Empowering Community Growth: SBCCI Funding with Karen Soltau
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In today’s episode, we're unpacking the transformative impact of funding for Black-led, Black-focused non-profit organizations. I had the pleasure of speaking with Karen Salto, head of the SBCCI Tropicana Community Services, who enlightened us on the success of the program, the benefits to the community, and the importance of taking advantage of this opportunity.
Karen Salto is the head of the SBCCI at Tropicana Community Services, leading an initiative that provides critical funding for capacity building in Black Canadian communities. Her work focuses on empowering grassroots organizations to achieve sustainable growth and create lasting impact.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn:
The goals and growth of the SBCCI program since its inception in 2020.
The importance of funding for capacity building in Black-led non-profit organizations.
Real-life examples of how SBCCI grants have made a difference in communities.
The challenges faced by the program and how they're being addressed.
Tips for non-profit organizations to make their grant applications stand out.