The Black Rose Foundation for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports organizations compatible with our mission. We are therefore interested in supporting programs of non-profit organizations that focus on the needs of disadvantaged children and enabling and/or empowering children to be successful in all areas of their lives. We are also interested in innovative ideas and programs that can be replicated in various communities throughout the country. The following outlines the criteria and process of application:

  • Grant applications are being accepted for mentoring, mental health, and academic support programs that help foster children in Jacksonville, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia and Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) for at least three years.
  • The goals and objectives of the application must be directly related to programming for disadvantaged children, for example, children of incarcerated parents, foster children, abandoned children, children with academic and/or social challenges, etc.
  • The request for funding the project must not exceed $5,000.00 for one year. Grants may be renewed up to three years depending on evaluation and success in accomplishing annual goals and objectives.
  • The application should include: Name and Address of Organization, Employee Identification Number, Name of Project, Rationale, Goals and Objectives, Project Description, Timeline, Budget, and Evaluation Process.
  • The application should include at least two letters of recommendations from organizations and/or persons who have worked with the applying agency.
  • The application should be no more than 10 pages, including the two letters of support.
  • Applications should be addressed to President, Black Rose Foundation for Children, Inc., P.O. 311620, Atlanta, GA 31131 and submitted on line to
  • Applications are accepted at any time during the year.
  • Awards are made in June and October.

Black Rose Foundation for Children currently supports the following:

  • James V. Brooks Scholarship Fund (Jacksonville, FL)
  • Moore-Myers Children’s Fund (Jacksonville, FL)
  • Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarships (Memphis, TN)
  • Memphis CARES Mentoring Movement (Memphis, TN)
  • Atlanta CARES Mentoring Movement (Atlanta, GA)
  • Special Initiative-GrassRoots Community Foundation (Newark, NJ)
  • University for Parents (Atlanta, GA)
  • National CARES Mentoring Movement (N.Y., N.Y.)
  • Association for the study of African American Life and History (Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA)
  • Black Girls Survive Cancer (Atlanta, GA)
  • Assistance League of Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)
  • Repairing the Breach (Memphis, TN)
  • Atlanta Children's Shelter (Atlanta, GA)
  • Cascade United Methodist Church Financial Literacy for Elementary Schools (FLIES) (Atlants, GA)


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