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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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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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Video: Inclusive Economy Showcase, April 22, 2021

East Bay Community Foundation is committed to building an inclusive, fair, and just East Bay by creating an inclusive economy …

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Say His Name: Daunte Wright

On Sunday afternoon, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot dead by a police officer, just a few miles from the trial …

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Partner to Stop the Hate for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

This past year has been deeply challenging and the events in Atlanta on Tuesday of this week in which eight …

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The East Bay Community Foundation Announces Kaiser Partnership for COVID-19 African American Educational Outreach

The goal is to fill information gaps and foster trust for COVID-19 vaccines and prevention among communities most affected by …

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A Call For Unity: Ending Violence In Asian American Communities

Philanthropic Statement of Support We have recently witnessed several violent and hateful acts against Asian American people in the Bay …

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18 East Bay Artists Funded in Competitive East Bay Fund for Artists Award

East Bay Community Foundation announces $165,000 in awards for artists, proposed works focus on racial justice and culturally affirming multi-disciplinary …

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James Head Announces that he will Step Down as President & CEO of East Bay Community Foundation in 2021

“The past year has been a wake-up call for so many of us. I have had to manage some treatable …

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