Tipping Point fights poverty in the Bay Area.
Find + Fund
Vet the Most Promising Solutions
Our team of experts rigorously vets every investment we make, providing grantees unrestricted funding for poverty-fighting and life-changing solutions.
PARTNER + STRENGTHEN
Provide Tailored Resources Beyond the Dollar
We help organizations increase impact by providing customized support, from strategic planning to leadership development.
Investigate + Change
Influence Policy through Research + Advocacy
Tipping Point prevents poverty by investigating the root causes and changing the conditions that hold poverty in place.
Building a Place of Possibility
The Bay Area is a place of possibility despite our community’s challenges. Our work shows that we can live in a region where everyone has an opportunity to prosper.
Michael Lynch Ensures More Men of Color Graduate College
“I made a promise to myself to make sure my story was not an exception.” Michael Lynch co-founded Improve Your Tomorrow to help more men of color with the support they need to graduate college.Read more about Michael Lynch Ensures More Men of Color Graduate College
Bay Area Nonprofits Measure Tipping Point’s Impact
“Tipping Point is the most informed, supportive, and engaged funder we have,” one grantee respondent said in a survey to help us evaluate and improve Tipping Point’s impact on Bay Area nonprofits.Read more about Bay Area Nonprofits Measure Tipping Point’s Impact
Poverty Solutions for a Resilient Bay Area
Tipping Point engages in three key strategies to both achieve immediate impact and long-term change to transform our region into one where everyone thrives.Read more about Poverty Solutions for a Resilient Bay Area
Transformative Change Across Impact Areas
Last year, Tipping Point invested $30.1 million in poverty-fighting solutions across our four impact areas, and nearly 100,000 people turned to our grantees for support.
Supporting Families on a Path
Expanding Pathways to College
Providing Early Support for Children + Parents
Increasing Access to Livable Wages
100% of your gift will fight poverty in the Bay Area.
Our People + Values at Work Since 2005
We seek to amplify the impact of our grantees, providing meaningful solutions in the Bay Area.