We Got Us Fund

We get it, and We Got Us.

Photo Credit: Hawaii People’s Fund

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About the Fund

New Breath Foundation launched the We Got Us Fund in 2021 with a fundraising goal of $10M. The We Got Us Fund is a donor-advised fund at the East Bay Community Foundation that prioritizes grantmaking to grassroots AANHPI organizations with annual budgets of less than $1 million and includes organizations that are volunteer-run on less than $100,000.

The Fund supports cross-racial solidarity and healing through our grantmaking only to AANHPI grassroots organizations that embody a cross-racial analysis and often organize with communities of color locally or address cross-racial healing and solidarity through working within their communities.

The We Got Us Fund is designed to increase:

  • Capacity to build power for cross-racial justice movements between AANHPIs and other people of color communities
  • Opportunities for cross-racial solidarity and healing
  • Development of leadership pipelines for survivors of incarceration, deportation, and violence

“We must be fearless in building a pathway towards collective liberation by investing in organizations that are often invisible and under-resourced. It is time to lift up and empower our AANHPI communities who have, for too long, been overlooked because of the model minority myth.”

Eddy Zheng

President & Founder, New Breath Foundation

To partner with us in continuing to grow the We Got Us Fund, contact [email protected].

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