A man speaking into a megaphone


Catch up on the latest news from East Bay Community Foundation. This section features letters from our president, community statements, press releases, and important news about the Foundation.

Bringing a Lens of Liberation and Love to Philanthropy 

President & CEO Brandi Howard shares her story and the guiding principles she brings to EBCF’s framework for A Just East Bay.

Read More

CFO Valerie Red-Horse Mohl Appointed to U.S. Treasury Department Advisory Committee on Racial Equity

The Committee will provide advice and recommendations to Secretary Yellen and Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo.

Read More

Remembering Board Member Gwen Walden

With sadness, we share the news that EBCF Board Member Gwen Walden passed away on Monday, September 26. Learn how you can honor Gwen’s legacy.

Read More

Hands in a circle

The Board of Directors Appoints New President & CEO

Interim Board Chair and Interim President & CEO share how the new President and CEO is everything we value at EBCF.

Read More

Stories & Insights

We’re proud to partner with movement leaders, community organizations, donors, institutions, and government partners across the East Bay region. As a community catalyst, we’ll post stories and insights about our partnerships in this section.

Oakland: The Home of Latinx-led Power Building

Learn the local history and impact of the community leaders behind some of the largest Latinx-led nonprofits in Oakland.

Read More

Cropped shot of a senior woman using a laptop and writing on a piece of paper.

Use a Donor-Advised Fund for Impact Investments

Learn how you can use your DAF to increase access to capital for BIPOC business owners and BIPOC-led community benefit projects.

Read More

Yellow flowers on a tree

The Air is Cleaner On The Other Side of Town: Environmental Justice in the East Bay

Learn about Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Communities for a Better Environment efforts to reduce air pollution in the East Bay.

Read More

Woman speaking to a group of people in a meeting room

Investing in Black Led Organizations is Key to an Equitable Pandemic Recovery

Bay Area Black-led organizations (B.L.O.s) make up a strong, vibrant network of community anchors that have served as the backbone …

Read More


Find information about upcoming and recent town hall events, community forums, our Inclusive Economy Showcase, and more in this section.

Meet Brandi Howard, EBCF’s New President & CEO 

Join this virtual event, where you will learn more about Brandi and EBCF’s strategic vision for A Just East Bay. …

Read More

Mural on the side of a building

East Bay Fund for Artists Webinar

Read More

Inclusive Economy Showcase

Read More

A Just East Bay: From Response to Transformation

Read More

Resource Library

Looking for a report about donor organizing or transforming philanthropy? Find it here in the Resources Library.

VOTE, It’s Your Right!

Here are three motivations to participate in the November 2022 election and a list of measures our core grantee partners support.

Read More

Three Ways to Use Your Donor-Advised Fund Beyond Grantmaking

Learn how you can make loans, loan guarantees, and private equity investments.

Read More

Happy Brazilian woman of African descent dressed in traditional Baiana costumes in the Historic Center of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.

10 Must-Read Books for Latinx Heritage Month

Pick a book and learn more about Latinx heritage this month and every month.

Read More

Get Involved Today