As a small, Southern-based family foundation, we were inspired to answer the latest call to action by Black movement leaders in the South and support a new initiative, The Southern Power Fund. Black, Southern organizing continues to receive only 4% of philanthropic dollars. As a family, investing in the Southern Power Fund is a way to interrupt this pattern.
Our grant reflects both the urgency of this moment and the importance of standing alongside and behind Black Southern leaders.“The Homestead Foundation Moves Boldly and Urgently” by Shannon Cofrin Gaggero, National Center for Family Philanthropy / July 14, 2020
Check out Solidaire member Shannon Cofrin Gaggero’s blog post now up on National Center for Family Philanthropy‘s website urging fellow family foundations to pitch in for the Southern Power Fund.
Read the full post here.