2024 Black Teacher Pipeline Grant

We’re excited to announce that our 2024 Black Teacher Pipeline Grant Application is now open!

We are seeking organizations that are working to rebuild Black teacher pipelines in their local communities. More specifically, we are interested in supporting organizations that are committed to the recruitment and/or retention of Black teachers. This grant opportunity will provide up to $100,000 per organization to help leverage each organization's efforts as they rebuild the #BlackTeacherPipeline in their local communities.

Organizations from the following regions are encouraged to apply for this opportunity: 

  • Baltimore, MD
  • Camden, NJ
  • Detroit, MI
  • Memphis, TN
  • Newark, NJ
  • Philadelphia, PA 
  • Washington D.C.

Additional eligibility criteria include:

  • The organization is a 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to address the need to recruit and/or retain more Black teachers.
  • The organization is physically located in either Baltimore, Camden, Detroit, Memphis, Newark, Philadelphia, or Washington D.C. and has at least one of these region’s residents as your primary audience.
  • The organization has been in operation for at least one year. 
  • The organization employs the equivalent of 1 full-time employee.
  • The organization has filed a Form 990 or 990 EZ for the most recent fiscal year.

The application form can be found here and the deadline to apply for this opportunity is Friday, March 29, 2024. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mimi (Woldeyohannes) McKee at mimi.woldeyohannes@thecenterblacked.org.