FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2022
WASHINGTON – The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) proudly accepts the generous grant award from State Farm totaling $445,000. This grant will be used to support the mission and vision of the CBCF as well as the continuance and advancement of CBCF programs and initiatives for 2022. The partnership between CBCF and State Farm allows for the increased representation, expansion, and cultivation of the next generation of Black leaders.
For many years, State Farm has maintained a steadfast dedication to CBCF’s initiatives, namely the Communications Internship Program, the Center for Policy Analysis and Research’s (CPAR) Fellowship Program, and through support and participation in the Annual Legislative Conference and other key events. “We greatly appreciate State Farm’s commitment to the mission of CBCF. Together, we are unwavering in our drive to advance the global Black community, said Co-Interim President and CEO and Senior Vice President, Donna Fisher-Lewis. “Our longstanding partnership is a testament to State Farm’s dedication to the African American community and their support allows us to carry out our essential work to develop and support Black scholars and leaders.”
“For over 100 years State Farm has embraced the responsibility to give back, volunteer, and work alongside nonprofits and community groups in our neighborhoods. State Farm is extremely proud of our decades-long partnership with the CBCF. They have been steadfast in their commitment to create programs aimed at developing leaders, educating communities, and empowering youth”, said State Farm Counsel and CBCF Board Member, Natalie Brunson-Wheeler. “We value the work done by CBCF, their initiatives are enacting real change in neighborhoods where we live, work, and do business.”
State Farm is committed to building stronger, safer, and better-educated communities As the CBCF works to develop leaders, inform policy, and educate the public, the support financial provided enables CBCF to create an immeasurable impact in the lives of African Americans and other underserved communities.
About the CBCF
Established in 1976, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is a non-partisan, nonprofit, public policy, research and educational institute committed to advancing the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public. For more information, visit cbcfinc.org.
About State Farm
For 100 years, the mission of State Farm has and continues to be to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of auto and home insurance in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.statefarm.com.