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In the News: The Movement for Black Lives Is on the Rise—and Funders Are Paying Attention

On June 8, a group of leaders from the nonprofit and funding worlds held a call on philanthropy’s role in saving Black lives, led by Funders for Justice. Other call organizers included ABFE, Borealis, the Solidaire Network, Resource Generation, the Third Wave Fund and more. Close to 700 people participated, including many members of M4BL. The organizers called on philanthropy to provide the racial justice network with $50 million this year. In 2019, M4BL raised $2.7 million. 

…Individuals and networks of individuals have long been the main supporters of the group, including Solidaire, Resource Generation, and the Women’s Donor Network.

“The Movement for Black Lives Is on the Rise—and Funders Are Paying Attention” by Julia Travers, Inside Philanthropy / July 9, 2020

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