First Place is extremely grateful to all of our funders and donors. It is only through the combined support of individuals and families, foundations, corporations, and government agencies that we are able to provide young people with the robust services that create lasting change in their lives.

Foundations & Corporate Supporters

The Ahmanson Foundation

AmazonSmile Foundation


The Angell Foundation

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Apple Inc.

Art + Practice Foundation

Atlassian Inc.

Bank of the West

The Battery Foundation

BCCI Construction Company

Bernard E. & Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation

BHP Billiton

Blue Shield of California

Buchalter Law Firm

The California Wellness Foundation

Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation

The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation

Chevron Corporation

City National Bank

The Clorox Company Foundation

Comerica Bank / Comerica Charitable Foundation

Costco Wholesale Corporation


Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation

The Durfee Foundation

Farallon Capital Management

The George H. Sandy Foundation


Good Street


Great Place to Work Institute

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

The Hearst Foundations

Help For Children

Herman Miller Cares Foundation

The Impact Circle Foundation

In-N-Out Burger Foundation


The Joseph and Mercedes McMicking Foundation


Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs

Kimball Foundation

Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities

Louis L. Borick Foundation

Luck Pictures, LLC

Matson Foundation

May Foundation

May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust


The Morrison & Foerster Foundation

The Myra Reinhard Family Foundation

Myrtle L. Atkinson Foundation

Parnassus Investments

Payroll Systems, LLC

Peery Foundation

Pfizer Foundation

PG&E Corporation

Pinpoint Foundation

Piper Jaffray & Co.

Project Glimmer

Prosperity Now

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

Redwood Trust Employee Foundation

Reissa Foundation

Robert Half International

Ronus Foundation

S. Mark Taper Foundation

The San Francisco Foundation

Sereno Group | 1% For Good

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Stuart Foundation

Stupski Foundation

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Tipping Point Community

The TK Foundation

TMC Financing

Toys for Tots

United Airlines

VMware Foundation

Walnut Creek Elks

Wells Fargo Foundation

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Willis Towers Watson

Y & H Soda Foundation

Zephyr Real Estate

ZM Grappling Academy

First Place offers many ways for corporations to become partners in our mission, including in-kind donations, matching employer gifts, and supporting youth employment and internship opportunities.

Government Partners

Alameda County Social Services Agency

California Department of Social Services

City of Oakland

Contra Costa County EHSD

Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services

Los Angeles DCFS

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services

San Francisco Human Services Agency

Solano County DHSS

Santa Clara County DFCS