Code2040's mission is to activate, connect, and mobilize the largest racial equity community in tech to dismantle the structural barriers that prevent the full participation and leadership of Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy. Through events, trainings, early-career programs, and knowledge sharing, Code2040 equips their community with the tools, connections, and care they need to advocate for and achieve racial equity in the tech industry.
Accion Opportunity Fund Community Development
Accion Opportunity Fund is a financial support system for small businesses that advances racial, gender, and economic justice for all.Small business owners uplift communities and anchor local economies, while creating opportunities for themselves, their families, their employees, and our neighborhoods. Yet entrepreneurs who are people of color, women, and low-to-moderate income often struggle to secure capital and resources, as they are systematically shut out from traditional financing. In 2020, Accion Opportunity Fund was formed as Accion U.S. Network and Opportunity Fund came together. Together, we fight for an inclusive and accessible financial system so small business owners of all identities can thrive.
Black Girl Ventures Foundation
Black Girl Ventures (BGV) is a culturally converging ecosystem igniting economic security, civic engagement, and hyperlocal infrastructure at the intersection of STEM education and entrepreneurship for Black and Brown woman-identifying founders, funders, and veterans.
Our mission is to provide Black/Brown woman-identifying founders with access to community, education, and leadership development in order to meet business milestones that lead to economic advancement through entrepreneurship.
We fund and scale tech-enabled, revenue-generating businesses (under $1M) founded by people who identify as Black/Brown and woman. Our signature pitch program provides coaching, crowdfunding, and community for our founders. Black Girl Ventures believes in a world where all ideas have a chance to succeed.