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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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A New Look for EBCF

We are excited to introduce our new brand identity and website, which more accurately represents our bold commitment to our community.

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Important 2021 Giving Guidelines and Deadlines

As our staff continues to work diligently to help you with your charitable goals and interests, please take note of …

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Supporting Northern California Communities Affected by Wildfires

As anyone who lived in the East Bay and experienced the horrific days of October 1991 can attest, a wildfire …

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COVID-19: A Just East Bay Response

When the COVID-19 Pandemic began, EBCF acted distinctively to raise and distribute funds to address community needs.

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Say His Name: Daunte Wright

On Sunday afternoon, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot dead by a police officer, just a few miles from the trial …

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Partner to Stop the Hate for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

This past year has been deeply challenging and the events in Atlanta on Tuesday of this week in which eight …

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A Call For Unity: Ending Violence In Asian American Communities

Philanthropic Statement of Support We have recently witnessed several violent and hateful acts against Asian American people in the Bay …

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James Head Announces that he will Step Down as President & CEO of East Bay Community Foundation in 2021

“The past year has been a wake-up call for so many of us. I have had to manage some treatable …

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Announcing Belonging in Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund

City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Division, Akonadi Foundation and East Bay Community Foundation Launch Belonging in Oakland: A Just City …

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Updated Policies To Safeguard Our Grantmaking

EBCF is committed to using philanthropy to advance racial equity, social justice and to bring about the health and well-being …

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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 …

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Philanthropy Stands With Immigrants in Contra Costa County

Statement At a time when immigrants are being targeted by increasingly hostile federal policies, we commend the Contra Costa County …

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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 …

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