Directory of Black-Led Organizations

Black-led organizations (B.L.O.s) in the Bay Area make up a strong, vibrant network of community anchors that serve as the backbone to many who call the Bay Area home. Explore the many organizations that participate in the ASCEND:BLO initiative below. Want to add a registered Bay Area nonprofit with Black staff or board leadership to this list? Email us at

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Organizations have been grouped into budget categories based on the size of their annual budget. These groupings are: Micro = Less than $100,000; Small = $100,000 – $499,000; Medium = $500,000 – $1 million; Large $1 million – $5 million; and Mega = greater than $5 million.

  • Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay (ASEB)


    Focus areas: Health Senior Services

    Founding Date: 1988

    Berkeley, CA

    County: Alameda

    Leader: Micheal Pope, CEO and Executive Director

    Budget Size: Large

  • Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Services, Inc.


    Focus areas: Community Development Senior Services

    Founding Date: 1972

    San Francisco, CA

    County: San Francisco

    Leader: Ollie Mixon, Board Chair

    Budget Size: Large

  • United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County


    Focus areas: Advocacy Senior Services

    Founding Date: 1994

    Oakland, CA

    County: Alameda

    Leader: Nate Miley, Board President

    Budget Size: Small