Krista Washington

7
Jun

Event Recap: ASCEND:BLO Network Event at SVCF & Poll Results

Event Recap ASCEND:BLO Network Event at The Silicon Valley Community Foundation BLO Network events are a key component of the ASCEND:BLO initiative, providing peer networking, learning, and community building to all BLOs in the Bay Area. On Friday, May 17th, 2019, The Silicon Valley Community Foundation hosted a networking event for Black Led Organizations in the South Bay with the

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21
May

Event Recap: Diversity in Philanthropy

Event Recap Diversity in Philanthropy: Understanding, Engaging, and Networking the High Net Worth Donor of Color In partnership with the San Francisco Foundation and the Women Donors Network, on May 20th, EBCF had the privilege of hosting the Donors of Color Network event, entitled “Diversity in Philanthropy: Understanding, Engaging, and Networking the High Net Worth Donor of Color.” The evening began with brief introductions

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12
May

Event Recap: After Hours at The Oakland Museum of California

Event Recap After Hours at The Oakland Museum of California On April 24th, members of EBCF’s professional advisor network were invited to attend a behind-the-scenes tour of two new installations at The Oakland Museum of California. Members of the OMCA exhibition development team took attendees on a tour of the Black Power and Taking Native Lands and Lives installations. Black

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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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A New Vision for EBCF