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Advance A Just East Bay Together

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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

Oakland: The Home of Latinx-led Power Building

Learn the local history and impact of the community leaders behind some of the largest Latinx-led nonprofits in Oakland.

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Remembering Board Member Gwen Walden

With sadness, we share the news that EBCF Board Member Gwen Walden passed away on Monday, September 26. Learn how you can honor Gwen’s legacy.

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The Board of Directors Appoints New President & CEO

Interim Board Chair and Interim President & CEO share how the new President and CEO is everything we value at EBCF.

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By the Numbers

$679

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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