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We are honored to partner with many different community organizations that are working to address the basic needs of families with young children.

Family Supportive Housing

A nonprofit that helps homeless or imminently homeless families gain self sufficiency through comprehensive case management that includes job training, budgeting, good tenant practices, and housing and rental assistance. Its ultimate goal is to help families obtain and maintain permanent housing and get on a path to a healthy and stable life....


A Stockton-based nonprofit that serves families in the South, Central, and Eastern areas of the city to address issues of violence, poverty, re-entry, and family engagement. It serves over 1,000 households each year, including 350 young children.

Feeding America

A network of food banks, pantries, and meal programs serving all 50 states. The network provides more than 3 billion meals to people in need annually. It works to improve food security, educate the public about the problem of hunger, and advocate for legislation that protects people from going hungry.

First 5 Alameda County

A countywide nonprofit that promotes health and well-being for children ages 0-5. It leads investments in neighborhood-based, resident-led strategies for early childhood education and health as well as family services.

First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission

A countywide nonprofit that promotes health and well-being for children ages 0-5. It contracts with four community-based organizations to operate five First 5 Centers which provide health programs, child development classes, family services, and referrals.

First 5 Merced County

A countywide agency that funds programs serving 4,000 children ages 0-5 years old and their families. Services include quality child care and preschool, developmental screening, and parenting programs.

First 5 San Benito

A nonprofit that promotes the health, early learning, and social-emotional well-being of children ages 0-5 via strategic investments and partnerships. Its programs include playgroups, in-home parent education, and car seat safety training.

First 5 San Joaquin

A countywide program that funds early learning, health, and family programs that reach over 19,000 individuals each year, including over 11,000 children ages 0-5.

FIRST 5 Santa Clara County

A proposition-10-funded nonprofit that promotes health and well-being for children ages 0-5. It contracts with nine community-based organizations to operate 12 Family Resource Centers which serve as go-to safe spaces and provide a multitude of community-driven services including, health programs, child development classes, family services, and...

First 5 Santa Cruz County

A countywide nonprofit that invests in health, early learning, and family support to help the children of Santa Cruz County thrive and succeed.

Food Bank for Monterey County

A regional food bank serving 90,000 residents annually through two direct programs and a network of 90 partner agencies. It's the largest provider of emergency supplemental food and a key proponent of anti-hunger education and advocacy in the community. Its Kids N.O.W. program provides food for children in need on weekends and school breaks....

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

A regional food bank that serves 1 in 8 residents through its own programs and through 180 partner agencies.

Foundation for Monterey County Free Libraries

A nonprofit organization that provides funding for the 17 Monterey County libraries to operate child literacy and other programming, purchase books and materials, and invest in capital improvements.

Fremont Family Resource Center Corporation

A foundation that supports the Fremont Family Resource Center, a quasi-government agency that brings together 24 state, county, city, and nonprofit agencies to create a one-stop service center for families. It serves over 3,000 families with case management, application assistance, and referrals, among other services.

Fresh Approach

A regional nonprofit working to create long-term change in local food systems by connecting California communities with healthy food from California farmers and expanding knowledge about food and nutrition.

Friends of the Oakland Public Library

A nonprofit that provides financial support for the Oakland Public Library system, which serves over 300,000 members and the larger community across 16 branches.

Friends Of The Salinas Public Library

A nonprofit that provides financial contributions to the City of Salinas Library system in order to fund programs and purchases not within the Library budget. It also works to create public awareness of and community support for the Library system and its literacy programs

Friends Of The Santa Cruz Public Libraries Inc

A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Santa Cruz Public Libraries. The organization supports the libraries’ children’s literacy programs, book and media purchases, technical and facilities upgrades, and more.

Fund for Shared Insight (a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors)

A funder collaborative that pools resources to make grants to nonprofit organizations to encourage and incorporate feedback from the people they serve; understand the connection between feedback and better results; foster more openness between and among foundations and grantees; and share what is learned. It is a sponsored project of...

Gardner Family Health Network Inc

A federally qualified health center with nine locations in Santa Clara County serving 40,000 people a year, including 17,000 families with children ages 0-5 and 6,000 children ages 0-5. It provides culturally-sensitive primary and integrated care to all patients regardless of ability to pay.

Go Kids Inc

An early education provider that serves families in Santa Clara, San Benito, Monterey, and Santa Cruz Counties. The organization operates nine licensed centers and maintains a network of affiliated family child-care homes for infants, preschool, and school-age children.

Golden Valley Health Center

A federally qualified health clinic network of 28 centers serving Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties. It provides comprehensive primary care services including family medicine, pediatrics, women's health, dental, chiropractic, podiatry, and more.

Gospel Center Rescue Mission Inc.

An agency in Stockton that operates the New Hope Family Shelter, a housing program for single women and children. It provides emergency and transitional housing and other supportive services to individuals experiencing homelessness in San Joaquin County.

Grail Family Services

A nonprofit in East San Jose that provides a comfortable, culturally and linguistically sensitive environment where families learn together and build a network of support with others in the community. It offers an array of services to parents, other providers, and children, including operating a state-funded preschool.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

A diverse community of grantmakers working to reshape the way philanthropy operates. Understanding that grantmakers are successful only to the extent that their grantees achieve meaningful results, it promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.

Greater Modesto Interfaith Hospitality Network Inc.

A local affiliate of a national network that provides services to families facing homelessness through a partnership of congregations that utilize houses of worship for lodging. Each year, over 20 families receive comprehensive support.

Greater Richmond Interfaith Program

A social justice nonprofit that operates an emergency shelter and resource center and provides transitional housing, food, and supportive services to over 900 individuals each year.

Habitot Children's Museum

An interactive, play-based learning center that encourages young children to be the big kids. Children can explore the arts and culture in a safe setting designed especially for small hands, bodies, and growing minds.

Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus

The only domestic violence service provider in Stanislaus County. It provides comprehensive services, including an emergency shelter, and serves 2,250 individuals annually.

Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County

A countywide coalition of public and private health care leaders dedicated to increasing access to health care and building stronger local health care systems. Its member organizations represent Santa Cruz County's major health care providers and other key community stakeholders.

Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County

A local nonprofit that partners with community-based organizations, public entities, and public school systems to provide health screenings, connect families with health care and health insurance for infants and children, and offer healthy living education. Its programs screen over 32,000 children annually for dental, vision, and hearing issues...

Help a Mother Out

A diaper distribution center that partners with social service agencies and family resource centers in five Bay Area counties. It provides diapers for more than 3,500 babies and toddlers from low-income families each year.

Home and Hope

A program that serves homeless families in San Mateo County by providing temporary shelter at partner congregations. In addition, it provides meals, case management, and permanent housing placement. It serves up to five families at a time, totaling around 60 individuals a year.


A leading provider of services to the homeless in the county. It runs the largest homeless services center in Santa Clara County, several seasonally-open cold weather shelters, a homeless outreach program, two family-living centers serving homeless families, and services for homeless foster youth and veterans. It serves approximately 4,000...

Homeless Services Center

A key homeless services provider in Santa Cruz County. It runs four emergency and transitional housing shelters, including the Rebele Family Shelter for households with children, a medical clinic, and a 12-bed medical respite care facility. It also provides employment and income support, a mail room, and homeless and housing advocacy. It serves...

Housing California

A nonprofit that works to prevent and end homelessness by increasing the variety and supply of safe, stable, accessible, and permanently affordable homes. It focuses on equitable land use; public investment in affordable homes; and coalition building for affordable-home residents.

Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County

A membership organization that works to preserve and expand the range and supply of adequate, accessible, and affordable housing for residents and workers of San Mateo County. Its mission includes building community support for housing and advocating for policies that address the root causes of the housing shortage.

Housing Resource Center of Monterey County

A nonprofit housing resource agency that provides case management, search and placement into permanent housing, emergency rent payments, and supportive services to those faced with the imminent threat of homelessness. Its programs focus on homeless veterans and their families, homeless families with children, and homeless senior women.

Housing Trust of Silicon Valley

A nonprofit focused on making loans and grants to increase the supply of affordable housing, assist first-time homebuyers, prevent homelessness, and stabilize neighborhoods. It also administers the Finally Home program, which provides first and last months' rent and deposit for low income families in need.

Human Investment Project

An affordable housing nonprofit that works to ensure that people with special needs, either from income or circumstance, live in decent and safe housing. In addition to its home sharing program, it provides housing subsidies and other supportive services to participants while they complete an education or job training program and find...

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

A legal advocacy organization that seeks to improve immigration law and policy, expand the capacity of legal service providers, and advance immigrant rights. It distributes grants to 60+ nonprofits that work with immigrant communities and serves thousands of families through workshops, training, representation, and advocacy.

Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley

A federally qualified health clinic and an Urban Indian Health Program that provides high-quality and culturally-competent health care to American Indians/Alaska Natives and community members. It serves approximately 20,000 people a year, over 3,000 of whom are children ages 0-5.

International Institute of the Bay Area

A nonprofit organization that provides immigration legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities to immigrants, refugees, and their families through six offices in the Bay Area.

Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay

An agency that serves families in Alameda and Contra Costa counties with a range of mental health and social services, including a large program focused on immigrants and refugees. It serves over 5,000 individuals annually.


A nonprofit that provides job training and placement services in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. It also operates a child development center for the children of clients and community members.

Kidango, Inc.

The largest single provider of preschool in the Bay Area. It serves over 4,000 children each day across 50 sites in four counties. Ninety-five percent of families receive free or reduced-cost services.

La Clinica de La Raza

A community health center rooted in the concepts of wellness, prevention, and patient-centered care. It provides culturally and linguistically appropriate health care in 40 locations. Services include primary care, dental, women’s health, pre and postnatal, behavioral health, and patient education. It reaches 85,000 patients each year.

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

A social justice nonprofit that advances the rights of individuals and families through legal services, advocacy, and outreach. It is the main legal services organization in Santa Clara County working on eviction and housing discrimination for low-income families.

Learning and Loving Education Center

A nonprofit providing educational opportunities and outreach to low-income immigrant women and their children who are living in south Santa Clara County.

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

A social justice nonprofit that provides civil legal services to residents. Its work includes five broad areas: obtaining health care, preventing homelessness, accessing income support programs, fighting for freedom from domestic violence, and bridging the education gap.

LifeLong Medical Care

A federally qualified health clinic providing high quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Marin Counties. It reaches almost 60,000 people a year at its 21 freestanding locations and its school-based health clinics.

LifeMoves (formerly InnVision Shelter Network)

A nonprofit serving homeless individuals and families. It operates 17 facilities that help over 3,200 people annually. Its programs include emergency and interim housing, rapid rehousing, intensive case management, housing and employment search assistance, financial literacy training, and mental and physical health support.


A nonprofit based in Oakland that provides a range of services related to education, family support, and well-being at over 30 schools and community sites in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Last year, it served over 1,000 families.

Loaves & Fishes

A community organization that offers hot meals Monday through Friday at Catholic Charities' Eastside Neighborhood Center and Goodwill Industries. In addition, it partners with 18 nonprofit agencies from as far south as Gilroy to as far north as Palo Alto to provide free hot meals to their clients.

Lodi House

A nonprofit that provides shelter, food, advocacy, and counseling for nearly 40 families each year.

Lotus Bloom

A child and family resource center that develops and operates four innovative centers that provide safe spaces for over 400 families with children ages 0-5 to gather, connect, learn, and play.


A nonprofit that primarily helps families from South Asia affected by domestic violence, emotional abuse, cultural alienation, human trafficking or family conflict. Its programs include transitional housing, helplines, peer counseling, legal advocacy, and economic empowerment.

Martha's Kitchen

Offers a robust daily meal program and distributes over 260,000 hot and cold meals annually to more than 30 nonprofit organizations in Santa Clara County as far south as Morgan Hill and Gilroy. It also serves Merced, Santa Cruz, and Monterey counties.

Mayview Community Health Center

A primary care community health center with three locations in Northern Santa Clara County serving more than 6,000 people a year, of which 1,354 are children ages 0-5. It partners with Valley Medical Center and other area providers to offer culturally-sensitive primary care to all patients regardless of ability to pay.

McHenry House Tracy Family Shelter

A nonprofit that provides food, shelter, medical care, counseling, and other support services to families experiencing homelessness. It serves over 170 individuals each year.

Merced County Food Bank

A regional food bank serving local communities where 25.6% of residents are living at or under the federal poverty level. It works with 80 partner agencies to assist over 15,000 people each month.

Merced County Office Of Education

A county agency that operates early childhood education programs, a resource and referral service, and many other services that provide support to over 3,000 children ages 0-5.

Mesa Verde Gardens (a project of The Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust)

A network of community gardens and orchards in Santa Cruz's Pajaro Valley that aims to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables for low-income families. The organization provides plots of land to farmworker families who contribute to the region's agricultural industry, yet are disproportionally impacted by food insecurity.

Monarch Services

The only domestic violence service provider in Santa Cruz County. It provides comprehensive services for affected women and children, including an emergency shelter. It serves over 200 individuals annually.

Monterey County Children and Families Commission

A countywide organization that invests in childhood well-being, strong families, quality early childhood services, and integrated systems to help the children of Monterey County reach their full potential.

Monument Crisis Center

A community-based family resource center for Central and East Contra Costa County that serves 2,750 families each year. Located in Concord, the center offers food, resources and referrals, application assistance, limited health and dental screenings, and a Rotacare clinic.

National Center for Family Philanthropy

A national nonprofit dedicated exclusively to families who give and those who work with them. It provides the resources, expertise, and support that families need to transform their values into effective giving that makes a lasting impact on the communities they serve.

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness.

National Low Income Housing Coalition

A national nonprofit working to achieve socially just public policy for low income housing. It conducts research and raises awareness, and advocates to policy makers about the need for low income housing, and mobilizes field teams to support regional and local housing efforts.

National Wic Association

A national education and advocacy organization that is the voice of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and its constituents. It provides its members with tools and leadership to expand and sustain effective nutrition services for the 7 million mothers and young children who rely on WIC's vital...

Native American Health Center, Inc.

An Urban Indian Health Center and federally qualified health center rooted in social justice and committed to providing health care and community wellness to Native Americans as well as all community residents in Oakland, Richmond, and San Francisco.

Natividad Medical Foundation, Inc.

A nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the Natividad Medical Center, the public hospital for Monterey County. Natividad Medical Center provides quality health care access to all patients regardless of their ability to pay.

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

A domestic violence service provider in Santa Clara County. Its programs include an emergency shelter that serves over 200 clients a year and Home Safe, a 48-unit permanent supportive housing facility.

Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California

A membership organization of affordable housing developers, advocates, community leaders and businesses, working to secure resources, promote good policy, educate the public in support of affordable housing as the foundation for thriving individuals, families and neighborhoods.

North East Medical Services

One of the largest community clinics providing for medically under-served Asian populations in the country. It provides culturally and linguistically competent primary and specialty care to over 65,000 patients.

Northern California Grantmakers

An energetic partner in Northern California’s philanthropic community that brings public and private funders and other key stakeholders together to tackle big issues and achieve shared goals.

Oakland Children's Fairyland

A renowned storybook-themed park that is dedicated to stimulating a child’s imagination, creativity, and desire to learn. Each year, over 210,000 children and families visit the whimsical park.

Oakland Elizabeth House

A small residential transitional program for women with children that serves nearly 30 individuals each year.

Oakland Food Pantry

A nonprofit with a strong volunteer base that distributes fresh produce from Alameda County Community Food Bank and rescued groceries. It serves over 400 people weekly in West Oakland.

Oakland Food Policy Council

A collaborative comprised of professionals and community residents working to ensure that healthy food is available and accessible to every Oakland resident.

Oakland Parks And Recreation Foundation

A foundation that helps community members and groups improve parks by providing fiscal sponsorship, fundraising support, and technical assistance. It bridges the gap between the City of Oakland’s Parks, Recreation and Youth Development, and Public Works Administration departments to fund safe and clean spaces.

Oakland Public Library

The public library system for the City of Oakland. Its 16 branches serve over 300,000 members as well as the broader community.

One Degree

A technology nonprofit that connects families to community resources. Its website helps people access, manage, and review nonprofit and government services for health care, food, employment, and other essential services. Approximately 70,000 people visit the site annually.

Pacifica Resource Center

A core service agency that serves residents. It distributes food and provides emergency support, referrals, and more for nearly 2,000 people each year.

Pacificans Care

A community-based nonprofit that provides resources to social service organizations in the community. Supported programs include child care for low-income families, a family resource center, and a YMCA Youth Services Bureau.

Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes Inc

A food pantry and kitchen that provides families with nutritious food, education, and referrals in cooperation with other agencies.

Pajaro Valley Shelter Services

A key homeless service provider in Santa Cruz County assisting homeless women, children, and families with emergency housing, transitional housing, case management, education, and referrals.  It mainly serves people from Pajaro Valley, a historically underserved community....

Pangea Legal Services

A legal services nonprofit providing low-fee and free full-scope legal representation to immigrants in both detained and non-detained immigration court proceedings, especially in the area of deportation defense. It also works on immigration policy advocacy, education, and legal empowerment efforts.

Parent Voices Oakland

A parent-led grassroots organization that advocates for increased child care subsidies so that parents are able to work and provide for their families. Its goal is to advance equitable early education policy.

Peninsula Family Service

A nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the community by providing children, families, and older adults with the support and tools to realize their full potential and lead healthy, stable lives. As part of its early learning initiative, it operates nine child development centers in San Mateo County, providing quality preschool for 500 children...

Peninsula Food Runners Inc

A volunteer organization dedicated to alleviating hunger in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. It reduces food insecurity and food waste by diverting edible surplus food from restaurants, caterers, and corporate cafeterias to shelters, family meal programs, and affordable housing complexes. It delivers 30,000 meals a week to families and...

Planned Parenthood of Mar Monte

A health care clinic that offers low-cost primary care, family planning, reproductive health care, and educational services at over 30 health centers and 11 community sites in California and Nevada. More than 250,000 women, men, and children are served every year.

Planned Parenthood: Shasta-Diablo Inc., DBA Planned Parenthood Northern California

A network of health centers committed to providing high-quality reproductive health, family planning, and prenatal services to women and men throughout Northern California.

Pogo Park

A community organization with two safe and free, vibrant outdoor spaces for children to play and learn in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood. Together with residents, it creates and sustains beautiful spaces for people of all ages to be with one another.

public policy institute of california

A nonpartisan think tank and research institute that informs policy makers, practitioners, foundations, and the California electorate with research on issues that affect the lives of Californians.

Puente de la Costa Sur

A core service agency and family resource center that supports 1,600 people in the rural communities of Pescadero and La Honda. In addition to offering emergency services, it provides opportunities to build community and connections for the families it serves.

Rahima International Foundation

A multi-service safety net organization that serves low-income families, many of whom are immigrants and refugees of West Asian and North African origin. Programs include food and clothing distribution, a soup kitchen, rent and utility assistance, and referrals.

Ravenswood Family Health Center

A community health clinic serving over 14,000 people a year including almost 2,000 families with children ages 0-5. It provides culturally-sensitive primary and integrated care to all patients regardless of ability to pay.

Reaching Out

A faith-based organization that distributes groceries to families in San Jose twice a week and the homeless population everyday. It also has a large school distribution program.