America's Best Local Charities

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 # 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 # 942902803OP Code # 13762

Shepherd’s Gate

Providing faith-based housing and services to battered and homeless women and children who are fleeing abuse, escaping addiction, or suffering financial loss.

1660 Portola Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 443-4283
Charity Tax ID # 942761737OP Code # 707

California Right To Life Education Fund

LIFE – A fundamental right – Protect all innocent human life from fertilization to natural death through education and counseling. To safeguard the most defenseless among us.

2742 Oak Road #177, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 944-5351
Charity Tax ID # 943111898OP Code # 988121

Coalition on Homelessness

We organize homeless people and service providers to create permanent solutions to homelessness, while protecting the rights of those forced to remain on the streets.

468 Turk St., San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 346-3740
Charity Tax ID # 510172331OP Code # 1827

WildCare

Wild animal urgent care for as many as 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned patients each year, wildlife rehabilitation hospital, hotline, education and humane exclusion.

76 Albert Park Lane, San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 453-1000
Charity Tax ID # 941322202OP Code # 4474

East Bay SPCA

We strive to eliminate animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing programs and education that support people and companion animals in the communities we serve.

8323 Baldwin Street, Oakland, CA 94621-1977
(510) 569-0702
Charity Tax ID # 943278357OP Code # 25626

Gateway Public Schools

Inner-city school children leap past both opportunity and achievement gaps through Gateway charter schools’ project-based learning. We know kids and teach them to know themselves.

1430 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 749-3600
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