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EBCF And The Brotherhood Of Elders Network Announce African American Response Circle

Fund to Assist African American Communities, which have been Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19. Oakland, CA – In partnership with the …

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Announcing Belonging in Oakland: A Just City Cultural Fund

City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Division, Akonadi Foundation and East Bay Community Foundation Launch Belonging in Oakland: A Just City …

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This Is Why

When you’re part of a community, you feel the impact of injustice no matter where it happens in the world. A member of our staff offers his reflections on the tragic death of George Floyd.

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Relief Fund To Support Artists And Art Workers In The East Bay

Bay Area Funders And The City Of Oakland Launch Relief Fund To Supports Individual Artists And Arts Workers In Alameda …

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EBCF Announces $100k Donation From Blue Shield Of Ca To COVID-19 Fund

Funding Will Address Economic Hardships, Domestic Violence, and the Need for Accurate and Accessible Information in Multiple Languages for Impacted …

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COVID-19 Response Fund Virtual Town Hall Recap

On April 23, 2020, EBCF hosted a Virtual Town Hall to share updates on the progress of our COVID-19: Just East …

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EBCF Board Approves $1M For COVID-19 Relief

COVID-19: “A Just East Bay” Response Fund Will Disperse Funding to Nonprofits Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis in the East …

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EBCF Response To COVID-19

Dear EBCF Community, The East Bay Community Foundation is fortunate to be part of a compassionate, generous, and resilient community. …

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East Bay Community Foundation Selects Inaugural Cohort To Join Nonprofit Stabilizer Program

The BLO Stabilizer is a component of the ASCEND:BLO Initiative to strengthen and preserve Bay Area Black-led nonprofit organizations. Oakland, …

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Message from the President, December 2019

 Season’s Greetings! The end of each year is always a time of great reflection and as I ponder my career …

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EBCF In The News: Inside Philanthropy

EBCF was recognized by Inside Philanthropy as the 2019 “Boldest Community Foundation.” According to the publication, this designation is rooted …

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EBCF Announces First-Ever Round Of Grantmaking To Social Movement And Community Organizing Partners

Cohort Reflects Foundation’s Strategy to Affect Sustainable Change at Scale in the East Bay. Oakland, CA – November 4, 2019 …

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Updated Policies To Safeguard Our Grantmaking

EBCF is committed to using philanthropy to advance racial equity, social justice and to bring about the health and well-being …

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Event Recap: Opening of the EBCF Contra Costa Office

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, marked the official public opening of the East Bay Community Foundation’s (EBCF) Contra Costa office. Located …

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Everyone counts: Grants totaling $3.3M go to Bay Area nonprofits for Census 2020 outreach

Oakland, CA – The Bay Area Census Funders Collaborative (BACFC) is pleased to announce more than $3.3 million in grants …

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Message from President and Chief Executive Officer, James W. Head

Dear EBCF Community, The East Bay Community Foundation extends its deepest sympathies to the families and communities affected by the …

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Inclusive Economy: EBCF + Opportunity Zones

As a place-based community foundation charged with mobilizing resources to be directed where they are most needed, EBCF supports efforts …

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Event Recap: Breaking Barriers, Building Bonds – The Inaugural ASCEND:BLO Network Summit

The inaugural ASCEND:BLO Network Summit was held on Juneteenth at Google’s Cloud Campus in Sunnyvale, CA, around the theme of …

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Event Recap: Diversity in Philanthropy

In partnership with the San Francisco Foundation and the Women Donors Network, on May 20th, EBCF had the privilege of hosting the Donors of …

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Event Recap: After Hours at The Oakland Museum of California

On April 24th, members of EBCF’s professional advisor network were invited to attend a behind-the-scenes tour of two new installations …

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