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Grantmaking Focus Areas & Objectives

Grantmaking Focus Areas

1. Power-building through framing and narrative building efforts (storytelling)

2. Capacity building for collaborative community infrastructure (collective impact)

3. Capacity building and support for emerging leaders focused on social justice/racial equity (leadership development, resident engagement)

4. Developing funder relationships to support grantees, or Black Justice Fund partners (ecosystem convening)

Strategic Grantmaking Objectives

1. Advance the efforts of Black-led and Black-serving organizations in Montgomery County to strengthen movements for change which build power, transform systems, and achieve racial justice and equity

2. Strengthen the infrastructure of Black-led organizing and advocacy in Montgomery County by providing sustained investment

3. Center those most affected by anti-Black racism by recognizing them as the experts

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