Grants

Junior League of Oakland-East Bay’s 2021–2022 Community Enrichment Grant Application is LIVE!  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. Typically, we try to focus our grant giving to agencies that match our impact area. Our theme is Women Building Better Communities to create impact in the lives of women and children.

2021–2022 Community Enrichment Grant Applications are Open!

Applications are due by Friday, January 21, 2022. Submit your application to Marisa Melo at fdchair@jloeb.org or mail to JLOEB, Attn: Marisa Melo, Community Enrichment Grants, PO Box 2049, Danville CA 94526. Reach out to Marisa Melo, Grants Committee Chair, if you have any questions.  Click the following link to download the grant application.

2020-2021 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Building Futures with Women and Children focuses on homelessness and domestic violence, a unique intersection of services for the target population of women and single-parent households with children. The grant will allow them to work on their shelter renovation project.

East Bay Children’s Law Offices focuses on protecting & defending the rights of children in Alameda County through legal advocacy. Appointed by Alameda County Superior Court to represent children in all child welfare cases, infants to transition age youth. The grant will allow them to support their client needs fund, which helps with basic necessities, and the youth advisory board.

One Day At a Time focuses on helping to turn around the lives of young men and women at high risk of involvement with violence or gangs. Due to Covid, their school-based services had to be placed on hold, and they established a relief program to provide food, emergency aid and connections to critical health resources to youth and families of the East County community. The grant will allow them to help mitigate the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic disproportionally felt by lower-income Latino families of East Contra Costa by distributing personal protective equipment, sanitizer, disinfectant, and informational handouts directly to people in the most-impacted areas and to provide opportunities for youth to gain employment.

Youth ALIVE!‘s mission is to prevent violence and create young leaders. Their programs focus on prevention, intervention, and healing. The grant will help support the The Khadafy Washington Project falls under the healing category which assists with emergency client funds for women and children impacted by homicides with the goal of stabilizing the family, reducing their stress, and providing help, hope and healing.

2019–2020 GRANT RECIPIENTS
18 Reasons
Love Never Fails

2018–2019 GRANT RECIPIENTS
San Leandro Community Food Pantry
Child Abuse Prevention Council

2017–2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Waterside Workshops
Ariel Outreach Mission

2016–2017 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Stand!
The Hatlen Center
VESTIA