Chefs and Restaurants

These Organizations are Helping Black Businesses Succeed

Liz Grossman

Black-owned businesses were some of the hardest hit during the pandemic, with 53 percent seeing their revenue drop by half (compared to 37 percent of white-owned businesses). They also faced more difficulty securing PPP loans and other financial relief. A number of organizations around the country have stepped up to help with grants, funding, and other resources. Among them is The James Beard Foundation, which launched a Food and Beverage Investment Fund for Black and Indigenous...