Building communities where Black families thrive, advance, and build generational wealth

Bold. Forward-thinking. Resourceful

Coalition Members
Median Years of Combined Leadership
Areas of Service

National estate Planning Awareness Month

Tuesday, October 25, 

Interactive panel discussion on all things Estate Planning

Topics:  wills vs. Trust, advance health directives, Charitable giving, power of attorney

Power in Numbers, Power in Unity

We provide safety and support for Black leaders to succeed in our field.


A national coalition of Black CEOs, Presidents, and Executive Directors. Together, we make up a group of approximately 50 members operating in both rural and urban spaces in the United States. We are community developers, home builders, and CDFIs.


Clients Counseled and Educated


Families Assisted with Affordable Housing


Homeowners with Preserved or Rehabilitated Homes


We Educate Clients, Build Communities, and House Families

Homes Repaired
New Homeowners
Rental Homes

Our Impact

Building Thriving Communities Across the Nation

Exploring Opportunities

Addressing Racial Injustices


Facilitating National Change

Forward-Thinking Leadership & Collaboration

creating opportunities together through shared resources

Support Our Cause

Donating to BCDG is a great way to support community development organizations committed to building thriving sustainable communities for black families. BCDG is a 501 (c)(3) organization and all donations will be tax deductible.

Our History

A Call to Action

How a momentous tragedy shaped the landscape and structure of the African Diaspora group to become a national coalition of black leaders as a non-profit 501(c)(3).

2022 has been an inaugural year for BCDG.


Join Our Cause

Our members are appointed and represented on national boards and committees effectuating change. As a collective we are focused on creating opportunities for Black families and communities of color to thrive, advance and improve.

What Our Members Say

Member Testimonials

I think that the country has began making important strides to bring accountability for police brutality and images (such as confederate emblems). This is a tremendous first step… and we need to follow up with direct investment to illuminate racial…

Ernest Coney
CEO of Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa

In this moment I feel like there’s no time like the present all the influencers and advocates fighting for changes addressing social and economic justice for  Black people;  if we don’t make a tangible, relevant,  material,  notable impact we will…

Nikki Beasley
CEO of East Bay Neighborhood Housing Services

In this moment, we need action to outlast the corporate statements, Facebook posts, and token donations to those doing the hard work to bring equity to everyone in this country. In this moment, we need our white brothers and sisters to become…

Sam Sanders
CEO of MidCity Redevelopment Alliance Inc.

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