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General Operating Support

Closed $50,000 6 months
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The purpose of this grant is to provide seed money to launch Black Gravity. Black Gravity’s mission is to close the racial wealth gap by 2060. 

Active $50,000 12 months
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General operating support

Active $20,000 6 months
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General program support for Minority Business Accelerators transition to affiliate status.

Closed $50,000 6 months
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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.

Active $540,000 36 months
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General operating support.

Active $400,000 24 months
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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.

Active $430,000 24 months
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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.

Active $500,000 24 months
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The purpose of the grant is to support JWJEF’s efforts to build worker power towards a healthy and equitable economic democracy.

Active $1,000,000 36 months
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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.

Active $350,000 24 months
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The purpose of this grant is to better the conditions of workers in the South while ensuring that workers have a say or voice in their communities and places of work.

Active $600,000 36 months
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The purpose of this grant is general operating support.

Active $190,000 12 months
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The purpose of this grant is to hire a Chief Legal Officer and make investment strategies for inclusive economies accessible at a community scale. 

Active $300,000 24 months
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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.

Active $300,000 24 months
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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.


Active $450,000 24 months
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The purpose of this grant is general operating support. Funds will be used to support OFW’s Emergency Fund that will give direct cash assistance to workers in Texas in response to the weather crisis.

Closed $23,450 6 months
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The purpose of this general operating support grant is to allow Texas Organizing Project to support both current and alumni members of BCLI who have been impacted by the severe weather across Texas.

Closed $50,000 6 months
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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.

Active $900,000 36 months
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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.

Active $400,000 24 months
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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.

Active $700,000 24 months
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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.  

Active $470,000 24 months
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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.

Active $200,000 24 months
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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.

Active $750,000 36 months
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To support developing the Black Business Development Goals, including convening costs.

Active $75,000 12 months
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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. 

Active $400,000 24 months