Housing Donations & Investments from Billionaires

Homelessness and affordable housing are paramount to mental health and economic success.

Total contributed: $272 million

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

St. Joseph’s Villa

St. Joseph’s Villa is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and youth reach their potential. Their program includes education, mental health services, counseling, career and transi... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated via Bezos Day One Fund

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

Covenant House in New Orleans

"To support shelter, food, clothing, counseling & medicine for homeless, at-risk & trafficked youth, many of whom are jobless at the moment. Funds will support six-months of shelter, food, medical ... read more

$167kdonated 3 months ago via Start Small Fund

Brilliant Corners

Helping the immediate needs of the homeless in Los Angeles in the wake of coronavirus.

~$100kdonated 3 months ago via Ballmer Group

City of Inglewood

Ballmer committed $100 million to the city of Inglewood as part of a community benefit plan community programs made in connection to a sports or entertainment venue in California, with $80 million ... read more

$100 millioninvested 10 months ago via Clippers Foundation

University of California San Francisco

Backed by a $30 million from Marc and Lynne Benioff, UC San Francisco launch UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative that will conduct research on the root causes of homelessness and ident... read more

$30 milliondonated a year ago

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 a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Coburn Place

Coburn Place offers support services and housing options to survivors of intimate partner violence in Midtown Indianapolis. Coburn Place has a residential housing program for survivors to voluntary... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago

St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, offers person-to-person services for vulnerable populations such as housing support and food pantries across Maryland.

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness

The goal of the WV Coalition to End Homelessness is to end homelessness in West Virginia. Programs include emergency shelters, rapid re-housing, and support with finding permanent housing.

~1.5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Catholic Charities Eastern Washington

Catholic Charities Eastern Washington provides a variety of services to the community in eastern Washington. Offered programs include: counseling for families, holiday assistance programs, individu... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago

Catholic Social Services Alaska

Catholic Social Services Alaska provides emergency shelter for nearly 400 individuals in Anchorage Alaska. In addition to housing solutions and support, individuals can receive a variety of service... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago

Upward Bound House

Upward Bound House provides homeless families with housing and supportive services to suit their specific needs. Services include rapid re-housing, emergency shelters, urban farming, and support fo... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Our Family Services

Our Family Services provides programs for homeless youth and families as well as programs that aim to help facilitate civil communications between people. The Center for Community Dialogue & Traini... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated a year 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 a year 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 a year 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 a year ago

Mary’s Place Seattle

Mary’s Place Seattle provides access to emergency shelters for those experiencing homelessness as well as assistance with finding permanent housing solutions. Their programs include employment serv... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

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 a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Covenant House New York

Covenant House New York offers a variety of support services, housing, and health and wellness. Support services include youth development, vocational training, educational support, anti-human traf... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago

The Whole Child

The Whole Child is a non-profit organization providing mental health, family housing, parent enrichment and nutrition education services to some of the most vulnerable families in Los Angeles Count... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

The Road Home Dane County

The Road Home seeks long-term solutions to homelessness by helping families find and maintain stable, affordable housing. They work with families, not only to relieve the immediate crisis of homele... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated a year 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 a year 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 a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

St. Joseph Center

St. Joseph Center provides services through case management, food pantries, re-entry services for recently incarcerated, mental health and substance use disorders, and education and vocational trai... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

The Road Home

The Road Home is a private non-profit social services agency that assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake County and along the Wasatch Front. The Road Home provides ... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) leads the statewide collaborative effort to end homelessness in Connecticut including over 100 organizations and individuals. CCEH advances effo... read more

~25 million USDdonated a year ago

HopeWorks New Mexico

HopeWorks New Mexico offers programs in employment services, housing, behavioral health, outreach services, day shelters, and meals. They served over 15,000 New Mexicans in 2019 with a variety of s... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated a year 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 a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

St. Stephen’s Human Services

St. Stephen’s Human Services supports individuals and families experiencing homelessness in achieving permanent, affordable housing through street outreach, shelter, and housing programs in Hennepi... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Bethany House Services

Bethany House Services serves homeless and at-risk families by providing solutions to housing stability and long-term self-sufficiency. Bethany Homes offers a 24-unit apartment building for tempora... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago

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 a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan

Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan serves people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity through their Food Rescue, Goodwill Inn and Meal Services program.

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago

UNITY Of Greater New Orleans

UNITY Of Greater New Orleans is a nonprofit coordinating community partnerships to end homelessness. UNITY assists partner agencies and other non-profit groups in New Orleans to convert abandoned b... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated a year 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 a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Homeless Services Network of Central Florida is lead agency for the HUD Continuum of Care FL-507 for the area including Osceola, Seminole and Orange Counties, including the Cities of Orlando, Kissi... read more

~5.3 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Tenderloin Housing Clinic, City of San Francisco

Lynne and Marc Benioff donated $6.1 million to City of San Francisco's Tenderloin Housing Clinic to create new housing for formerly homeless individuals and renovate 58 single-room occupancy hotel ... read more

$6.1 milliondonated 2 years ago

Hamilton Families

Salesforce.org and Benioffs donated $3 million to Hamilton Families for its Heading Home initiative to focus on ending long-term family homelessness in San Francisco and provide support services ai... read more

$3 milliondonated 2 years ago via Salesforce.org

Community Rebuilders

Community Rebuilders’ offers a broad range of programs and services for housing support throughout Michigan. The organization adopted a housing first, strengths-based model of service delivery in 2... read more

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