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Greener San Francisco

For humanity to enjoy a livable planet, an unprecedented effort is needed to tackle climate change. That’s the message of the United Nations’ new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’ report. We can be a part of this effort right here in the Bay Area and it's going to take all of us to make the difference we need.

ALMA Funds

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Seeking Shelter

No one deserves to sleep on the streets.

5 Nonprofits San Francisco
Last donation 2 hours ago

women@

Support women fighting for equal pay, paid leave and opportunities to enter high-paying professions.

4 Nonprofits Nationwide
Last donation 1 day ago

Greener San Francisco

Climate change is real and we in the Bay Area must act.

4 Nonprofits San Francisco
Last donation 20 hours ago

Young Readers

Early literacy is vital to every child's success.

3 Nonprofits San Francisco
Last donation 3 days ago

Greener Chicago

Climate change is real and we must act.

3 Nonprofits Chicago
Last donation 3 weeks ago

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Featured Nonprofits

Top nonprofits, curated into funds

These are just some of the amazing charities we've featured on ALMA. Explore our funds to discover more.

  • Nonprofit

    Literacy for Environmental Justice

    Urban greening and restoring native habitats with youth and young adults in Southeast San Francisco.

    • Fund:

      Greener San Francisco

    • Location:

      San Francisco

    • Focus:

      Urban greening and eco-literacy

  • Nonprofit

    AnitaB.org

    AnitaB.org is best known for its annual Grace Hopper Celebration, the world's largest gathering of women technologists with more than 20,000 attendees.

    • Fund:

      women@

    • Location:

      Nationwide

    • Focus:

      Supporting women in tech

  • Nonprofit

    At The Crossroads

    Counseling and services for homeless youth to help them build healthy and fulfilling lives.

  • Nonprofit

    San Francisco Education Fund

    San Francisco Education Fund is a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening student success in San Francisco public schools.

    • Fund:

      Young Readers

    • Location:

      San Francisco

    • Focus:

      Literacy programs, tutoring, and grants in public schools

  • Nonprofit

    Gardeneers

    Gardeneers is the only Chicago-based nonprofit providing full-service, customized school garden programs with on-going support. Each week, we provide schools with dedicated educators and garden resources to facilitate experiential learning, encourage connections with healthy foods, and ensure each garden’s unique success.

    • Location:

      Chicago

    • Focus:

      School garden programs

  • Nonprofit

    Larkin Street Youth Services

    Larkin Street Youth is the largest nonprofit provider of services for homeless youth in the city, providing more than 80,000 bed-nights of emergency and supportive housing each year.

    • Fund:

      Seeking Shelter

    • Location:

      San Francisco

    • Focus:

      Shelters for homeless youth

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Notes from our community

Whitney Teal

Sustainability is ‘a Hard Compromise’

Meet one of the women behind ALMA’s original sustainability fund, Greener San Francisco.