Krista Washington

19
Apr

EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION PRESIDENT & CEO, JAMES W. HEAD HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS 2018 JAMES A. JOSEPH LECTURER AWARD BY ASSOCIATION OF BLACK FOUNDATION EXECUTIVES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2018   EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION PRESIDENT & CEO, JAMES W. HEAD HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS 2018 JAMES A. JOSEPH LECTURER AWARD BY ASSOCIATION OF BLACK FOUNDATION EXECUTIVES   Oakland, CA –  The East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) is pleased to announce the selection of James W. Head, EBCF President and CEO, as the 2018 James

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11
Apr

THE EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE RACE, GENDER AND HUMAN RIGHTS FUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2018   THE EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH THE RACE, GENDER AND HUMAN RIGHTS FUND Foundation to Serve as the Philanthropic Home for Progressive Group Committed to Addressing the Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Women, Girls and Families   Oakland, CA –  The East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF), is pleased to announce a

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4
Apr

23 Grants Awarded from the East Bay Fund for Artists

The East Bay Community Foundation is proud to announce that it has awarded 23 grants, totaling over $130K, from the East Bay Fund for Artists. 46 local artists were selected to create new and diverse works of art that would be presented in the East Bay. Since its creation, the East Bay Fund for Artists has supported over 200 new

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28
Mar

The Oakland Promise Releases its Annual Report

“I’m going to college!” The East Bay Community Foundation is proud to work with the Oakland Promise, a cradle-to-career initiative that aims to triple the number of college graduates from Oakland within the next decade. Each year, about 5,000 children begin kindergarten in Oakland, yet fewer than 500 12th graders graduate a 2 or 4-year college within 6 years of high

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28
Mar

What’s New: Update on the Early Childhood Progress Fund

With bold and innovative action at the regional level, 2018 presents an exciting opportunity to break the “start behind, stay behind” pattern of educational inequity facing children in underserved communities and children of color.  As part of the effort to change the trajectory of inequity, we created the Early Childhood Progress Fund – which leverages resources to expand access to

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15
Mar

The East Bay Community Foundation Board of Directors Elects Hector Javier Preciado as Newest Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2018 THE EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS HECTOR JAVIER PRECIADO AS NEWEST MEMBER Preciado Joins as Foundation Pursues an Ambitious Social Justice Vision for East Bay Region   Oakland, CA – The East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF), the Bay Area’s first and oldest community foundation, announced today the appointment of Hector Javier Preciado

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26
Feb

EBCF Launches New Initiative to Bolster Bay Area Black-led Organizations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2018   EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVE TO BOLSTER BAY AREA BLACK-LED ORGANIZATIONS Partnering with local community leaders, the East Bay Community Foundation is leading an effort to address the critical issues affecting the future of Bay Area Black-led nonprofit organizations.   Oakland, CA – On Friday, February 23rd, the East Bay Community

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29
Jan

Engaging the Community and Paying it Forward: A Few Words from Jim King

  We recently sat down with former East Bay Community Foundation Board Director and Chair, Jim King, to discuss his upbringing, community ties, and how EBCF is building better lives for all who call the East Bay home.     When you think about your family and upbringing, what inspired you to give back to your community? Growing up, my

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29
Jan

Eveline Darroch: Recipient of Jonathan Bernbaum Memorial Award for Autonomous Art

East Bay artist and inaugural recipient of the Jonathan Bernbaum Memorial Award for Autonomous Art*, Eveline Darroch, has always had a love for captivating art that challenges our understanding of the world around us. Residing in Alameda, she currently works with international teams to create unique experiences in arts and entertainment. Eveline’s next artistic endeavor is to create a soundscape

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22
Jan

2017: A Year in Review

As we continue to build an East Bay that is inclusive, fair and just – we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the progress made over the past year thanks to our committed donors and partners. The year ahead will require even greater collective action to realize the transformative change we seek for the region. We’re grateful
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