PledgeLA Fund for South LA Founders


The best ideas have never been bound by zip codes. But access to the capital needed to scale them is not equal – especially for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs. That’s why we launched the Fund for South LA Founders – with help from PledgeLA's members and the LA community, we’re raising $500,000 in non-equity funding for Black and Latinx-led businesses.

From more than 200 applicants, we've selected 20 South LA companies to receive:

  • $25k in non-dilutive funding
  • Three months of training from Grid110
  • Curated mentorship with founders and investors

We invite you to join us as a sponsor of the fund – at whatever level you can –during this critical moment for Black and Latinx businesses. Thanks to generous support from the Annenberg Foundation, and the fund’s fiscal sponsor, the Acevedo Foundation, 100% of your tax-deductible donation will go directly to our South LA entrepreneurs.

Learn more at: www.PledgeLA.org/SouthLAFund