Mothers of Color COVID-19 Grant

Created by

Ruchika Tulshyan

$3,935 by 12 people

$20,000

Ruchika Tulshyan

Story

On May 25, I started a weekly, one time grant per recipient of $250 for mothers of color who have been impacted by the pandemic. 

In less than 5 days we had over 300 applicants, each with a compelling story. This fund is aimed to help support these weekly grants, so that we can support as many mothers as possible – in addition to the at least $250 I'll be personally disbursing per week.  We are currently prioritizing mothers impacted by domestic violence, homelessness or other extenuating family circumstances that have been exacerbated by the pandemic.

100% of these funds will go directly to the vetted mother of color. Funds will be directly disbursed to the selected applicants through my personal PayPal, to protect their privacy.  

Amina Ibrahim is kindly assisting me with vetting applications. 

If you are a mother of color impacted by COVID-19 you can apply for the grant here. The application is also available in Spanish. Karina San Juan and Silvia Jaramillo are managing the applications in Spanish.

Please take care and stay safe.

My best,

Ruchika

Supporters

Jeremy made a donation

37 minutes ago

$250

Anonymous made a donation

14 hours ago

$10

Karina San Juan made a donation

1 day ago

$150

My heart and solidarity goes to all mothers of color. Mi corazón y solidaridad con todas las mamás de color.

carla costa sandine made a donation

2 days ago

$100

Anonymous made a donation

3 days ago

May your cause be successful and help the women and children.

Judy made a donation

4 days ago

$500

Jaideep K made a donation

4 days ago

$250

Saw this as a retweet on Twitter. Thank you for doing this.

Pauline Nestor made a donation

5 days ago

$25

Mamtha B made a donation

5 days ago

$150

Thank you for supporting those in need!

Ambika made a donation

6 days ago

$250

Thank you for doing this ❤️

Rashi made a donation

6 days ago

$1,000

Keep up the great work!

Leslie made a donation

6 days ago

$250

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