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Community Enrichment Fund (CEF) Grant

Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs
that Benefit Local Women and Children

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Junior League of Oakland-East Bay (JLOEB)

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Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations for programs that focus on women and children in eligible counties. Priority will be given to programs that serve a diverse demographic, demonstrate grassroots involvement, effectively utilize volunteers or develop volunteer components, fill emerging gaps in community services, and allow for long-lived impact within the organization. Eligible organizations are located in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

The Junior League of Oakland East-Bay Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

The Community Enrichment Fund (CEF) was created to allow the Junior League of Oakland-East Bay Inc. to contribute to the financial needs of community agencies located in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The Junior League of Oakland-East Bay Inc. focuses their grant giving to agencies that match their vision of Women Building Better Communities by supporting organizations that focus on women and children.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177055

Estimated Size of Grant:

Individual grants shall not exceed $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All qualified 501(c)3 agencies in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties are invited to apply for a grant.

Funding shall not be considered for the following types of expenditures:
- An individual’s project
- Research
- Staff training seminars
- Travel expenses
- Tuition
- Scholarships
- Fundraising projects
- Applications for funding of staff salaries are not encouraged.

- Grants shall not be given concurrently with any other League funding.
- Grants shall only be granted to nonprofit 501(c)3 agencies which demonstrate financial stability.
- Community agencies are eligible to apply for and receive a grant once per year.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due by January 15, 2021. Grants will be awarded in May 2021.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please submit your application via email to

Applications by postal mail are also accepted:
Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, Inc.
Attention: Shelby Swartz, Board Director, Community Impact & Outreach
PO Box 2049, Danville, CA 94526

(925) 284-3740

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