TBLMF Grantees

February 2021

This page is under construction! Our Grantees are listed below, but please stay tuned for more information about our process, total amounts distributed, geographies represented, and more. Read our Round 1 Grantee Announcement here. Reach out to us at TBLMF@nexuscp.org with questions or concerns. 

Transformative Black-Led Movement Fund Grantees

Transformative and Healing Justice

30,000 Feet
Aisha Wadud+
Black Women Speak
Caafimaad Collective
Irreducible Grace Foundation
Kitana Holland+
Mankwe Ndosi+
Marcie Rendon+
Nykia Bible-Mrsich+
Restoration for All, Inc.
ROHO Collective
Root to Crown Healing & Wellness
The Subversive Sirens
Thomas Collins+
until we are all free

Asha Long
Black Liberation and Abolitionist Cohort
Carlos Smith and bailey eva riley
Hadija Steen Mills
Intro To Success (ITS)
Kania Johnson
   Founder of Sol Purpose Doula Care
Katie Robinson (all pronouns)
Maji ya Chai Land Sanctuary
New Dawn Theatre Company
Philando Castile Peace Garden
RARE Productions
Seeds Worth Sowing
   Formerly Holistic Heaux/Rebellion Relief Fund
Tabota Seyon
CEO of Infusedlife Plant Based Emporium LLC and Founder OF Black Mamba collective (Co-operative Development)
The Ujima Collective

Economic and Cultural Justice

Abisola Jaiyesimi
Build Cooperative
Feven Ayana+
Joi Unlimited
Midwest Farmers of Color Collective
Open Road Solutions
Project DIVA
Shekinah Housing Services
SIR Boxing Club
Yordanose Solomone+

Abdi Hassen+
African Career, Education & Resource Inc.
African Economic Development Solutions
City of Lakes Community Land Trust: Commercial Land Trust Initiative
Juxtaposition Arts
Sabrina Danielle Ford+
Storehouse Grocers
Strive Publishing
The S.H.I.F.T. Cooperative
Northside Collective

Organizing for a New Future

40 Acre Co-op
YO MAMA’S HOUSE Cooperative
Anika Bowie+
Awood Center
Black Family Blueprint
Black Market
Black Table Arts
BLCK Press
Britt Jackson+
Chauntyll Allen +
Cristalle Bowen+
Danielle Swift+
Elizabeth Bryant+
Free Black Dirt
Frogtown Tuned-In
Imhotep Science Academy
In Black Ink
KWST Behavioral Development Group
Lewis McCaleb +

Black Immigrant Collective
Little Earth Residents Assocation
Midway RiseUp!
More Than a Single Story
Mx. Kenna of Voice of Culture
Ours Sister’s Keeper MN


MidWest Mixed
MN African American Heritage Museum and Gallery
New Justice Project MN
Nicole M. Smith+
Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute
Roxxanne O’Brien+
SocialWise Media Group
St. Paul Youth Services
Tangible Collective
Teighlor McGee+
The Agape Movement
Twin Cities Media Alliance
We IMPACT! and Morning Glory Montessori
WE WIN Institute, Inc.

People Power Podcast
Somali Museum of MN
the amandla collab
Twin Cities innovation Alliance/ Midwest Center for School Transformation
Vivid Black Paint
Wildflower Schools

Mutual and Legal Aid Organizations

Cocoa Butta Futures of SPIRAL Collective
ZACAH (Zakat Aid & Charity Assisting Humanity)


+ Indicates an individual who received funding, not an organization

*These are the grantees who choose to be listed publicly. This is just the first round of grantees. We will release the names of second round grantees in early 2021.