The San Francisco Marathon events are a great way for nonprofits to raise much-needed funds.

If you are already registered for The San Francisco Marathon, and are looking to make your training and race day more meaningful, you can help raise much needed funds for any nonprofit you choose by joining The San Francisco Marathon Crowdrise Page and start your fundraiser now or by joining a Charity Team HERE!

The San Francisco Marathon has a program which provides nonprofits with guaranteed entries, access to The San Francisco Marathon fundraising page, promotion of the program and more.

If you are a nonprofit interested in learning more about the program, please click here and complete the form and we will get right back to you.

For more information please contact Weinstein Carnegie Philanthropic Group

Email: [email protected] Phone: 212.213.8079

Below are the charities we are proud to support for our 2014 race!


Operation Access_Logo_Bag

Operation Access brings together medical professionals and hospitals to provide donated outpatient surgical care for the uninsured and underserved in the community. When you join our team you’ll help Operation Access raise funds to provide services for those in need in your community. Email [email protected] with “San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line to receive information and a link to join our team.


Project Athena Foundation – Your power will empower! When you join Team Project Athena you’ll help PAF raise funds to help women with medical or traumatic setbacks live their adventurous dreams as part of their recovery. Email [email protected] 

World of Children logo

Team Changemakers for Children – Join Team Changemakers for Children to support World of Children Award and raise funds for vulnerable children in the United States and around the world. Interested in going the distance? Contact Alison at [email protected] for more information.

Family House Logo

Go Team Family House! Join the Family House Community at The San Francisco Marathon to raise funds for cost-free housing for families of children being treated for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. We need your support to help these kids cross the finish line and beat cancer! Email [email protected] for more information.


Team Shanti — Running to ensure no one has to experience a life-threatening illness alone. For 40 years, Shanti has provided compassionate one-on-one support to individuals living with a life-threatening illness, such as HIV/AIDS and breast cancer. Join us in continuing the legacy of compassion by emailing [email protected] with “The San Francisco Marathon” in the subject line.

Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research LogoInstitute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research – Accomplish your goal of running 26.2 miles as well as raising much needed awareness and funds for myeloma research. Email [email protected] to become part of Team IMBCR.

Half the Sky Logo

Half the Sky Foundation – Join Team HTS to help create a brighter future for orphaned children in China. Learn more at www.halfthesky.org and contact Sarah Cramer at [email protected] with “SF Marathon” in the subject line to join us!

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Logo

 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy – Go the distance to end Duchenne by joining the Run For Our MS Team. When you join Run For Our MS you are giving hope to those living with Duchenne and their families. Email [email protected] for more information.

Jackson Gabriel Silver Foundation logo

The Jackson Gabriel Silver Foundation (JGSF) is aggressively funding research to fund treatments and a cure for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a devastating skin disease that affects children from birth. Individuals with EB have blisters all over their bodies. Join team JGSF and help us with our mission to find a cure and end EB. Email [email protected] for more details.

Training 4 Autism

Train 4 Autism is a parent founded nonprofit that brings together a community of athletes and socially conscious people who are committed to raising awareness and funding for research and treatment for those living with autism.

Save The Children Logo

 By joining Team Save the Children you can secure your spot in the San Francisco Marathon and make the difference in the lives of children in need right here in the United States and around the world. Our vision is to make sure children survive, AND thrive. Achieving such a vision is not a sprint, but a marathon!


 Lung Cancer Foundation Team ‘A Breath Away’

Lend your lungpower and join last year’s #1 San Francisco Marathon Fundraising Team — A Breath Away. When you join us, you’ll help the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) raise funds for research, and patient services.  You’ll help us reach our immediate goal of increasing survival rates and providing hope to those suffering with lung cancer.

52.4 Mile Participants must reach the required $1,000 fundraising minimum to receive a race day bib. To secure a 52.4 bib email: amelia@lungcancerfoundation.org with 52.4 in the subject line.

Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together San Francisco – Join our Rebuilding Team and you’ll help raise funds to improve the lives of low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners in San Francisco. You’ll also help our local nonprofits and schools become brighter and healthier places to work an learn. Email: [email protected] with “The SF Marathon” in the subject.


Athletes for a Cure is a program of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, we bring athletes of all disciplines together to stomp out prostate cancer through awareness and fundraising programs that support life-saving research. We are a force of hope for the millions of men and their families fighting the disease. Who do you race for? Email [email protected] or call 1.800.757.CURE

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation logo

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation – Run with us and Honor Marines By Educating Their Children. By joining Team Scholarship Foundation, you will help raise funds to give the deserving sons and daughters of our Marines the gift of an Education.

No Barriers Boston Logo

No Barriers Boston is a part of the 501c3 nonprofit No Barriers USA. We are dedicated to re-empowering survivors who suffered limb loss as a result of the Boston marathon bombing in 2013. We are working with leaders in the advanced prosthetic industry to provide applicants with athletic prosthetics that will enable these survivors to regain the ability to run, dance, and swim. Contact Mary Kelly Persyn: [email protected] with questions about fundraising with No Barriers Boston.

National Kidney Foundation

26 million people have kidney disease and most do not know it. Join the National Kidney Foundation to increase awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease for the millions of patients and their families, and the 1 in 3 Americans at risk. Contact [email protected] with questions about fundraising with NKF.


Lazarex Cancer Foundation supports end stage cancer patients and the cancer community by providing assistance with costs for clinical trial participation, navigation through clinical trial options, and community outreach and education. Lazarex provides resources for cancer patients who’ve been told they have no other options, but who are not yet done with their journey in life and refuse to give up now. For more information, call 925-309-8664, email [email protected], or visit teamforlifelcf.org

Children of Peru Foundation logo

Join our team, “Run For Peru,” and help us make a difference in Peru providing better healthcare and education to poor children in Peru. Email [email protected] for more information. The Children of Peru Foundation offers guaranteed entries for the Marathon, the 2 Halfs and the 52.4. Minimum fundraising requirement: $500 for Marathon & Halfs, and $1,000 for the 52.4.

Getty Owl Foundation Logo C

Join Team Getty to support Getty Owl Foundation in its fight to end Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), help affected families, and raise SMA awareness worldwide. SMA is the #1 genetic killer of young children and has no treatment or cure. Email [email protected] to get involved.


Run for the kids! Join Team UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital! UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is recognized throughout the world as a leader in health care known for innovation, technology and compassionate care. Through the collective power of your gifts our community’s sickest children – including babies not yet born – will be given the chance to live a happy healthy life. Click HERE to join the team or contact [email protected]

The Wayne Foundation Logo

Join The Wayne Foundation Team as we raise awareness for domestic minor sexual trafficking one step at a time. Be a super hero by raising funds to support victim support and rehabilitation. Email [email protected] for race inquiries.


US Foundation for the Children of Haiti (USFCH) is a volunteer organization based in the US which serves the Foundation Pour Les Enfants d’Haiti (FEH) under the leadership of Gladys Thomas. The USFCH has worked since 1981 serving children of Haiti through EDUCATION, HEALTH, and RESIDENCE. The FEH has grown from one small orphanage to an organization that operates 2 orphanages, 1 home for disabled children, 3 schools, and a hospital with 50 beds!

Soccer Without Borders_logo

Soccer Without Borders uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change. Our year-round program provides soccer, team-building, civic engagement, cultural exchange, and educational support to youth too often excluded from these opportunities, working specifically with refugees, immigrants, and girls. The average center midfielder runs nearly a half marathon in every 90 minute soccer game. Join our San Francisco Marathon team and make those miles count for SWB youth by contacting [email protected]. We have full and half marathon slots!