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The Black Funders Network of the Bay Area enables Black philanthropy professionals to connect and grow, (re)energize, and align to best support Black communities and organizations. BFN is the only space in the Bay Area for Black philanthropic professionals to connect.
Donate Online
You can easily make an online donation via our online donation platform, WeDidIt. Look for instructions to the right

Donate by Mail
When sending a donation by mail, please make your check payable to Community Initiatives and specify "Black Funders Network of the Bay Area" on your check memo line.

Send your check to:
    Black Funders Network of the Bay Area
     C/O Community Initiatives
     1000 Broadway, Ste. 480
     Oakland, CA  94607
Please reach out to us for more information. Email us at for wire instructions.

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Black Funders Network of the Bay Area FAQ
Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes, we are a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives, which is a public 501c3 organization recognized by the IRS. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permissible by law.

Is my donation and credit card info secure?
Yes, the security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.

How do I know that my donation was made successfully?
You will receive an emailed receipt immediately after your donation is submitted and your credit card is processed. Your donation will also show up on your bank or card statement within 1-3 business days.

Do I get a receipt?
Yes, a receipt is sent to your email inbox once your donation is processed. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. If you select a recurring donation, you will be sent an individual receipt each period when your donation is processed.

Is my donation private?
We will not share or sell a donor's personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.