Coalition for Racial Justice Launches in Santa Cruz


Foundation: Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County

Approximately 300 people showed up to the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County’s “Rise Together” coalition launch party Friday night, many gathering for the first time with friends they could only see via Zoom during the early stages of the pandemic.

Rise Together, explained the 17 leaders of color and four Community Foundation staff members that make up the committee, convened mid-2020 in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the disproportionate effect COVID-19 was having on minorities.

The goals of Rise Together are to increase upward economic mobility, amplify, value, celebrate and preserve people of color's stories, arts, culture and community events. The effort seeks policy change to better deliver essential services, address barriers and build community capacity to fight racial disparities. The goal is amplify giving and sustained funding for communities of color.

Giving to the Community Foundation's Rise Together Fund is an investment in the future of minorities in Santa Cruz Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Lincolnite Club Inc. Receives Grant From BBCF Community Awards
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

During the most recent awards event hosted by the Black Belt Community Foundation on June 11, a total of 69 different community organizations were given financial assistance. The Lincolnite Club Inc....more

San Diego Foundation Awards $12.3M To 90 Nonprofits For Summer Learning Program
Foundation: San Diego Foundation

"Every child deserves a summer of learning and joy." That's the message from the president of the San Diego Unified Board of Education after the San Diego Foundation awarded $12.3 million in grants...more

Philly School District Reopens Registration For Select Summer Programming Sites

It's that time of year again: time for parents in Philadelphia to get their kids registered for summer school. The city's School District of Philadelphia has extended the deadline until 4pm...more

Meet The Girls Who Are Saving The World

Elizabeth Nyamwange, a 16-year-old from Byron, Ill., is the winner of HP's Girls Save the World program, which aims to empower female environmentalists and social entrepreneurs around the world,...more

CFNRV Celebrates 20 Years Of Scholarships With More Than 80 Awards
Foundation: Community Foundation of the New River Valley

"They are the next generation of leaders both in and outside of the New River Valley," says Jessica Wirgau, CEO of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley, which is celebrating 20 years of...more

40 Years Of Bringing Creativity To Schools With Creative Learning Partnerships

Ching Ching Ho is a well-known Australian actor, director, and producer, but he's also known for having a thing for working with kids. He's currently doing just that in his home state of Victoria,...more

KFC Foundation Awards $2 Million In Scholarships

Amanda Parks has been working at a KFC restaurant in Toledo, Ohio, for more than two years, and she's excited to hear that she'll be going to college in 2022. The 21-year-old is one of 631...more

Verona Area Education Foundation Celebrating 30 Years of Service

When it comes to giving back to the community, the Verona Area Education Foundation is known for its annual craft sale and student artist contest, but this year it's making headlines for another...more

Bakersfield Launches First-of-its-kind Youth Workforce Program
Foundation: Kern Community Foundation

"I wish that in high school somebody had pulled me aside and said, 'Did you know you can get an associate's degree from BC and then get a six-figure job?' I don't think anybody is telling kids...more

Outer Banks Community Foundation On the Impact Of Rapid Response Grants
Foundation: Outer Banks Community Foundation

"The silence on our roads and in our schools and other public places was deafening and surreal. What many thought would be a couple of months of sacrifice turned out to be a prolonged period of...more






+SocialGood summit, a United Nations Foundation initiative, enables entrepreneurs, leading business innovators and social changemakers to discuss and share their cutting-edge approaches to some of the world’s most pressing social problems.




Jobs in the Social Sector

  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Program Director Jobs


Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs


Education Jobs Fund | Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship | Gulf of Mexico Program | Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa | Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act | The Linkage to Life Program: Rebuilding Broken Bridges for Minority Families Impacted by HIV/AIDS. | State Indoor Radon Grants | Asthma Interventions in Public and Assisted Multifamily Housing | | Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2022 Copyright Michael Saunders