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Initiatives

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ASCEND: BLO

ASCEND: BLO is designed to enhance the growth, sustainability, impact and sense of community among Black-led anchor institutions in the Bay Area.

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East Contra Costa STRONG Collaborative Fund

East Contra Costa STRONG is a collaborative pooled fund aiming to increase racial equity and economic justice in East Contra Costa County.

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Partnerships

The Black Funders Network

The Black Funders Network of the Bay Area enables Black philanthropy professionals to connect and grow, (re)energize, and align to best support Black communities and organizations. BFN is the only space in the Bay Area for Black philanthropic professionals to connect.The Black Funders Network of the Bay Area enables Black philanthropy professionals to connect and grow, (re)energize, and align to best support Black communities and organizations. BFN is the only space in the Bay Area for Black philanthropic professionals to connect.

Candid Funding Information Network

EBCF is a Funding Information Network (FIN) training partner with Candid, a nonprofit organization committed to getting people the information they need to do good. As a FIN training partner, we will be providing free, local access to Candid’s signature foundation directories, skills building, training, and special events.

CalNonprofits

CalNonprofits is a statewide alliance of over 10,000 organizations that brings nonprofits together to advocate for the communities we serve.

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