Baobá Fund is the first fund dedicated exclusively to the promotion of racial equity for the
Black community in Brazil.
Founded in February 2011, the Baobá Fund is a non-profit association whose main goal is to
mobilize individuals and financial resources aiming at supporting pro-racial equity projects in
different areas and subjects. The Baobá Fund also wants to foster the growth of a social
justice philanthropy in Brazil that is efficient, reliable and ethical.
Establishing the largest Endowment for the promotion of racial equity outside of the United
States, where this type of philanthropic activity is commonplace. Trough its endowment, the
Baoba Fund will support black organizations whose mission is to promote the full inclusion of
people of African descent in having access to economic, social and human development.
The resources will be raised through corporations, philanthropic foundations as well as
There are five ways to get involved with the Baobá Fund.