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General Purposes

National Black United Fund, Inc.

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2007
  • Location Newark, NJ, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The National Black United Fund promotes charitable giving and volunteerism by African Americans. It serves as a national coordinating and planning body for local affiliates that raise money primarily through employee payroll deduction and then distribute the funds to community-based nonprofits serving the African-American community.This grant will enable the fund to create communication tools that reach out to a greater number of potential community leaders; encourage greater civic engagement by citizens; and increase support for family and community development.