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NFL's Calais Campbell Pledges $125K to Black-Owned Businesses, Partners With Rockefeller Foundation

Baltimore Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell is giving back to the Baltimore community in a major way through a new partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation. Today, theGrio shares the foundation announced its support of the NFL player’s CLLCTIVLY COVID-19 Baltimore Micro-Grant Fund — a campaign launched to offer financial assistance to Black-owned businesses in the city that have been negatively impacted by the pandemic. According to theGrio, alongside its long-standing commitment to expanding equity and economic opportunity for low-wage families and communities of color, The Rockefeller Foundation has pledged $75,000 to support the grant program in addition to Campbell’s $125,000 for the Charles Richard Campbell Foundation.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by CLLCTIVLY (@cllctivly) “Black-owned businesses are the backbone of the Baltimore community and provide many essential services that are valued by all of us who are rooting for the success of Charm City,”...

Dec 14, 2020