We find and fund the most promising poverty-fighting solutions in the Bay Area.
We do the Homework for You
There are thousands of organizations, nonprofit leaders, and new ideas with good intentions of creating opportunities, but we rigorously vet every investment we make and only fund the most effective and promising solutions.
Our Approach to 100% Impact
Identified by Experts
Our team of experienced program officers and researchers identify the most effective and promising solutions.
Due Diligence + Partnership
We dive deep into understanding organizations and evaluate their efficacy and needs. We dig in together and provide customized support to strengthen organizations.
100% Goes Where it’s Needed Most
We provide unrestricted funding to our grantees built on strong partnerships, trusting that leaders behind the solutions know what’s best for the communities they serve.
Meet Our Grantees
Our portfolio of grantees focus on essentials needed to thrive – a healthy early childhood, a strong education, a quality job, and a roof over one’s head.
In addition to portfolio grantees, we target investments to fill gaps where and when they’re needed most.
Our Program Team
Meet the team of senior program officers, capacity building experts, and learning and evaluation experts who build relationships with our grantees to help them achieve maximum impact.
Explore More About Our Strategy
Partner + Strengthen
Beyond the dollars, we partner closely with grantees to co-create a plan, helping each organization amplify their impact, and support their leadership to strengthen the organizations and the sector as a whole.
Investigate + Change
We prevent poverty by investigating the root causes and changing the conditions that hold poverty in place.
Tipping Point funds in four key impact areas: housing, early childhood, education, and employment. For more information on our funding criteria, please visit our grant seekers page.