Quantifying Hope
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Where Do We Go From Here? Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys
Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement

Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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Quantifying Hope, 2017 Edition

We’re thrilled to announce the release of the 2017 edition of Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys.

Amidst current racial tensions in the United States and the ever-shifting social and political landscape, the report analyzes foundation funding explicitly targeted to improve the life outcomes of Black men and boys.

The report also examines strategies and milestones in the field of Black male achievement and how philanthropy can build on this work for stronger coordination and greater impact.

Prostate Cancer Research in African-American Men

Read about the largest gift made, $2.5M, for this effort by Robert F. Smith

Obama, Chance the Rapper & Stephen Curry PSA

Watch their PSAs for the MBK’s new “We Are the Ones” campaign

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2017 #BMAmoments

See CBMA’s top 5 moments from the year, and share your own top list using the hashtag #BMAmoments

Urgent Call for Foundations

Read Emmett Carson’s foreword in new report urging foundations to correct racial inequality and social injustice

City Leader’s Compass to the MBK Landscape

Learn the tangible steps cities can take to improve outcomes for BMOC

Work of My Brother’s Keeper Continues

See former Obama cabinet secretary Broderick Johnson’s post on MBK

Forward Promise’s $3.1M Grants for BYMOC

Find out about the 9 organizations being supported by RWJF program

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Beyond Plight, Pathways to Optimal Development

See ABFE’s report, with opportunities for Black males throughout life