Giving Compass’ Take:
• The Magnify Community and Fidelity Charitable partnered to create a list of nonprofits working effectively to prevent and end homelessness in Silicon Valley, which suffers from a housing crisis driven by skyrocketing rent and mortgage costs.
• Which, if any, of these organizations match your philanthropic goals? If you choose to support any of these organizations, be thoughtful about how you go about it.
• Learn why nonprofits benefit from multiyear, flexible funding.
Abode Services secures supportive homes for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Santa Cruz, Napa, and San Francisco counties by applying the innovative Housing First approach, to go beyond the temporary solutions that shelters and transitional housing programs offer.
Destination: Home is a public-private partnership that uses collective impact strategies to accomplish its mission of ending homelessness in Santa Clara County.
Downtown Streets Team helps people find their way out of homelessness and creates clean, vibrant, and welcoming communities.
HomeFirst Services of Santa Clara County provides services, shelter, and housing opportunities to the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Santa Clara County.
Housing Trust is leading the effort to create a strong, affordable housing market in the greater Bay Area.
HIP Housing’s programs promote workforce housing and the prevention of displacement and homelessness.
LifeMoves provides interim housing and supportive services for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and achieve long-term self-sufficiency.
St. Francis Center of Redwood City provides food, clothing, and other essential services for low-income families in the Redwood City area to help them move from dependency to interdependency.
SV@Home actively promotes policies, programs, land use, and funding that lead to an increased supply of affordable housing.
Read the full article about nonprofits working to end homelessness in Silicon Valley at Fidelity Charitable.
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