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What is a Donor-Advised Fund?

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a personalized approach to philanthropy that allows donors to make a charitable donation to a …

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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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Meet Brandi Howard, EBCF’s New President & CEO 

In this virtual event, community members learned more about Brandi and EBCF’s strategic vision for A Just East Bay. The …

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VOTE, It’s Your Right!

Here are three motivations to participate in the November 2022 election and a list of measures our core grantee partners support.

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CFO Valerie Red-Horse Mohl Appointed to U.S. Treasury Department Advisory Committee on Racial Equity

The Committee will provide advice and recommendations to Secretary Yellen and Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo.

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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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Three Ways to Use Your Donor-Advised Fund Beyond Grantmaking

Learn how you can make loans, loan guarantees, and private equity investments.

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10 Must-Read Books for Latinx Heritage Month

Pick a book and learn more about Latinx heritage this month and every month.

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The Just East Bay Fund: Building Cultural, Economic, and People Power

Learn how donor support for The Just East Bay Fund increased overall giving capacity across our program strategies.

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The Opportunity Pool: Going Above & Beyond in Impact Investing

Our Opportunity Pool has withstood the test of intense market volatility and has outperformed our other pools. Learn how we did it.

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Reimagining Our Investment Policy to Advance Racial Justice

Updating our Investment Policy Statement was a big step in our plan to create social impact using assets under management. Learn more about how we did it.

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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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