Donate Today

We invite you to join us in leveling economic access and opportunity for the Black community in higher education and the workplace. The Black Alliance of Colleges and Employers (BACE) is proud to announce our Committee for Black Advancement & Equity
and a fiscal sponsorship with the
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.

With the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago,
gender-based Career and Business Center to shape quality workforce and entrepreneurship training for Black military, veteran and spouses including BACE VetEntrepreneurs and
BACE VetScholars at colleges and universities. This includes wrap-around services support (housing, childcare, mental health) by the 
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and their alliance partners.

Support Black equity work by making a
tax-deductible contribution today. In addition to one time and monthly gift options, you can become a trusted annual supporter of our work.

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What does your Donation support?

In addition to the launch of THE BACE V-SUITE, a gender-based Black Veteran Career and Business Center to shape quality entrepreneurship training and counseling to Black veteran and military-affiliated spouses, your donation will also provide additional programmatic support to the Committee for Black Advancement & Equity with our alliance partners, industry diversity efforts, pipeline and pathway programs including our recent HBCU Business Deans Roundtable closing panel: HBCU Organizational Sustainability Through Alliance.

Donate Here!

There are various levels of donor gifts and sponsorship available for individual and corporate partners.

To make a payment online, click one of the Donate Buttons below or:

1. Visit the YWCA donor page:

2. Under "Who encouraged you to give today?",
type Black Alliance of Colleges and Employers (BACE).



Billed monthly

$5K+ Donation



Billed monthly

$10K+ Donation



Billed annually

$25K+ Donation



Billed annually

$50K Donation

Additional Programmatic Sponsorship Levels

Review the levels of sponsorship here and then contact us directly for customizable proposals &/or programmatic support.

Black Alliance of Colleges and Employers (BACE) 
155 North Wacker Drive, Suite 4250
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact us at [email protected] or please call +1 (312) 281-8949.

Additional Ways to Donate

By Check 
Please make out the check to YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, add BACE in the memo field and send to:

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
ATTN Black Alliance of Colleges and Employers (BACE)
1 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60602

By Phone to Contact Lois Wilkins and Add BACE as a Vendor for Purchase Order
Please call YWCA at 312-762-2710.