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Power, Change, and Justice

Interim President and CEO Pamela Calloway shares EBCF’s strategies to help communities most harmed by systems of oppresion to build power and advance racial justice.

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LGBTQ+ Nonprofits You Can Support for Pride Month and Year-round

Learn more about and support these local organizations working tirelessly to provide services to LGBTQ+ East Bay residents.

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10 Must-Read Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Photo credit: Cambodian New Year Festival at Peralta Hacienda Historical Park photographed by Joyce Xi  Asian American and Pacific Islander …

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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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5 Reasons Why You Should Fund Community Organizing  

Social movements led by communities most harmed by injustice are the most effective drivers of change. Learn how you can get involved.

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This Moment is Golden

In her first message to the community, Pamela expresses her enthusiasm for this moment in EBCF’s history.

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The Roland Family Finds New Exciting Ways to Support the East Bay Community

For Steve Roland, philanthropy is a family affair. His son Kyle is doing graduate work on social impact investing. His …

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Learning and Leading Together: Reflections on the Donor Leadership Cohort Pilot

This donor organizing pilot program was designed to build connections to community, social movements, and organizations, and deepen participants’ understanding of and investment in equity and social justice.

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Important 2021 Giving Guidelines and Deadlines

As our staff continues to work diligently to help you with your charitable goals and interests, please take note of …

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A Just East Bay: From Response to Transformation

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Towards A Just East Bay: Early Lessons Learned from EBCF’s Change Journey

Over the past several years, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) has been quietly doing something that is truly remarkable …

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Updated Policies To Safeguard Our Grantmaking

EBCF is committed to using philanthropy to advance racial equity, social justice and to bring about the health and well-being …

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A Donor’s Perspective: Moving Towards Social Justice

Long before their individual and joint philanthropic endeavors – long before they’d even meet – husband and wife John Steinfirst …

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Event Recap: Diversity in Philanthropy

In partnership with the San Francisco Foundation and the Women Donors Network, on May 20th, EBCF had the privilege of hosting the Donors of …

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