President’s Corner

6
Aug

Message from President and Chief Executive Officer, James W. Head

Message from President and Chief Executive Officer, James W. Head   Dear EBCF Community, The East Bay Community Foundation extends its deepest sympathies to the families and communities affected by the tragic mass shootings this week in three American cities — Gilroy, CA, El Paso TX, and Dayton, OH; the second of which is being described as “domestic terrorism.” All

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11
Apr

Message from President & Chief Executive Officer, James W. Head

Moving Toward an Inclusive, Fair, and Just East Bay EBCF is embarking on a bold, social justice vision to speed the social and economic transformation of East Bay Communities.   For over 90 years, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) has proudly championed the diverse communities of the East Bay and the greater Bay Area. In 1928, the Foundation opened

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22
Jan

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

A Letter of Reflection from James W. Head, President & CEO, East Bay Community Foundation Dear Friends, As we embark on another year and set our sights on building a stronger, just and more inclusive East Bay, we’d like to take a moment and reflect on the impact of our collective philanthropy in 2017. Thanks to you, our donors and

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9
Nov

Coming Together for a Just East Bay

“Just like moons and like suns, with the certainty of tides, just like hopes springing high, still I’ll rise.”      –Maya Angelou Following a long, contentious presidential campaign, last Tuesday’s outcome has left many feeling disconnected and fearful of an uncertain future. Yet others feel elated. Indeed, we are a painfully divided nation. In the aftermath of this historic

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A New Vision for EBCF