BAFK makes gift awards to encourage local programs and help them financially. Our purpose is to ensure that a variety of art and recreation are available to children and young people for discovery and participation. The awards are designed with a spirit of promoting and helping valuable, innovative projects keep positive momentum on the way to growth and success.

BAFK donors appreciate that their support helps a variety of programs. We help a range of projects from recreational field trips to programs teaching young people how to connect experiences that may lead to a career in business, theater, farming or culinary arts. Our gifting can help these programs get through immediate and short-range financial hurdles on their way to developing more comprehensive goals and opportunities.

Organizations We Have Supported

Alemany Farm is a 4.5 acre working organic farm in southeastern San Francisco. We are dedicated to working hand-in-hand with the surrounding community and local youth. The Farm is managed by volunteers, San Francisco city officials and residents.

Project Avary improves life outcomes for children with parents in prison. Children with incarcerated parents are highly at-risk youth who, through no fault of their own, face daunting life challenges. Long-term guidance and training helps children develop emotional, social, and life skills that are essential for growing into healthy young adults.

The mission of Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is to educate and build confidence in young girls through non-competitive, curriculum-based running programs in San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, San Mateo, and Contra Costa Counties.

And Joanne Green has been teaching theatre arts to children & young teens for over ten years. She has taught “Song and Dance” at the French American International School San Francisco, created & taught the YMCA after-school drama program.

A San Francisco-based theatre program offering original and existing work to adults and young audiences, and helping them produce theater for children and their families, bringing the experience to many for the first time.

The Inneract Project is a design program that fills voids within the community through extracurricular activities, educational opportunities and a commitment toward improving lives. The Inneract Project provides an outlet for inner city youth.

An integral piece of Pie Ranch’s vision is to partner with youth around food & farming. The youth we work with are usually high school students from the Bay Area, Pescadero and Santa Cruz; however, we also serve other groups from all over the globe.

TCDC houses children Pre-K through 5th grade. Our goal is to provide children with an enriched early childhood experience. TCCDC is a part of the, San Francisco Unified School District, founded in 1851.

Founded in 1996, Youth Speaks is the leading nonprofit presenter of Spoken Word performance…

Since 1989 Zaccho has maintained a studio and office in the Bayview/Hunter’s Point, a district with few arts providers and a high rate of youth violence. Zaccho is dedicated to being involved in youth & community development in Bayview/Hunter’s Point.

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