Black Lives Matter Funding

The Black Lives Matter movement is awash in funding by leftist foundations that strangely seek to destroy the very nation that made them rich. Billionaire George Soros has given more than $33 million in grants to Black Lives Matter through his Open Society Foundation, and the Ford Foundation and Borealis Philanthropy announced a campaign in 2016 aimed at raising $100 million for the Black-Led Movement Fund (BLMF) (“Black Lives Matter cashes in,” Washington Times, Aug. 16, 2016). Movement for Black Lives (M4BL), which is closely associated with BLMF, “demands” racial reparations, defunding the police, defunding jails and prisons, decriminalization of drug offenses and prostitution, end to pretrial detention, reduction in military expenditure, end of surveillance of communities, universal health care, free abortions, free education with a focus on “special protections for queer and trans students,” free daycare, free meals for students, rent cancellation, mortgage cancellation, debt cancellation, acceptance of looting and destruction of property, and support for “queer, trans, gender nonconforming, intersex.” Then there is the Black Lives Matter Global Network, which is the recipient of millions of dollars in funding from Airbnb, Amazon, Cisco, Dropbox, Fitbit, Gatorade, Microsoft, Nabisco, Unilever, Tinder, and others. The BLM Global Network’s mission includes replacing the “nuclear family structure” and promoting the LGBT agenda (“These 18 Corporations,” The Daily Signal, July 7, 2020).

(Friday Church News Notes, October 23, 2020,,, 866-295-4143)