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Belonging In Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund

Belonging in Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund is a multi-year program to fund Oakland cultural practitioners of color to radically reimagine a racially just city.

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East Bay Fund for Artists

Since its creation in 2003, the East Bay Fund for Artists has partnered with more than 9,500 community donors and more than 200 organizations to commission new works by over 300 local artists.

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ASCEND: BLO is designed to enhance the growth, sustainability, impact and sense of community among Black-led anchor institutions in the Bay Area.

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East Contra Costa STRONG Collaborative Fund

East Contra Costa STRONG is a collaborative pooled fund aiming to increase racial equity and economic justice in East Contra Costa County.

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REAL People’s Fund

The REAL People’s Fund is a $10M community-controlled and democratically governed loan fund investing in businesses owned by people of color with a strong social mission.

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COVID-19 African American Education And Outreach Partnership

The Partnership is a community-centered public-philanthropic partnership that connects community organizations with the resources to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

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