Martinez, CA - June 29, 2020 - Under the leadership of Teresa Baker, In Solidarity Project is launching a grant program to support underrepresented, underserved and marginalized communities in the outdoors. The In Solidarity grant program will award $500 every month and is open to individuals and nonprofits in service of people of color, LGBTQ+ community members, people with disabilities, and people of size.
The grant cycle begins July 1, 2020. Applicants must reside in the United States and can apply by visiting tinyurl.com/insolidaritygrants and providing a short description of their work (75 words or less) and a link that shows their work (a website, article, or social media platform). The first recipient will be announced July 6, 2020.
Baker said, "Let us commit to moving forward In Solidarity. May we be exhausted, may we be weary, may we be determined, and may we all rise victorious in the process."
Baker is also inviting companies to match the monthly grants. For more information about this matching opportunity, companies should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT IN SOLIDARITY PROJECT - Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge
In Solidarity Project - Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge works to build a better, stronger, more diverse outdoor industry. They work closely with industry partners to sign The Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge and to facilitate and lead DEI-focused consulting projects, training workshops, and speaking engagements. They focus on enhancing representation across staff and executive teams, media and marketing, and athletes/ambassadors. By building a relationship of support, empathy and understanding, versus external skepticism and internal stress, they are moving the outdoor industry towards authentic inclusion. Insolidarityproject.com
IN SOLIDARITY BIO
Teresa Baker is the founder of the Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge, which pairs leading outdoor brands in one-on-one relationships with inclusion advocates to advance representation for people of color across the industry. The organization is focused on enhancing representation across staff and executive teams, media and marketing, and athletes/ambassadors. By building a relationship of support, empathy and understanding, versus external skepticism and internal stress, they are moving the outdoor industry towards authentic inclusion.