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.
1330 Broadway, Suite 1702, Oakland, CA 94612
Build It Green is a membership-supported Bay Area nonprofit established in 2005. It works with building and real estate professionals, local and state governments, and homeowners to increase awareness and adoption of green building practices. Its mission is to promote healthy, energy- and resource-efficient building practices in California through outreach and education.
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.
660 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Burning Man is a network of people inspired by the values reflected in the Ten Principles and united in the pursuit of a more creative and connected existence in the world. Throughout the year we work to build Black Rock City, home of the largest annual Burning Man gathering, and nurture the distinctive culture emerging from that experience. The hub of this global network is the 501(c)(3) non-profit Burning Man Project, headquartered in San Francisco, California.
The mission of the Burning Man organization is to facilitate and extend the culture that has issued from the Burning Man event into the larger world.
The Burning Man organization will bring experiences to people in grand, awe-inspiring and joyful ways that lift the human spirit, address social problems and inspire a sense of culture, community and personal engagement.
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.
2201 Broadway, Suite 502, Oakland, CA 94612
ChangeLab Solutions specializes in researching and drafting model laws and policies, providing analysis and recommendations on environmental change strategies, developing educational toolkits and fact sheets, and providing on-demand training and technical assistance to support stakeholders in their policy reform efforts. Their interdisciplinary team of lawyers, urban planners, architects, policy analysts, and public health specialists successfully apply this approach in the context of land use and transportation planning, childhood obesity prevention, tobacco control, food systems, school environments, and more.
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.
2055 N Broadway #B, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Company C Contemporary Ballet was founded in 2002 by Artistic Director Charles Anderson, a former member of the New York City Ballet, and Elizabeth Reed, who served as executive director until retiring in 2014. Company C’s mission is to offer a diverse repertoire of contemporary choreography that is moving, provocative, beautiful and entertaining. Throughout its history, the Company has licensed works from such masters as Antony Tudor, Lar Lubovitchand Paul Taylor. It has also maintained a deep commitment to the creation of new works. Company C has presentedmore than 40 world premieres by 29 choreographers, among themthe world premiere of Twyla Tharp’s Armenia. Numerous publications have chronicled Company C’srising stature in the dance world. Dance Magazine was among the first to recognize the company’s growing national reputation, selecting it to its prestigious “2010 25 to Watch” list. Company C’s work has been nominated for seven Isadora Duncan Awards and recognized by Diablo Magazine as “Best Dance Troupe” five times. In 2013, the company was one of six ballet companies from across the United States invited to perform at New York’s prestigious Joyce Theaterfor the Ballet v6.0 Festival. In 2014 the Company C Contemporary Ballet took another big step in its evolution to transition from a repertoire company performing multiple works at each performance, to a company focused on large scale projects and original full-length contemporary ballets.
The Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST) was founded on the belief that the arts drive strong, vibrant, diverse communities. CAST secures space and works with community arts organizations to help develop and strengthen their financial and organizational capacity to purchase permanent facilities and navigate complex real estate issues. By collaborating with local government agencies, businesses, civic leaders, funders and artists, CAST celebrates, promotes, and preserves artistic and cultural traditions and innovations. Through CAST, San Francisco will remain a vibrant and thriving home for arts organizations that will foster creativity, community participation, economic development and neighborhood well-being.
CAST works in partnership to:
1400 Willow Pass Court, Concord, CA 94520
Dogs for Diabetics provides quality medical alert assistance dogs to insulin-dependent diabetics through programs of training, placement, and follow-up services. In addition D4D develops, promotes and advocates standards of quality, performance, support and disclosure for all medical assistance dog teams. They hope that by advocating high standards for all medical assistance dog providers, medical assistance dogs will become more accepted, respected and available around the world.
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.
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.
1801 Vicente Street, San Francisco, CA 94116
Founded in 1851, Edgewood is the oldest children's charity in the western United States. Edgewood Center for Children and Families serves thousands of children, youth, and families that have experienced traumatic stress leading to learning disabilities, mental illness, and debilitating behavioral issues. With treatment and prevention programs, many children and families can overcome these challenges and transform their lives. At Edgewood, youth often succeed for the first time because the holistic approach allows us to identify and build upon the unique strengths of each client we serve. We take a family-centered and integrated approach to our work and focus on issues such as mental health, family relationships and life skills. We recognize that kids do better when action is taken before behavior issues escalate, so our preventive and early intervention programs reach youth where they are - in schools, neighborhoods, and communities. Unique services include the only level 14 residential facility in northern California - the highest level of residential care available before a locked psychiatric unit.
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.
400 Oyster Point Blvd., Suite 312
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Foster Farms proudly sponsors the San Francisco Bowl Game Association as its title sponsor. Since its inception in 2002, the Bowl game has become an annual fixture on the Bay Area’s sporting landscape. The Bowl and the Pac-12 initially aligned in 2006, when UCLA played Florida State in the first-ever pairing of two storied programs. The Pac-12 has been represented in every subsequent year save for 2010. Illinois (2011) is the only Big Ten team to have participated in the Bowl to date. The new Pac-12 vs. Big Ten matchup will extend through 2019. The Bowl game donates 1 meal per ticket sold to local Hunger Relief Partners - Glide, St. Anthony’s, SF-Marin Food Bank, Alameda County Community Food Bank, and Second Harvest Food Bank.
270 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1300, Atlanta, GA 30303
East Bay/Silicon Valley Office:
2619 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Greater San Francisco Office (Marin, SF and San Mateo Counties):
500 Washington Street, Suite 250, San Francisco, CA 94111
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 1945, 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.
1600 Floribunda Avenue, Hillsborough, CA 94010
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation raises funds in order to transform public spaces such as empty lots, traffic islands, and school entrances into landscaped areas that enhance the beauty of Hillsborough. Sites slated for improvement are often selected based upon requests from residents. HBF evaluates the site, creates a plan, and with Board approval, manages the work with a landscaping consultant. Once projects have been completed, the Maintenance Committee oversees the ongoing upkeep and preservation of the site. HBF strives to provide improvements in all geographical areas of Town.
364 South Railroad Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
HIP Housing’s Mission is to invest in human potential by improving the housing and lives of people in our community. HIP Housing enables people with special needs, either from income or circumstance, to live independent, self-sufficient lives in decent, safe, low-cost homes. To achieve our mission, HIP Housing provides Home Sharing, Self-Sufficiency, and Property Development.
2335 Broadway, Suite 102, Oakland, CA 94612
Inner City Advisors works tirelessly with entrepreneurs, advisors, employees and sponsors to create a more equitable and impactful economic ecosystem in the Bay Area. Our unique approach has developed many amazing companies who have created good jobs for local residents. The ICA Entrepreneurship Institute has a proven track record of helping entrepreneurs better lead and grow their businesses. We know that running a business can be consuming and stressful, that’s why our education series focuses on developing practical solutions to real small business problems. The Institute also affords participants the opportunity to network with–and learn from–fellow innovators. ICA’s dedicated team harnesses the expertise of a network of experienced executives and industry experts to craft tailored business growth strategies for our companies. This pro bono consulting, based on ICA partner Michael Bush’s renowned 8 Factors framework, is designed to help businesses function and flourish. ICA’s Talent Management Initiative works with our companies’ HR and operational practices, impacting the hiring, promotion, and transition of talent. Additionally, the Talent Management team directly positions talented people in the workforce development sector to access local, good job opportunities at ICA companies. We believe that a company’s success is measured by the growth of the business and the well-being of its employees; our Talent Management Initiative works to ensure that both are happening in tandem.
1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont, CA 94610
Kehilla Community Synagogue was started in 1984 by people who wanted a synagogue that would be a spiritual home for politically progressive people who felt no connection with traditional synagogues.
The core of this vision, and central to Judaism, is a spiritual mandate to heal and repair the world by increasing social justice, eschewing war and all forms of violence and aggression, caring for the planet, and exhibiting loving kindness to all.
Kehilla Community Synagogue is comprised of people of all colors, genders, sexual orientations, with a wide range of religious and spiritual persuasions. We are committed to being a safe and welcoming place for everyone in our community. We invite you to come and experience Kehilla Community for yourself. In the meantime, use the links on the left to explore Kehilla.
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.
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200, Novato, CA 94949
One of the largest community foundations in the country, MCF distributes charitable resources in two ways: by assisting more than 500 individuals, families and businesses in their grantmaking locally, nationally and internationally; and by directing Buck Trust resources to an array of nonprofits and schools in Marin County.
455 Market Street, Suite 1270, San Francisco, CA 94105
The McKay Foundation, established in 1992, 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. The McKay Foundation focuses on developing long-term, community-based solutions to social and economic problems.
1990 Market Street, 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.
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 135, Redwood City, CA 94065
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.
3120 Shattack Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Based in Berkeley, California the Northern California Land Trust (NCLT) is a community-based not-for-profit committed to making homes and community facilities permanently affordable through the community land trust (CLT) model.
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.
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.