The New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund
The New Commonwealth Fund
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice
Fund provides grants to address systemic racism and
racial inequality while fostering inclusion,
representation, opportunity, and prosperity for Black,
Latino, and Indigenous communities in Massachusetts.
Funding pillars include:
- Health equity
- Economic empowerment
- Youth development
- Policing and criminal justice reform
- Identity and culture narrative
Grants will go to projects that are:
- Strategic - Large scale multi-year support
- Responsive - Smaller scale off-cycle support to
address more immediate needs
- Innovative - Special projects, funder coalitions, and
collaborative projects between multiple organizations
Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations led by
Black, Latino, and/or Indigenous people in Massachusetts.
Amount of funding
Award amounts are not stated. Historically, awards have
been under $150,000.
American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Community engagement and volunteerism · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Minorities · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Networking and collaboration · Social determinants of health · Massachusetts
For complete information about funding programs, including your
application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided
for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes
or monitor application status.