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Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures, now is the time for the Black Girls Freedom Fund. Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures. Read our open letter. Socials

WE ARE CALLING FOR AN INVESTMENT OF $1 BILLION OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS IN BLACK GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN.

Even in the face of the insurmountable odds Black girls and young women face in America, we are making tremendous strides and contributions in this country. Imagine what 2030 can look like if we invest $1 billion in Black girls and young women over the next 10 years.

So far we have raised: $12,600,000 of $1,000,000,000
1.26%
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We Must Speak to Be Heard

Social Awareness

Every summer people of every gender, religion and color gather on the streets for a celebration of love, equality, humanity and joy.

Black girls and young women have been on the frontlines of fighting for racial and gender equity, but their stories and lives are often overlooked.

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Why It Is Important

Black girls’ and women’s voices, visions, and experiences are essential and necessary for the liberation of all Black people – and indeed, all people.

Fact #1

Black girls and women are at the forefront of strategies to organize across identities and communities to advance justice for all of us.

Fact # 2

According to the Ms. Foundation landmark study on philanthropy, women and girls of color account for 0.5% of $66.9 billion by foundations, totaling just $5.48 per woman and girl of color in the United States.

Fact #3

As millions of people have made Black Lives Matter our nation’s largest racial justice movement ever, Black girls and young women remain at great risk for being adultified,  invisibilized, erased, and victimized by violence.

Fact # 4

Black girls are facing significant barriers to educational achievement, economic and political equality, and are the recipients of deeply embedded racial and gender biases in the media, public policy, research, and philanthropy.

Fact #5

Even in the face of the insurmountable odds Black girls and young women face in America, we are making tremendous strides and contributions in this country.

Fact # 6

About The Black Girl Freedom Fund

The Black Girl Freedom Fund is an initiative of Grantmakers for Girls of Color (G4GC). G4GC is fiscally-sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

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