Tag: Black-Led


Byron Johnson joins EBCF as Capacity Building Initiative Officer

The East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF) is pleased to announce Byron Johnson as the foundation’s newest addition to staff. Byron will join us as Capacity Building Initiative Officer and will lead EBCF’s “Black-Led Organizations Initiative” (BLO) beginning August 1, 2017. The BLO Initiative is a collaborative, capacity-building effort designed to support the growth, sustainability and impact of local organizations in

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Bolstering Bay Area Black-Led Organizations

Since 2010 over 400,000 registered nonprofits have either closed their doors or lost their 501 (c)(3) status. Bay Area Black-Led Organizations (BLOs), which are lifelines to local communities and critical vehicles for community empowerment and civic participation, have been especially impacted. Although vital to their communities, these nonprofit organizations are shrinking in number and often lack the resources and connections to

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