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Community Empowerment Small Grant Fund

Our fund allows community-based organizations serving the Black male community in Boston to apply for up to $20,000 in grants.

We're excited to announce that the 2024 Community Empowerment Small Grant Fund is now open. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 12th at 5:00 p.m. Full details, including important dates, criteria, and application requirements, are available at the application link below. For inquiries, please reach out to

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Information Session

Black Male Advancement will hold a virtual information session for interested applicants on Google Meet. 

The seven focus areas for small grants will be:

  1. Mentoring and Out of School Time
  2. Youth and Young Adult Pathways
  3. Housing Mobility
  4. Economic Inclusion and Wealth Building
  5. Workforce Training and Development
  6. Fatherhood Engagement
  7. Mental Health and Wellness

Grant funds will be awarded to Boston non profit organizations providing proven or promising programs to bring their work to scale or deepen their impact serving Black men and boys throughout the City of Boston. The most recent application closed in May 2023. Please check this page for future updates. 

2023 Community Empowerment Small Grant Fund Recipients

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