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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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Narrowing the Wealth Gap

BIPOC make up 40% of the U.S. population but 98% of wealth is managed by others. EBCF is leveraging its investments to narrow the racial wealth gap. CFO Valerie Red-Horse Mohl explains.

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25 Organizations Named Recipients of $1 Million in Grants to Support Community Organizing, Power Building, and Movement Building 

EBCF grant recipients will continue to organize and advocate in partnership with communities most impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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There’s Always More Hope!

Interim President & CEO Pamela Calloway reports on EBCF’s grantmaking in 2021 and shares reflections on embracing change, and taking action.

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Walker and Associates Consulting to Lead President and CEO Search

EBCF’s goal is to find a strategic, innovative, and visionary leader who, in partnership with the Board, sets and clearly articulates a vision for the foundation and how it can effectively deploy its human and financial assets to support eliminating structural barriers and advancing racial equity in the East Bay.

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A New Look for EBCF

We are excited to introduce our new brand identity and website, which more accurately represents our bold commitment to our community.

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Mural of Faces

16 Bay Area Artist Named Recipients of $170,000 in Grants

Selections offer an array of disciplines and perspectives honoring the cultural legacies and histories of East Bay performance traditions.

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This Moment is Golden

In her first message to the community, Pamela expresses her enthusiasm for this moment in EBCF’s history.

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East Bay Community Foundation Board of Directors Appoints Interim Leadership

Pamela Calloway will serve as interim president and CEO, Mark Friedman as interim board chairperson, and Catherine Chen as chairperson of the executive search committee.

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A Farewell Message from Our President & CEO James Head

Before his final day, James shared learnings from nearly seven years of service and excitement for EBCF’s future.

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Real People’s Fund Receives $500,000 Grant from The James Irvine Foundation

OAKLAND, October 19, 2021 — The East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) announced that it has received a grant for $500,000 …

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Video: Inclusive Economy Showcase, September 30, 2021

The East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) hosted its second virtual Inclusive Economy Showcase on September 30, 2021, which brought together …

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Important 2021 Giving Guidelines and Deadlines

As our staff continues to work diligently to help you with your charitable goals and interests, please take note of …

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Belonging In Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund Announces Second Round Of Awards

8 Projects Chosen for Sparking Radical Imagination and Action for Oakland  OAKLAND, CALIF., October 14, 2021 The East Bay Community Foundation, Akonadi Foundation, and the …

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Supporting Northern California Communities Affected by Wildfires

As anyone who lived in the East Bay and experienced the horrific days of October 1991 can attest, a wildfire …

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Virtual Town Hall Highlight: We Are Launching A Just East Bay Fund!

On August 19th, the East Bay Community Foundation held a virtual Town Hall, From Response to Transformation, to spotlight the …

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COVID-19: A Just East Bay Response

When the COVID-19 Pandemic began, EBCF acted distinctively to raise and distribute funds to address community needs.

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East Bay Community Foundation Receives $1 million grant from MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett to Support East Bay Artists

The East Bay Community Foundation announced today that it has received a $1 million grant from MacKenzie Scott and Dan …

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