Choose Your Cause and Create a Net-Positive Legacy for the Bay Area
The 50 Fund selected four deserving Bay Area environmental non-profits to receive grants from the $1 million Sustainable Environments Grant Program. Once you submit your pledge, you receive 50 GoodCoins to give to the cause that matters to you most. You will be able to select from one of the four featured causes below.
Through our collective action we’ll direct $200,000 from the Sustainable Environments Game Changer Program to causes that make a real and lasting impact on young people in the Bay Area. Thanks to the 50 Fund for supporting innovative approaches that create lasting solutions for local challenges.
By using green schoolyards as innovative outdoor learning laboratories and connecting students with nature and healthy food as a regular part of their school day, Education Outside is creating resilient students that have the critical thinking skills and inspiration needed to achieve high-quality careers in the sciences, life-long health, and an environmentally sustainable future.
To provide affordable, easy-to-schedule, efficient and safe transportation for low-income youth (K-12) in the San Francisco Bay Area that facilitates access to science and environmental education field trips. The Game Changer grant will expand the Transportation Fund’s reach with an additional 340 buses sending over 13,000 more students on field trips.
To address the lack of connection to the natural world in nearby densely urban neighborhoods by building an outdoor play space that is a bridge to nature, combining interactive experiences in a natural setting with conservation, demonstration and educational programs that respond to the learning needs of diverse families.
Hunters Point Family’s Healthy Bayview program will be scaled to increase the capacity of Hunters Point Family’s extensive community gardens and food education programs and also support the development of a state-of-the art aquaponics social enterprise that will increase healthy food production (produce and protein) and distribution to over 1,000 Bayview Hunters Point families each year.