In 2013, the Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green awarded the Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellowship to eleven social entrepreneurs dedicated to advancing the lives of black men and boys in the United States. The new BMA Fellows, representing eight organizations, will receive $70,000 in seed funding for their innovative nonprofits.
B Holding Group, LLC/b condoms
Leveraging condom sales to decrease teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS.
Creating pathways in technology for African-American men.
Encouraging the growth of socially responsible leaders in engineering and science.
Making career day an everyday experience at school.
Transforming content for the modern classroom.
The Reset Foundation
Empowering incarcerated young black men to succeed.
The School Justice Project, Inc.
Protecting the special education rights of young black men during incarceration and reentry.
Bridging the racial and ethnic divide in the field of computing.