Thank You for Your Support

As a community-based nonprofit, YES relies on the generous support of individuals, foundations, corporations, and government entities to make our leadership pathways possible. 

Living by our Values: Integrity ~ Inclusion ~ Intentionality ~ Effective Communication ~ Holistic: 
In fulfilling our mission, YES partners with and gratefully relies upon a diverse community of supporters including corporations, foundations, and businesses. Dedicated to “walking our talk”, YES engages our staff and board in thoughtful reflection with the support of our nuanced Funding Values and Gift Acceptance guidelines to ensure that our funding partnerships reflect our core values.

We would like to thank the following funders for their essential contributions to our mission:

Bernard E. and Alba Witkin Charitable Trust

Bill Graham Supporting Foundation

California Endowment

California Coastal Commission WHALE TAIL Grants Program

California Coastal Conservancy

Chamberlin Family Foundation

Chevron Richmond Refinery

City of Richmond

Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation

Cleaves and Mae Rhea Foundation

Clif Bar Family Foundation

Contra Costa Health Services

Crescent Porter Hale Foundation

Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation

East Bay Community Foundation

Environmental Volunteers Transportation Fund

Five Arts Fund

The June and Julian Foss Foundation

George Miller Youth Fund

Hellman Foundation

Irene S. Scully Foundation 

Kaiser Permanente

Lampert Byrd Family Foundation

Miranda Lux Foundation

Morrison Foerster Foundation

Quest Foundation

Richmond Rotary

The San Francisco Foundation

Satterberg Foundation

Save the Redwoods League

The Wolfgang Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation

The Energy Coalition

Tulsa & Simone Fund

Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley

Vesper Society

Youth Outside