The ACF enriches the Antioch community by:
• Working with residents and leaders to identify critical community needs
• Supporting our nonprofit partners in serving those needs
• Engaging local donors to be a part of our collective resource pool in order to maximize community involvement and impact
ACF Supported Projects:
Community Forum Luncheons
Partner with the Antioch Chamber and local businesses to host periodic luncheon forums. These gatherings engage hundreds of Antioch and regional leaders and residents to learn about the ACF vision, resident needs, and community successes.
Grant Partner Recognition Events
Partner with local elected officials, community leaders, and foundations to host an annual event, with certificates of appreciation provided by Supervisor Diane Burgis to ACF grant recipients in recognition of their service to the Antioch community.
East Contra Costa Nonprofit Capacity Building Workshops
Host periodic workshops on a range of topics, such as fund development, board development, strategic planning, and marketing, in partnership with Supervisors Diane Burgis and Federal Glover, regional nonprofit development professionals, and foundation representatives.
Leveraging and Growing Assets Through Strategic Community Partnerships
It takes a village! ACF engages faith organizations, advocates, residents, service providers, and other foundations to maximize local expertise, energy and effectiveness. Through partnership we seek to improve community inclusion, access, and empowerment through active engagement.
Here are a few examples of ACF partnerships:
John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund (CHF)
Working together to facilitate local partnerships and increase Antioch service provision.
RCF Connects – Antioch Mobility Labs
Partner with organizations and community residents in the Sycamore and North Antioch communities.
City of Antioch: Parks and Recreation
Expanding the role the ACF can play in leveraging City of Antioch grant-related funds as well as collaborating on joint strategies for building the ACF Fund to support youth, the elderly, and low-income families.
Faith Service Network (FSN)
Working with local faith leaders to increase access to knowledge, support, and services that strengthen and equip families with tools to overcome poverty and eradicate racial prejudice. By building trust, demonstrating love, and making connections with nonprofits, government, and businesses, the FSN will assist in transforming the lives of families in our community for the better.
East Contra Costa Community Alliance (ECCCA)/Policy Link – Advancing Workforce Equity
Strengthening support for nonprofits addressing poverty in the region.
Family Economic Opportunity Network (FEON)
Convening meetings with this network of leaders to bring services to East Contra Costa through job skill training, entrepreneurship opportunities, and small business development and contracting resources.