1% for the 99% Initiative

Marks Realty Group has selected the below three non-profit organizations as our 2021 recipients of the 1% for the 99% Initiative

SF•Marin Food Bank
Bay Area WildCare
Planting Justice

At the Marks Realty Group, we are conscious of the fact (or we recognize) that the top 1% of the wealthiest people in our country have a disproportionate share of capital, political influence, and the means of living a life of privilege and comfort, education and health. As a result of this wealth inequality and in line with our ethos on beneficence, we developed our 1% for the 99% Initiative which annually gives 1% of our total commission in cash and in-kind donations to nonprofits committed to making a difference in their local communities, with particular attention paid to social justice and environmental issues.

If you wish to refer a non-profit to be considered as a recipient of the 1% for the 99% Initiative, please click here. Additionally, if you are a non-profit and wish to apply to be a recipient of the 1% for the 99% Initiative, you can apply here.
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​​​​​​​Together, we can make change!

Past Recipients 

  • Arts & Healing Network
  • Associated Jewish Charities
  • Bay Area Commmunity Resources
  • Bill Graham Foundation
  • Black Rock Arts Foundation
  • Bread & Roses
  • Canine Companions for Independence
  • Community Action Marin
  • Drawbridge
  • Family Service Agency of Marin
  • Halleck Creek Riding Club for the Handicapped
  • Homeless Youth Alliance
  • To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Council
  • Marin Conservation League
  • Marin Organic
  • Project Open Hand
  • Raphael House
  • Rock Medicine
  • Swords to Plowshares
  • Toolworks
  • Woman, Inc

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