A Just East Bay – where all communities have supports in place to not only survive, but to thrive.

The East Bay Community Foundation believes that a strong social justice movement is a critical driver of change. We envision a Just East Bay where all members of our community are treated fairly, resulting in equitable opportunity and outcomes. Because progress — is for everyone.

We partner with communities to champion quality education for all students, fight for good jobs, and to amplify the voices that often go unheard.


$84 million in grants

In 2016, we gave over $84 million in grants to nonprofits in the East Bay and beyond. We invested in organizations that are working to make a more equitable Bay Area, bolstering their success and growing their impact.

2,637 Organizations

We gave grants to over 2,600 nonprofits, supporting issues ranging from early childhood success and economic empowerment.

380 Donors

East Bay Community Foundation donors make our work possible. It is because of your generosity that we have been able to support the impact of nonprofits in the East Bay and beyond.

2,723 Cities

In 2016, we supported over 2,700 cities, and even more individual communities with our grant-making. The East Bay is a diverse region and we ensure our investments reflect this diversity.



Bolstering Bay Area Black-Led Organizations

Since 2010 over 400,000 registered nonprofits have either closed their doors or

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Building Immigrant Power Fund

As part of our social justice and policy advocacy work, EBCF is proud to

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Coming Together for a Just East Bay

“Just like moons and like suns, with the certainty of tides, just like hopes

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Our Position on Ballot Measures

The East Bay Community Foundation envisions a just and equitable East Bay

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