We fight poverty so one day everyone in the Bay Area can prosper.
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.
Expanding Career Pathways for Formerly Incarcerated Firefighters
With the help of The Forestry and Fire Recruitment Program, Ben turned his experience in fire camp into a career pathway.Read more about Expanding Career Pathways for Formerly Incarcerated Firefighters
POC-Led Supports Organizations and Leaders on the Frontlines
Hear from Sam Cobbs, Tipping Point CEO, on how POC-Led: Impact Through Equity equips leaders of color with the resources needed to address the Bay Area’s challenges.Read more about POC-Led Supports Organizations and Leaders on the Frontlines
How One Bay Area High School is Changing Lives
With Tipping Point’s support, Life Learning Academy opened an on-campus dormitory, giving students experiencing housing insecurity the stability to thrive.Read more about How One Bay Area High School is Changing Lives
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.