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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

safe spaces
$30,000
2021

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

Responsive
$25,000
2020

general support

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 volunteer-run nonprofit organization created to support the development of Chanticleer Park in the Live Oak community of Santa Cruz.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$40,000
2018

the development of Chanticleer Park

safe spaces
$75,000
2017

the development of Chanticleer Park

A unit of the Stanislaus County Office of Education. It oversees the county's resource and referral service as well as Early Head Start, Migrant Head Start, and Head Start programs. It serves over 8,000 young children each year.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Responsive
$65,000
2021

the charitable activities of Child & Family Services

safe spaces
$125,000
2021

Child & Family Services, $125,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $375,000)

safe spaces
$125,000
2020

Child & Family Services

Responsive
$20,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$125,000
2019

Child & Family Services

bright spots
$5,000
2018

general support

safe spaces
$125,000
2018

Child & Family Services

A children’s museum that serves over 350,000 children and families in the South Bay each year. It provides interactive experiences that delight and engage children by inspiring them to explore, touch, and experiment.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$70,000
2016

Community Outreach Programs

safe spaces
$100,000
2016

Bill’s Backyard Capital Budget

An early childhood school that serves 168 children ages 0-5 and their families in a model early learning school with 16 high-quality early learning classrooms and outdoor spaces. It also provides a family resource center, library, playscape, and satellite children’s museum for community members of the Santee neighborhood and beyond.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$60,000
2021

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $180,000)

Responsive
$30,000
2021

general support

safe spaces
$60,000
2020

general support, $60,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $180,000)

Responsive
$5,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$60,000
2019

general support

bright spots
$5,500
2018

general support

safe spaces
$100,000
2018

classrooms and indoor/outdoor learning spaces, $100,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $300,000)

safe spaces
$100,000
2017

classrooms and indoor/outdoor learning spaces, $100,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $300,000)

safe spaces
$100,000
2016

classrooms and indoor/outdoor learning spaces, $100,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $300,000)

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Responsive
$40,000
2021

general support

safe spaces
$75,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$25,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$75,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$30,000
2019

Executive Director Search

safe spaces
$75,000
2019

general support

safe spaces
$75,000
2018

general support

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Responsive
$30,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$20,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$10,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$20,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$40,000
2020

general support, $40,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $120,000)

Responsive
$10,000
2020

general support

Responsive
$40,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$50,000
2019

the Preschool Capital Campaign

safe spaces
$40,000
2019

general support, $40,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $120,000)

safe spaces
$40,000
2018

general support, $40,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $120,000)

safe spaces
$30,000
2018

strategic planning

safe spaces
$40,000
2017

general support

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$20,000
2016

capital improvements for the Child Development Center's playground

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

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

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

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$20,000
2020

general support, $20,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $60,000)

Responsive
$20,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$20,000
2019

general support, $20,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $60,000)

safe spaces
$20,000
2018

general support, $20,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $60,000)

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.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$100,000
2021

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $300,000)

Responsive
$25,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$15,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$10,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$15,000
2020

general support

Responsive
$10,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$100,000
2020

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $300,000)

Responsive
$10,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$40,000
2019

a feasibility study for the Midway Early Learning Center Capital Campaign

safe spaces
$100,000
2019

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $300,000)

safe spaces
$100,000
2018

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $300,000)

bright spots
$10,000
2018

general support

bright spots
$10,000
2017

General support

safe spaces
$100,000
2017

general support, $100,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $300,000)

A nonprofit that provides advocacy, financial support, and leadership to transform San Jose's public libraries into vibrant learning centers. The library system comprises 23 branches.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$40,000
2019

Bridge branch library at Innvision Villa

safe spaces
$100,000
2018

the bridge library projects, $100,000 per year for two years (payment two of two, total grant amount $200,000)

safe spaces
$100,000
2017

the bridge library projects, $100,000 per year for two years (payment one of two, total grant amount $200,000)

A public library system operating 8 libraries throughout Santa Clara County.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$100,000
2017

improvements to children and family spaces at the Gilroy and Morgan Hill libraries

A community foundation that provides leadership, expertise and capital to help address challenging social issues in the region. It shapes critical public policy issues, partners with nonprofit groups advancing the best ideas, and directs resources swiftly and strategically toward unforeseen needs.
Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
sector support/research
$100,000
2021

the LatinExcel Fund

Responsive
$25,000
2020

San Mateo & Santa Clara County Fire Relief Fund

Responsive
$270,000
2020

COVID-19 Coronavirus Regional Response Fund, with $120,000 to support organizations in San Mateo County and $150,000 to support organizations in Santa Clara County

2020 census
$50,000
2019

San Mateo and Santa Clara Census Pooled Fund, $60,000 in 2019 and $50,000 in 2020
(payment two of two, total grant amount $110,000)

2020 census
$60,000
2019

San Mateo and Santa Clara Census Pooled Fund, $60,000 in 2019 and $50,000 in 2020
(payment one of two, total grant amount $110,000)

safe spaces
$50,000
2017

Choose Children 2018

A nonprofit located in the Mayfair neighborhood of East San Jose that is working to support children, organize families, connect neighbors, and address systemic inequalities in order to uplift the dreams, power, and leadership of the community.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
Responsive
$25,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$15,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$10,000
2021

general support

Responsive
$15,000
2020

general support

safe spaces
$50,000
2020

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

Responsive
$25,000
2020

general support

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

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
safe spaces
$50,000
2021

neighborhood initiatives in Modesto

Responsive
$25,000
2021

general support

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 community-based nonprofit with a particular focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. It works to build healthy, confident, and connected children, adults, families, and communities. Programming is offered at nine full-facility locations and many other locations.

Giving Areas Amount
Year
Purpose
safe spaces
$100,000
2021

Nana y Yo program

Responsive
$50,000
2021

general support

safe spaces
$100,000
2020

Nana y Yo program

safe spaces
$150,000
2019

Nana Y Yo

safe spaces
$220,000
2018

Nana y Yo programs, $220,000 per year for three years (payment three of three, total grant amount $660,000)

safe spaces
$220,000
2017

Nana y Yo programs, $220,000 per year for three years (payment two of three, total grant amount $660,000)

safe spaces
$220,000
2016

Nana y Yo programs, $220,000 per year for three years (payment one of three, total grant amount $660,000)

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