Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that support Black girls and women. Funding is intended to assist organizations that champion Black women by removing barriers, promoting empowerment, increasing access to funding and education, advancing representation in the food industry, and supporting leadership development.
The program is based on five key pillars:
Prosperity: Alleviating systemic barriers and inequities in areas such as food, housing, employment, financial support, and generational wealth.
Empowerment: Inspiring and encouraging Black women and girls to attain holistic wellness and success in areas such as confidence building, self-esteem, and mental and physical health.
Access: Enhancing equal opportunity to education and entrepreneurship in areas such as scholarships, grants, capital, and financial literacy.
Representation: Elevating Black women and girls in the food industry in the areas such as culinary arts, food innovation, science, and media support.
Leadership: Advancing skill development and access to resources for emerging talent in areas such as public speaking, strategic thinking, team building, and mentorship.
Nonprofit organizations must meet the following criteria to be considered for a grant:
- Based in the US, serving communities within the country
- Categorized as a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) Public Charity status
- Serves Black girls and/or women
- Aligns with P.E.A.R.L. Pledge mission and pillars.
Nominations must be received by June 7, 2023, at 6 PM.
Applications must be received by 6 PM EST on June 14, 2023.
Organizations do not need to be nominated to apply.
Grant recipients will be notified and announced in the fall of 2023.