Tech Equity Collective
Impact Fund

Unlock your organization’s potential to elevate Black technical talent

Requirements:

  • Black-led and allying organizations with demonstrated commitment re-skilling and upskilling Black technical talent
  • Core programming focused on Black talent securing engineering/ AI/ ML/ other core technical roles
  • Headquartered in the U.S. (with U.S. based participants or members)
  • Primary audience is aged 18+ ONLY
  • Demonstrated impact in one or more of the following areas: technical education, upskilling, job placement and hiring, career development/coaching

The Tech Equity Collective Impact Fund provides financial and strategic support for organizations re-skilling and upskilling aspiring Black technical talent for opportunities in tech.

Impact Fund grantees will receive a $50,000 grant, access to expert-led workshops, and connection to a robust network of industry experts.

Selected grantees will benefit from:

  • Non-dilutive financial support: Secure $50,000 in funding to fortify your organization's initiatives in re-skilling and upskilling emerging Black technical talent.
  • Organizational development seminars: Attend monthly virtual workshops led by industry thought leaders and practitioners that explore a variety of topics such as leadership and fundraising.
  • A supportive community: Collaborate and share resources within Tech Equity Collective’s vibrant community of industry experts, advisors, and peer organizations committed to uplifting Black talent in tech.

Selected organizations are required to complete monthly progress reports and participate in all programmatic elements of the TEC Impact Fund, including:

  • Kickoff and closing session
  • Monthly founder huddles
  • Monthly organizational development workshops
  • Bi-monthly virtual networking sessions
  • 1:1 progress check-ins

Unlock your organization’s potential to elevate Black technical talent.

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