Funds

10
Dec

East Bay Community Foundation Receives $925,000 Grant from the Hewlett Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2020     East Bay Community Foundation Receives $925,000 Grant from the Hewlett Foundation   Oakland, December 10, 2020 – The East Bay Community Foundation announced that it has received an unrestricted general support grant for $925,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as part of Hewlett’s grantmaking commitment to address systemic racism. In

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1
Dec

Important 2020 Giving Guidelines and Deadlines

Important 2020 Giving Guidelines and Deadlines As our staff continues to work diligently to help you with your charitable goals and interests, please take note of the year-end deadlines and information below as you plan your year-end giving. Please note: EBCF’s offices will be closed for business 12/24/20 through 1/1/21. We will re-open on Monday, 1/4/21. Gifts received or postmarked

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14
Oct

Announcing First Year Awards of Belonging in Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2020   12 Cultural Practitioners of Color in Oakland Receive Grants for Community Centered Projects that Radically Imagine a Racially Just City   City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Division, Akonadi Foundation and East Bay Community Foundation Announce First Year Awards of Belonging in Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund   OAKLAND, CA – The City

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28
Jul

EBCF AND THE BROTHERHOOD OF ELDERS NETWORK ANNOUNCE AFRICAN AMERICAN RESPONSE CIRCLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   THE EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AND THE BROTHERHOOD OF ELDERS NETWORK ANNOUNCE AFRICAN AMERICAN RESPONSE CIRCLE   Fund to Assist African American Communities, which have been Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19   Oakland, CA – In partnership with the Brotherhood of Elders Network (BOEN), the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) today announced it will serve as home to

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15
Jun

Announcing Belonging in Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2020   City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Division, Akonadi Foundation and East Bay Community Foundation Launch Belonging in Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund   The new multi-year program will fund Oakland’s cultural practitioners of color to radically imagine a racially just city    OAKLAND, CA – The City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Division, East

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15
May

RELIEF FUND TO SUPPORT ARTISTS AND ART WORKERS IN THE EAST BAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2020   BAY AREA FUNDERS AND THE CITY OF OAKLAND LAUNCH RELIEF FUND TO SUPPORTS INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS AND ARTS WORKERS IN ALAMEDA AND CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES   $625,000 will be awarded in direct grants to artists, and cultural and nonprofit arts workers   Oakland, May 18, 2020 – Today, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) announced

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27
Apr

EBCF ANNOUNCES $100k DONATION FROM BLUE SHIELD OF CA TO COVID-19 FUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2020   EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $100,000 DONATION FROM BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND   Funding Will Address Economic Hardships, Domestic Violence, and the Need for Accurate and Accessible Information in Multiple Languages for Impacted Individuals and Families   Oakland, April 27, 2020 – This month, the Blue Shield

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7
Apr

EBCF BOARD APPROVES $1M FOR COVID-19 RELIEF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2020   EAST BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES ALLOCATES $1,000,000 FROM ENDOWMENT TO SUPPORT LOCAL COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS   COVID-19: “A Just East Bay” Response Fund Will Disperse Funding to Nonprofits Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis in the East Bay   Oakland, April 7, 2020 – In response to the impact of COVID-19 on

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30
Aug

EBCF Appoints 3 New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2019   East Bay Community Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members Connie Cagampang Heller, John Govea, and Tom Hanenburg Join Foundation to Help Advance Ambitious Social Justice Agenda for East Bay Region   Oakland, CA –  September 3, 2019 – The East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of three

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22
Aug

This is Our Home

This is Our Home   Who decides who belongs in a community? Who decides if you can call a place home? As immigrants ourselves, EBCF board member Hector Preciado and I know firsthand, the tragedy and odyssey that defines the immigration journey. I was born in El Salvador at the start of the civil war. I was not even two

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