Stacey Manley

20
Dec

BLO Accelerator Pitch Showcase at Google Community Space

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2018 IN THE SPIRIT of UBUNTU, BAY AREA PHILANTHROPIC COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO SUPPORT INAUGURAL COHORT OF BLACK-LED ORGANIZATIONS “[Ubuntu is] recognition that we are all bound together in ways that are invisible to the eye; that there is a oneness to humanity; that we achieve ourselves by sharing ourselves with others.” – President Barak Obama San Francisco,

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13
Dec

East Bay Community Foundation Comments on Public Charge

The East Bay Community Foundation has submitted public comments to the Federal Registry opposing the proposed changes to the “public charge” rule and urging the Department of Homeland Security to withdraw this proposal given the harmful impact that it could have on the health and well-being of East Bay residents. “EBCF opposes this proposed regulation that would dramatically alter our

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16
Nov

Eddy Zheng, An American Story of Perseverance and Triumph

New Breath, New Leaf, New Life An American Story of Perseverance and Triumph Eddy Zheng 49, is nationally recognized leader in the policy battle for prison reform and youth violence prevention. He is Co-Director of the Asian Prisoner Support Committee, serves as Alameda County Juvenile Justice Delinquent Prevention Commissioner and Southeast Facility Community Commissioner, Board Member for Chinese for Affirmative Action, Oversight Advisory Committee

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16
Nov

Maximize Your 2018 Year End Giving

Note: Information provided does not constitute and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any political party, nor should the analysis be considered legal or tax advice. If you attended a recent EBCF workshop on the Impact of Tax Reform or have stayed abreast of how the new legislation will impact individuals and families, you’re likely thinking about how

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16
Nov

Help Those Affected by the California Wildfires

Dear East Bay Community, Please join us in standing in solidarity with the communities of Butte, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties. Our sister community foundations serving these areas have opened several relief funds to support the ongoing needs and recovery efforts there. Should you or those in your network wish to provide support, we encourage you to consider making a

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8
Oct

Welcome Alex Saingchin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2018 THE EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF NEW VICE PRESIDENT FOR COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS AND PARTNERSHIPS Oakland, CA – October 8, 2018 – After an extensive search and a deep candidate pool, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) announced today that Alex Saingchin, formerly Program Director at Common Counsel Foundation, will join EBCF as

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29
Aug

Board Reunion Event, August 2018 – Roundhill Country Club

Whether through innovative ideas, fiduciary oversight or strategic guidance, EBCF’s Board of Trustees plays a pivotal role in the effective governance of the Foundation. In honor of the generations of service contributed by both current former board members, EBCF is grateful to have been able to celebrate its remarkable legacy of leadership.  On Thursday August 16, we were honored to be

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15
Aug

East Bay Community Foundation Board Elects Mark Friedman As New Chair

East Bay Community Foundation Board of Directors Elects Mark Friedman as New Chair New Chair Joins at Pivotal Time as Foundation Pursues a Social Justice Vision for East Bay Region Oakland, CA – The East Bay Community Foundation has elected Mark Friedman as Board Chair of the 89-year old institution. Mark succeeds Sherry M. Hirota, Chief Executive Officer of Asian

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4
Aug

Important News About the East Bay Community Foundation and East Bay Gives

From the Office of James W. Head, President & CEO The East Bay Community Foundation Dear Partners, I am writing to share some important news about EBCF and the status of our 24-hour giving day, East Bay Gives. East Bay Gives was first launched in 2014 with an eye toward improving the digital fundraising capacity of local nonprofits serving communities

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27
Jun

Bolstering Bay Area Black-Led Organizations

Since 2010 over 400,000 registered nonprofits have either closed their doors or lost their 501 (c)(3) status. Bay Area Black-Led Organizations (BLOs), which are lifelines to local communities and critical vehicles for community empowerment and civic participation, have been especially impacted. Although vital to their communities, these nonprofit organizations are shrinking in number and often lack the resources and connections to

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A New Vision for EBCF