Meet the latest Ashoka Fellow: Trabian Shorters, founder and CEO of BMe
We’re pleased to share with you our latest report, Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys.
The research brief analyzes U.S. funding trends for Black men and boys and describes recent initiatives in the field of Black male achievement.
Following up on the analysis in Where Do We Go From Here? the study finds that in 2012, the latest year for which data are available, 98 foundations made grants worth $64.6 million explicitly designed to benefit Black men and boys.
Learn more here.
Read this Mother’s Day-inspired blog post by Open Society’s Allison Brown
Learn more about this $2 million award to support Black male students
Philanthropic support for Black men and boys in Michigan is also on the rise
Learn more about the new nonprofit, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance
Learn more about this new fund, created by the Open Society Institute-Baltimore
Learn about JPMorgan Chase’s investments in Black male achievement
Learn about this fund established by the Baltimore Community Foundation