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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

Supporting AAPI Communities in the Wake of Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay

EBCF President & CEO Brandi Howard expresses solidarity and support for AAPI communities following the tragic events in Monterey Park on January 21 and in Half Moon Bay on January 23.

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East Bay Fund for Artists Announces 2023 Awardees

Collectively, the awards from the East Bay Fund for Artists support artists whose work celebrates, preserves, and promotes the pride and identity of Black, Indigenous, and people of color and LGBTQ+ communities.

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Bringing a Lens of Liberation and Love to Philanthropy 

President & CEO Brandi Howard shares her story and the guiding principles she brings to EBCF’s framework for A Just East Bay.

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By the Numbers

$650

million in charitable assets under management

563

charitable funds under stewardship

$182

million in grants in FY22

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