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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.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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. …

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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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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.

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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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