East Bay College Fund’s college graduation rate is over 80%– outstanding for this demographic where the national average is below 20% EBCF Brochure 80 vs 20 graduation rate chart

Over 90% of our current Scholars are persisting to graduation.

Students We Serve

85 College graduates, the majority of whom are giving back to the community

276 total Great Expectations Awards  granted to date (over $4.5 million in scholarships)

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 We plan on awarding 50 new scholarships in May 2015 for a total of 326 students and $5.2 million in scholarships!

Approximately 1,000 students served:

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175+ College students served each year:  77% attend a UC or CSU; 18% attend private colleges

Where our students attend college

of our Scholars demonstrate incredible resiliency, having overcome multiple hardships including: community and/or family violence, financial hardship, homelessness, care-taking responsibilities, lack of role models.

Students come from 24 Oakland public high schools, the majority of which rank among the lowest in the state.