Jobs & training Donations & Investments from Billionaires

The jobs of tomorrow will require people to adapt and learn the skills of tomorrow.

Total contributed: $1.1 billion

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

California Community Foundation

Support low-income and low-wage workers affected by coronavirus.

~$150kdonated 3 months ago via Ballmer Group

Arizona State University / St. Vincent de Paul

~$1 milliondonated 7 months ago via The Rob and Melani Walton Fund

Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship

Ballmer Group along with others organizations fund the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA), a multi-stakeholder initiative led by New America to promote more equitable and sustainabl... read more

~$200kdonated a year ago via Ballmer Group

Sherwood Foundation

Promotes equity through social justice initiatives enhancing the quality of life in Nebraska. Bufffet pledged $3.6B to five foundations, so we are assuming they were all given equal amounts until ... read more

~720 million USDdonated a year ago via Sherwood Foundation

Economic Opportunity for Connecticut

The gift, which will be matched over five years with $100 million in state funding, and another $100 million raised by other philanthropists and business leaders, will focus on communities “where t... read more

$100 milliondonated a year ago via Dalio Philanthropies

National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Partnering with Annie E. Casey Foundation, Ballmer Group has announced grants totaling $2.4 million to organizations working to improve workforce development in Atlanta, Baltimore, Cleveland, and S... read more

~$1.2 milliondonated a year ago via Ballmer Group

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Fund for Workforce Solutions

National Fund for Workforce Solutions received a three-year $4.5 million grant from Ballmer Group to promote systemic changes that create greater economic mobility for thousands of low-wage workers... read more

$4.5 milliondonated 2 years ago via Ballmer Group

Fund for Teachers initiative

The funding comes from the Dalio Foundation under the Fund for Teachers initiative, providing opportunities for nearly 500 Connecticut teachers to pursue professional learning fellowships.Since 201... read more

~2.8 million USDdonated 2 years ago

Crossroads Rhode Island

Crossroads Rhode Island is the leading provider of housing and services experiencing homelessness across the state. The organization provides a range of specialized services to meet the need of cli... read more

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

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

SEARCH Homeless Services

SEARCH Homeless Services helps thousands of individuals and families move from the streets into jobs and safe, stable homes through services that Engage & Stabilize, House, Employ, and Educate. The... read more

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

Primo Center for Women and Children

Primo Center is a leader in providing family shelter and permanent supportive housing, integrated physical, dental, and mental health care, early childhood development, and supportive services to h... read more

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

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services are outreaches of the Catholic Church in Western Washington, under the leadership of the Archbishop of Seattle and the Boards of Trustees.T... read more

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

StriveTogether

Steve and Connie Ballmer are donating $60 million over 6 years to StriveTogether's program Cradle to Career Network that centered on reducing racial and socioeconomic disparities in educational suc... read more

$60 milliondonated 3 years ago via Ballmer Group

College Possible

College Possible receive a long-term funding commitment of $20 million from Ballmer Group to serve low-income students by fast-tracking the development of their Catalyze program focusing on providi... read more

$20 milliondonated 3 years ago via Ballmer Group

Building Educated Leaders for Life

BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life), the largest evidence-based summer learning provider in the U.S. and a national leader in PK-8 out-of-school time (OST) education, received a 10-year $30 m... read more

$30 milliondonated 3 years ago via Ballmer Group

Force for Change Grants Program

Salesforce.org announced the expansion of the Force for Change grants program focused on increasing social impact by supporting the innovative use of technology in the global nonprofits and educati... read more

$4 milliondonated 4 years ago via Salesforce.org

University of Washington School of Social Work

Steve and Connie Ballmer add their donation for $20 million bringing it to $32 million over the past five years to UW School of Social Work aimed for scholarships for graduate students, with the re... read more

$20 milliondonated 5 years ago

XQ

XQ supports educators, students, families, and other civic-minded people in their efforts to reimagine high school education in the United States. Their mission is to fuel America’s collective cr... read more

50 million USDdonated 5 years ago via Emerson Collective

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Steve and Connie Balmer are donating $11 million to Washington State Opportunity Scholarship to help sending Washington natives to college to study STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) ... read more

$11 milliondonated 5 years ago
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