The city of San Francisco spent a $35,000 Community Challenge Grant on a prototype public urinal designed to decrease public urination in the Tenderloin District.
The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.
Tech giant Google is donating $11.5 million to organizations fighting to end the slavery of 27 million people around the world.
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee announced Friday that the Oakland-based Public Health Institute will receive $209.5 million in “cooperative agreement” funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Kaiser Permanente has awarded a $1 million, three-year grant to Monument Corridor elementary schools in Concord in an effort to help fight obesity.
Funded by the U.S. Labor Department, the program aims at training low-income youth on several different aspects of media.
Two Bay Area charities were named as winners of the Chase Community Giving campaign.
Cal State East Bay has received more than $500,000 in grant money for a new center on campus.
Google Inc. has awarded $100 million worth of equity to Eric Schmidt, who is stepping aside as CEO but will stay with the company as executive chairman.
Kaiser Permanente announced Monday that it was contributing $10.5 million to support youth and violence prevention programs throughout Oakland.