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Grant Funding

Black Benefactors provides grants and in-kind support to non-profit organizations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area that serve the African American community.  Our funding focus areas are education, health, housing, technology and youth.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Nonprofits with a current 501c3 status (not pending status) or using a 501c3 as a fiscal sponsor
  • Annual operating budget of $ 500,000 or less
  • Serve at least a 50% African American clientele
  • Provide services in the Washington, DC metropolitan area:  Washington, DC; Montgomery County, MD; Prince George’s County, MD; Arlington County, VA; Fairfax County, VA; the city of Alexandria, VA; the city of Fairfax, VA; and the city of Falls Church, VA
  • In good standing with the IRS (submitted most recent form 990 if applicable)
  • Active board of directors

HOW MUCH IS AVAILABLE?

Past grant awards have ranged from $500 to $7,500. Our grantees also receive in-kind support from Black Benefactors members.  Examples of in-kind support include communications/marketing, group volunteer projects, social media and fundraising/development.

Grants can be made for program or general operating support.

HOW TO APPLY  

Grant applications are not currently being accepted. To be notified of grant opportunities, sign up to receive our newsletter or “like” our Facebook page. 

QUESTIONS

Feel free to contact us at info@blackbenefactors.org.

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