Foundation / Corporation
Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundations - Pan African Community Endowment (PACE)
08/14/19 3:00 PM Receipt
Grant of up to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations serving African-American communities for projects and programs that reduce racial disparities in the areas of health, education, the justice system, social justice, and arts and culture. Collaborations between one or more projects or organizations are encouraged. Organizations and programs and projects which are led by members of the Pan African Community will receive priority.
Focus Area Details:
PACE is interested in projects that work with the Pan African community and other communities of color on eliminating health disparities and providing health education, health promotion or food access/justice activities to communities affected by health disparities. Preference will be given to organizations serving the elderly, women’s health, and mental health.
2. Justice System
PACE seeks to fund projects that reduce the disproportionate rate of incarceration of Pan African community members in Minnesota through strategies such as interrupting the cradle-to-prison pipeline, public education, projects specifically serving women and girls, policy change and advocacy, transportation, re-entry support, diversion, and detention alternatives.
PACE seeks proposals for educational opportunities that reflect the rich culture of the African diaspora. Priority will be given to projects and/or programs that inspire academic, career, and/or life success. Additional priority will be given to programs that work with African-American high school and middle school students.
4. Social Justice
PACE is seeking proposals that focus on immigration and refugee work that emphasizes policy advocacy, justice, and education. Organizations with projects involving the independent media and press are also highly encouraged to apply.
5. Arts & Culture
PACE is seeking proposals for programs that reflect the cultural identity of the African diaspora and aim to use their creative work to shift consciousness while paying homage to the history of black arts and culture.
GrantWatch ID#: 145412
The maximum grant amount is $10,000.
Requested grant terms should start no earlier than November 1, 2019. The proposed project or program must be completed by December 31, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply for a grant online:
Director of Community Impact
101 Fifth Street East
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1800
651.224.5463 or 800.875.6167