Ground zero for giving back, Eco Lands is where our amazing non-profit partners set up shop in Golden Gate Park. Stop by Hellman Hollow near the Panhandle stage to learn how difference-making local and national organizations like Planting Justice, HeadCount, Friends of the Urban Forest and Outside Lands Works beneficiaries Sunset Youth Services and Youth Art Exchange contribute to our communities.
The mission of the California Academy of Sciences is to regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration. Life-changing moments. World-changing science. We’re an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park—and a powerful voice for biodiversity research and exploration, environmental education, and sustainability across the globe.
The mission of Fireside Project is to help people minimize the risks of their psychedelic experiences in ways such as providing compassionate, accessible, and culturally responsive peer support, educating the public, and furthering psychedelic research, while embracing practices that increase equity, power sharing, and belonging within the psychedelic movement.
The vision for Gardens of Golden Gate Park is to become a leading cultural and conservation institution over the next decade with new partnerships, museum accreditation, enhanced visitor experience, and robust community engagement. Gardens of Golden Gate Park seeks to establish itself as a top 10 botanical garden in the country through new collections and exhibits, expanded public programs, and a larger role in worldwide conservation efforts.
The Haight Street Art Center promotes advancement of poster art and artists to enable poster/graphic art and artists to thrive and continue to enrich American popular culture. Drawing upon the influence of San Francisco's counterculture history, we provide educational and engaging experiences through art, music, exhibitions and public programs to create community, encourage personal exploration and inspire action toward positive cultural change.
HeadCount is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that promotes participation in democracy through music, culture, and digital media. The organization has registered over 400,000 voters for the 2020 election and worked with a long list of musicians and partners including Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Dave Matthews Band, JAY-Z, Beyoncé, March for Our Lives, RuPaul’s DragCon, MTV, and Dead & Company. With 40,000 volunteers, street teams in most major U.S. cities, and presence at more than 1,000 events each year, HeadCount ranks as one of the most active grassroots civic participation organizations in the United States. Following COVID-19 restrictions, the organization quickly pivoted to an all-digital approach that led to innovation and online initiatives to fill the needs of the public in using their voices in democracy.
For over 50 years, Huckleberry Youth Programs has partnered with Bay Area teens and families to overcome adversity. Huckleberry strengthens families and empowers young people with services that promote safety in times of crisis, physical and emotional health and well-being, social justice in communities facing inequity, and educational success.
Propeller harnesses the powerful role culture plays in society to inspire activism and help build movements for change alongside our nonprofit partners. By leveraging the platforms of cultural influencers, our campaigns connect with people outside of the traditional reach of nonprofits. And unlike most nonprofits, we're able to take risks and invest in new technology while being structured to quickly pivot between issues. It all adds up to bringing new people into a movement doing what matters most when it matters most and having fun while doing it. Since our inception, our community has grown to nearly 1 million people, we've generated 5 million actions & raised over $3.5 million dollars for leading nonprofit organizations, and we work with many superstar artists, major festivals and other top influencers in the world. We're just getting started.
The mission of Sunset Youth Services is to foster long-term stability and growth in in-risk* youth, young adults, and families through caring relationships and supportive services. This goal is based on the simple belief that youth are inherently worthy of dignity and respect and have the potential to positively contribute to their communities when their real needs are met.
The San Francisco Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network. We are a volunteer-run, non-profit organization consisting of a diverse group of activists, researchers, and dedicated Bay Area community members. We work at the local, state, and federal levels to protect and enjoy the places we love.
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
Western Neighborhoods Project is a nonprofit that has preserved, interpreted and shared the diverse history and culture of San Francisco's west side since 1999. In support of this work, they also manage the OpenSFHistory program which safeguards, digitizes, and makes available online thousands of historical San Francisco images.