The Good Green Grant Program: A Social Equity Initiative

Jai Kensey fills us in on the latest with the Good Green Grant program – a social equity initiative providing unrestricted funding to 501(c)3 nonprofits.

The program is focused on creating opportunity and change in three key areas: education, employment, and expungement. The program is accepting new grant applications until Friday, August 19, 2022.

The Good Green Grant program was started in 2021 to recreate opportunity and demand social equity for the Black and Brown communities disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs.

Good Green offers unrestricted funding to 501(c)3 nonprofits supporting underserved communities by creating opportunity and change in three key areas: educationemployment, and expungement. Applicants should support activities in: IL, MA, NJ, MD, PA, VA, OH, MN, NY, FL, NV, CT and RI. For more information and to apply go to www.good.green.

Launched in 2021, Good Green has awarded more than $500,000 in grant money to eight impactful organizations including Growing Home (Chicago), Greyston Foundation (NY), and Why Not Prosper (Philadelphia). See all grant recipients here.