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The Bay Area has an unmistakable energy and vitality. From vibrant culture and iconic landscapes, to world-class innovation and powerful social movements – it is unlike any other place. At TSFF, we strive to ensure equity and opportunity in the region so that everyone in the community can thrive.

In all focus areas we commit our resources, the expertise of our staff, and our relationships, to make a difference in the Bay Area today and sustain that impact in the future. Click on any of the five counties we serve to learn more.

Our expert program staff uses their intimate knowledge of the region to cut quickly to the essence of issues affecting the community.

We invest in organizations and grassroots leaders dedicated to ensuring equity and opportunity for everyone in the Bay Area.

We are an incubator for creative problem- solvers, giving root to innovative approaches that ripple across the state and nation. We seed pivotal institutions that make the Bay Area the unique place that we call home.

Marin San Francisco San Mateo Contra Costa Alameda

Arts & Culture$244,767

Civic & Community Engagement$406,858

Community Development$126,100

Community Health$350,470



Arts & Culture$9,230,259

Civic & Community Engagement$6,379,786

Community Development$2,659,724

Community Health$4,777,202



Arts & Culture$115,548

Civic & Community Engagement$1,782,494

Community Development$306,050

Community Health$389,831



Arts & Culture$103,821

Civic & Community Engagement$506,339

Community Development$450,035

Community Health$358,056



Arts & Culture$700,862

Civic & Community Engagement$8,252,754

Community Development$1,887,810

Community Health$1,934,787



Total Organizations Funded126

Total Investments$1,648,490

Total Organizations Funded798

Total Investments$32,676,108

Total Organizations Funded175

Total Investments$4,449,060

Total Organizations Funded98

Total Investments$1,997,384

Total Organizations Funded440

Total Investments$20,085,385

Setting New Roots

As the number of newly arrived immigrants in the Canal neighborhood grew, local leaders created the Canal Welcome Center to help new residents become fully engaged in civic life. Over the last 11 years it has become the go-to place for residents and nonprofits to engage with the Canal community.

Building Communities

In 1983 BRIDGE Housing was formed with a vision to address the shortage of affordable housing in the Bay Area by building thousands of high-quality affordable homes for working families and seniors. Today, BRIDGE is one of the most successful nonprofit housing providers in the nation.

A Connecting Point

Fifteen years ago Puente de la Costa Sur was founded to provide men working in agriculture with basic necessities. Today, Puente’s comprehensive programs reach one-third of the residents in the region and is the only organization in the county that focuses specifically on agricultural workers and their families.

Empowering Youth

RYSE Center was founded by youth and adult allies who united to create a safe place for teens in Richmond to have fun and find support to succeed. Now celebrating their five year anniversary, RYSE has served 3,000 youth, awarded 16 scholarships, and continues to grow as a hub for youth activities.

Amplifying Voices

During a period of heightened violence in the community, Youth Radio was created as an outlet for youth to process their experiences and to broadcast alternative perspectives on issues facing the community. Today, the program has three news bureaus and boasts a 97% high school graduation rate.