Not-For-Profit organizations trust their banking needs to Presidio Bank’s talented, local relationship managers who build enduring business banking partnerships through their consultative-selling approach. Responsive customer service is supported by quick decision-making, accessible senior
management, and active community involvement.
3860 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
1212 McGinness Avenue, San Jose, CA 95127
With over fifty years of operation, AchieveKids has become a beacon of hope for Bay Area families and their children with emotional, physical, and developmental disabilities. With locations in Palo Alto and San Jose, California, this organization makes life-changing differences for children on a daily basis through the implementation of special education instruction, mental health therapy, speech and language therapy, behavioral therapy, child psychiatry and vocal training. Because AchieveKids focuses on the child, rather than the disability, hope and opportunity become reality for these young individuals who may have previously felt otherwise. In promoting community involvement and self-reliance, these children as well as their families can have a brighter outlook on the future.
1717 Embarcadero Road, Suite 4000, Palo Alto, CA 94303
The past thirty-six years have resulted in helping over 35,000 young people and their loved ones find peace and comfort during the struggles of adolescence. Adolescent Counseling Services believes that the most effective tool in promoting a teen’s self-esteem is empowerment. Realization of social and emotional potential, therefore, is achieved through counseling, preventative education, and other various programs. Programs include on campus counseling, after school counseling, substance abuse treatment, as well as community education. These avenues provide resources and valuable information for individuals, families and community leaders who wish to better understand adolescents and the struggles they face.
790 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Burbank Housing, organized in 1980, is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the supply of housing in Sonoma County, so that low-income people of all ages, backgrounds, and needs will have a better opportunity to live in decent and affordable housing. While providing a supportive community, Burbank Housing builds and manages family and senior rental housing while creating home ownership opportunities through its mutual self-help program.
180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Founded in 1990, the California State Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization affiliated with the State Bar of California, dedicated to building a better justice system for all Californians. Through the voluntary donations of California lawyers and other donors and the contributions of our corporate sponsors, the Foundation distributes grants to nonprofit organizations, courts, and bar associations for law-related projects; awards scholarships to law school students committed to public service; runs a legal literacy program for high school students; promotes and encourages the philanthropic and charitable efforts of California's lawyers; and supports an array of other education and outreach programs.
3227 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94519
With the values of self-reliance and self-advocacy at its core, the Center for Adaptive Learning (CAL) strives to create and maintain positive living and working environments for adults with developmental neurological disabilities. In understanding that many individuals who live with such disabilities tend to focus on the concept of limitation, CAL works to instill their clients with a sense of independence, empowerment, and community. This is achieved through a comprehensive program that addresses the clients’ needs, ranging from living skills to vocational counseling and training.
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303-4762
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.
818 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
As an organization that focuses on individuals in need, Community Vocational Enterprises (CVE) is a non-profit organization that helps low-income individuals gain employment skills, access resources, and ultimately enjoy a more satisfying quality of life. While many in positions of need often feel unable, CVE works with such people in a way that diminishes the concept of inability, and brings forth a reality of equal possibility. Likewise, CVE advocates for low-income individuals and their families, so that they as a result can grasp the tools necessary in order to advocate for themselves. Clients experience emotional development, social betterment, and personal empowerment through the various programs and resources CVE offers.
2169 East Francisco Boulevard, Suite B, San Rafael, CA 94901
EAH Housing is a nonprofit corporation founded with the belief that attractive affordable housing is the cornerstone to sustainable, living communities. Established in 1968, EAH has become one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. With a staff of over 400, EAH develops low-income housing, manages 97 properties in California and Hawaii, and plays a leadership role in local, regional and national housing advocacy efforts.
1630 North Main Street, #61, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Festival Opera remains committed to bringing professional opera productions at affordable prices to residents of San Francisco's East Bay communities. The third-largest opera company in the Bay Area, Festival Opera is a showcase for talented young artists and directors.
22 Waller St., Octavia Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94102
First Baptist Church of San Francisco, established in 1849, now maintains partnerships with pregnancy centers, urban ministry initiatives, and church-planting projects in order to “reach the nations.” In-step with the belief that God calls followers to act as disciples, members of First Baptist Church are involved in various service-oriented programs that promote social support, community outreach, and personal development. With programs and resources available to individuals of all ages and relationships with the church, there are a myriad of ways in which to get involved with the church and the surrounding community.
519 17th Street, Suite 600 Oakland, CA 94612
With the gross majority of foster youth facing futures of homelessness or criminal activity, it is clear that the California Foster Care System is in need of safety net programs. In order to fight such unsettling statistics, First Place for Youth provides affordable, safe housing and supportive services for at risk, foster youth. The organizations programs include counseling services, as well as employment and educational enrichment opportunities. Youth involved in First Place’s programs have gone on to experience housing and employment stability, educational achievement, improved health and community involvement.
270 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1300, Atlanta, GA 30303
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Oakland, CA 94612
Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1976, seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world. In order to accomplish this, Habitat for Humanity builds houses together in partnership with families in need. Since its beginning, the organization has built over 400,000 houses and served more than 2 million people around the world.
17000 Amold Drive
P.O. Box 100, Sonoma, CA 95476
Since 1949, Hanna Boys Center (HBC) has provided a “haven of hope” for underprivileged, troubled, and at-risk boys – with ages ranging from thirteen to eighteen. The center’s ultimate goal is to give these young individuals the tools necessary to be self-respecting, empowered, and contributing members of their communities. While living on the one hundred and sixty-acre campus, those enrolled in the program have access to a fully accredited school, healthcare, physical education and recreational outlets. HBC, in valuing faith, education and care, makes monumental impacts on the lives of these at-risk youth.
9 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl donates 1 meal per ticket sold to each of their three local Hunger Relief Partners, San Francisco Food Bank, St. Anthony Foundation and Glide Foundation. In two short years, the Kraft Hunger Bowl has donated over 200,000 meals to the Bay Area's Hungry. The 2012 Bowl will be held on December 29 at ATT Park.
549 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur, CA 94939
In hopes to enhance and enrich Marin County via artistic, cultural and social means, the Lark Theater is a non-profit, single screen theater that exists to better the community as a whole. Through housing international, independent, and classic film, it provides an atmosphere inviting of all individuals with various interests. As well as regarded as an art deco land mark, the Lark Theater also acts as a meeting place for both film festivals and multicultural events. Individual and business memberships are also available, further making this landmark a source of community and culture.
3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 244A, San Rafael, CA 94903-4189
The Legal Aid of Marin, while providing high-quality legal representation, education, advocacy and guidance, caters to the needs and concerns of low income individuals – as well as senior citizens – of Marin County. With a fast-growing, poverty-stricken population, a need exists for active leadership and initiatives to work specifically with and for these people groups. The organization, therefore, seeks to provide its clients with improved living conditions on both social and economic levels.
2350 Monument Blvd. Ste. B, Concord, CA 94520
Monument Crisis Center provides its low-income and in-need community with food distribution, as well as various safety net programs, such as employment opportunity workshops, health and nutrition classes, English tutors, after school programs, and events for senior citizens. The center, run by a group of energetic, dynamic, caring and purpose-driven individuals who value the crisis-stricken members of their community, understands the importance of seeing statistics as people. Thus, services offer much more than food. Personal well-being and community health is taken into consideration on a daily basis, and the people Monument Crisis Center serves are first-hand recipients of this philosophy.
3990 Ventura Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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.
PO Box 50634, Palo Alto, CA 94303
By essentially “funding the future,” the Palo Alto Community Fund seeks to create permanent endowments in support of local non-profit organizations, as well as reward and encourage innovation within Palo Alto’s surrounding communities. The fund began its work in 1979, with the purpose of soliciting, receiving, and utilizing private money that could be distributed to enrich and benefit the Palo Alto community as a whole. It has since issued grants to over one hundred and eighty organizations, totaling an amount upwards of two million dollars. Because of the work Palo Alto Community Fund has done, and will continue to do, Palo Alto will further experience growth, sustainability and support.
P.O. Box 181, Palo Alto, CA 94302
With a passion for knowledge and a desire for community betterment, the Palo Alto Library Foundation (PALF) is taking measures necessary to provide their city with modern, accessible libraries that meet the needs of the community as a whole. PALF, founded in 2001, works with a 9-member board of directors, as well as benefits from connections with over 1,000 donors. Past library initiatives and campaigns have proven to be successful and greatly appreciated. With continued efforts, PALF will bring even more communities together.
385 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Suite G, Novato, CA 94949
Statistics reveal that 865,000 children in California have a parent in prison, on parole or probation. In these cases, it is not uncommon for these children to be rejected, forgotten, or left without social and community support. Project Avary, in understanding the issues these children face, works to improve the life outcomes for youth who experience such hardships. With help from peers and adults within the community, children of imprisoned persons are given the opportunity to access long-term guidance, develop emotional and social skills, establish friendships, as well as assume leadership roles; they then can help guide and mentor younger children involved in the program. In these ways, Project Avary makes a difference for these children, giving them the resources necessary for leading successful, responsible lives.
1891 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707
As a response to the rising instance of homelessness in the city of Berkeley during 1985, realtors from the company Red Oak devised a system to give back to the community, and help those without homes. After only one year, sizeable donations came into view and the Red Oak Opportunity Fund (R.O.O.F) was created. With an emphasis on not only housing but on the importance of education as well, the committee has since grown into a foundation that makes a difference in its community.
16 Ritter St, PO Box 3517, San Rafael 94912
The low-income and homeless population of downtown San Rafael has experienced Ritter Center’s outreach and services first-hand. By providing primary health care, emergency financial assistance, supplementary food, clothing, shower, laundry and restroom facilities, those in need are able to experience a more stabilized life, free of charge. Ritter Center also provides access to resources the low-income and homeless may benefit from, such as employment opportunities, substance abuse treatment and mental health services. Ritter Center’s goal is to help individuals improve their day-to-day lives, and become involved members of their communities.
Due to population density and spatial circumstances, San Francisco is currently one of few American cities to retain a lively network of neighborhood movie theaters. With the country-wide decrease of small, privately owned movie theaters, neighborhood theaters have become even more valuable in terms of history, community and character. It is for these reasons that the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation strives to defend, preserve and maintain these historical gems, so that people may continue to enjoy what was once a treasured luxury.
500 Sutter Street, Suite 710, San Francisco, CA 94102
As an organization founded by musicians and artists, respect for the arts dwells at its core. Since established in 1979, San Francisco Performances (SFP) has housed season after season of high-quality performance entertainment. Not only does SFP cater to the artistically-minded, however. Throughout its existence, it has made great strides in improving, promoting, and stimulating growth and appreciation of the arts. Likewise, SFP has significantly grown since its start, and only continues to provide the San Francisco and surrounding bay areas with diverse displays of artistry.
Administered in San Francisco, this privately owned 501(c)(3) organization supports and advocates Gay and Lesbian rights as well as services. Although the fund’s highest priorities since established in 1997 are with respect to AIDS, Gay and Lesbian issues such as healthcare, education and support are also ventures tackled by The Dorian Fund.
303 Sacramento Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111
The McKay Foundation works to Promote government involvement, civil leadership and a just democracy. The foundation establishes partnerships and forms alliances with like-minded organizations in order to stimulate social, economic and political progress.
Since the 1980’s, Three Swallows Foundation has generously contributed grants and scholarships to a wide variety of non-profit organizations. Although emphasis is placed on distributing funds to organizations whose missions are environmental and educational in nature, the foundation gives to organizations and initiatives of all kinds.
611 Front Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
TMC Development Working Solutions is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization committed to serving start-up and existing businesses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Working Solutions provides microentrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start and grow a successful business through these services offered:
While prioritizing service for low-income individuals, minorities and women, it is Working Solutions ultimate goal to help strengthen and stimulate the local economy, create jobs and build strong communities through the support of microenterprise.
440 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
TMC has been the #1 SBA 504 lender in Northern California for over a decade. During the past 30 years, TMC has provided over $6.4 billion in financing for more than 3,900 businesses throughout California and Nevada. They partner with a number of organizations each year that foster community and economic development.