The purpose of this grant is to build capacity to support a breakthrough CDFI fund, while beta testing for expansion of mergers and acquisitions to create larger-scale MBEs, as well as the potential multi-city replication of Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Foundation’s core business model.
The purpose of this grant is to support underrepresented markets and entrepreneurs who are building sustainable early and growth-stage businesses positioned to be market makers or dominators. Lightship provides remarkable founders the resources and direction their businesses need to scale.
The purpose of this grant is to provide general operating support to build IFEL’s capacity to launch the Women of Color Connecting Capital Access Accelerator and raise a pool of friendly capital to fund women of color entrepreneurs.
The purpose of this grant is to support Next River’s work to move conversation, culture, and resources to nourish the people and communities whose ways of being, doing, and relating point us toward the audacious change this moment demands.
TREND Community Development Corporation
The purpose of this general operating support grant is to strengthen communities and foster wealth creation for BIPOC residents, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders through inclusive ownership of commercial real estate projects.
The purpose of this grant is to support the furthering of TOPEF’s Board and Commission Leadership Institute (BCLI) and to expand training opportunities more broadly across progressive partners and TOPEF grassroots community leaders.
The purpose of this grant is for partial funding of IEDC’s Equitable Economic Development Playbook initiative, a hybrid research and technical assistance project to identify and implement equitable economic development practices across the U.S.
The purpose of this grant is general operating support.
NYC Small Business Funder Collective
The purpose of this grant is to assemble and activate New York City Metro funders to join the NY Small Business Funders Collective and fund strategies that increase business starts for entrepreneurs of color, increase revenue for businesses owned by entrepreneurs of color, and strengthen the business support ecosystem for the region’s BIPOC entrepreneurs.
This grant supports progress toward an inclusive and equitable economy by promoting job quality including worker protections and rights and expanding access to capital and strengthening local entrepreneurial ecosystems to accelerate the recovery and growth of Latino-owned businesses.
The purpose of the grant is to support the hire of a Director of Investment and Fund Analyst, to increase the research capacity of the Ujima Fund as well as an emergency fund that will provide relief for businesses and individuals in Ujima’s network .