The Oakland Promise Releases its Annual Report

“I’m going to college!” The East Bay Community Foundation is proud to work with the Oakland Promise, a cradle-to-career initiative that aims to triple the number of college graduates from Oakland within the next decade. Each year, about 5,000 children begin kindergarten in Oakland, yet fewer than 500 12th graders graduate a 2 or 4-year college within 6 years of high

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Engaging the Community and Paying it Forward: A Few Words from Jim King

  We recently sat down with former East Bay Community Foundation Board Director and Chair, Jim King, to discuss his upbringing, community ties, and how EBCF is building better lives for all who call the East Bay home.     When you think about your family and upbringing, what inspired you to give back to your community? Growing up, my

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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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