Recognizing the role of community identity, data, and intersectionality in our philanthropic pursuits at JBRF.
Our trust-based philanthropic approach helps us overcome biases we encounter in our grantmaking process.
JBRF is proud to welcome Nakeisha Neal Jones as the inaugural executive director for Black Women Thriving East of the River.
In November of 2019, we launched a new initiative rooted in the trust-based philanthropy model to authentically engage, empower, and center the voices and needs of the community. For JBRF, those happened to be the Black women residing in Wards 7 and 8 in Washington, D.C.
At the Jane Bancroft Robinson Foundation (JBRF), we champion change from the ground up by working with community members to identify their most pressing needs.
In line with its founding mission to care for D.C. residents, the Jane Bancroft Robinson Foundation (JBRF) began its work…