Nonprofits

Jan Koum, the 38-year-old founder of the messaging company WhatsApp, donated $556 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation putting him at No. 4 on the list. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014’s Top Philanthropic Givers

Out of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual Philanthropy 50 list.

02/10/2015

(Boy Scouts of America)

California Bill To Strip Boy Scouts Of Tax Break Stalls

A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization’s refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.

09/12/2013

wine on dinner table

Community Corner: Eating Out For Charity

A locally-based program allows participants to help their favorite charities, simply by dining out.

06/17/2012

A teen gets involved in a gardening project. (Do Something)

About The Bay: San Francisco Teens Impress With Real World Projects

While a majority of high school students tend to be consumed with homework, sports or teenage romance, these teens were setting their sights on the world – literally.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/07/2011

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