Sankofa Fund for Civic Engagement

The Sankofa Fund for Civic Engagement is a giving circle committed to funding and supporting organizations, projects, and efforts which improve Chattanooga’s Black community. The fund is housed at the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga. Members commit to donating an annual gift to the fund and collectively make funding decisions.

About

The Sankofa Fund for Civic Engagement is a giving circle committed to funding and supporting organizations, projects, and efforts which improve Chattanooga’s Black community. The fund is housed at the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga. Members commit to donating an annual gift to the fund and collectively make funding decisions.

Services Provided

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Grant Funding Providers

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development
  • Funds Development

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
Primary Contact
James McKissic
Address
Williams Street
Chattanooga, TN 3702
Phone
(423) 991-4198