Community Involvement & Outreach

As a firm with deep roots in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bingham Osborn & Scarborough has a strong commitment to the betterment of the quality of life in the communities we serve. Our principals, portfolio managers and team members are actively involved with, and support, a wide range of local institutions and causes, and many of them serve on nonprofit boards of directors, school boards and other community groups. Our firm also frequently contributes its time and expertise to important non profit institutions, in addition to sponsoring local events and fulfilling our own established philanthropic goals.

We enable the philanthropic giving of our clients through the Bingham, Osborn, & Scarborough Foundation, an affiliate of the Marin Community Foundation. The B|O|S Foundation enables our clients to establish their own donor-advised philanthropic funds.

Strong Regional Presence and Perspective

An integral part of the Bay Area community for over a quarter of a century, our firm has a deep understanding of the environment in which our clients live and work, as well as the expertise to assist them with specific local issues. And, with offices in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley, we are able to meet the needs of clients in the entire region.

10,000 Degrees

B|O|S is a supporter of the I AM ONE DEGREE movement for educational equality.

1990 Institute

The 1990 Institute broadens the understanding and trust between the people of the United States and China through education, philanthropy and collaboration.

San Francisco Ballet

The San Francisco Ballet School, America's oldest professional ballet academy, is a distinguished training ground for young dancers from around the world.

The Buck Institute

The Buck Institute is the nation’s first independent research facility focused on understanding the connection between aging and chronic disease.

Burlingame Library Foundation

The Burlingame Library Foundation preserves and enriches the library’s vital role within the community.

Bouquets to Art at the de Young

Over the past 32 years, Bouquets to Art has raised more than $6 million for the Museums’ special exhibitions, conservation projects, and education programs.

Easy Bay Community Law Center

EBCLC promotes the advancement of justice and expansion of opportunity to low-income people in the areas of housing, health, income support, civic participation and economic development.

Ecumenical Hunger Program

EHP assists local families and individuals who are experiencing economic and personal hardship by providing them with food, clothing, household essentials, support, and advocacy.

Edgewood Center for Children and Families

Edgewood Center for Children and Families promotes the behavioral health of children, youth, and families, and supports a positive transition to adulthood.

Enterprise for Youth

Enterprise for Youth empowers Bay Area high school students to discover career opportunities and cultivate their interests through training, guidance, and employment experiences.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco oversees two unique museums — the de Young and the Legion of Honor — and stands as one of the most visited arts institutions in the United States.

Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano

The Food Bank provides food to more than 190,000 people every month in Contra Costa and Solano.

Foundation for Financial Planning

The Foundation for Financial Planning provides financial planners with training and assistance to give the benefits of pro bono financial planning as volunteers in their local communities, and makes a significant, positive impact on those most in need.

Financial Women of San Francisco

The Financial Women of San Francisco pioneer the advancement of the success of Bay Area women in finance.

Give 2 Asia

Give2Asia builds and strengthens communities throughout Asia by building trusted networks for charitable investment.

Harbor Point

The Harbor Point Charitable Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life for Bay Area adults and children in need.

Headlands - Center for the Arts

Headlands Center for the Arts is an international arts center dedicated to supporting artists and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork.

Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California

The Hearing and Speech Center supports hearing and speech impaired individuals through a comprehensive set of programs addressing clinical, educational, and social needs.

Jewish Family and Children's Services

JFCS is a key resource for children, families, and older adults facing personal crises or challenges for Bay Area communities.

Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco

KA-CF works to build a solid Korean American community in the Bay Area by raising awareness of human needs and issues, promoting self-sufficiency, and fostering a culture of philanthropy.

Mill Valley Philharmonic

The Mill Valley Philharmonic enrichs the cultural life by offering free orchestral programs to Bay Area communities.

The Peninsula College Fund

The Peninsula College Fund helps first-generation college students to achieve their education and career aspirations.

San Francisco Opera Guild

The San Francisco Opera Guild creates programs that inspire students to make positive choices and helping them grow to become conscientious, sensitive and culturally aware adults.

Stern Grove Festival

The Stern Grove Festival Association is a non-profit organization that provides free access to diverse performing arts to the people of the Bay Area.

Susan G. Komen®

Susan G. Komen® helps to save lives by investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

TEDxSan Francisco

TEDx San Francisco was a one day event surrounding the theme "Dare to Know" - never in the field of research have so many tools been available to so many by so many, in an evolving mesh of ideas and practices, a rich mix of citizens, scientists and culture.


In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxSoMa is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp.

TNDC provides comprehensive support services and community outreach activities that help tenants in 6 San Francisco neighborhoods stabilize their lives and build their communities.

Univeristy of California Board of Regents

The Board of Regents governs the ten-campus University of California and oversees various educational and institutional orders.

Woodside School Foundation

The Woodside School Foundation ensures continued excellence in academic, social and cultural programs for the Woodside School District.


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