Krista Washington

17
Apr

To Ensure Accurate Local Census Count, $1 Million in Grant Funding Available to Nonprofits

For Immediate Release April 17, 2019   To Ensure Accurate Local Census Count, $1 Million In Grant Funding Available To Nonprofits Request for Proposals open until May 31, 2019 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – To ensure that all Bay Area residents are counted accurately and completely in the 2020 census, approximately $1 million in grants will be awarded to local nonprofits

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11
Apr

Message from President & Chief Executive Officer, James W. Head

Moving Toward an Inclusive, Fair, and Just East Bay EBCF is embarking on a bold, social justice vision to speed the social and economic transformation of East Bay Communities.   For over 90 years, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) has proudly championed the diverse communities of the East Bay and the greater Bay Area. In 1928, the Foundation opened

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11
Apr

Changes to Investment Portfolios

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2019   The East Bay Community Foundation Repositions Its Investment Portfolios For Increased Social Impact   Oakland, CA – Today, the East Bay Community Foundation announced that it has repositioned all of its investment pools in a demonstration of fidelity to its mission; while continuing to generate positive financial returns for fund holders. The results of

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11
Apr

ASCEND:BLO – A Year in Review

ASCEND:BLO – A Year in Review To build an inclusive, fair, and just region, means increasing local organizations’ capacity to serve the needs of our fellow citizens; creating the conditions for all people to reach their full potential. Under the direction of Byron Johnson, Capacity Building Initiative Officer at EBCF, we are excited to report that the ASCEND:BLO initiative continues

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11
Apr

Welcome Our Newest Staff, Spring 2019

A Warm Welcome to Our Newest Staff   Muhammad McCabe joins EBCF as Digital Marketing Manager and will oversee the management of all of EBCF’s digital properties – including our social media platforms, the EBCF Newsletter, and ebcf.org. This work is an important part of solidifying EBCF’s communications infrastructure and accelerating our ability to fashion a compelling narrative about the foundation’s role

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11
Apr

Event Recap: Women and the Criminal Justice System, Session 1

Event Recap     Women, Girls, and the Criminal Justice System Donor Education Series, Session 1, April 4, 2019 On April 4th, the East Bay Community Foundation and the Race, Gender, and Human Rights Fund were extremely pleased to hold the first session of a three-part education series designed for donors to learn about the criminal justice system’s particular impact on

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11
Apr

Event Recap: Who Benefits from California’s Economic Boom?

Event Recap   Who Benefits from California’s Economic Boom? A Conversation with Lenny Mendonca and Margaret Hanlon-Gradie, March 13, 2019 We were honored to host Lenny Mendonca and Margaret Hanlon-Gradie on March 13 at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. We hope that all who attended were as inspired as we were by the thought-provoking conversation on both

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19
Jul

Recap: Blindspotting Advance Screening & Community Discussion

As a kick-off of our 90th year, the East Bay Community Foundation hosted an advance screening of the highly-acclaimed film Blindspotting, in theaters July 20th, starring Bay Area natives Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. The film’s intersecting themes of race, police violence, and gentrification in Oakland served as a thought-provoking conversation starter for our post-screening panel discussion. A big thank

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17
Jul

Learning + Action Series: Policies for an Inclusive Economy

In collaboration with the Bay Area Asset Funders Network and Northern California Grantmakers, we are hosting the Learning + Action Series: Policies for an Inclusive Economy for funders, donors, policymakers, and practitioners concerned about the future of low and middle-wage workers in the region, many of whom are people of color, immigrants, and those impacted by the justice system. The goals of this

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22
Jun

We Must Act

Since our inception 90 years ago in 1928, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) has put families and children first. We, like you, know that the foundation of a healthy, vibrant, civil society starts with family. When parents and guardians have the support they need to be healthy, productive caretakers and members of society, children thrive. We have all seen the horrific

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A New Vision for EBCF