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Wherever your passions for giving lie, Giving List nonprofits are on the frontlines of making our community stronger.


Youth Development

One Love: Saving Young Lives from Relationship Abuse One Workshop at a Time One Love Foundation

Yeardley Love was a vibrant University of Virginia lacrosse player when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend three weeks before […more…]

ACCESS U Helps Youth Find Academic Success Access U Foundation

ACCESS U Foundation’s co-founders, Brad Rothenberg and Joaquín Escoto, ran a successful for-profit youth soccer company for nearly twenty years, […more…]

RTS Graduation Celebration! Ready to Succeed

On May 16, the Chief Clubhouse in Los Angeles was abuzz with excitement and inspiration as over 150 supporters, foundation […more…]

The Arts

Over a Century of Inspiring Harmonies and Transforming Lives Neighborhood Music School Association

When the Lalin Family’s four school-aged children get restless, they don’t watch television or browse social media, they play music […more…]

15th Annual Gala Holocaust Museum LA

Holocaust Museum LA honored icon Arnold Schwarzenegger with the “Award of Courage” at the 15th annual gala on Monday, November […more…]

Skirball Cultural Center: A Good Place for Everyone Skirball Cultural Center

You can’t understand the history of the United States without understanding the immigrant story. This is the idea that motivated […more…]

Social Justice

A Hero’s Journey: Reluctant Reader Turned Prolific Author J3 Foundation

Her eyelids grew heavy. She was irritable. The number of words on the page was overwhelming. This is what it […more…]

A Dream Job: Changing Lives J3 Foundation

Kathy Macaraeg, a credentialed California teacher with a busy family, was looking for an opportunity, a place where she could […more…]

Holocaust Museum Holocaust Museum LA

Holocaust Museum LA was founded in 1961 by a group of survivors who met each other in an ESL class […more…]

Public Square

Skirball Cultural Center: A Good Place for Everyone Skirball Cultural Center

You can’t understand the history of the United States without understanding the immigrant story. This is the idea that motivated […more…]

Human Rights

A Shining Example of Helping Under-Resourced Communities Become Self Sufficient Lightforce One

Lightforce One is a shining example of the difference one human being can make when they concentrate a laser-like focus […more…]

Homelessness and Housing

Venice Community Housing Is Transforming Lives Through Stable Housing Venice Community Housing

A new apartment building in the heart of Venice, California, stands as a testament to the successful work that Venice […more…]

The Path to Help All Unhoused Women in L.A. County Downtown Women’s Center

From 2013 to 2020, the number of women experiencing homelessness increased by nearly 70%, according to the Greater Los Angeles […more…]

Health

Providing Glasses To Help Children Succeed in School Vision To Learn

Six-year-old Yahaira’s favorite part of school was looking at picture books. But as her vision became worse, she couldn’t enjoy […more…]

One Love: Saving Young Lives from Relationship Abuse One Workshop at a Time One Love Foundation

Yeardley Love was a vibrant University of Virginia lacrosse player when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend three weeks before […more…]

The Path to Help All Unhoused Women in L.A. County Downtown Women’s Center

From 2013 to 2020, the number of women experiencing homelessness increased by nearly 70%, according to the Greater Los Angeles […more…]

Global Reach

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Puts First Responder Boots – and Paws – on the Ground National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

In the wake of Maui’s tragic 2023 wildfires, relief organizations and the goodwill of the world at large poured into […more…]

Search Dog Foundation Named One of the Best Nonprofits to Work For 2024 National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation is thrilled to announce it was recently selected as one of the 2024 Best […more…]

A Shining Example of Helping Under-Resourced Communities Become Self Sufficient Lightforce One

Lightforce One is a shining example of the difference one human being can make when they concentrate a laser-like focus […more…]

Fostering Care

Happy Trails for Kids: Give Foster Children Their Childhood Back Happy Trails for Kids

“Summer was always the hardest part,” explains Carolina Wolf. Carolina entered foster care when she was 13 years old. “Summer […more…]

Meeting Young People’s Greatest Needs with Trusted, Credible Voices Children’s Law Center of California

Alonie will never forget the day she nearly lost her home.  Her apartment’s new management company moved her rental payment […more…]

Lighting the Way for Children With Special Needs Wayfinder Family Services

Imagine the rush of thrilling emotions that comes with preparing to adopt for the very first time. Making it through […more…]

For the Children

Happy Trails for Kids: Give Foster Children Their Childhood Back Happy Trails for Kids

“Summer was always the hardest part,” explains Carolina Wolf. Carolina entered foster care when she was 13 years old. “Summer […more…]

PUENTE Learning Center – Delivering Quality Education for Lifelong Achievement PUENTE Learning Center

During her undergraduate studies at UC Davis, Nelly Escalante wrestled with what many first-generation college students encounter: imposter syndrome. Often […more…]

PUENTE Charter Elementary School Selected for the California Community School Partnership Program PUENTE Learning Center

We are proud to announce that PUENTE Charter Elementary School has been selected as an implementation grantee in the California […more…]

Family Well-Being

StrengthUnited – Dedicated to Ending Abuse StrengthUnited

The aptly named nonprofit StrengthUnited harnesses resources from its community to bring mental health healing and equal access to opportunities […more…]

Lighting the Way for Children With Special Needs Wayfinder Family Services

Imagine the rush of thrilling emotions that comes with preparing to adopt for the very first time. Making it through […more…]

Brady United Against Gun Violence Brady | United Against Gun Violence

Brady United Against Gun Violence, aka the Brady Center, marks its 50th anniversary since its founding. But the organization that […more…]

Education

Making College Dreams Come True for Underserved, Talented Student-Athletes Access U Foundation

Julie López played soccer for as long as she can remember. Growing up in a family of seven in Sylmar […more…]

Five Keys: Incarceration Meets Aspiration Five Keys Home Free

“Hope.” This overworked noun can read like a blasé greeting card shorthand to those who have no need of it. […more…]

The Inspiring Journey of Ricardo Ibarra Access U Foundation

Ricardo Ibarra’s story is one of perseverance, passion, and the pursuit of excellence. Born to Mexican parents who immigrated to […more…]

Community Resilience

No Us Without You Feeds the Most Vulnerable No Us Without You LA

Three years after a global pandemic ground the world to a halt, California’s COVID-19 state of emergency was finally lifted […more…]

Crop Swap LA Helps Urban Communities Grow Healthy Food Crop Swap LA

If you drive through South Los Angeles these days, you might come across a seemingly incongruous sight sprouting from the […more…]

Five Keys: Incarceration Meets Aspiration Five Keys Home Free

“Hope.” This overworked noun can read like a blasé greeting card shorthand to those who have no need of it. […more…]

Animals to the Rescue

Search Dog Foundation Named One of the Best Nonprofits to Work For 2024 National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation is thrilled to announce it was recently selected as one of the 2024 Best […more…]

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Puts First Responder Boots – and Paws – on the Ground National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

In the wake of Maui’s tragic 2023 wildfires, relief organizations and the goodwill of the world at large poured into […more…]

Happy Trails for Kids: Give Foster Children Their Childhood Back Happy Trails for Kids

“Summer was always the hardest part,” explains Carolina Wolf. Carolina entered foster care when she was 13 years old. “Summer […more…]

Advocacy

No Us Without You Feeds the Most Vulnerable No Us Without You LA

Three years after a global pandemic ground the world to a halt, California’s COVID-19 state of emergency was finally lifted […more…]

Kidsave: Helping Older Foster Kids Find Their Forever Home Kidsave

“When people think about adopting, they typically think about adopting a baby. But every child deserves a family. At Kidsave, […more…]

Meeting Young People’s Greatest Needs with Trusted, Credible Voices Children’s Law Center of California

Alonie will never forget the day she nearly lost her home.  Her apartment’s new management company moved her rental payment […more…]