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Central Florida Chapter of National Black MBA Assoc. | Orlando, FL

This $7,500 grant will expand the LOT high school mentoring and professional development program to increase the cadre of Central Florida Black students who will become future business and community leaders. Nonprofit Mission and Vision Mission:The mission of the National Black MBA Association® is to lead in the creation …Read More

Community Works of Louisiana | New Orleans, LA

This $20,000 grant will support the Stepping UP work-readiness program, which helps high schoolers develop marketable job skills and exposes them to educational and professional environments ranging from IT to videography. Nonprofit Mission and Vision Community Works (CW) builds a creative and healthy Greater New Orleans by increasing …Read More

Bottom Line | Jamaica Plain, MA

This $20,000 grant will enhance College Access & Success program interventions, community partnerships, and recruitment pipeline through the Young Men of Color Initiative. Nonprofit Mission and Vision Bottom Line partners with first-generation, degree-aspiring students from low-income backgrounds to help them get into college, graduate, and go far in life …Read More

LIFT Foundation | San Clemente, CA

This $20,000 grant will expand its mentoring program for single parents earning a four-year college degree and provide assistance with tuition, books, childcare, transportation, and housing. Nonprofit Mission and Vision LIFT is a completely volunteer run non-profit going into our 10th year of operation. We are really a group …Read More

African American Men of Westchester | White Plains, NY

This grant will support young people of color ages 6 to 18 and women of color through recreation & sports, business skills olympics and criminal justice seminars. Nonprofit Mission and Vision Mission: AAMW is committed to developing and encouraging collaborative action to strengthen the economic, social and educational foundation …Read More

Mom Your Business | Philadelphia, PA

This $12,500 grant will provide educational support and resources for Black/Brown women who started a business as a way to supplement their income. Nonprofit Mission and Vision Our mission is to help Black/Brown female entrepreneurs achieve exponential business growth through mentoring, coaching, and advocacy. Mom Your Business provides support …Read More

Grant’s Crusade | Rapid City, SD

This $20,000 grant will provide early-intervention education and therapy, therapeutic horseback riding, and service dogs to neurodiverse Hispanic children. Nonprofit Mission and Vision To increase awareness and acceptance of our neurodiverse community by illuminating their strengths through support, outreach, and education. Grant’s Crusade mission will focus on improving the …Read More

Alternatives for Girls | Detroit, MI

This $20,000 grant will Provide supply kits for young mothers (aged 15 to 21) and their children (aged birth to 6) exiting the shelter and moving to stable, permanent housing. Nonprofit Mission and Vision Alternatives For Girls helps homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy, …Read More

Cool Girls, Inc. | Atlanta, GA

This $20,000 grant will increase access for girls in grades 1-12 to Cool Girls programming in STEAM, health and fitness, field trips, mentoring, and college/career prep. Nonprofit Mission and Vision Cool Girls is dedicated to the self-empowerment of girls; we inspire girls to change their world. Our community …Read More

Alana Scott

The Women’s Education and Leadership League (WELL) works to build successful financial futures by offering young women access to free high-quality financial and wellness education, training and support. Founded by Alana Scott in 2014, the Women’s Education and Leadership League has served more than 6,000 young women …Read More