Event Recaps

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Aug

Event Recap: Breaking Barriers, Building Bonds – The Inaugural ASCEND:BLO Network Summit

Event Recap Breaking Barriers, Building Bonds – The Inaugural ASCEND:BLO Network Summit The inaugural ASCEND:BLO Network Summit was held on Juneteenth at Google’s Cloud Campus in Sunnyvale, CA, around the theme of “Breaking Barriers – Building Bonds.” The Summit was a first-of-its-kind opportunity for over 150 representatives from Black-Led Organizations (BLOs) across six Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin,

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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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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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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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A New Vision for EBCF