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What is a Donor-Advised Fund?

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a personalized approach to philanthropy that allows donors to make a charitable donation to a …

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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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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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