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    Grants will support Black-led groups focused on racial equity and systems change in the Inland Empire Inland Empire Community Foundation (IECF) and the Black Equity Initiative of the Inland Empire (BEI-IE) announced $1.027 million to 71 nonprofits and fiscally sponsored projects, its second and largest grantmaking cycle from the IE Black Equity Fund. The Fund ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Competition is always stiff for small mom and pop nonprofits just trying to survive, partly due to the maze of scattered grant information, or they don’t know where to look and how to access funding. Equity is the big buzzword since the fallout of the pandemic that spurred billions in federal funding ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Mom and pop micro and small businesses along with many nonprofits often miss out on good money while trying to single handedly juggle community outreach and the minutia of operations. But if they get their applications in on time, they can soon tap a great lineup of new funding, support services and ...
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    By Edward Henderson California Black Media Last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state’s #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program which has so far provided $10,000 grants to some 6,500 low-income college students as a stipend in exchange for their community service work. Nearly a year after the paid-service program was first announced, the Governor’s office is ...
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    By Dianne Anderson If all goes as planned, millions of dollars in goods and services are coming down on the one hand of Terrance Stone, and efficiently out the other – out to the community, that is. Recent grants are taking his outreach to new heights as he looks to hire more staff on the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Health checks usually fall last on the list for many Black patients who are trying to steer clear of doctors who are culturally ignorant, or just don’t care. Either way, avoiding annual vital health checks, like diabetes, mammograms and prostate exams, colorectal tests, or other lifesaving blood work can be potentially dangerous. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Community advocate Keith Lilly is not wasting any time lately getting his applications submitted to tap some free grants under American Rescue Plan dollars that continue to flow down to Long Beach nonprofits. But this round of free money has a short shelf life. Deadline to apply is April 15. He said ...
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    Millions of $$$ By Dianne Anderson Millions of American Rescue Plan Act funding lies just around the corner in Long Beach, provided that applicants first know the contract opportunities exist, and then submit their proposals really fast. As is often the case, RFQ and grant information slowly circulate within the Black community, and nonprofits must ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Millions of dollars set to be allocated between now and December 30 has many Black-led nonprofits and small businesses on edge, waiting for the city of Long Beach to roll out the RFP process for the Black Health Equity funding. The $1 million earmarked specifically to address the needs of the Black ...
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    Applications must be received before June 19 The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved $45 million in grant funding to aid small businesses enduring hardships due to the coronavirus pandemic. The program is open to small businesses based in cities and unincorporated communities of Riverside County. These businesses must apply online by June 19. The ...