We are proud and grateful to announce the following new grants and funding partnerships:
Ahlsten Foundation: Last year, the Ahlsten Foundation provided its first funding to Opportunity Junction, an unrestricted grant which the organization used to address critical needs. This year, they increased their contribution significantly. The Ahlsten Foundation is committed to providing vulnerable people with the resources they need to live healthy and productive lives, and we are proud to continue our relationship with them.
Anonymous Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation: The Anonymous Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation issued an unrestricted grant to support Opportunity Junction's programs. The East Bay Community Foundation partners with donors, social movements, and the community to eliminate structural barriers, advance racial equity, and transform political, social, and economic outcomes for all who call the East Bay home
Antioch Community Foundation: The Antioch Community Foundation, a long-standing supporter of Opportunity Junction, renewed its support for the Administrative Careers Training program. This local foundation supports organizations working in the following areas: youth services, economic security and health, and community services.
Strive for Change Foundation: The Strive for Change Foundation continued to provide support for our programs helping motivated job seekers in Contra Costa County achieve economic self-sufficiency. The foundation seeks to help overcome poverty in Alameda and Contra Costa counties by supporting job training programs.
Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation: Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation has issued a grant to support the Administrative Careers Training Program. Umpqua Bank takes great pride in its commitment to serving and supporting our communities, and we deeply appreciate its support of this work.
Y & H Soda Foundation: A longtime partner, the Y & H Soda Foundation renewed its support for Opportunity Junction's programs, providing a generous operating support grant. Y & H Soda Foundation is an anti-poverty organization committed to the full participation and prosperity of the underserved in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.