“Day one you come in and you are paid even for your work on your health. Hope is how we all begin to fill that safety net.”
$248,000 in Grants Distributed to Black-Led Organizations to Support Black Business, Youth and Building Generational Wealth
The Community Foundation recently distributed a new round of grants from its Black Equity & Excellence Fund. Grants from the fund support Black-led nonprofit organizations and projects that counteract systemic racism. Fourteen grants were distributed, totaling $248,000. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The Black Equity & Excellence Fund allowed for optimization of UrbanTsyr online content with professionally enhanced videos and marketing of various initiatives.
Through the generous support of the Community Foundation’s Black Equity & Excellence Fund we produced, in April and July, two high-quality, main stage productions that were recorded and streamed.
Knowing that initiatives such as the BE&E Fund believes in your vision helps wounds become assets and lessens the ability for scars to become triggers.
A strategic partnership expands adult language and literacy programs on the Northside.
A policy paper outlines our rationale for investing intentionally and publicly in the support and celebration of Black members of our community.
The shelter will provide a safe and affirming environment for LGBTQIA+ youth.
We provided The MOST with $17,250 to launch Future Innovators, an after-school program that brings together local Black STEM professionals and CNY youth.
View a new heat map and video demonstrating the impact of our neighborhood investments so far through our LeadSafeCNY initiative.