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  • IE Black Equity Fund are Now Open for Applications!

    The Inland Empire Black Equity Fund is a partnership between the Black Equity Initiative of the Inland Empire (BEI-IE), IE Funders Alliance and IECF to advance the mission of Black-led organizations in the IE through core support, program and project support, and capacity building.

    Driven by the leadership and voice of the members of BEI-IE, grants will be awarded to nonprofits that are focused on systems change and power building work in these priority areas: civic engagement, criminal justice transformation, housing justice, health equity, education equity, and economic liberation. Nonprofit organizations in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties that demonstrate learning needs or are currently engaged in this work are encouraged to apply. Applications will be screened for eligibility and completeness by IECF staff. The BEI-IE Grant Committee will evaluate eligible applications and will make grant recommendations to IE Funders Alliance and IECF Board of Directors for final approval.  Grants range up to $20,000

    Opening Date: October 24, 2022 Closing Date: December 16, 2022

    Grant Guidelines & Project Scope