America's Best Local Charities

Charity Tax ID #: 201248393OP Code #: 2700474

Adopt A Pet At Edwards Team Rescue and Kennels Inc

Provides dedicated service to local communities through the rescue, care and adoption of lost, abandoned, injured and/or stray domestic animals. No kill. All volunteer organization.

615 South Forbes Ave., Edwards AFB, CA 93523
(661) 754-1185
Charity Tax ID #: 931213658OP Code #: 17898

Chula Vista Veterans Home Support Foundation

Provides QOL services and essential equipment to elderly and disabled military veterans who reside in the Veterans Home of California. All proceeds benefit veteran residents.

700 East Naples Court, Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 482-1397
Charity Tax ID #: 237321428OP Code #: 5550114

Wai Mei School

Wai Mei School has been providing high quality bilingual education programming since 1974 to provide a safe, inclusive, and nurturing multicultural environment.

1400 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 665-4212
Charity Tax ID #: 943184812OP Code #: 5550086

NICOS Chinese Health Coalition

We enhance the health and well-being of the San Francisco Chinese community, fullfiling its mission through research, training, advocacy, coaliton-building and program implementation.

1208 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 788-6426
Charity Tax ID #: 943132087OP Code #: 5550085


Empower South Asian survivors of domestic violence to live with dignity, self-sufficiency and enable healthy relationships and gender equity through education, engagement, and advocacy.

PO Box 697, Santa Clara, CA 95052
(418) 436-8393
Charity Tax ID #: 943124927OP Code #: 5550084


Creating art that heals the divides within us and between us. Through storytelling arts, ENT presents performances & workshops to all ages, addressing common values.

977 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 282-8705
Charity Tax ID #: 943112912OP Code #: 5550083

The 1990 Institute

1990 Institute champions fair equitable treatment for Asian Americans and promotes a constructive relationship between the U.S. and China through leadership, education, and collaboration.

220 Montgomery St, Suite PH 10, San Francisco, CA 94104
(510) 316-6722
Charity Tax ID #: 942922453OP Code #: 5550082

Charity Cultural Services Center

Providing programs to educate and empower all those who need it, with a special emphasis on limited English proficient, low-income, and recent immigrants.

731-747 Commercial St., San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 989-8224
Charity Tax ID #: 942604543OP Code #: 5550080

Southeast Asian Community Center

The Southeast Asian Community Center develops and administers programs that serve the needs of the Southeast Asian communities of Northern California.

875 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 885-2743
Charity Tax ID #: 844136120OP Code #: 5550066

Wags N Wishes

Wags’n Wishes is an animal rescue with one powerful mission: to provide a better life for adoptable dogs through outreach, rescue, advocacy and adoption.

683 Bernice Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
(415) 246-3972
Charity Tax ID #: 474565716OP Code #: 5550038

Saving Gracie

Emergencies happen but heart-break doesn’t have to. Saving Gracie funds veterianary bills when individuals or families ar facing econoic euthanasia of their beloved pet.

406 Aragon Place, Vacaville, CA 95688
(707) 469-3496
Charity Tax ID #: 475078371OP Code #: 5550039

Helping Hands East Bay

We seek to empower Asian immigrant families impacted by developmental disabilities to live dignified and satisfied lives by providing information, education, support and services.

2447 Santa Clara Ave., Suite 201, Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 871-2187
Charity Tax ID #: 274260393OP Code #: 5550018

Yu Ming Charter School

As a leader in Mandarin Immersion education, we nurture our inclusive and diverse community to become empowered, engaged, and outstanding global citizens.

1086 Alcatraz Avenue, Oakland, CA 94608
(510) 922-8631
Charity Tax ID #: 943255070OP Code #: 3079902

Community Initiatives

We enable 90+ charities who work in education, arts, animal welfare, social and environmental justice, to improve the lives of over 600,000 people.

1000 Broadway, Suite 480, Oakland, CA 94607
(415) 230-7700
Charity Tax ID #: 270251279OP Code #: 3020096

Guardians of the City

A museum and memorial dedicted to preserving and sharing the history of San Francisco’s Fire, Police, Sheriff’s Departments, and Emergency Medical Services.

PO Box 411314, San Francisco, CA 94141
(415) 558-3546