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Where to get the grants

December 14th, the Boston Foundation announced the availability of OPEN DOOR GRANTS. Open Door Grants are especially focused on organizations serving and building power in communities historically excluded from institutional philanthropy and whose leadership reflects the communities they serve. If you -are not a non-profit you may still apply with a fiscal agent.

Our BlackPages.HTML partner page presents a long list of local Boston organizations who provide grants, loans and financing for startup companies and small businesses. There, you will find funders for women-owned, Black-owned, BIPIOC owned and other under-represented individuals, artists and organizations.

The Dudley Square ( before Nubian Square) story.

Jazz Diva Fulani Haynes takes us farther back into Roxbury and Dudley Square history. The video also brings you up to date about what native Roxbury Bostonians are thinking about the future of.

Boston Art Works

The Hutchinson Center for African and African American Research in Cambridge Harvard Square is offering virtual views of Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness – Experience the 360° Virtual Tour: In more than 80 self-portraits, celebrated visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the deeply personal politics of race and representation in the visual archive. 

The Museum of African American History Stone Book Award winners are featured on this link.

Black local Boston writers and authors are featured at

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