With Super Bowl 50 taking place in Santa Clara, the 50 Fund recognizes First Place as one of the organizations working to “change the game” in the Bay Area, awarding a $500,000 grant to support expansion in Santa Clara County.

Other highlights

  • The Ready to Launch growth campaign begins with an initial goal of $10 million
  • FirstPlaceforYou.org launches to provide young people with an introduction to First Place’s programs
  • The first two youth in our Santa Clara program move from homelessness to stable housing