, advocates and partners in their children’s education.

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People Power

People Power is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to create a new equity-centered model for identifying and developing talent to power the movement for social justice. We provide two much-needed services: talent search services for mission-driven organizations and career advising services for emerging leaders. Seeking to bring transparency and joy to the way we connect talented people to meaningful employment, our vision is grounded in the collective wisdom of our broad and diverse intergenerational network. Currently piloting in the San Francisco Bay Area, we welcome partnerships across the United States.

Formerly Butler Koshland Fellowships


Pre-Health Dreamers

Pre-Health Dreamers (PHD) is a rapidly growing network and community of over 800 health career bound undocumented students across 42 different states, representing various career interests. PHD investigates and shares information on career pathways for pre-health undocumented students as well as advocates for more progressive institutional and governmental policies for undocumented students.

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Predistribution Initiative

Predistribution Initiative co-creates improved investment structures and practices that share more wealth and governance control with workers and communities, have stronger investment team incentives for ESG integration, and that ultimately address systemic risks, including inequality and climate change.

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Press Forward

Press Forward is an independent initiative whose mission is to change culture in newsrooms. They aspire to create safe, civil and diverse workplaces for people to do their best work in journalism.


Project Homeless Connect

The mission of Project Homeless Connect is to connect San Franciscans experiencing homelessness with the care they need to move forward.


Public Engagement for Public Schools

Public Engagement for Public Schools (PEPS) believes that public education is foundational to democracy and that broad based public support is essential to a healthy public school system. PEPS provides opportunities for San Franciscans to support public schools with our hearts, minds, money and votes.


Radical Monarchs

The Radical Monarchs create opportunities for young girls of color to form fierce sisterhood, celebrate their identities and contribute radically to their communities.

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Rap Sessions Hip-Hop Convention Archive

In 2004, the founding director of Rap Sessions, Bakari Kitwana, co-founded the National Hip-Hop Political Convention and commissioned a video production team to recorded the 3 days long event. The mission of this project is to create a digital video archive collection of the 2004 National Hip-Hop Political Convention to add to the existing Rap Sessions Hip-Hop Archiving Project, which began online in 2005 and was recently expanded in 2019-2020 to a digital video archive at the Harvard University Library.

Rapid Climate Action Network

Rapid Climate Action Network

The RAPID Climate Action Network arose from the RAPID Forum held in January 2020 and the need for a lasting entity to support, connect, and work with all the various climate activities occurring across multiple sectors.

Renaissance Journalism

Renaissance Journalism & Storytelling Center

The technology revolution offers unparalleled opportunities for journalists to transform media into powerful tools that advance equity, give voice to the voiceless, illuminate injustice, and move people to action. Renaissance Journalism experiments with bold, fresh approaches to news and storytelling and pushes journalists to produce work that makes a difference.


RENEW Center

RENEW Center is a nonprofit that helps individuals in groups rekindle motivation, restore energy, and move ahead. RENEW provides opportunities for people to work together to analyze circumstances and develop approaches and solutions so they can work and live with more focus, resilience, and even joy.


Research Data Alliance – U.S.

RDA-US is all of the United States members of the Research Data Alliance (RDA). The RDA is an international community-driven organization building the social and technical infrastructure to enable data sharing.

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Salinas Community Science Workshop

Salinas Community Science Workshop offers a community space filled with the tools and materials of science that serves as a science education resource available to students, teachers, families, and citizens interested in learning and discovery through interaction and contact with the physical and natural world.

San Francisco Dyke March

San Francisco Dyke March

The mission of the San Francisco Dyke March is to bring the dyke community together to celebrate unity, raise consciousness and be visible. Strengthening an international perspective in the community, the rally and march advocates justice for all dykes around the world.

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San Francisco Hep B Free- Bay Area

The San Francisco Hep B Free- Bay Area campaign is a collaboration of over thirty diverse public and private interests working together to eliminate the transmission of hepatitis B, with a special emphasis on the Asian and Pacific Islander populations who bear a disproportionate rate of chronic hepatitis B infection.


San Francisco Human Services Network

The San Francisco Human Services Network (HSN) is an association about 80 community-based nonprofit agencies united into a public-policy organization dedicated to addressing issues critical to the health and human services sector of San Francisco.


San Francisco Peer Resources

San Francisco Peer Resources creates just change in our schools and communities through the leadership of young people supporting, training, and advocating for each other. Our goals are to empower youth as agents of change, and transform schools into youth empowerment institutions.

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SFUSD’s Future Dining Experience

SFUSD focuses on providing all students access to fresh, healthy meals that enable them to concentrate in class and perform at their highest academic capabilities. The Future Dining Experience program is student-centered and provides an experience where all students feel valued.


South Kern Sol

South Kern Sol (SKS) is a youth-led journalism organization located in Bakersfield, California. SKS is engendering a new generation of youth leaders and communicators engaged with the issues closest to them and their communities. SKS’s storytellers are making health happen in underserved communities in Kern by engaging in conversations with decision makers and questioning systems and policies that are oppressing communities of color.

Startup Policy Lab

Startup Policy Lab

Startup Policy Lab works at the intersection of technology and government, with a mission to promote innovative, open, and data-driven policymaking. The group organizes forums to inform, education, and empower those that want to craft public policy to support those goals.

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Strively seeks to reduce the staggering prison reentry rate in the US by creating tech sales job opportunities for previously incarcerated individuals.

Teachers 4 Social Justice

Teachers 4 Social Justice (T4SJ)

Teachers 4 Social Justice is a grassroots non-profit teacher support and development organization. T4SJ educates and organizes teachers and community-based educators, and implements programs and projects aimed at developing empowering learning environments.

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Tech Can [Do] Better

To obtain equitable, measurable, and enforceable policy changes across the tech industry that directly affects present and future Black employees.

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Technology for Social Impact

Technology for Social Impact uses technology and software development to optimize effectiveness in designing and executing student success strategies.


The Black Genius Foundation

The Black Genius Foundation (TBGF) celebrates and invests in the intellectual and creative genius of Black artists, arts professionals and arts organizations that have committed themselves to creating and supporting work dedicated to and rooted in the African Diaspora. Through grants and awards, public programs and digital initiatives, TBGF elevates the past-present-future continuum of how the African Diaspora continues to define genius.

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The Carpentries

The Carpentries is building community teaching core computational and data skills for efficient, shareable and reproducible research. They accomplish this by running accessible, inclusive training workshops; teaching openly available, high-quality, domain-tailored lessons; and fostering an active, inclusive, diverse instructor community that promotes and models reproducible research as a community norm.

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The Center for Engaged Scholarship

The Center for Engaged Scholarship was created by and for social scientists who want the United States to be a more democratic, more egalitarian, and more environmentally sustainable society. The Center's first initiative is a dissertation fellowship for social science Ph.D. students who exemplify engaged scholarship.

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The Chisholm Legacy Project

The mission of the Chisholm Legacy Project is rooted in a just transition framework, serving as a vehicle to connect black communities on the frontlines of climate justice with resources to traverse the path from vision to strategy to action plan to implementation to transformation. In support of frontline leadership, the project seeks to link movements and mainstream entities with the tools necessary to advance systems change centered in equity and justice. With black women on the frontlines of advancing systems change, this project ensures that these leaders have the supports they need as they transform society from extractivism to a living economy that cares for sacred relationships between people and with Mother Earth, through regenerative, cooperative, democratic systems.

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The Council for Global Equality

The Council for Global Equality brings together international human rights activists, foreign policy experts, LGBT leaders, philanthropists and corporate officials to encourage a clearer and stronger American voice on human rights concerns impacting LGBT communities around the world.


The Digging Deep Project

The Digging Deep Project builds resilience in teens and young adults facing medical and emotional challenges by creating and distributing free digital self-help tools that activate the power of self-expression and provide dynamic online communities.

The Foodworks Fund

The FoodWorks Fund

To provide direct hunger relief and support to families by donating fresh whole foods to people in need while sourcing from small, independent farms whenever possible.

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The FruitGuys Community Fund

The FruitGuys Community Fund provides grants to small farms and agricultural nonprofits for sustainability projects that have large, positive impacts on the environment, local food systems, and farm diversity. The Fund's mission is to support small farms in their efforts for greater environmental and economic health, community engagement, and advocacy that supports sustainable agriculture.

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The Fund for People in Parks

The Fund for People in Parks provides private funding and resources to complete inspirational projects that directly benefit visitors in western National Parks. The Fund continues the long-standing tradition of private philanthropy for National Parks and concern for the visitor that was at the heart of the founding and growth of the National Park system.

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The Healing Well

The Healing WELL: Wellness, Empowerment, Liberation and Love promotes healing and recovery for homeless and marginally-housed adults through the offering of holistic healing classes, focusing on stress reduction, healthy eating and fitness, personal development and social support. Weekly volunteer-led classes include sessions like yoga, meditation, poetry, and substance abuse support groups.

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The Nexel Collaborative

The mission of The Nexel Collaborative is to transform higher education by forming a collaborative of colleges and universities offering innovative programming for adults in midlife focused on renewing purpose, building new intergenerational communities, and attending to their health and wellness. The Collaborative is a resource to schools looking for ideas, curriculum models, financial and administrative advice, a supportive environment for sharing best practices and challenges faced, and eventually, a data repository for research investigating issues of longevity and the effect of intergenerational learning environments on students, faculty, institutions and society.

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The San Francisco Parent Coalition

San Francisco Parent Coalition’s (SFPC) mission is to advocate for equitable education solutions on behalf of San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) parents. SFPC strives to lift the diverse voices of parents across the city, to make them heard by elected commissioners and SFUSD leaders, and to ensure their families are served.

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US Digital Response

US Digital Response provides pro bono technologist services to help governments, public servants and organizations as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vision Zero Network

The Vision Zero Network is a collaborative campaign committed to helping communities reach their goal of Vision Zero — eliminating all traffic fatalities and severe injuries – in order to ensure safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all.


Visitacion Valley Connections

Visitacion Valley Connections is the catalyst to build connections between businesses, residents and service-providers that brings resources to support positive growth for the entire Visitacion Valley Community.

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Working Scholars Fund

The Working Scholars Fund addresses a critical need in today’s world as the earnings gap between college graduates and those with less education continues to widen. Their  mission is to provide a low-cost and highly efficient college pathway for adult learners to boost economic and workforce development in local communities. The program aims to reach underserved populations including females and persons of color.