Our Mission

The Black Trade is the only online marketplace with a real time Community Fund for Black people. For every purchase made through our platform a contribution goes directly into the fund. So not only do we offer a wide selection of great products but customers can take pride in the fact they are empowering the Black community every time they shop with us. What will the Community Fund be used for

Boarding Schools

Top notch learning facilities and staff dedicated to giving black children the specialized attention they need to thrive. Schools to be strategically built in those areas we identify black children being subjected to the most crime and violence.*First milestone: Once Community Fund reaches $1,000,000 we will purchase a test school based on criteria outlined above. After test school is fully operational we will repeat these steps in different black communities across the country based on need.

Resource Centers

Training facilities black men and women learn skilled trades, having access to job placement programs and mental health professionals. All free of charge. Resource centers to be strategically placed in those areas we identify as having lowest black median income.

Business Loans

Providing funding for black entrepreneurs to help get their businesses off the ground.  Two of our primary objectives are creating jobs and strengthening the community’s economy.

Scholarships

Financial aid or tuition reimbursement for black students pursuing college degrees.

Black Lottery

Cash gifts awarded to everyday black men and women to help pay off crippling debt and support black families.

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