S.F. Bay Area Local Giving Guide

Nonprofits in S.F. Bay Area provide services like free meals, education, health check-ups, emergency shelter and much more. We've highlighted some of the effective nonprofits serving the S.F. Bay Area area, so you know your donation will have an impact.

I'd like to give
$ 0

Top Hunger Nonprofits

Impact Rating

Alameda County Community Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  Alameda County, CA

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

San Francisco-Marin Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  2 counties in CA

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

  Hunger - Food Bank|  18 counties in CA

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Top Homelessness Nonprofits

Impact Rating

Larkin Street Youth Services

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  San Francisco County, CA

Impact: $130 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Bay Area Rescue Mission

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Richmond, CA

Impact: $30 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Homeward Bound Of Marin

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Marin County, CA

Impact: $50 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

La Casa De Las Madres

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  San Francisco County, CA

Impact: $40 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Safe Alternatives To Violent Environments

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Fremont, CA

Impact: $20 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Oakland Catholic Worker

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Oakland, CA

Impact: $10 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Dorothy Day House

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Berkeley, CA

Impact: $110 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Top Education Nonprofits

Impact Rating

CTA Foundation for Teaching and Learning

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Burlingame, CA

Impact: $4,800 increases income for a scholarship recipient by $6,800.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Financial Womens Association Of San Francisco Scholarship Fund Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  San Francisco, CA

Impact: $11,000 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $16,000.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Northern California Laborers Scholarship Foundation

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Pleasanton, CA

Impact: $3,400 increases income for a scholarship recipient by $3,300.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Inverness Garden Club

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Inverness, CA

Impact: $6,800 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $11,000.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Peninsula College Fund

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Redwood City, CA

Impact: $16,000 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $17,000.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Operating Engineers Local Union No 3 Scholarship Foundation

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Alameda, CA

Impact: $1,700 increases income for a scholarship recipient by $1,600.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Iranian Scholarship Fund

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Menlo Park, CA

Impact: $8,600 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $15,000.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Kennedy King Memorial College Scholarship Fund

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Martinez, CA

Impact: $13,000 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $19,000.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Scholarmatch Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  San Francisco, CA

Impact: $2,100 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $2,900.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Impact Rating

Soccer Without Borders

  Education - High School Graduation|  Oakland, CA

Impact: $7,800 increases the earnings of a newcomer refugee or immigrant student by $20,000.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator:

Top Poverty Nonprofits

Impact Rating

Opportunity Junction

Impact Audited

  Poverty - Workforce Training|  Contra Costa County, CA

Impact: $14,000 increases the earnings of a person living in poverty by $44,000.
Governance: Passes checks

Impact Calculator: