The nonprofit sector has a leadership problem — and Tipping Point is looking to shift it

By Jonathan Brack Recent research shows that people of color represent over 40% of the nonprofit workforce, but less than 20% of executive directors of nonprofit organizations nationally identify as a person of color. These statistics have not changed in nearly 20 years, even as the U.S. population and overall nonprofit workforce has grown increasingly diverse. &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/the-nonprofit-sector-has-a-leadership-problem-and-tipping-point-is-looking-to-shift-it">Continued</a>

On the Front Lines: Serving Immigrants + Refugees in a New Political Era

A conversation with Nikki Cicerani + Anne Kirwan of Upwardly Global With UpGlo’s support, Joy, Lisa and Khaled found management consulting jobs in the Bay Area. Right now across the U.S., there are nearly two million college-educated immigrants and refugees who are unemployed or underemployed. Upwardly Global (or “UpGlo”), a Tipping Point grantee since 2011, is &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/on-the-front-lines-serving-immigrants-refugees-in-a-new-political-era">Continued</a>

#SFGivesBack: Okta breaks down barriers to the tech sector

Over the next few weeks, SF Gives companies are partnering with Tipping Point grantees to host a series of workforce development events, ranging from job shadow days to career panels. The events are intended to highlight the important role Bay Area companies can play in developing our local workforce. We’ll cover these events on Medium &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/sfgivesback-okta-breaks-down-barriers-to-the-tech-sector">Continued</a>

Real Talk: Trump’s Proposed Education Budget

An Interview with Ed Center In May, the Trump Administration put forth a proposed education budget. While it will still be several weeks until the budget is finalized, the depth and scope of proposed changes all but guarantee major challenges for low-income individuals and families across the country. Ed Center is a Senior Program Officer &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/real-talk-trumps-proposed-education-budget">Continued</a>

Tipping Point raises $16 million in record-breaking evening

SAN FRANCISCO — Last night, more than 1,200 people came together to fight poverty in the Bay Area at Tipping Point Community’s 11th annual Benefit. The event raised $16 million, which will go to the most effective non-profits in education, housing, employment and family wellness across the Bay Area. Tipping Point’s Board of Directors funds 100% of &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/tipping-point-raises-16-million-in-record-breaking-evening">Continued</a>

Tipping Point Kicks Off “XO Factor” Photography Series

Tipping Point partners with acclaimed photographer, Travis Jensen, to capture Bay Area stories Tipping Point Kicks Off “XO Factor” Photography Series On Thursday, May 4th, Tipping Point will celebrate the power of community at its annual Benefit. The night’s theme, “XO Factor,” is meant to inspire reflection on the many variables — measurable and immeasurable, material and abstract, &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/tipping-point-kicks-off-xo-factor-photography-series">Continued</a>

#SFGivesBack: JP Morgan influences the next generation

Over the next few weeks, SF Gives companies are partnering with Tipping Point grantees to host a series of workforce development events, ranging from job shadow days to career panels. The events are intended to highlight the important role Bay Area companies can play in developing our local workforce. We’ll cover these events on Medium &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/sfgivesback-jp-morgan-influences-the-next-generation">Continued</a>

The Justice Gap: Closing the gulf between social and legal services

Project Legal Link (PLL), an initiative of Tipping Point Community since 2014, partners with the most effective non-profits in San Francisco to help low-income people navigate the legal system on their path out of poverty. Now housed at Bay Area Legal Aid, Project Legal Link recently received an R+D grant from Tipping Point to refine &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/the-justice-gap-closing-the-gulf-between-social-and-legal-services">Continued</a>

#SFGivesBack: First Place for Youth gets the inside scoop at POPSUGAR

Over the next few weeks, SF Gives companies are partnering with Tipping Point grantees to host a series of workforce development events, ranging from job shadow days to career panels. The events are intended to highlight the important role Bay Area companies can play in developing our local workforce. We’ll cover these events on Medium &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/sfgivesback-first-place-for-youth-gets-the-inside-scoop-at-popsugar">Continued</a>

SF Gives Hosts Workforce Development Series

Young women from First Place for Youth made their own custom “Must Have” boxes during a Workforce Development Series hosted by POPSUGAR. Earlier this week, Tipping Point Community CEO + Founder, Daniel Lurie sat down with tech journalist, Kara Swisher as a guest on her ReCode DeCode podcast. As the one of the most respected &hellip; <a href="https://tippingpoint.org/news/sf-gives-hosts-workforce-development-series">Continued</a>