Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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New Research “Quantifies Hope” for Black Men and Boys

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.

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. This figure was up from $40.4 million in the previous year and continues an upward trend.

Learn more here.


CBMA Social Innovator Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to these innovators advancing Black male achievement!


JPMorgan Chase and MBK

Learn more about JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s investments in Black male achievement

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BLOOM Initiative

Read our case study on this program, launched by the California Community Foundation

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Key Milestones

Check out this great Storify on key milestones in the Campaign for Black Male Achievement


Black Funding Matters

Read this Forbes article and interview based on our report, Quantifying Hope


2015 Cities United Convening

Learn about this event to help reduce violence among African-American males

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2015 Re-Convening

On April 13, SECF held a convening, Flipping the Script: Changing the Narrative on Boys and Men of Color


White Foundation Leaders Can Promote Racial Justice

Read this piece by NCRP executive director, Aaron Dorfman