Truly it takes a village to build better futures with families and individuals, where they are safely and supportively housed, free from homelessness and domestic violence. Since the time of our founding, the partnership of neighbors, sponsors, and public and private funders has strengthened Building Futures and our ability to help individuals and families in need. We are grateful for each and every one of our caring supporters.


  • Bernard and Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation
  • Blue Shield Foundation
  • Children’s Support League of the East Bay
  • Clarence B. & Joan F. Coleman Family Foundation
  • Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
  • Eden Area Foundation
  • Eden Healthcare District
  • Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr. Fund
  • Illinois Number 3 Foundation
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefits Program
  • Pinpoint Foundation
  • Rippleworks Foundation
  • Shoresh Foundation
  • Sterling Bank & Trust
  • Sunlight Giving
  • TJX Foundation
  • United Parcel Service, UPS Northern California District
  • Wayne & Gladys Valley Foundation
  • Walter & Elise Haas Fund
  • Wells Fargo
  • West Davis & Bergard Foundation
  • William G. Gilmore Foundation

Support received between 1/1/2018 and 6/30/2020.


  • Alameda County Social Services
  • Alameda County Housing and Community Development
  • Alameda County Health Care Services Agency
  • Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
  • Alameda Housing Authority
  • California Office of Emergency Services
  • City of Alameda
  • City of Oakland
  • City of San Leandro
  • FEMA – National Emergency Food & Shelter Program
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Support received between 7/1/2017 and 6/30/2020. 

Corporations, Organizations and Faith Groups

  • ABB Optical Group
  • Alameda Anesthesia Assoc Medical Group
  • Alameda Art Lab
  • Alameda Firefighters Assoc IAFF
  • Alameda High School CARE Club
  • Alameda Homeless Network
  • Alpha Delta Kappa
  • Amazon Smile
  • America’s Local Charities Donor Choice
  • AT&T employee match
  • Bethel Community Presbyterian Church
  • Black Oak Gallery
  • Bright Funds Foundation
  • Calvary Christian Center Mission
  • Carole Schultze and Friends Annual Yard Sales
  • Castro Valley Lions Breakfast Club
  • Castro Valley Women’s Club
  • Christ Episcopal Church
  • Cleophus Quealy Beer Co.
  • Community of Harbor Bay Isle
  • Craneworks, Inc.
  • Cucina di Cannelora, Inc
  • DaVita
  • Deacons First Presbyterian Church of San Leandro
  • Dominican Sisters of Oakford
  • East Bay Realtors Association, Alameda Chapter
  • Eden Realty
  • Edison School PTA
  • Envirocom Communications Strategies
  • Escuda Bilingual International, student fundraising event
  • FILWC of the East Bay, Federated Women’s Club
  • First Congregational Church of Alameda
  • First Presbyterian Board of Deacons
  • Girl Scouts of Northern California
  • Give with Liberty
  • Goins & Associates
  • Google Employee Match
  • Inner Wheel of San Leandro
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Community Giving
  • Kiwanis Club of San Leandro Foundation
  • Live Oak Unitarian Fellowship
  • Meredith Mehlberg International LLC
  • MJR Residential Remodeling
  • Optimist Club of San Leandro
  • Past President’s Assembly of Alameda
  • PG&E Company
  • Rental Housing Owners Association
  • Robert Half
  • Rotary Club of San Leandro
  • San Leandro Garden Club
  • Soroptimist International
  • St. Felicitas Church
  • T.O.Y. Soap LLC
  • Teamsters Local Union No. 78
  • Teamsters Local Union No. 853
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
  • United Way
  • Windstream
  • Womens Life Insurance Society Review
  • Zillow Group, Home Project
  • Zocalo Coffee House

Support received between 7/1/2017 and 6/30/2019 

Individuals (~$2,500+)

  • Kera Bartlett-Binns & Nat Binns
  • Lucien Carroll
  • Lisa Cunningham
  • Cameron Holland
  • OsaBrava Fund
  • Eugene Lee, Regina Hoshimi & Jagger Lee
  • Emily & Rob Rich
  • Susan & Stanton Schonberg
  • Carole Schultze
  • Lee & Perry Smith Fund
  • Margaret & Stephen Wilcox
  • Lynzi Ziegenhagen
  • Anonymous, DAF

Support received between 7/1/2019 and 6/30/2020. 

Emergency Program Director, Sabrina Thomas, and Development Manager, Naima Ezana, receiving a grant from Celebrating Black American Heritage (CBAH) for supporting the Black American community through educational and employment opportunities, the arts, and economic development.
Director of Development and Communications, Ana Maria Mahiri, accepting a sponsorship check from UPS.

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2020 Jazz It Up! Sponsors

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