Building Our Nation’s Daughters Receives $10,000 Grant from Truist Foundation
05/28/2021

Building Our Nation’s Daughters received a $10,000 grant from Truist Foundation to support the development of its financial wellness curriculum piloting in fall

Online PR News – 28-May-2021 – Baltimore, MD – Building Our Nation’s Daughters (BOND) today announced it received a $10,000 grant from Truist Foundation to support the development of its financial wellness curriculum to pilot this fall.

“We’re so grateful to receive the support of Truist Foundation for our work to increase financial wellness for the Black, single mother-daughter community,” said Ateira Griffin, CEO and founder of BOND. “This grant will allow us to pilot our Money BOND curriculum written by and for Black women and girls with 50 mothers and daughters this fall in in Baltimore City.”

The curriculum will close long-standing financial literacy and knowledge gaps for participants, increase their ability to save, and promote generational wealth through the organization’s multi-generational approach.

“Truist’s purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities encourages everything we do,” said Greg Farno, Maryland regional president for Truist on behalf of the Truist Foundation. “At Truist, promoting financial literacy tools and concepts is a strong component of our community support, and I’m proud we’ve been able to partner with BOND to make that happen and expand financial confidence.”

About Building Our Nation’s Daughters
BOND’s mission is to engage, mentor and develop Black single mothers to cultivate positive mother-daughter relationships, strengthen Black single-mother families, and increase their economic mobility 2 generations at a time. Learn more at https://www.mdbond.org/.

About Truist Foundation
The Truist Foundation is committed to Truist Financial Corporation’s (NYSE: TFC) purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities. Established in 2020, the foundation makes strategic investments in nonprofit organizations to help ensure the communities it serves have more opportunities for a better quality of life. The Truist Foundation’s grants and activities focus on leadership development, economic mobility, thriving communities and educational equity. Learn more at Truit.com/Purpose/Truist-Foundation.

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