Black Male Achievement Social Innovation Accelerator

Grant

  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: Leadership & Sustainability Institute For Black Male Achievement
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Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $150,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Apr 05, 2013

Eligibility:
Meet the Basic Eligibility Criteria Are an LSI member* Are public entities, nonprofit organizations, or for-profit organizations Or are programs/initiatives within the above** Have an annual operating budget of at least $1 million Have been in operation for at least five years Have a presence and/or impact in at least one of nine LSI cities – Baltimore, MD; Detroit, MI; Fresno, CA; Jackson, MS; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Philadelphia, PA; or Pittsburgh, PA Are focused on at least one of four target impact areas: Attain Educational Equity, Expand Work Opportunities, Strengthen Family Structures, Promote Positive Frames and Messages Are committed to the LSI Core Values

Purpose:
Are You A Leader In An Organization Or Program/initiative With Strong Results? Do You Have The Passion And Potential To Be A National Leader In Your Work To Improve The Life Outcomes Of Black Men And Boys? Do You Possess The Social Entrepreneurial Spirit Of A Geoff Canada, Bill Strickland, Or Van Jones? If You Answered “yes” Or Know Someone Who Can Answer “yes” To The Above — Apply Now (or Nominate Someone) To Become A Part Of The Leadership & Sustainability Institute’s 2013-2014 Black Male Achievement Social Innovation Accelerator. A Black Male Achievement Social Innovator Is A Leader Who Has Shown Tangible Results In Improving The Life Outcomes Of Black Men And Boys And Who Has The Passion And Potential To Increase His/her National Leadership And Impact. As A BMA Social Innovator, You Will Have A Unique Opportunity To Join A Cohort Of Fellow Leaders To Receive One-on-one Capacity-building Support, Be Connected And Showcased To Funders, And Become National Leaders In The Field Of Black Male Achievement.

Additional Info:
To learn more about our selection process and what it means to be a BMA Social Innovator, please attend one of our informational webinars: Informational Webinar #1 Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12:30 – 1:30 pm EST Hosted via Ready Talk To RSVP, please email accelerator@lsibma.org. Informational Webinar #2 Thursday, March 21, 2013, 12:30 – 1:30 pm EST Hosted via Ready Talk To RSVP, please email accelerator@lsibma.org. Please also review our Applicant Guide and do not hesitate to contact Zeina Fayyaz, accelerator manager, at accelerator@lsibma.org or call 617.649.1518.