To build River City Capital’s internal capacity to meet current opportunities and the great challenges of the COVID economy, by fueling Memphis’ small business owners of color with affordable, patient capital.
To advance the Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development’s efforts to increase wealth, access to capital, revenue growth and opportunities in communities of color by providing the tools, knowledge, and networked ecosystem to support ambitious growth and generational wealth for minority business owners.
Inclusive Capital Collective
The purpose of the grant is to advance the strategic objectives of the Inclusive Capital Collective (ICC), a growing, national group of over 100 mostly BIPOC operators of loan, debt, and real estate funds, and of entrepreneur support organizations.
The purpose of this grant is to support JUST Capital’s work focusing on racial and economic inequity. We are defining corporate leadership on these issues through narrative, partnerships, research, disclosure, and equity metrics.
The purpose of this grant is to support National Urban Fellows’ general and program operations and the placement of a mid-career BIPOC and/or woman in a 9-month mentorship residency in the Surdna Foundation’s Inclusive Economies program.
The purpose of this grant is to support One Fair Wage’s efforts to conduct policy, industry, and narrative shift activities to educate policymakers and the public about the need to end the subminimum wage for tipped workers and improve wages and working conditions for workers, particularly in the service sector.
General operating support for the Partnership for Working Families, a national network of regional advocacy organizations that support innovative solutions to the nation’s economic and environmental problems.
The purpose of this grant is to support The Racial Equity Asset Lab in advancing racial equity in impact investing by (1)driving narrative change (2) creating tools for operationalizing equity (3)building a peer network and community of practice for race lens investing.
To support 1863 Venture’s business development program that seeks to accelerate new majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth through coaching, mentoring, online tools, a tracking platform, and fund development.
Rutgers Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
To support the Rutgers Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development’s Black and Latino Technology Program and Accelerate 2020 CEO Academy aimed at growing minority owned businesses and supporting entrepreneurs of color building tech businesses.
To support Black Innovation Alliance in developing the role of convener and backbone organization for Black-led Entrepreneur Support Organizations and Innovator Support Organizations to build capacity, collectively advocate, and source funding opportunities.
For Local Progress to support, connect and unite local elected officials in advancing racial and economic justice. Funds will also help Local Progress organize members to collaborate across cities for impact at the state and national level.
To support a pioneering initiative to connect minority entrepreneurs to tech-based business opportunities and growth industries, while enabling full program sustainability by piloting a new fee-for-service revenue model.