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Local Lands, A Black-Owned Georgia Farm, Secures Funding To Expand Food Access For Local Residents

A nonprofit in East Point, GA, has distributed a grant to Black-Owned Georgia Farm, Local Lands, to expand local food production.

ashley turner

Jan 19, 2024

Applying For TikTok’s Accelerator Program Could Provide The Visibility That Your Black-Owned Business Needs To Thrive

Black Business Month is here and TikTok is tapped in. The social media platform is resuming its efforts to champion diverse communities with the return of the Support Black Businesses accelerator program. Courtesy of TikTok

Samantha Dorisca

Aug 9, 2022

Capital One Is Donating $10K Grants To Create A More Hopeful Future For Black-Owned Business

Capital One will continue to support underserved communities. The banking service will build on its $200 million multi-year commitment by contributing an additional $10 million to existing and new partnerships. The funding aims to close gaps in equity and opportunity to foster growth for underserved communities. Recipients of the new funding include African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs, Vera Institute of Justice, United Negro College Fund, finEQUITY, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Black Girl Ventures, and Jobs for the Future. In addition, Capital One will target funding toward Black-owned businesses. The contribution will be timely as various Black businesses experienced financial droughts during the peak of the pandemic. Capital One will partner with the Association for Enterprise Opportunity to create the Capital One Business grant program. Business owners will receive $10,000 grants through the program and access to free resources to propel their business through...

Samantha Dorisca

Feb 8, 2022

Nine Months and Kickstarter Later, Black-Owned Card Game CultureTags Hits Target Shelves

CultureTags — a Black-owned card game designed for people who love both the culture and hashtags — has expanded just in time for the holidays. According to Because of Them We Can (BOTWC), nine months after its successful Kickstarter campaign, the card game founded by Eunique Jones Gibson, is hitting Target shelves. Gibson is a visionary, wife, mother of three, cultural curator, and founder of. BOTWC, where she’s spent the last decade highlighting Black culture and community. Her new game is just an extension of her commitment to that work.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by CultureTags (@culturetags) “I was online and I saw a long acronym in my Instagram feed,” said Gibson on how she got the idea to create the game. “There was no context and people were amazed at their ability to decode it with no help. I was one of those people. As I read the comments and laughed in agreement, I realized this was a game, but it wasn’t until December 2019 that I actually started to...

Shanique Yates

Dec 1, 2020