Grant Awards & Gifts
Masala’s vision is to enhance culturally-vibrant thriving African American/Black communities. Its mission is to promote economic and personal empowerment through financial support for programs and initiatives that benefit African American/Black communities in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.
Masala gives grant awards and gifts to non-profit tax-exempt organization pursuant section 501(c)(3) that have a program(s) and/or services aligned with their mission. Since the circle was founded in 2013, Masala has awarded grants and gifts to the below organizations.
How to Apply
When applying, make sure your application meets the following guidelines:
Demonstrate clear program goal(s) and objective(s) aligned with Masala’s mission
Target audience served is African American
Funding request is commensurate with program goals & activities
Qualified personnel perform and/or provide oversight for program activities
Measurable program outcomes and achievement of goal(s) are planned and reported
Thank you for your interest in a Masala Giving Circle Grant
Our application for 2020 grant awards is now closed.
Please visit our website again in November 2020 to download a grant
application for our 2021 grant cycle and awards.