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Gucci Awards Grants to 16 Non-Profits for Its First-Ever Changemakers Impact Fund

Grantees were chosen by a council including Dapper Dan and Naomi Campbell.

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Gucci Awards Grants to 16 Non-Profits for Its First-Ever Changemakers Impact Fund

Grantees were chosen by a council including Dapper Dan and Naomi Campbell.

Gucci has announced its first round of winners for the North America Changemakers Impact Fund, a five-year initiative to support arts, culture, social justice and education-focused organizations fueling social impact in diverse communities.

The first batch of 16 nonprofits, chosen by a council including Dapper Dan and Naomi Campbell among other socially minded public figures, has been awarded grands up to $50,000 USD each for a one-year funding cycle. Grantees include Slay TV, a multimedia brand distributing queer digital content globally; social service provider The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth; creative business incubator Design Core and After School Matters, an extracurricular and summer program that offers sewing and fashion design workshops.

Check out the full list of 2020 grantees for the Gucci North America Changemakers Impact Fund below. Applications for the next round of non-profits will open in Fall 2020.

Gucci North America Changemakers Impact Fund – 2020 Grantees

HBCU VC, Atlanta, GA
After School Matters, Chicago, IL
Braven, Chicago, IL
Design Core, Detroit, MI
Writers in the Schools, Houston, TX
Black AIDS Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Educate Tomorrow, Miami, FL
The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth, Miami, FL
ACLU of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
Custom Collaborative, New York, NY
Slay TV, New York, NY
National Youth Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
Creativity Explored, San Francisco, CA
Talking Points, San Francisco, CA
UforChange, Toronto, ON, Canada
Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Washington, D.C.

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