The Community Enrichment Fund (CEF) was created to allow the Junior League of Oakland-East Bay to contribute to the financial needs of community-based organizations located in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
2022–2023 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Community Education Partnerships serves students experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity. The Summer of STEAM Program aims to provide project-based learning opportunities that engage our students’ curiosity for and interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
STAND! For Families Free of Violence is the only provider of comprehensive family violence services in Contra Costa County. STAND! operates the the only facility in Contra Costa County, designed specifically for the needs of domestic violence victims and their children.
2021–2022 GRANT RECIPIENTS
18 Reasons Empowers our community with the confidence and creativity needed to buy, cook and eat good food every day. Grant will go to support the Nourishing Pregnancy Program which aims to reduce food insecurity and the negative impacts of poverty on Black and Latinx women and their babies throughout pregnancy and postpartum.
A Safe Place Provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence. Grant will be used to expand emergency housing for survivors of gender-based violence.
Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm Project Creates a safe and creative outdoor space for children, youth and families in East Oakland. Grant will be used to expand their CSA and farm programs to include wellness kits, and health education and services for children and families.
Youth ALIVE! Provides assistance and education on preventing violence to youth, families, and to the public. Grant will go to support mothers and families who have lost loved ones to violence.