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BLACK EQUITY & EXCELLENCE FUND ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS IN MAY

Central New York Community Foundation

Applications will be accepted starting May 3, 2021.

 

The Black Equity & Excellence Fund supports community-based projects for the Black community of Central New York that promote and encourage self-sufficiency and improve the physical and economic conditions affecting quality of life. It also encourages dialogue that will strengthen race-related matters and support social and educational growth in the community. 

To be eligible, prospective applicants must meet all of these requirements:

  • Have Black leadership in the senior executive position
  • Have at least 51% Black membership on their Board or steering committee
  • Seek to explicitly serve the Black community by targeting any of the focus areas listed below
  • Serve residents of Onondaga or Madison counties

Applications will be accepted starting on May 3, 2021. Deadline for all applications is July 9, 2021. 

All applicants are welcome to call or email a Community Foundation grants team representative to ask questions and learn more about eligibility.