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Resources for Taking Action - SF Bay Area

Volunteer opportunities, non-profit job listings, foundations and more...


service: Listing of nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location, or mission. Thousands of volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world, and a list of organizations that can help you volunteer abroad Nonprofit Career Center with hundreds of job and internship listings.


Craig's List

service: Web listings includes non-profit jobs


service: VolunteerMatch…utilizes the power of the Internet to help individuals nationwide find volunteer opportunities posted by local nonprofit and public sector organizations.


phone: 415-241-6872

Municipal Volunteer Centers 

service: Many cities have Volunteer Centers. Do a web search of "volunteer center" and your location to find one near you. The San Francisco Volunteer Center provides the city with a centralized source of volunteer information including listings of groups that need volunteers.


phone: 415-982-8999

The Foundation Center (San Francisco)

service: Independent nonprofit information clearinghouse. The Center's mission is to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects. The audiences that call on the Center's resources include grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.


phone: 415 397-0902

The Tides Center (San Francisco)

service: The Tides Center serves as a bridge between funders and projects by providing a wide range of services including financial management, human resources management, grants and  contract administration and project management while encouraging projects to focus on their programmatic work. Gives 501c3 status to projects that are not already established as nonprofits.


phone: 415.561.6300

San Francisco Bay Area Progressive Directory

service: A guide to about 1000 organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area of interest to progressive activists. Also links to a Progressive Callendar of events in the Bay Area of interest to progressive activists.


Young Non-profit Professional Network

service: The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) promotes an efficient, viable, and  inclusive nonprofit sector that supports the growth, learning, and development of young  professionals. Good email listserv for those looking for non-profit work in the Bay Area.



service: Community supported radio station on 94.1 FM.  Much of our programming is local,  original and eclectic, with a well produced mix of news and in depth public affairs, an ongoing drama, literature and performance series, interviews, and reviews. Advertise your public event on the station's community calendar.


phone: 510-848-6767






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