Empowerment Fund Grants
2023 Grant RecipientsEstablished in 2019, the Central Georgia Empowerment Fund is a black giving circle designed to cultivate charitable giving within the African American community. The fund seeks to build capacity and financial sustainability of nonprofits that serve the African American community and address the most pressing needs facing African Americans in the Central Georgia region.
Recipient organizations are undertaking impactful work in the African-American community. In addition, they must have been in operation for at least 2 years, must identify as Black-led and Black-serving, and must have an annual operating budget of less than $500,000.
Barbers on Duty | $1,800
Chess and Community | $1,800
C-QUL | $2,100
Georgia Kinship Project | $1,500
H2O Champions | $1,500
Hayiya Dance Theatre | $6,000
Joshua’s Wish | $1,400
Prevailing Women’s Ministries | $1,800
Reach to Impact | $900
Steward Chapel AME Church | $1,500
Teens to Queens | $1,800
Women of Honor Center | $1,800