Rockefeller Foundation has pledged $75,000 to support the program alongside Campbell, who will be donating $125,000
This week on the Dear Culture Podcast, hosts Shana Pinnock and Gerren Keith Gaynor talk BLACK business. With a new presidency promising a lot to the American people, this week we’re asking, “Dear Culture, how can the next president help Black businesses bounce back?”
On Monday, The Rockefeller Foundation joined Baltimore Ravens defensive end, Calais Campbell, in announcing its support for the CLLCTIVLY COVID-19 Baltimore Micro-Grant Fund, a campaign that will help Black-owned businesses in Baltimore that have been impacted by the pandemic by providing financial assistance and strategic advising.
According to a poll conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife, 66% of minority-owned small businesses fear that they’ll be forced to permanently shut down their businesses due to the pandemic as opposed to only 57% of non-minority small businesses.
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