Beloved Community Fund

New: Benchmark Report on Grassroots Arts and Culture Organizations in Oakland

June 20, 2018

  Study by Akonadi Foundation and Kenneth Rainin Foundation fills critical gap in research on small organizations serving people of color   Oakland, CA – A new report released today by Akonadi Foundation and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation finds that small arts and culture organizations leverage cultural practices to lift up urgent community issues in Oakland, but are facing challenges that hamper their growth, stability and sustainability.
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Categories: Akonadi Foundation, Beloved Community Fund, Lateefah Simon, Oakland

BOOST: the Beloved Community Fund’s Organizational Strengthening Pilot

February 14, 2018

“Culture can be a powerful tool to build movements and leverage the voice, power, and self-determination in our communities.” -Lateefah Simon, President of Akonadi Foundation February 2018 We are excited to announce the launch of BOOST: the Beloved Community Fund’s Organizational Strengthening Pilot, which will support under-resourced arts and cultural organizations serving low-income communities of color in Oakland.
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Categories: #BelovedCommunity, Akonadi Foundation, Beloved Community Fund, BOOST, Philanthropy, Racial Justice, Youth