POISE Foundation launches new grantmaking program for Black-led organizations as part of its Human Equity and Justice Fund

POISE Foundation launches new grantmaking program for Black-led organizations as part of its Human Equity and Justice Fund

PITTSBURGH — POISE Foundation announced the launch of its newest grant-making program, which is being made available to Black-led and Black-serving organizations and movements.

The grants will be offered based on two categories: rapid response mini-grants and racial equity seed grants.

Rapid response mini-grants will provide financial support of up to $2,500 for Black-led, Black-serving organizations and movements that are responding directly on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic which POISE said is significantly impacting Allegheny County's Black community.

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Racial equity seed grants of up to $5,000 will be provided to Black-led, Black-serving organizations that are providing programming for youth leadership development training and opportunities.

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