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Joyce Foundation’s Grant to Advancing Racial Equity & Economic Mobility

Organisation: Joyce Foundation

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Democracy and good governance

Funding Size: $50,000,000

Deadline: 01/12/2021

  • Eligibility: all organisation from the eligible country
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: United States
  • Application language: English

Through its grantmaking and other policy-focused efforts, the Foundation seeks to:
– Racial Equity: Incorporate the voices of, and achieve more equitable outcomes for, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) communities in the Great Lakes region.
–Economic Mobility: Improve the ability of individuals in the Great Lakes region to move up the economic ladder within a lifetime or from one generation to the next.
–Next Generation: Incorporate the voices of, and improve outcomes for, the next generation of Great Lakes residents, defined as young people born after 2000.

The Foundation supports policy research, development, and advocacy in six program areas: culture, democracy, education & economic mobility, environment, gun violence prevention & justice reform, journalism.

The Foundation funds efforts to address state and local public policy in the Great Lakes region, which they define as Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin; and national public policy designed to have impact on these Great Lakes states.
In addition, individual programs may have specific geographic priorities for funding.

See here to learn more and apply.

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