News and Updates
Read the latest news about Robert F. Smith’s philanthropy as well as events and news concerning his thought leadership, philanthropic partners and charitable initiatives.
Learn how the Sphinx Organization is expanding Black and Latino representation in classical music.
Learn more about the work Student Freedom Initiative is doing to create equal opportunities for students.
In May 2023, the Legal Defense Fund hosted its 35th National Equal Justice Awards Dinner, honoring many incredible individuals.
The NMAAHC and Landmarks Illinois Preserve the Ebony Test Kitchen to Protect and Promote Black History
Black history is American history — and preserving Black historical and cultural sites is vital to expanding knowledge of the triumphs and tribulations of Black Americans.
Learn more about the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument and Robert F. Smith’s and Fund II Foundation’s continuous support to advance racial equity.