Tides Center

With a 30-year history in progressive social change work, Tides Center is the nonprofit sector's leading sponsor of social innovation. Tides Center provides back-office services, a legal framework, and capacity-building support for projects that share our vision of a just, healthy, and sustainable world. Tides Center accelerates social change by enabling new and effective approaches to some of our society's most pressing issues. Tides Center and our projects believe healthy societies rely fundamentally on respect for human rights, the vitality of communities, and a celebration of diversity. Projects work to effect change in the areas of social justice, economic development, civic engagement, environmental sustainability, environmental justice, human rights, community development, international affairs, and nonprofit capacity building, among others.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|93.15 Score


(4/4)|94.54 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|92 Score



Headquarter Address

1014 Torney Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129