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A nonprofit family resource agency dedicated to strengthening children, families, and child care providers. It provides access to affordable, quality child care by connecting families and providers to a wide network of community partners, child focused resources, and financial assistance programs.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$20,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$12,500
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$7,500
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$12,500
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$7,500
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$40,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$40,000
2019

general support

safe spaces
$30,000
2018

general support

A nonprofit that provides advocacy, financial support, and leadership for Alameda County's public libraries. The library system has 10 branches.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$75,000
2018

capital support for 0-5 spaces in the Fremont and Union City branches

An agency in the City of Alameda that provides a range of services to over 2,300 individuals each year. It offers Head Start, Early Head Start, and other family support services that serve 330 children ages 0-5.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$5,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$35,000
2020

general support, $35,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $105,000)

responsive
$5,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$35,000
2019

general support, $35,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $105,000)

safe spaces
$35,000
2018

general support, $35,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $105,000)

bright spots
$5,500
2018

general support

safe spaces
$35,000
2017

general support

A youth-focused nonprofit that offers after school and school-linked services, including an early childhood education center in East Oakland that will serve 61 children.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$50,000
2018

capital support for the Early Childhood Education Center

safe spaces
$50,000
2017

capital support for the Early Childhood Education Center

The only full-time Latino nonprofit in Berkeley providing bilingual (Spanish-English) childcare and education to children ages 2-10 years of age. It operates two childcare centers that serve 175 children.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$20,000
2020

general support

responsive
$50,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$20,000
2019

general support

bright spots
$5,000
2018

general support

safe spaces
$20,000
2018

general support

safe spaces
$20,000
2017

general support

A nonprofit child care resource and referral agency serving over 1700 households in Northern Alameda County. It offers workshops, classes, and support groups for parents and caregivers, and helps connect families with all types of child care options, from babysitters and nannies to preschools and family child care centers. It offers services and support in nine different languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Amharic, and Thai

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$5,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$45,000
2020

general support

responsive
$5,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$20,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$45,000
2019

general support

safe spaces
$45,000
2018

general support

A short-term residential care facility that provides supportive services to families who are in stress or crisis by offering free and temporary 24-hour residential care for children ages 0-11. Each year, it serves over 250 children, two-thirds of whom are ages 0-5.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$30,000
2021

general support, $30,000 per year for three years

responsive
$25,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$30,000
2020

general support, $30,000 per year for three years
(payment three of three, total grant amount $90,000)

safe spaces
$30,000
2019

general support, $30,000 per year for three years
(payment two of three, total grant amount $90,000)

safe spaces
$30,000
2018

general support, $30,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $90,000)

safe spaces
$30,000
2017

general support

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$30,000
2016

community outreach programs

safe spaces
$50,000
2016

65 More Years Campaign

A nonprofit child care resource and referral agency serving nearly 1400 households in Contra Costa County. It offers a wide range of free and low cost programs and services so parents can work and children are ready for success in school and life.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$40,000
2021

general support

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2020
general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding
safe spaces
$40,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$40,000
2019

general support

safe spaces
$40,000
2018

general support

A nonprofit that provides Head Start and Early Head Start along with preschool and child care services to 425 children across 15 locations in Alameda County.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$20,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$35,000
2020

general support, $35,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $105,000)

safe spaces
$35,000
2019

general support, $35,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $105,000)

safe spaces
$35,000
2018

general support, $35,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $105,000)

safe spaces
$35,000
2017

general support

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$25,000
2016

community outreach programs

A nonprofit child care resource and referral agency serving over 4600 households in Alameda County. It offers child care subsidies, playgroups, provider training, and a food and diaper pantry.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$30,000
2020

general support

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$30,000
2019

general support

safe spaces
$25,000
2018

general support

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$100,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$200,000
2021

general support, $200,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $600,000)

safe spaces
$200,000
2020

general support, $200,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $600,000)

responsive
$35,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$200,000
2019

general support, $200,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $600,000)

safe spaces
$200,000
2018

general support, $200,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $600,000)

safe spaces
$200,000
2017

general support

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$75,000
2021

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $225,000)

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$75,000
2020

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $225,000)

safe spaces
$25,000
2020

FRC network capacity building

responsive
$5,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$75,000
2019

general support, $75,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $225,000)

safe spaces
$25,000
2018

FRC network capacity building

safe spaces
$75,000
2018

support for child and family resource center sites, $75,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $225,000)

safe spaces
$75,000
2017

child and family resource center sites, $75,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $225,000)

bright spots
$10,000
2017

general support

safe spaces
$75,000
2016

child and family resource center sites, $75,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $225,000)

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$25,000
2021

general support

safe spaces
$75,000
2018

capital improvements at Holly Mini Park

safe spaces
$100,000
2017

capital improvements for tot lots at Lafayette Square Park and Lincoln Square Parks

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$115,000
2018
furnishings and equipment for 0-5 spaces at West Oakland, Brookfield, and Asian branches, $115,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $230,000)
safe spaces
$115,000
2017

furnishings and equipment for 0-5 spaces at West Oakland, Brookfield, and Asian branches, $115,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $230,000)

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$45,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$20,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$25,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$30,000
2020

general support, $30,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $90,000)

responsive
$20,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$30,000
2019

general support, $30,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $90,000)

safe spaces
$30,000
2018

general support, $30,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $90,000)

safe spaces
$25,000
2017

general support

An organization that works to improve wages and working conditions for the nation’s restaurant workforce. In the Bay Area, it will pilot an initiative to improve child care options for workers.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$25,000
2019

Parent Care Share Project

A nonprofit that provides a continuum of educational, health, and family support services to 3,000 families in Oakland, including 900 children.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2021

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $150,000)

responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2020

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $150,000)

safe spaces
$50,000
2019

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $150,000)

safe spaces
$50,000
2018

general support

bright spots
$6,000
2018

general support

safe spaces
$50,000
2017

general support

safe spaces
$50,000
2016

general support

An agency in West Oakland that provides comprehensive early learning programs for toddlers and preschoolers, a licensed full-day kindergarten, and before- and after-school programs for older children. Last year, it served 244 children.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2021

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $150,000)

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2020

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $150,000)

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$5,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2019

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $150,000)

safe spaces
$50,000
2018

general support, $50,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $150,000)

safe spaces
$50,000
2017

general support

A statewide agency that provides a continuum of school, community-based, and family-focused treatment services for children and families. Its Building Blocks Therapeutic Preschool, based in Oakland, serves 116 young children each year.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$5,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$5,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$20,000
2019

Building Blocks Therapeutic Preschool

safe spaces
$20,000
2018

Building Blocks Therapeutic Preschool

safe spaces
$20,000
2017

Building Blocks Therapeutic Preschool

A nonprofit based in West Oakland that operates a preschool for over 40 children and their families.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$20,000
2020

St. Mary’s Center Preschool

safe spaces
$20,000
2019

St. Mary’s Center Preschool

safe spaces
$25,000
2019

planning for full-day childcare

safe spaces
$15,000
2018

St. Mary’s Center Preschool

safe spaces
$15,000
2017

St. Mary’s Center Preschool

A nonprofit community development corporation in the Fruitvale District of Oakland. It operates Head Start and Early Head Start programs that serve 835 children in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$35,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$20,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2021

Head Start and Early Head Start programs, $50,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $150,000)

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$20,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$5,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2020

Head Start and Early Head Start programs, $50,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $150,000)

safe spaces
$50,000
2019

Head Start and Early Head Start programs, $50,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $150,000)

bright spots
$7,000
2018

general support

safe spaces
$50,000
2018

Head Start and Early Head Start programs

safe spaces
$50,000
2017

Head Start and Early Head Start programs

A nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. It provides both national and local services, including home-based support, local support groups, and an Early Head Start program serving Alameda County.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$25,000
2021

Early Head Start

safe spaces
$25,000
2020

Early Head Start

A grassroots nonprofit located in the Eastlake/San Antonio/Fruitvale area of Oakland. It provides families with after-school programs, early-childhood playgroups, leadership training, and community-building events. Last year, it served over 200 families.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$10,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$15,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$15,000
2020

general support

responsive
$10,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

responsive
$5,000
2020

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$15,000
2019

general support, $15,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $30,000)

safe spaces
$15,000
2018

general support, $15,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $30,000)

bright spots
$7,500
2018

general support

safe spaces
$15,000
2017

general support

An environmental justice agency that offers educational and outdoor activities for under-served Tuolumne riverside communities. It works with nearly 300 households in Modesto's Airport Neighborhood to address food access, play spaces, and community health and safety.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$25,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$50,000
2020

neighborhood initiatives in Modesto

safe spaces
$50,000
2019

initiatives in Modesto's Airport Neighborhood

safe spaces
$50,000
2018

initiatives in Modesto's Airport Neighborhood

safe spaces
$50,000
2017

initiatives in Modesto's Airport Neighborhood

A nonprofit serving Alameda and Contra Costa counties that operates community programs, including more than 20 child care sites. Last year it served 1,100 children ages 0-5.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
responsive
$40,000
2021

general support, COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding

safe spaces
$75,000
2020

early childhood programs in Alameda and Contra Costa counties

safe spaces
$75,000
2019

early childhood programs in Alameda and Contra Costa counties

safe spaces
$60,000
2018

early childhood programs in Alameda and Contra Costa counties

Grants