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Black-led organizations are driving progress toward equity and justice in California.

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Organizations are the driving force behind our movement.

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East Bay Community Foundation

We partner with donors, social movements, and the community to eliminate structural barriers, advance racial equity, and transform political, social, and economic outcomes for all who call the East Bay home.

Explore our core program strategies to learn more about how we’re advancing an inclusive, fair, and just East Bay.

Your Philanthropic Home

When you choose EBCF for your philanthropic giving, you’ll find a robust network of like-minded individuals dedicated to advancing social change.

Investing in Community

With our investment strategy you have the option for 100% mission-aligned investments with a competitive financial return.

“Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the economic injustice that makes philanthropy necessary.”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Featured News

East Bay Community Foundation Streamlines Funding to Organizations Leading COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Efforts

As of May 4, 2022, the CDC reports that only 24.7% of children ages 12-17 are fully vaccinated. Meet the organizations leading COVID-19 vaccine outreach efforts.

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Reproductive Justice Is Racial Justice

Abortion bans disproportionately affect people of color and people with low income and that’s why we believe that reproductive justice is racial justice.

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Narrowing the Wealth Gap

BIPOC make up 40% of the U.S. population but 98% of wealth is managed by others. EBCF is leveraging its investments to narrow the racial wealth gap. CFO Valerie Red-Horse Mohl explains.

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By the Numbers

$721

million in charitable assets under management

563

charitable funds under stewardship

$238

million in grants to 1,653 nonprofits in FY21

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