Summer Round Grantees

During summer 2020, through the generosity of our donors and foundation partners, Diverse City Fund held its first ever summer grant round. This round was focused on supporting organizations and groups engaged in COVID-19 response work led by and serving justice-involved individuals, returning citizens, and their families. $175,000 was awarded to 12 groups doing this work across our city. Grants were made to the following groups:

Alliance of Concerned Men

Cease Fire Don’t Smoke the Brothers, Inc.

CORE Connection

DC National Association of the Advancement of Returning Citizens

Life After Release

People for Fairness Coalition

The Butterfly Village

Voices Unbarred

Who Speaks for Me?

Women Involved in Reentry Efforts

Yaay Me Inc.

You-Nique Services