Apply Now: East Bay Community Foundation's Inclusive Economy Showcase 

The Inclusive Economy Showcase will feature 8-10 social impact companies and organizations to present to the EBCF community. Apply by August 8, 2021 to be considered!
 
EBCF is committed to democratizing the flow of capital into the community, and the showcase will be educational as well as opportunity-driven. We aim to prioritize the needs and goals of the founders of social enterprises.
 
Every applicant, regardless if chosen for the showcase, will receive feedback, support, and exposure. Presenters will be provided a stipend for their time and participation.
 
For the Inclusive Economy Showcase, EBCF is seeking outstanding social entrepreneurs who are ready to present and take their social enterprise to the next level. 
 
Our criteria is as follows:
  • East Bay-based, serving the East Bay, social impact for-profit companies seeking investment or loans
  • BIPOC- or women-led or founded given priority
  • Based in and serving BIPOC communities/clients
  • Already raised some funds and will be raising funds in 2021
In addition to BIPOC, EBCF recognizes that priority communities also include, but are not limited to: undocumented immigrants, the unsheltered, the uninsured, youth, low-income seniors, people employed via the cash economy, victims of domestic violence, and people who are formerly incarcerated.

If you have any questions or encounter any difficulties filling out this form, please email Elizabeth at eburger@eastbaycf.org

*We are not reviewing applications that are seeking grants. EBCF has several robust programs focused on philanthropic gifts. For more information, please visit our website at www.ebcf.org

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* 1. Your name

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* 2. Your email address

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* 3. Company/organization name

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* 4. If you were referred to apply to the Inclusive Economy Showcase, who referred you?

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* 5. Website URL

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* 6. Please upload a high-res version of your company logo.

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* 7. What year was your company/organization founded?

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* 8. Please tell us what your company/organization does in 1-2 sentences.

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* 9. If not included above, please provide a brief description of your target market, products/services you provide, and your customers.

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* 10. Founder Info

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* 11. Founder Headshot

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* 12. How do you identify your race/ethnicity? Select all that apply.

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* 13. What is your gender identity?

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* 14. Please attach a recent deck that will help us understand your business (PDF only). If you would like to send your deck as a slideshow (PowerPoint/Google Slides), please email it to Elizabeth at eburger@eastbaycf.org.

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* 15. What stage is your company/org in? Please provide your current fundraising round (if applicable).

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* 16. What is the total amount raised since founding?

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* 17. Do you have any questions or additional comments?

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