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We Need Your Wisdom. Help Us Select Our Next Grantee Partners.

The Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium already knows you care for, and work for, Black girls and women.  We need Wisdom Council members to inform and focus our efforts on regional/statewide issues affecting Black girls and women.  Most importantly, Wisdom Council members help us to select grantee partners. The Wisdom Council is an intergenerational group of leaders who represent the 12 states served by the Consortium. Council members [...]

February 7th, 2022|

Building a Movement and Shifting Philanthropy

ATLANTA – The Southern Black Women and Girls Consortium (SBGWC or The Consortium) is pleased to announce that it awarded funding to 71 organizations or projects from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia through the Black Girl Dream Fund. The Consortium launched the Black Girl Dream Fund in September 2020 with a 10-year fundraising initiative to raise $100 million [...]

February 6th, 2022|

Be an Ambassador for Southern Black Girls

The Southern Black Girls and Women's Consortium (SBGWC) is seeking six Youth Ambassadors to help girls apply to the next #BlackGirlJoy Challenge and to help to select winning ideas. Youth Ambassadors are girls and youth ages 12-24 who are able to speak to the importance of having the SBGWC as a support to their dreams. The application will be open for girls who live in the 12 states served by [...]

June 8th, 2021|

Press Release: Launching the Black Girl Dream Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2020 SOUTHERN BLACK GIRLS AND WOMEN’S CONSORTIUM LAUNCHES BLACK GIRL DREAM FUND The $100 million fundraising initiative will support making Black girls’ dreams a reality ATLANTA - Today, the Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium (SBGWC) kicked off a 10-year fundraising initiative to raise $100 million to financially empower the goals of Southern Black girls and women in the United States through the Black Girls Dream [...]

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