Our team values its community, understands the importance of community involvement and looks for new opportunities to volunteer time and resources.
Arts, Culture & Humanities
California Society of Pioneers
300 Fourth Street San Francisco, CA 94107-1272 | (415) 957-1849 | www.californiapioneers.org
The Society of California Pioneers, established in 1850, is a not-for-profit museum, library, and cultural organization dedicated to increasing the knowledge and state-wide appreciation of early California history. The organization’s efforts pave the way for benefits of present and future audiences of all ages.
California Arts Council
1300 I Street, Suite 930, Sacramento, CA 95814 | http://www.cac.ca.gov
California Art Council is a nonprofit organization that advances California through arts and creativity.
California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street San Francisco CA 94107-2247 | (415) 703-9500 | http://www.cca.edu/
California College of the Arts is a place for people who believe creative work can positively and powerfully affect our society and for people who want to make art that matters. Creative people are recognized as necessary to help solve the world’s most pressing problems. CCA students, alumni, and faculty are at the cutting edge of every creative field, working in industry and the community, and founding enterprises of their own.
Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST)
70 Otis Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 | (415) 556-9888 | http://cast-sf.org
Community Arts Stabilization Trust was founded on the belief that the arts drive strong, vibrant, diverse communities. The Community Arts Stabilization Trust purchases and leases space for the exclusive use of nonprofit arts organizations. Without their support, some of San Francisco’s most vital arts organizations might be forced to leave because of the rising cost of real estate.
Community School of Music and Arts
230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View, CA 94040 | (650) 917-6800 | www.arts4all.org
Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) works to enrich and strengthen its diverse community through celebration of differences and encouragement of artistic expression. CSMA is a center for arts education where children and adults, novices or experienced individuals can learn and develop their artistic skills. CSMA engages members of the community in creative activities that develop discipline, problem-solving skills, decision making abilities, and sense of personal achievement.
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA 94613 | (510) 430-2164 | http://mcam.mills.edu
Founded in 1925, The Mills College Art Museum is a forum for exploring art and ideas and a laboratory for contemporary art practices. Through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections, the museum engages and inspires the intellectual and creative life of the Mills community as well as the diverse audiences of the Bay Area and beyond.
Palo Alto History Museum
P.O. Box 676 Palo Alto CA, 94302 | (650) 322-3089 | www.paloaltohistorymuseum.org
Developing the first history museum for the Palo Alto and Stanford Community. Participatory exhibits, programs and events will explore how the past has shaped today's community. As the permanent home of the City Archives, the PA History Museum will document the heritage of Palo Alto through the collection, preservation and interpretation of historic materials. Partnering with schools, the museum will be a resource for teachers and students to augment core curriculum studies.
San Francisco Jazz
Three Embarcadero Center, Lobby Level , San Francisco, CA 94111 | (415) 398-5655 |www.sfjazz.org
As one of the largest performing arts organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, SFJAZZ is committed to promoting the education, production, and appreciation of jazz. SFJAZZ, since 1983, has celebrated music and those who create it, as well as help artists by providing platforms for them to share their talents through a wide variety of events and promotions.
San Jose Museum of Art
110 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 | (408) 271-6840 | www.sjmusart.org
As a distinguished museum, featuring modern and contemporary art, the San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA) celebrates the exploration of expression and interpretation. In its dedication to providing access to art in the Silicon Valley, SJMA maintains accreditation by the American Association of Museums, and serves 100,000 people each year.
Tech Museum of Innovation
201 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 | (408) 294-8324 | www.thetech.org
The goal of the Tech Museum of Innovation has always been to engage people of all ages in science, as to broaden the public’s technological experiences, provoke thought, and inspire action. The Museum has developed hundreds of unique exhibits, 97% of which are original or custom made. More than 6 million people have visited the museum since its new facility opening in October 1998, making it an important and valued resource for its community.
United States Artists (USA)
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 580, Los Angeles, CA 90036 | (323) 857-5857 | http://www.unitedstatesartists.org
Although 96% of Americans value Art in their communities and lives, only 27% value Artists. So the need is clear — in order to close the gap between the love of art and the ambivalence toward those who create it, artists need champions and advocates. USA invests in America’s finest artists, thereby illuminating the value of artists to society.
Business, Economic Development & Affordable Housing
Place Lab (formerly Build Public)
315 Linden Street San Francisco, CA 94102 | http://placelabsf.org/
Place Lab is a non-profit venture dedicated to innovating the public place-making process through creative institutional, physical, and policy design. Originally founded as UP Urban Inc. in 2012 by business partners Loring Sagan, Lou Vasquez, and Michael Yarne of Build Inc., UP's stated mission was to, "forge vibrant communities from impaired urban land through creative public private partnerships."
City of San Mateo (Investment Advisory Committee)
330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403 | http://www.cityofsanmateo.org
The City of San Mateo is an organization of individuals dedicated to serving the San Mateo community. Their goals are to provide quality municipal services and responsive city government. The IAC provides added insight and an independent perspective on the City’s investment policies and practices.
EAH Housing - PARNOW HOUSE
164 N. San Pedro, San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 492-9340 http://www.eahhousing.org/
The Parnow House, managed by EAH Housing, is a housing complex for seniors and disabled individuals. With the well-being of aging adults in mind, this organization works to provide low-income seniors with a safe, affordable and accessible place to call home.
Friends of City Planning
1544 10th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122 | (650) 808-0519 | https://sffocp.org
Friends of San Francisco City Planning (FOCP) is a non-profit organization founded solely to support planning activities not funded by the City’s budget. Since 1997, FOCP has awarded over $875,000 in GRANTS to provide staff training and professional development, acquire needed technology and software, and to enhance a publicly-accessible planning process. FOCP is grateful for the strong support of many community individuals, organizations and businesses which make these grants possible.
Housing Industry Foundation
1730 S El Camino Real, Suite 480, San Mateo, CA 94402 | (650) 437-2980 | www.hifinfo.org
Housing Industry Foundation help individuals and families remain in or return to stable housing and assist with special housing projects or renovations in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. In addition, HIF supports efforts to identify long-term solutions to the lack of affordable housing in our community. The Board further extends the organization’s community reach by gaining the support of industry leaders who can leverage their resources, funding and skills to complete renovation projects providing knowledge and expertise in many areas; electrical work, construction, painting, and flooring just to name a few.
555 Northgate Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 483-9332 | www.marineconomicforum.org
The Marin Economic Forum is a public-private partnership seeking to enhance Marin’s economic stature. The forum focuses on targeted industries and identifies those which in turn may stimulate economic success for Marin's business sectors. It works to create an environment that supports start-up, expanding and entrepreneurial businesses within Marin’s economy.
Pacific Community Ventures
51 Federal Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 | (415) 442-4300 | www.pacificcommunityventures.org
By directly supporting small business and implementing core programs, Pacific Community Ventures creates jobs and economic opportunity in low-income communities. These programs -- which act to recruit, educate and invest -- include Business Advising, Insight, and Equity Funds. The organization also holds events as a way of sharing resources and information to help small businesses achieve their goals.
Rebuilding Together Oakland EasT Bay
230 Madison Street 1E, Oakland, CA 94607 | (510) 625-0316 | www.rtoakland.org
Rebuilding Together Oakland works collaboratively to rejuvenate neighborhoods through the rehabilitation of homes owned by low-income homeowners and non-profit facilities that serve low-income communities.
San Francisco Bay Area Council
353 Sacramento St., 10th Floor, San Francisco, California 94111 | (415) 946-8777 | http://www.bayareacouncil.org
The Bay Area Council is a business-sponsored, public policy advocacy organization for the nine-county Bay Area. The Council proactively advocates for a strong economy, a vital business environment, and a better quality of life for everyone who lives here. Founded in 1945, as a way for the region’s business community and like-minded individuals to concentrate and coordinate their efforts, the Bay Area Council is widely respected by elected officials, policy makers and other civic leaders as the regional voice of business in the Bay Area.
San Francisco Center for Economic Development
235 Montgomery Street, Floor 12, San Francisco, CA 94104 | (415) 352-8855 | www.sfced.org
The San Francisco Center for Economic Development (SFCE) believes San Francisco to be an unsurpassed city due to its population of industry leaders and business growth. With a dedication to fostering a business-friendly environment, the SFCE helps businesses grow and succeed through collaborative efforts of both the City and the County. Professionals who take advantage of the center's resources have access to industry networks and information.
San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR)
654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 | (415) 781-8726 | http://www.spur.org
With research, education and advocacy at its core, SPUR has been involved with all major urban planning decisions in the San Francisco Bay Area. By uniting the city's citizens to jointly craft solutions to current issues, SPUR acts as a facilitator and cornerstone of its community.
Solano Economic Development Corporation
360 Campus Lane Suite 102, Fairfield, CA 94534 | (707) 864-1855 | www.solanoedc.org
The mission of the Solano Economic Development Corporation is to attract, grow, and retain business and industry in Solano County that will enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in our communities. Solano County is one of the fastest growing counties in California with a population of 420,000. Most importantly, the Solano Economic Development Corporation offers expanding businesses a confidential, centralized resource for locations throughout Solano County.
930 Montgomery Street, #400, San Francisco, CA 94133 | (415) 780-1217 | https://www.workingsolutions.org/
Working Solutions is a Community Development Financial Institution rooted from TMC Development, whose mission is to provide micro entrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. Prioritize serving low-income individuals, women, and minorities the focus to providing every business with 5 years of business coaching, mentorship, and resources.
Career & Professional Development
California Society of CPAs (Peninsula Chapter Silicon Valley)
1800 Gateway Drive, Suite 200, San Mateo, CA 94404-4072 | www.calcpa.org
California Society of CPAs strives to increase the value and promote the integrity of the CPA profession, contribute to the success of members, and strengthen client, employer, public and government trust in CalCPA member advice, work products and opinions.
2101 Webster Street, Oakland CA 94612 | civcom
Organized in 2016, CIVCOM prepares members of military organizations being discharged from active duty for employment and provides employment opportunities.
Commercial Real Estate Women of the East Bay
1201 Wakarusa Drive, Suite D, Lawrence, KS 66049 | https://creweastbay.org/home
CREW Network is the industry's premier business networking organization dedicated to advancing the achievements of women in commercial real estate. More than 10,000 CREW Network members represent nearly every discipline within the industry globally and have a presence in over 70 major markets across North America. CREW Network seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on fulfilling four key initiatives: business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach.
Financial Women of San Francisco
268 Bush Street #2822 San Francisco, CA 94104-3503 | http://financialwomensf.org
Financial Women of San Francisco advances the success of women in finance in the Bay Area. Formerly known as “The Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco,” they are an essential source of insight and inspiration to more than 300 financial women throughout the Bay Area. Financial Women of San Francisco helps women advance their careers, broaden their professional and personal networks, and stay on top of important issues.
1200 O' Brien Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | (650) 330-6429 | www.jobtrainworks.org
Job Train works with individuals who are in need of career counseling, job placement opportunities, and life skills development. Those who take advantage of Job Train’s programs leave with valuable insight into their own unique abilities and skills. These understandings help propel Job Train graduates into careers that are of quality and benefit.
San Francisco Estate Planning Council
767 Brannan Place, Concord, CA 94518 | (925) 566-8590 | http://sfepc.org
The San Francisco Estate Planning Council is a highly recognized interdisciplinary organization established in 1953 for San Francisco professionals involved in estate planning, providing its members with opportunities to enhance their skills and expand their network through programs and interaction.
San Mateo Leadership program
1700 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402 | (650) 401-2444| http://leadershipprogram.net/
The Leadership Program nurtures, and connects existing and potential community leaders, increasing their knowledge of the community and community issues while enhancing their individual effectiveness through development of leadership skills. Leadership provides individuals from all sectors with a framework for engagement in the surrounding communities. Participants develop a knowledge base and establish relationships with community leaders. Local public, private and nonprofit leaders create connections between communities and constituents through a rich, curriculum. For more than 25 years, the program engaged, empowered and connected leaders for positive community impact. The alumni network includes state and local officials, nonprofit and business leaders.
Chamber of commerce
Novato Chamber of Commerce
807 DeLong Avenue, Novato CA 94945 | (800) 897-1164 | www.novatochamber.com
In its efforts to make Novato a "Business Friendly City," the Novato Chamber of Commerce acts as a force against legislation and bills that prevent businesses from flourishing. By hosting fundraisers, promoting awareness and improving connections, the chamber helps its local business owners and employees reach their goals.
Redwood City San Mateo Chamber of Commerce
1450 Veterans Blvd. Suite 125 Redwood City, CA 94063 | (650) 364-1722 | www.redwoodcitychamber.com
The mission of the Redwood City, San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic prosperity for our community through business representation and advocacy with emphasis on information, communication and education.
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
235 Montgomery Street, 12th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104 | (415) 392-4520 | www.sfchamber.com
The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most inclusive business membership organization in San Francisco. For more than 160 years, the Chamber has served the needs of business and helped create a vibrant San Francisco. The mission is to attract, develop and retain business in San Francisco. Success will lead to an environment that promotes job growth, continued economic expansion and a quality of life that is unsurpassed.
817 Mission Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901 | (415) 454-4163 | http://srchamber.com
The San Rafael Chamber of Commerce is a member-based business advocacy organization providing a strong voice in support of the economic vitality of the community.
Education Services & Scholarship Funds
Archbishop Riordan High School
175 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112 | (415) 586-8200 | www.riordanhs.org
Archbishop Riordan High School is an urban Catholic high school for boys, owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, fostering development in faith, character, academics, athletics and the arts. Archbishop Riordan strives to be a Christian community of faculty, students, parents and others, while focusing on helping students develop Christian values of love of God, love of oneself and love of others.
Children's Pre-School Center
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303-4762 | (650) 493-5770 | www.cpsccares.org
Working parents in Palo Alto have access to an accredited, specialized and innovative child-care center through the work of the Children’s Pre-School Center. With on-going research and implementation of current early childhood development and education understanding, CPSC offers much more than merely a day-care center. Instead, it also offers an award-winning facility, qualified and enthusiastic teachers, as well as programs that encourage play, exploration, and growth. Parents whose children have taken part in the center’s resources greatly value the experiences and provisioned opportunities.
French American International School
150 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 | (415) 558-2000 | www.frenchamericansf.org
French American International School is regarded as the oldest and largest bilingual school in California. As an accredited, respected and successful school, its academic programs of study lead to both the International Baccalaureate and French Baccalaureate diplomas. The school’s student body represents 56 nationalities as well as differing socio-economic, ethnic, religious, political and social backgrounds.
Head-Royce is a nationally recognized K-12 independent school situated in the hills of Oakland, California. Their mission is to inspire a lifelong love of learning with a focus on scholarship, diversity, and citizenship. Head-Royce enrolls a diverse student body of approximately 875 talented and ambitious learners. Open to all students regardless of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, or ethnic origin.
Hillsdale High School Foundation
The Hillsdale High School Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises funds to sustain Small Learning Communities at Hillsdale High School in San Mateo, CA. Its mission is to serve each and every student by providing financial support for Hillsdale High School’s Small Learning Communities and other academic programs that uphold the school’s cornerstones of equity, personalization, rigor and shared decision making. Smaller class sizes foster student-teacher guidance beyond the standard academic core and allow for an increased academic success of the student body.
131 Steuart Street, Suite 205, San Francisco, CA 94105 | (415) 977-7436 | www.jclread.org
The Bay Area Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) operates in three regions: San Francisco, East Bay and Peninsula. The JCL is dedicated to eliminating childhood illiteracy by mobilizing tutors, engaging parents and expanding home libraries to help underserved public school children throughout the Bay Area.
Lighthouse Charter School
444 Hegenberger Road, Oakland, CA 94621 | (510) 562-8225 | http://lighthousecharter.org
The mission of Lighthouse Community Charter School is to prepare a diverse, K-12th grade student population for college and the career of their choice by equipping each child and youth with the skills, knowledge, and tools to become a self-motivated, competent, lifelong learn. Dedicated to serving a student population that has been historically underserved by the traditional school system, Lighthouse Community Charter School provides a much-needed option for students and their families in Oakland, California. Lighthouse is comprised of two contiguous schools, one serving grades K – 8 and the other serving grades 9 – 12.
My New Red Shoes
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 135, Redwood City, Ca 94065 |(650) 241-3911|www.mynewredshoes.org
My New Red Shoes helps homeless and low-income children look and feel confident as they start the school year by providing them with new clothing and shoes and by rallying youth and adults around this effort through volunteer and educational opportunities for individuals, families, schools, corporations, and community groups.
Northern California Carpenters Scholarship Fund
The Northern California Carpenters/Thomas A. Morton Memorial Scholarship Foundation was founded in 1991 by the Executive Officers of the Carpenters 46 Northern California Counties Conference Board, based on the belief that charity should begin at home and that the principal benefit of Union membership is not only to improve one's own lot in life, but also that of our children. With those thoughts in mind, government approvals were secured and trust accounts were established. Contributions from golf tournaments and the like have been accruing, and this year they are able to give awards to eighty-five (85) lucky applicants.
Palo Alto Community Child Care
Palo Alto City Council, in 1971, strongly urged the community to take on more active roles within the realms of child care and similar services. Palo Alto Community Child Care (PACCC), established three years later, acted to allocate funds for early childhood care and educational programs. As a result, PACCC has ultimately pioneered and established a network of community child care providers. With an emphasis on providing quality care and celebrating quality teachers, the PACCC is valued as a community leader.
San Francisco School Alliance - Advisory Committee
SF School Alliance is an advocate for the SF Unified School District and works to leverage the broad-based resources of the community to enact strategic school reform so that each student in our city’s public schools has access to quality education. The Advisory Council of the San Francisco School Alliance keeps the organization up to date and in line with the needs of our city’s business community, particularly regarding workforce needs.
3150 Paradise Drive Tiburon, CA 94920 | (415) 338-1111 | http://eoscenter.sfsu.edu
The Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies is San Francisco State University’s marine and estuarine research facility. RTC's mission is to illuminate the vital connections between science, society, and the sea. RTC is situated on a breathtaking 36 acre parcel of bay front property located just outside the town of Tiburon, California. The Center's location is an ideal setting for our scientists and students to conduct their research -- much of which focuses on understanding the natural forces at work in the San Francisco Bay and its surrounding wetland environments.
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053 | (408) 554-4000 | www.scu.edu
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University blends high-tech innovation with a social consciousness grounded in the Jesuit educational tradition. Committed to leaving the world a better place Santa Clara University continues to pursue new technology, encourage creativity, and helps students engage with communities, and share an entrepreneurial mindset. Their ultimate goal is to help shape the next generation of leaders and global thinkers.
300 Piedmont Avenue, Room 222, San Bruno, CA 94066 | (650) 952-1691 | www.sojournproject.com
With a focus on providing youth with an education of social justice, the Sojourn project partners with students to provide a moving classroom. This classroom reaches 25,000 students each year, and spreads knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement.
Take Me To The River Education Initiative
Sausalito, CA | http://takemetotheriver.org
Take Me To The River’ is an award-winning full-length documentary film directed and produced by Martin Shore. The film brings multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians. Through the program the film is sent directly to schools to share a screening in master classes, with Q&A sessions and more. Interacting directly with students, teachers and the community Take Me To The River Education Initiative brings history to life and foster a deeper understanding and respect for all cultures, genders and generations.
University of San Francisco (School of Management)
2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080 | (415) 422-5555 | www.usfca.edu
The University of San Francisco School of Management is focused on the whole person: students work in cohorts, learning and functioning as interdependent teams — just as they will do in the professional world. They engage in Service Learning and apply their new business skills and knowledge to solve practical problems facing nonprofits. Some students study micro-lending while others develop expertise in multicultural marketing. Global Immersion programs — in Chile, Argentina, China, Turkey, Dubai, Russia, and more —help students develop both global consciousness and global networks. Through Entrepreneurship and Innovation, they begin to invent their own futures along with future businesses.
Environment & Preservation
BUILD IT GREEN
Build It Green (BIG) is a nonprofit organization comprised of thought leaders and building industry veterans who share a vision for better buildings and a diligence for getting results. Their pioneering work is transforming how homes are built and renovated in California and beyond. They help professionals adopt green practices and grow the market for efficient, healthy homes.
CITY OF BELVEDERE, CA
Provides emergency assistance and guidance to families in assigned area of responsibility in the community. Responsibilities include fire and
earthquake preparedness and response.
Marin County Open Space District
(800) 669-9971 | www.nationalforesthomeowners.org
National Forest Homeowners (NFH) is the largest organization of its kind in the United States. With over 40 years of history and more than 5,000 members in all 24 states where Special Use Recreation Residences exist on National Forest lands. NFH advocates for a viable cabin program through education and communication between cabin users, tract organizations, government agencies, and the interested public.
The Presidio Trust is an innovative federal agency created to save the Presidio and transform it for a new national purpose. The Trust's vision is that the Presidio will be forever a public place: vital to the Bay Area, important to all Americans, and recognized for achieving broad benefits for the nation.
RECOLOGY (COMMUNITY EVENTS)
Recology’s vision is to create a world without waste by developing and discovering sustainable resource recovery practices that can be implemented globally. This begins by building an exceptional Resource Ecosystem – one that both protects the environment and sustains the local community. It’s a ‘closed loop’ ecosystem that makes it possible for our communities to achieve high landfill diversion and meet their sustainability goals. As an employee-owned company, Recology seeks to act as a community resource. With focus on improving the lives of its community members through education and action, events that directly benefit the planet, and local residents.
100+ People Who Care Marin is a circle of like-minded philanthropic individuals who are dedicated to enhancing the support of Marin County non-Profits. Founded in January 2015, the group has over 200 members and a host of additional local enthusiasts.
All Stars Helping Kids
A community of advocates, investors, activists, companies, and individuals passionate about eliminating poverty in the Bay Area. They find, fund and partner with worthy organizations to change the lives of families and individuals in need.
Women's Club of Palo Alto
475 Homer Avenue Palo Alto CA 94301 | (650) 321-5821 | http://womansclubofpaloalto.org
The Woman's Club of Palo Alto is a member of the General Federation of Women's Club as well as a member of the California Federation of Women's Club. In terms of membership, they are the largest club in the state of California. Uniting people and place, The Woman's Club of Palo Alto builds on a proud history of public engagement. Members apply themselves in creative and philanthropic ways to accomplish great things both in the local community and within the club.