America's Best Local Charities

Charity Tax ID # 941156284OP Code # 4355

San Francisco Symphony

Sets the highest possible standard for excellence in musical performance; Provides the most extensive education and community programs offered by any American orchestra.

201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 552-8000
Charity Tax ID # 941688190OP Code # 28847

Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco

We serve over 140,000 members of the community annually, sparking intercultural discovery through art, education, and engagement.

750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 986-1822
Charity Tax ID # 237098721OP Code # 17659

Friends of the Marin County Free Library

Providing supplemental financial support of library services/materials to further education and literacy. Summer Reading and other child, teen, and adult programs are our focus.

1608 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945
(415) 209-0212
Charity Tax ID # 942499217OP Code # 10013

Market Street Railway Company

Bringing San Francisco’s transit history to life. We acquire, restore and support operation of Muni’s vintage streetcars, and operate the San Francisco Railway Museum.

870 Market Street #803, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 956-0472
Charity Tax ID # 510169452OP Code # 12871

California Shakespeare Theater

With Shakespeare’s depth of humanity as our touchstone, we build character and community through authentic, inclusive, and joyful theater experiences.

701 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710-2732
(510) 548-3422
Charity Tax ID # 941719894OP Code # 8046

North Bay Developmental Disabilities Services

Coordinates and purchases services for persons with developmental disabilities and their families, or infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities.

10 Executive Ct., Napa, CA 94558
(707) 256-1100
Charity Tax ID # 954590574OP Code # 16850

Create Now!

35,000 most troubled kids served through therapeutic music, dance, writing, art and theater. Thousands vulnerable children attend concerts and plays. Arts mentoring transforms lives!

1611 S. Hope Street, Suite E, Los Angeles, CA 90015-4115
(213) 747-2777
Charity Tax ID # 260610341OP Code # 26945

United Irish Cultural Center

The ICCC is the hub of all things Irish. The Centre is a unique space to come together to celebrate the Irish: past, present, future.

2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 661-2700
Charity Tax ID # 204704743OP Code # 12751

DayBreak Adult Care Centers

Daytime programs for frail seniors protect health, prevent institutionalization and provide caregiver support. Scholarship fund preserves care during crises; Quality medication and injury prevention services.

510 17th Street, Suite 200, Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 834-8314
Charity Tax ID # 943208797OP Code # 11901

Jenny Lin Foundation

Our children need our help and care to succeed. We offer safety awareness programs, music enrichment and scholarship programs to the Bay Area communities.

2381 Grove Way, Room A, Castro Valley, CA 94546
(510) 537-7366
Charity Tax ID # 941614596OP Code # 792

Performing Arts Workshop

If we don’t have arts in our schools, we don’t have education in our schools. Help ignite young minds through the arts!

1661 Tennessee Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 673-2634
Charity Tax ID # 943042430OP Code # 10000

America’s Best Local Charities

Making your community a better place to live. LIC charities educate children, feed and shelter the homeless, strengthen families, rescue unwanted animals and much more.

1100 Larkspur Landing Circle, Suite 340, Larkspur, CA 94939
(800) 876-0413
Charity Tax ID # 942515405OP Code # 11848

Hospice of the East Bay

Hospice of the East Bay provides hospice and palliative care services supporting and comforting people and their loved ones through the final stages of life.

3470 Buskirk Avenue, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 887-5678
Charity Tax ID # 330938499OP Code # 17127

Lions, Tigers & Bears

Licensed and accredited facility that rescues big cats, bears and other exotics. Educates the public and works towards consistent standards among sanctuaries.

24402 Martin Way, Alpine, CA 91901
(619) 659-8078
Charity Tax ID # 912091094OP Code # 26958

Martha’s Kitchen

You can help end hunger. Feeding the hungry is our only business. Your donation will feed the homeless and low-income families with small children.

311 Willow Street, San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 293-6111
Charity Tax ID # 311023437OP Code # 226

Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.

We provide support for survivors affected by the murder of a loved one or child. We work to protect all children by keeping murderers in prison, reviving cold cases, running prevention and awareness programs as well as support groups.

635 W. 7th St. Suite 104, Cincinnati, OH 45203
(888) 818-7662
Charity Tax ID # 942675517OP Code # 15258

Ritter Center

Ritter Center helps low-income residents improve their lives through free integrated services including case management, financial assistance, medical and behavioral health services and other supports.

16 Ritter Street, San Rafael, CA 94901-3323
(415) 457-8182
Charity Tax ID # 530196605OP Code # 219

American Red Cross Bay Area

Provides emergency response services and trains individuals to respond and provide relief through CPR/1st Aid and disaster training for local/national crises.

1663 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(800) 257-7575
Charity Tax ID # 943117093OP Code # 24960

San Francisco Public Health Foundation

Serving San Francisco’s children, adults and families with medical, dental, mental health, HIV and emergency services; as well as monitoring air, water, and food safety.

375 Laguna Honda Blvd. B303, San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 504-6738