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News

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.

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Reimagining Our Investment Policy to Advance Racial Justice

Updating our Investment Policy Statement was big step in our plan to create social impact using assets under management. Learn more about how we did it.

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Power, Change, and Justice

Interim President and CEO Pamela Calloway shares EBCF’s strategies to help communities most harmed by systems of oppresion to build power and advance racial justice.

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East Bay Community Foundation Streamlines Funding to Organizations Leading COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Efforts

As of May 4, 2022, the CDC reports that only 24.7% of children ages 12-17 are fully vaccinated. Meet the organizations leading COVID-19 vaccine outreach efforts.

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Reproductive Justice Is Racial Justice

Abortion bans disproportionately affect people of color and people with low income and that’s why we believe that reproductive justice is racial justice.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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Removing Funding Barriers for Artists by Rethinking Grantmaking in the Arts

A critical component of the Fund is supporting artists to create new work in the East Bay.

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Events

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

Inclusive Economy Showcase

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A Just East Bay: From Response to Transformation

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Inclusive Economy Showcase

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Resource Library

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

The Opportunity Pool: Going Above & Beyond in Impact Investing

Our Opportunity Pool has withstood the test of intense market volatility and has outperformed our other pools. Learn how we did it.

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Reimagining Our Investment Policy to Advance Racial Justice

Updating our Investment Policy Statement was big step in our plan to create social impact using assets under management. Learn more about how we did it.

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LGBTQ+ Nonprofits You Can Support for Pride Month and Year-round

Learn more about and support these local organizations working tirelessly to provide services to LGBTQ+ East Bay residents.

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