Racial Equity Fund for Non-profit Organizations (Lorain County)

The Community Foundation of Lorain County has created a Racial Equity Fund in an effort to build and support a Lorain County Coalition around issues of Racial Equity.

Donor Name: The Community Foundation of Lorain County

State: Ohio

County: Lorain (OH)

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 31/12/2021

Size of the Grant: $500 to $1K


The Board has supported the Neighbor Up Network, an initiative beginning in the city of Lorain to bring together residents in a weekly series of conversations about structural inequality, asset-based community development, and community network building.  The Board and staff are also participating in Racial Equity Institute trainings a to better understand racism in its institutional and structural forms, and modern-day racial inequity.

This fund is currently awarding mini-grants between $500-$1K to groups or organizations with projects that:

  • Educates the public about diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Brings about impactful, measurable improvements in racial equity
  • Provides the opportunity for community-based discussions on the topics of racial equity

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Community Foundation of Lorain County invites non-profit organizations to help deepen the work in promoting racial equity.
  • Their Board of Directors has created a Racial Equity Fund to support the transformation of structures and systems with the goal of providing access and equal experiences.

For more information, visit Racial Equity Fund.