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Chick-fil-A Opens Applications for $5 Million in Nonprofit Grants

Black-led Nonprofits and Organizations Impacting Communities of Color Can Apply to Receive True Inspiration Awards Grants to Further Their Impact Applications are now open for the 2022 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards™ grant program. For the second year in a row, … Continue reading

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Black Restaurant Week Launches No Crumb Left Behind Campaign

National culinary event continues to generate economic and social support for Black-owned businesses with coast-to-coast and international market expansion Black Restaurant Week LLC, the organization that celebrates the flavors of African American, African and Caribbean cuisine with a series of regional cultural … Continue reading

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Amplify Africa, In Partnership With Chick-Fil-A & The Shade Room, Launches $5,000 Video Contest To Amplify Voices In Africa & The Diaspora

Videos Must Be Posted No Later Than Wednesday, Friday, 17, 2021, at 11:59 PM PST In a partnership with Chick-fil-A and The Shade Room, Amplify Africa launches a $5,000 short video contest from February 1st through February 17th to amplify the voices in Africa … Continue reading

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Barefoot Celebrates and Supports Black Female Business Owners with the Return of the #WeStanForHer Campaign

Barefoot amplifies Black women’s entrepreneurial spirit by investing in and committing to providing a larger platform for Black women-owned business founders Barefoot announces the return of #WeStanForHer, a campaign launched in 2020 to celebrate and support Black women entrepreneurs. In partnership with … Continue reading

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The 2021 International Winemakers Summit Honors the Contributions of Diverse Winemakers Around the World

Winemaking is a centuries-old profession originating in Old World France and yet, in 2021 little is still known about the rapidly increasing growth of diversity in the industry. With an estimated 80,000 wineries worldwide, the U.S. is 4th in the … Continue reading

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