seeding innovative solutions

that break the cycle of poverty for Bay Area youth

The problem: impoverished youth
U.S.

ranks last or 2nd to last on childhood well-being & low- income youth fare worse on all measures of well-being*

The problem: philanthropy
85%

of funding goes to established programs and only 45% of funders consider contributing to startups**

the need

All kids deserve a fair chance to succeed. But some don’t get it, because of where they come from. Breaking the cycle of poverty is tough, but we have to try so that neighborhoods stop determining destiny. And to do so, we need effective organizations to join the fight.

THE SOLUTION

All Stars Helping Kids seed funds nonprofit startups

serving low-income youth in the Bay Area.

 

Please click here to read a letter welcoming our new Executive Director!

* UNICEF ** IRS 501(c)3 data

who we fund
Our vision is to increase the effectiveness of nonprofits in the Bay Area so that all youth are able to thrive, regardless of where they come from.

our grantees are

  • Startups
    Startups

    A 501(c)3, or new chapter, for under 5 years

  • Small
    Small

    With budgets between $25,000 – $500,000

  • Youth Focused
    Youth Focused

    Serving low-income youth in the Bay Area

CURRENT GRANTEES

CURRENT GRANTEES
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HOW WE DO IT
  • Vet
    Vet

    Evaluate and select organizations based on their people, program and processes

  • Pool
    Pool

    We unite donors to leverage their gift and diversify our investments by supporting a number of startups

  • Invest
    Invest

    Unrestricted grants of $25K coupled with intense management assistance for up to 3 years

  • Monitor
    Monitor

    Specific milestones are analyzed to ensure measurable impact is achieved

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Where we’re going

We look forward to

  • Supporting start-up nonprofit organizations

  • Financially investing in our porfolio

  • Providing management assistance to our portfolio

So that our grantees can continue their work disrupting the cycle of poverty for Bay Area youth.