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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.

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.

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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.

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East Bay Community Foundation Announces Brandi Howard as New President & CEO

Third-generation Oakland native with a deep commitment to equity and justice joining East Bay Community Foundation on November 14.

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The Just East Bay Fund: Building Cultural, Economic, and People Power

Learn how donor support for The Just East Bay Fund increased overall giving capacity across our program strategies.

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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.

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.

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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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Events

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

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East Bay Fund for Artists Webinar

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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.

Three Ways to Use Your Donor-Advised Fund Beyond Grantmaking

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

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10 Must-Read Books for Latinx Heritage Month

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

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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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