Public services Donations & Investments from Billionaires

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Total contributed: $879 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

COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization

In response to COVID-19, One Acre Fund, supported by the Emerson Collective, is mobilizing its network of 8,000 trusted rural staff and over 100,000 volunteers to deliver critical farming supplies ... read more

Unknown amount was donated 5 months ago via Emerson Collective

GoFundMe

America’s Food Fund was launched by Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Apple, along with the Ford Foundation. With the increasing rate of food insecurity in the US, their mission is to hel... read more

~3 million USDdonated 6 months ago via Emerson Collective

Seattle Foundation - COVID-19 Response Fund

Steve Ballmer and Connie Ballmer from Ballmer Group along with others donate with total of $9 million to the COVID-19 Response Fund housed at Seattle Foundation that will help fund organizations th... read more

~$3 milliondonated 6 months ago via Ballmer Group

Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust, a nonprofit that helps people live their more independent and healthier lives by creating smarter ways to access public benefits and services has received a five-year $5 millio... read more

$5 millioninvested 8 months ago via Ballmer Group

Alameda County Community Foodbank

General Support

$75kdonated 9 months ago via Sergey Brin Family Foundation

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

Willamette Falls Trust

Willamette Falls Trust in Oregon City has announced commitments of $5 million from Ballmer Group to repurposing one of the former mill buildings into a three-story structure that will provide an ov... read more

$5 milliondonated a year ago via Ballmer Group

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

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 2 years ago

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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 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

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

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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

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 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

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 2 years 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 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

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 2 years ago

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

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 2 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

UC Davis

Ellison was so impressed by orthopaedic surgeon Michael W. Chapman after an elbow reconstruction in the 90s, he donated $5 million to UC Davis for the foundation of the Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulato... read more

5 million USDdonated 2 years ago

Flint students

Donated 424k to provide laptops to students attending schools in Flint during the contaminated water crisis.

424k USDdonated 2 years ago via Musk Foundation

What Works Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ballmer Group announced a joint $12 million investment to expand What Works Cities initiative, a nationa leffort focused on improv... read more

~$4 millioninvested 2 years ago via Ballmer Group

Detroit nonprofits

Ballmer Group are set to send $16 million to be split between 18 non-profit groups in Detroit area that focuses on helping children and families escape poverty. The recipients range from City Year ... read more

$16 milliondonated 2 years ago via Ballmer Group

Flint Community Schools (Flint, Michigan)

Donated 480k to install water fountains w/ proper filtration for clean water at schools in Flint, Michigan after learning that water fountains were unusable.

~480.4k USDdonated 2 years ago

Community Outcomes Fund

Steve and Connie Ballmer together with The Kresge Foundation and Prudential Financial announced commitments of $40 million in total to the Community Outcomes Fund by Maycomb Capital, the first outc... read more

$20 milliondonated 2 years ago

Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department

Steve and Connie Ballmer in association with Clippers Foundation are donating $10 million to Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department for the purpose of renovating 344 public basketball courts b... read more

$10 milliondonated 2 years ago via Clippers Foundation

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 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

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 3 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 3 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund
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