Woman giving a presentation

Most Recent

Three Ways to Use Your Donor-Advised Fund Beyond Grantmaking

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

Read More

Happy Brazilian woman of African descent dressed in traditional Baiana costumes in the Historic Center of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.

10 Must-Read Books for Latinx Heritage Month

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

Read More

Woman in a meeting, shaking a man's hand

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.

Read More

Woman presenting a document to a man in a meeting room

Reimagining Our Investment Policy to Advance Racial Justice

Updating our Investment Policy Statement was a big step in our plan to create social impact using assets under management. Learn more about how we did it.

Read More

Two woman with a rainbow scarf wrapped around them

LGBTQ+ Nonprofits You Can Support for Pride Month and Year-round

Learn more about and support these local organizations working tirelessly to provide services to LGBTQ+ East Bay residents.

Read More

Woman in tradition Camodian dress

10 Must-Read Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Photo credit: Cambodian New Year Festival at Peralta Hacienda Historical Park photographed by Joyce Xi  Asian American and Pacific Islander …

Read More

Woman holding signs during on a demonstration outdoors

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.

Read More

Woman working at a laptop

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.

Read More

People playing drums at a protest

5 Reasons Why You Should Fund Community Organizing  

Social movements led by communities most harmed by injustice are the most effective drivers of change. Learn how you can get involved.

Read More

Mural of a black fist and flowers

10 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

Each of these books will expand your knowledge and add context to the triumphs of many of the social justice issues embedded within our history.

Read More

Group of people smiling at the camera

Learning and Leading Together: Reflections on the Donor Leadership Cohort Pilot

This donor organizing pilot program was designed to build connections to community, social movements, and organizations, and deepen participants’ understanding of and investment in equity and social justice.

Read More

A placeholder image of a person holding their hand up and holding a megaphone

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.

Read More

A placeholder image of a person pointing to a diagram

Championing Black-Led Organizations

Lessons Learned from an Unapologetically Black-Centered Capacity Building Initiative Evaluation Report for Year Two of East Bay Community Foundation’s ASECND:BLO …

Read More

Towards a Just East Bay. Early lessons learned from EBCF's change journey.

Towards A Just East Bay: Early Lessons Learned from EBCF’s Change Journey

Over the past several years, the East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) has been quietly doing something that is truly remarkable …

Read More

A placeholder image of a person pointing to a diagram

Accelerating and Stabilizing Communities through Equitable Nonprofit Development: Year 1 In Review

The ASCEND:BLO Initiative for Black-led organizations (BLOs) is a collaborative multiyear capacity building effort. It recognizes that these nonprofits serve …

Read More