Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance

Welcome to BAlEAF

A nonprofit charity to assist Bay Area law enforcement officers and their families who have experienced a member killed in the line of duty, suffered a serious injury or illness, or similar catastrophic event (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity).

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Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund

About Us

BALEAF provides support to Bay Area law enforcement officers and their families in crisis who have experienced a member killed in the line of duty, suffered a serious injury or illness, or  other catastrophic event.

BALEAF can provide immediate funding for a range of needs in these difficult circumstances.

Founded in 1999, BALEAF supports all employees of law enforcement agencies within the San Francisco Bay Area and surrounding counties assisting sworn and non-sworn employees. As of 2020, we have awarded over $1.9M!

BALEAF Provides

  • Short term financial assistance
  • Referrals for psychological services, grief support, and spiritual support
  • Educational scholarships

BALEAF's Most Consistent Supporter Through the Years

Our generous benefactors and sponsors have been integral in our ongoing support of our Law Enforcement family.  Thank you to San Francisco Police Credit Union and our friends, Darlene Hong, Vice President of Membership Development, and Priscilla Guterres, Director of Membership Development, for being there for BALEAF from the beginning!  These two women have always gone to bat for BALEAF, and their support is always cherished.  That being said, check out the SFPCU website and consider supporting our supporters. Click on the SFPCU logo to go directly to the site.

President fabian brown


It is my greatest honor to be the President of this beloved organization. Our mission is simple: Support Bay Area law enforcement members and their families who experienced a catastrophic event or a serious injury or illness.

"We hope that you never need us, but we're here if you ever do."

501 (c)(3) Charity Organization

The Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund is designated a charity organization by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service .  Our IRS identification is #91-2006597 and BALEAF is a recognized California Public Benefit Corporation with identification #C2179208.   Your donations are tax deductible, but always check with your tax advisor.  You can donate by check, money order, online through a credit card, and direct funds transfer (EFT).  See our Donations webpage for details.

Fundraising Events

We hold fundraising events throughout a year, well attended and fun for everyone!  View the upcoming events to join us in the future.  Proceeds from the fundraisers goes to BALEAF to support our mission of assisting law enforcement families in need. 

Upcoming events


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Use the link below to donate and support BALEAF.

Fabian Brown, President

Contact Us
T: 415-837-0875
F: 415-392-6273

Address: BALEAF              
Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund
P.O. Box 31764
San Francisco, CA 94131-0764

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