Grantmaking Frequently Asked Questions


After two decades of grantmaking supporting racial justice movement building, Akonadi Foundation is going all-in for Oakland to end the criminalization of youth and young adults of color. In the coming months, we’ll keep you updated on our grantmaking vision and approach to working with our partners to move racial justice forward.


Q. Can my organization submit an application for funding from Akonadi Foundation?

A. We currently have one open fund, Akonadi Foundation’s 2020 So Love Can Win Fund, a rapid response fund. This fund will provide general support grants between April-September 2020 to support the sustainability and vibrancy of Oakland’s racial justice movement ecosystem during the pandemic.

Q. Where can I find funding for racial justice and culture and healing work in the Bay Area?

Based on publicly available information, a curated list of Bay Area and national rapid response and racial justice funding resources can be found here.


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