Consulting Within Reach

Consulting Within Reach (CWR) helps organizations doing good to do it even better. From recommendation to implementation, CWR brings high end talent within the reach of outstanding nonprofits. CWR strengths include marketing, fundraising, strategic planning, and infrastructure.

Consulting Within Reach provides the catalytic leadership for the Capacity Collaborative.

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation (PVF) brings joy, simplicity, trust and effectiveness to grant-making. in 18 years, thanks to its family of more than 2,000 donors, PVF has made grants of $60 million.

Peery Foundation

The Peery Foundation is a family foundation based in Palo Alto, California. The mission of the Peery Foundation is to strengthen youth and families to build lives of dignity and self-reliance. The Foundation aims to do this by investing in social entrepreneurs focused on youth empowerment and poverty solutions.

San Francisco Foundation

The San Francisco Foundation mobilizes resources and acts as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership, and promote philanthropy.

Annenberg Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation is a leader in California on nonprofit capacity building. The Annenberg Alchemy program especially equips grantees in board development, fundraising, civic engagement, and accountability.

California Community Foundation

The California Community Foundation (CCF) in Los Angeles has been an essential community advocate in the region since 1915. With more than $1 billion in assets, CCF is one of the largest foundations of any kind in the nation.

Health Trust

The vision of The Health Trust is to make Silicon Valley the healthiest region in America—a place where every resident can achieve optimal health throughout their lifetime, no matter their background, income, race, ethnicity or age. We believe that health care does not just take place in a doctor’s office and clinic or hospital. For everyone to achieve optimal health, the community itself must become a place that supports the health of all its residents.

Draper Richards Foundation

The Draper Richards Foundation provides selected social entrepreneurs with funding of $100,000 annually for three years. The funds are specifically and solely for entrepreneurs starting new non-profit organizations. The Draper Richards Fellowships are highly selective. We only award six fellowships per year so we can fully engage with our portfolio of grantee organizations.

United Way (Silicon Valley)

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of the community to meet our most critical local health and human services.

Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation

The foundation's mission is to maximize the potential of children and youth, with the greater family vision that all children may have the strong and effective learning environments they need to encourage their talent, creativity and excellence independent of their families' income or economic status.


SV2 is a donor network that leverages its financial, intellectual, and human capital to make a meaningful, measurable impact in Silicon Valley and beyond. SV2 does this by strengthening the organizational capacity of its grantees and the philanthropic capacity of its Partners.

Franklin and Catherine Johnson Foundation

We fund nonprofits serving children and youth in the Bay Area, especially East Palo Alto.

Tactical Philanthropy Advisors

Tactical Philanthropy Advisors provides advice and administrative services for high net worth individual donors.

New Philanthropy Advisers

We are philanthropic advisors specializing in connecting donors to high-quality, high-impact social entrepreneurship projects in the US and around the world.

Skees Family Foundation

The Skees Family Foundation--family helping families--extends self-help to youth and families to end poverty worldwide. We support nonprofit and NGO (nongovernmental) organizations in the U.S., Africa, Asia, Central and South America, India, and the Pacific to advance education, microfinance, infrastructure, health, and peace.


Spark is a philanthropic movement that seeks to build a community of young, global citizens who are invested in changing patterns of inequality that impact women throughout the world.

Eva Leah Gunther Foundation

The Eva Leah Gunther Foundation supports the physical, social, moral, intellectual, creative, spiritual, psychological and emotional growth of motivated girls age 11 through 18 who have a demonstrable financial need.

Juma Ventures

Juma Ventures’ mission is to break the cycle of poverty by ensuring that low-income young people complete a four-year college education. Since 1993, Juma has been challenging the norm of persistent education and economic failure in low-income communities by delivering a unique and innovative three-pronged comprehensive program that offers employment in social enterprises we own and operate, financial literacy and asset building, and a college access and attainment pipeline.

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County changes lives for good. We help people of all cultures and beliefs rise up out of poverty and overcome the barriers to self-sufficiency. Because most lives are a complex pattern of choices and circumstances, we take a holistic approach to helping people change their lives, taking into account the whole person as well as their family and life situations.

Step Up Silicon Valley

Step Up Silicon Valley: the Campaign to Cut Poverty in Santa Clara County is a community-based initiative that includes community-based organizations, the public sector, faith communities and businesses, and is part of the national Campaign to Reduce Poverty in America.

Girls For A Change

Girls For A Change is a national organization that empowers girls to create social change. We invite young women to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues girls face in their own neighborhoods.

Child Advocates Silicon Valley

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) trains volunteers to work one-on-one with foster children, helping to ensure that each child will live in a safe and loving environment and has the resources needed to grow up healthy and strong.

California Campus Compact

California Campus Compact (CACC) is a statewide coalition of 60 leading colleges and universities. CACC builds the collective commitment and capacity of colleges, universities and communities to advance civic and community engagement for a healthy, just and democratic society. We educate students to change our world.

A Home Within

A Home Within builds networks of therapists in private practice that offer current and former foster kids weekly pro bono psychotherapy "for as long as it takes." The organization has established 20 sites nationwide and is in the midst of opening another 10.

49er Academy

The 49ers Academy serves 6th, 7th and 8th grade students who benefit from a small, nurturing and personalized environment. The population is primarily made up of low-income minority youth and it is safe to say that many of the kids served by the 49ers Academy exhibit high-risk behaviors.

Breakthrough Silicon Valley

Breakthrough's mission is to influence the path of each of our student’s lives, to increase the number of talented teachers joining the education workforce, and to have a beneficial impact on our community.

Year Up (Bay Area)

Year Up provides year-long apprenticeships with local businesses for disconnected young adults to retain employment and pursue post-secondary education.

Children's Hospice and Palliative Care Coaltion

CHPCC leads the statewide effort to secure necessary services for children and families facing life threatening conditions.

Partners in School Innovation

Partners in School Innovation enables public schools in low-income Bay Area communities—serving primarily students of color and English Learners—to achieve educational equity through school-based reform.

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is a non-profit organization that provides small business training and support services to women and men throughout the Bay Area.

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County

Family Service Agency provides a diverse array of services to children, families, and older adults in the San Mateo County.

RAFT (Resource Area For Teachers)

RAFT provides creative hands-on activities, educational resources, workshops and inexpensive materials, (many donated by local businesses), to enrich pre K-12 education and community group programs.


FORGE is a US-based nonprofit organization that works with displaced communities in Africa. FORGE builds upon the capacity of African refugees to cultivate empowered communities and to create the conditions for peace and prosperity in their countries.

Social Actions

Social Actions is committed to making it easier for people to find and share opportunities to make a difference. Our unique search engine and open database draws actions from 60+ online platforms (including Kiva,,, and Firstgiving). We create initiatives that encourage developers to distribute those actions across the web, and host a 1,600-member online social network that includes founders and key staff of numerous social change organizations.

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY)

Fresh Lifelines for Youth reduces juvenile crime in the South Bay by providing positive role models to disadvantaged and at-risk youth, equipping them with the tools to make positive life decisions.

Hidden Villa

Hidden Villa is a nonprofit educational organization that uses its organic farm, wilderness and community to teach and provide opportunities to learn about the environment and social justice. Our mission is to inspire a just and sustainable future through our programs, land and legacy.

Mission Hospice

Mission Hospice is the oldest, independent, nonprofit hospice organization in San Mateo County and has served thousands of patients in the county since 1979. Community-based and highly regarded, Mission Hospice offers patients respectful, compassionate, and professional care while remaining sensitive to patients’ cultural and spiritual customs.

Jeremiah's Promise

Jeremiah's Promise is dedicated to addressing the needs of those youth who "age out" of the foster care system at age 18 and who would otherwise face homelessness, poverty and hopelessness.


InnVision is Silicon Valley’s largest provider of housing and services to homeless and at-risk families and individuals.

Cleo Eulau Center

The Cleo Eulau Center helps children and adolescents develop their capacity to rebound from hardship and adversity and grow to become caring and competent adults. We do this by helping teachers, mentors and other professionals maximize their ability to have a positive influence on the lives of children.

Child Care Law Center

Child Care Law Center uses legal and policy tools to make high quality, affordable child care available to every child, family, and community, while focusing particular attention on low-income families, families and children with disabilities and other special needs, and other families who face barriers in securing and maintaining quality care.

Downtown Streets Team

Downtown Streets Team enables and empowers homeless individuals to be self-sustaining and productive members of our community.

Grail Family Services

Grail Family Services (GFS) is a non-profit organization that fosters learning and the empowerment of vulnerable families with young children through programs that educate, develop leadership skills, and build a sense of community.