Community Support

There are several ways to support the OWN IT: Building Black Wealth program. Consider the options below, or contact our team ( to discuss other ideas or opportunities.


Contribute to OWN IT down payment grants. Funds go directly to families and staff at One City Schools to purchase real estate. The next round of applications and allocations will be in 2023.

Donation Drive

Team up to raise money for the fund. We can work with employers who match employee contributions, businesses organizing donation drives, and neighborhood associations collecting funds with annual member dues. Contact us ( to discuss opportunities.

Share with Others

Tell your friends, family and neighbors about OWN IT. We need a broad base of support to grow the program. We are especially focused right now on reaching real estate and banking professionals. Share this website and our educational resources for different audiences.


Get email updates about the program.


Contribute your time and skills to our current activities. We are growing quickly and appreciate any time and support you are willing to contribute.


We are looking to connect with people through workplaces, places of worship, neighborhood associations, and groups focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. Contact the OWN IT team to discuss opportunities to present to your group.