Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) is a local nonprofit organization that was founded in 1992. Its goal is to build awareness around sustainability issues and accelerate sustainability adoption on the ground. The organization is dedicated to driving impactful action on economic, environmental, and social equity issues. These “three E’s” of sustainability all need to be in balance to achieve true sustainability. SSMC offers the following three main programs:
Digital Tools Have Helped The Catalyze SV Community Stay Connected during COVID-19
Catalyze SV is a nonprofit organization that engages community members, developers, and city leaders to envision and create sustainable, equitable, and vibrant places for people in Silicon Valley.
Their goal is to ensure that the interests and needs of the community are embedded into development projects. They do this by nurturing dialogue between all stakeholders.
Dream Volunteers Pivots International Exchange Program To Digital Format
Dream Volunteers is a non-profit organization that provides international student scholarships, operates youth and community development programs, and offers global service and education trips to developing countries.
Three Tips for Successful Fundraising during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The All Good Work Foundation recently hosted a virtual roundtable discussion titled “Successful Fundraising During the COVID Crisis,” moderated by Amy Feldman, its Program Director for Silicon Valley and the Bay Area.
The event focused on how three Bay Area nonprofits were able to secure funding in a timely manner to support the needs of their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Satellite Centers Shares Tips On How To Keep Flexible Workspace Doors Open, Even During the Pandemic
The Satellite Centers is a California-based flexible workspace operator. The company opened its first space back in 2009, before coworking and flexible space were mainstream. Twelve years on, and the company remains as committed to the industry as ever…even while weathering the storm of a global pandemic.
How Start Small Think Big Is Helping Small Businesses Weather the COVID-19 Storm
Start Small Think Big (Start Small) is a nonprofit organization that helps under-resourced entrepreneurs create thriving businesses in underserved areas by providing entrepreneurs with access to a top-tier network of professional volunteers who provide legal, financial, and marketing services at no cost. The organization supports under-resourced entrepreneurs who are of color, women, members of disadvantaged groups, and low-income with business revenues under $1M.
How Upstart Co-Lab Aims to Unleash More Capital for Creativity
Upstart Co-Lab was founded in 2015 by Laura Callanan after she realized impact investors were missing opportunities to achieve a financial return and a social and environmental impact by investing in businesses and real estate projects in the creative economy.
RIF Asylum Is Helping Asylum Seekers Get Necessary Support During the COVID-19 Crisis
RIF Asylum is a nonprofit organization based in New York City that was founded to fill the city’s gap in orientation services for asylum seekers. They currently work out of The Alley, one of All Good Work’s Hosts donating space in NYC.
The organization’s main mission is to provide asylum seekers with information about the process in the hopes of helping them avoid fraudulent and predatory immigration practitioners. Their work aims to empower asylum seekers to have more control of their experiences by making the process much more seamless and easier to navigate.
All Good Work Residents: Providing Timely, Reliable and Trustworthy Information During the Pandemic.
In times of crisis timely, reliable, and trustworthy information is key as it can help reduce anxiety and stress, help protect people, and ensure that individuals and organizations are making informed decisions that can have an impact on communities, societies, and economies.