East Bay Community Foundation

For The East Bay Fund For Artists

  • Amount
    $330,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/18/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The East Bay Community Foundation continues to administer the Fund for Artists, which works to build individual donor capacity and bring new resources to individual artists and very small arts organizations. An important aspect of the program remains training and technical assistance for participants in how to market their work and develop individual donor relationships. The Community Foundation is committed to this program as an important source of support and training for the artistic community in the East Bay. As the cost of doing business in the Bay Area has increased in recent years, applicants to the fund have also increased — 24 percent in the last year. A renewal grant with a significant increase will enable the Fund for Artists to leverage matching funds from individuals, and therefore reach more artists at this time of high demand and artist displacement.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.eastbaycf.org 
Address
200 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612-2005
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The East Bay Community Foundation partners with donors, social movements, and the community to eliminate structural barriers; advance racial equity; and transform political, social, and economic outcomes for all who call the East Bay home. One of its programs includes the ASCEND Black-led organizations (ASCEND BLO) initiative that seeks to (a) enhance the growth, sustainability, impact, and sense of community among Black-led anchor institutions in the Bay Area and (b) apply a fresh, dynamic, and replicable approach to collaborative capacity building that further develops the nonprofit sector with a lens toward race and equity.
for the East Bay Fund for Artists  
The East Bay Community Foundation is an intermediary regranting partner that focuses on building fundraising capacity of individual artists and small arts organizations through its East Bay Fund for Artists program. The program provides training and technical assistance for participants to market their work and develop individual donor relationships, reaching approximately 46 artists each year.

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