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2019 IMPACT:

INVESTMENT: $4.5M

PERCENTAGE OF CORE GRANTMAKING INVESTMENT: 27%

THE NEED: In some parts of the Bay Area, it takes 5 full-time, minimum-wage jobs to make ends meet.

TIPPING POINT IMPACT:

  • 1,466 people got a job last year, earning an average of $19/hour.
  • 63% of people in Tipping Point-funded skills training programs had retained their jobs after a year.