Civil rights Donations & Investments from Billionaires

Equality amongst all people, no matter their race, gender, or creed is a requirement for advanced society.

Total contributed: $1.1 billion

District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH)

District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) provides access to safe housing and services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their families as they rebuild their lives on their own terms... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated via Bezos Day One Fund

Novo Foundation

Foster a transformation from a world of domination and exploitation to one of collaboration and partnership. Major areas: encouraging social/emotional learning, seeding a local living economy movem... read more

~$1 billion

Abode Services

Abode Services' mission is to end homelessness by assisting low-income, un-housed people, including those with special needs, to secure stable, supportive housing; and to be advocates for the remov... read more

~5 million USDdonated via Bezos Day One Fund

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership serves the northwest Ohio area and provides programs in education, meals to home-bound elderly, transportation, and housing support. They help low-income re... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

ForKids

ForKids provides emergency shelter relief to families and children throughout 14 cities and counties in southeast Virginia. In additon, ForKids provides services for housing stability, educational ... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated 2 years ago

YWCA Columbus

YWCA Columbus provides support for community safety, support and stability through emergency shelter and long-term supportive housing. Their programs also include civil right activism for women of ... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Family Gateway

Family Gateway provides emergency shelter and supportive housing as well as case management and educational programs for at-risk families in Dallas, Texas. Their Assessment and Diversion team works... read more

~2.8 million USDdonated 2 years ago

Lafayette Transitional Housing Center

LTHC Homeless Services (formerly Lafayette Transitional Housing Center) helps families, veterans, and individuals find permanent housing through various programs and partnerships. The Rapid Re-Hous... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

FamilyAid Boston

FamilyAid Boston empowers parents and caregivers facing homelessness to secure and sustain housing and build strong foundations for their children’s futures.Services include emergency shelter, home... read more

~5 million USDdonated 2 years ago

MIFA

MIFA offer services to seniors through a variety of programs that include Meals on Wheels, senior companion, monitoring of long-term care facilities. They also serve families through emergency serv... read more

~5 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Interim Community Development Association

Interim Community Development Association is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing and community development organization in the Seattle Chinatown/International District. InterI... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

HOPE Services Hawaii

HOPE Services Hawaii provides housing support through emergency shelters, diversion for permanent housing, and financial management services. The outreach program assists people experiencing homele... read more

~2.8 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Pathways of Hope

Pathways of Hope provides over 200,000 meals and thousands of pounds of food through its HUB of Hope food distribution and resource center. Pathways of Hope also provides housing support, through s... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Vera Institute of Justice

Ballmer Group joined as a new grant maker for Vera Institute of Justice with the amount of $20 million in helping criminal justice reform across the states in the country.

~$20 milliondonated 2 years ago via Ballmer Group

Urban Resource Institute

Urban Resource Institute provides services to victims of domestic abuse and other vulnerable populations. Victims are provided a full range of complementary wellness services that include safety pl... read more

~5 million USDdonated 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans provide shelter, case management and care focused on homeless families, homeless women, and homeless men and women with chronic and physical health ne... read more

~5 million USDdonated 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Northern Virginia Family Services

Northern Virginia Family Service’s (NVFS) provide sthe essential building blocks for financial, emotional and physical well-being, serving as leaders and innovators for the Northern Virginia commun... read more

~4 million USDdonated 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Emerald Development and Economic Network

Emerald Development and Economic Network, Inc. is a contract agency of the Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County. EDEN focuses on housing activities as developm... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

UMOM New Day Centers

UMOM New Day Centers employs the ‘Housing First’ approach, moving people into housing as quickly as possible.On the UMOM New Day Centers campus, each family lives in a private room. Case managers g... read more

~5 million USDdonated 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami has programs that offers services in adoption, alcohol and substance abuse, child development, behavioral health, elderly, homeless prevention and rap... read more

~5 million USDdonated 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Heartland Family Service

Heartland Family Service provides Counseling and Prevention that focus on focus on therapeutic services in order to treat current mental health and substance use issues, manage chronic illnesses, a... read more

~5 million USDdonated 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Essie Justice Group

Essie Justice Group is a nonprofit organization of women with incarcerated loved ones taking on the rampant injustices created by mass incarceration. Our award-winning Healing to Advocacy Model bri... read more

$250kdonated 3 years ago via Sergey Brin Family Foundation

Color of Change Education Fund

We design campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward. Until justice is real.

$300kdonated 3 years ago via Sergey Brin Family Foundation

Washington United for Marriage

Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates donated $100,000 each to the campaign to uphold the state of Washington’s new gay marriage law.

$100kdonated 8 years ago
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