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Fight Poverty in the Bay Area

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Every person in San Francisco had access to high quality education

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Meet Tipping Point

Tipping Point is a leader in philanthropy focused on San Francisco poverty. Tipping Point has identified several best-in-class organizations pursuing effective strategies to fight poverty in San Francisco.

Why this cause needs your support

In the Bay Area, 1 in 5 people is too poor to meet their basic needs. That’s 1.3 million people who are making the impossible choice of paying the rent or putting food on the table. In San Francisco, where rental prices are the highest in the nation and the average family earns $153,000 a year, the disparity is staggering.

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The need is now

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1 in 2 African Americans and Latinos in the Bay Area live in poverty

The goal of this Fund is to alleviate and eliminate poverty in the Bay Area

To accomplish this goal, this Fund is supporting the following strategies

Education

We support organizations that produce strong academic outcomes, such as literacy, high school graduation, college attendance and post-secondary degrees.

Supporting some of the best organizations

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Beyond 12 addresses the college completion challenge for low-income, first generation students at its root. It acts as a data and service bridge between K-12 and higher education, advancing their mission through three core activities: track, connect, and coach. All activities are linked to a data analytics engine that provides rich insights to education administrators to help them better prepare and support their students for college success.

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Mission Asset Fund is working to create a fair financial marketplace for low-income families by helping them access responsible credit through lending circles as a way to transition to the financial mainstream and turn their hard-earned income into economic prosperity.

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First Place For Youth provides the housing, education and employment services needed to help foster youth build skills for a successful transition to self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood.

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Nurse-Family Partnership is a home visitation program that empowers mothers to create a better life for their children and themselves. Registered nurses work with mothers for 2+ years and help them have a healthy pregnancy, provide responsible and competent care for their children and become more economically self-sufficient.

Meet your Fund manager: an expert in this cause area

Since 2005, Tipping Point Community has screened non-profits rigorously to identify and invest in the most effective education, employment, housing and early childhood development organizations in the Bay Area. But we know direct services alone are not enough. In addition, we look for opportunities to partner with the public sector to leverage its...

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