Black Male Advancement Small Grant Fund
The three focus areas for mini-grants will be:
- financial literacy and entrepreneurship
- youth development and mentoring, and
- civic organizing.
We will select applicants based on a rubric. All applicants are required to create a vendor ID with the City of Boston. Please see the instructions below for details.
How to apply
Grant Eligibility Requirements:
- Recipients must be a nonprofit or community-based organization partnering with a fiscal agent (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit). No grants can be awarded to individuals or for-profit businesses.
- Projects must occur in Boston for the benefit of Black men and boys in the city.
- You must have two points of contact.
- Your group must commit to tracking certain metrics and submitting a post-project report.
- Attend a capacity-building seminar.
You must be a vendor to apply. The application deadline has passed.
How to create a Vendor ID
If you don't already have a City of Boston vendor ID, you must register as a vendor.
Review this document with directions on using the Supplier Portal to:
- create a new vendor account or user ID, and
- make updates to an existing vendor account.
If you are using a fiscal sponsor, we also require that your fiscal sponsor is registered as a vendor.