Oakland A’s Community Fund Provides $244,000 in Grants to Local Organizations

Thirty-one general grants and 10 Kyle Ellington Social Justice grants distributed to nonprofit organizations

August 18th, 2023

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland A’s Community Fund has provided $244,000 in grants to local organizations through its 2023 Community Grant Program. The A’s awarded 31 general grants to local organizations that support the greater Bay Area. In addition to the general grant program, the A’s awarded 10 Kyle Ellington Social Justice grants to organizations committed to uplifting the Bay Area through systemic change, advocacy, policy reform, and innovative direct service programs to underserved communities. The A’s will recognize all the recipients before the team’s 6:07 p.m. game versus the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Coliseum.

The following organizations received a grant through the 2023 Community Grant Program:

General Grants:

  • 100 Black Men of the Bay Area Inc.
  • Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project
  • Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation
  • Alternative Family Services
  • American Red Cross Bay Area
  • Bay Area Crisis Nursery
  • Black Joy Parade
  • Black Owned Project 365
  • Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area
  • Challenged Athletes Foundation
  • Child Rising
  • CityTeam Ministries
  • East Bay Regional Parks Foundation
  • East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC)
  • Foundation for Students Rising Above
  • Girls Garage
  • Girls Incorporated of Alameda County
  • Imagining More Foundation
  • Lend a Hand Foundation of Northern California
  • Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa
  • Loved Twice
  • Mindful Life Project
  • Niroga Institute
  • Oakland Elizabeth House
  • Oakland Genesis Soccer Club Corporation
  • On-Site Dental Care Foundation
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area
  • Sinkler Miller Medical Association
  • Special Olympics Northern California
  • WeFam United
  • Youth Speaks

Kyle Ellington Social Justice Grants:

  • Alameda Health System Foundation
  • Black Girls Code
  • Centro Legal de la Raza
  • Downtown Streets
  • East Bay Community Law Center
  • Hack the Hood
  • National Coalition of 100 Black Women
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area
  • Reading Partners
  • Roots Community Health Center

The Oakland A’s Community Fund’s annual grant program provides grants to nonprofit organizations. Grants typically range between $2,500 and $10,000 and may also be provided in the form of in-kind contributions. All organizations are encouraged to apply, but priority is given to East Bay organizations who focus on the health and vitality of the local community, educational initiatives and programs, and youth sports support. For more information about the A’s work in the community, visit athletics.com/community.