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East Bay Community Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation transforms lives by harnessing financial capital, leadership and philanthropic expertise through the power of many: partnerships with individual donors, business, government, and private foundations. The foundation is especially dedicated to advancing economic opportunity for those in need and the education that leads to it. The foundation manages more than 500 charitable funds and endowments. .


Established in 1928 in CA as The Alameda County Community Foundation by resolution and declaration of trust; revised in 1972 to include Contra Costa County - The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement


East Bay Community Foundation

Community foundation




De Dominico Building, 200 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza Oakland, CA United States 94612

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