A Force for Healing & Advocacy

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We Are 240+ BIPOC-led Nonprofits Uniting Statewide

As Black, Indigenous, and People of Color nonprofit executive directors across Washington state, we are joining in solidarity to promote wellness and restore resources in our communities. Through healing and advocacy, our multicultural, cross-sector collaborative works to nourish our collective well-being and generate shared abundance. Together, with you, we will recreate the fabric of society.

Announcing Sabbatical Leadership Awardees

Were thrilled to announce $1.37M in sabbatical and respite grants to support 32 BIPOC leaders and their nonprofit organizations in healing and renewal. Sabbaticals are vital for our individual and collective wellness.

How We Make Change

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An Affirming Space for BIPOC Leaders

As Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, we are holding the communal weight of systems of oppression on our people and our ancestors. In coming together, we validate each other in authentic ways — fortifying ourselves and our organizations.

Join us in healing

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Calling In Philanthropy and Other Allies

It‘s no secret philanthropy has been based on a decidedly unfair power dynamic. At the BIPOC ED Coalition, we are calling in philanthropic partners and other allies to reimagine your roles and commit to working with BIPOC-led organizations in more powerful ways.

Be part of equitable change

“We are closest to the problems and are therefore closest to the solutions..”

Joseph Seia, Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington

Latest News

  • Sabbatical Spotlight: Norine Hill, Mother Nation
    by Dagny Chika Washington first appeared in Norine Hill’s consciousness in a dream. She was standing on a rocky cliff that she didn’t yet know was Cape Flattery, overlooking a large body of water that she didn’t yet know was the Pacific Ocean. Standing next to Norine was an Elder, who looked at the water, then looked back at Norine, and said, “You’re ready, you’re protected, you’re free to go”.  Norine leaped off the cliff and into the ocean. Norine Hill is a Native woman of the Oneida Nation of the Thames Tribe. She spent her early years in Detroit,…

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