An equitable future

Established in 2019, Advancing Black Pathways strengthens economic foundations and addresses systemic obstacles within Black communities. Our goal is to advance racial equity and begin to break down barriers for Black, Hispanic and Latino communities, including through our Racial Equity Commitment.

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One Entrepreneur Helping to Revitalize Detroit

How JPMorgan Chase is helping small business owner and local developer Marcus Jones revitalize his neighborhood and develop Detroit’s workforce for the city’s next chapter.  

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Why Creating an Environment of Belonging in the Workplace Is Important

Ex-NFL player and recent activist, Wade Davis, encourages businesses that want employees to do their best work to create an inclusive environment.

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JPMorgan Chase Invests $350K in Nonprofits Led by Black Women

A version of this story originally appeared in the Washington Informer. Eight Black female leaders of nonprofits located in Wards 7 and 8 received $350,000 collectively from JPMorgan Chase Bank in concert with the Center for Nonprofit Advancement on March 9.

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It Takes a Village to Launch and Expand a Business

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Achieving more together

We’re working to support Black individuals and communities through our philanthropic commitments and initiatives. 


million invested in communities

Since 2021 we’ve invested more than $100 million in diverse-owned and -led Minority Depository Institutions and Community Development Financial Institutions.


million committed to education

In 2022 we expanded our 5-year, $30 million commitment to 19 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

James A. Bell

James A. Bell is Retired CFO and Corporate President of The Boeing Company.

Daryl J. Carter

Daryl J. Carter is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Avanath Capital Management, LLC, a California-based investment firm

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart is an award-winning actor, comedian, author, investor and Chairman of HartBeat Productions and LOL Network.

Mellody Hobson

Mellody Hobson is Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments.

Andrea Hoffman

Andrea Hoffman is an adviser, strategist, speaker, author and CEO of Culture Shift Labs.

Keisha Lance Bottoms

Keisha Lance Bottoms served as the 60th Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia and was a senior advisor to President Joe Biden, leading the White House Office of Public Engagement.

Marc H. Morial

Marc H. Morial is a civic and racial justice leader and the current President and CEO of the National Urban League.

Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien is an Emmy-winning broadcast journalist and the CEO of Soledad O'Brien Productions.

James Rhee

James Rhee is a businessman, investor, former Chairman & CEO of Ashley Stewart, and the Johnson Chair of Entrepreneurship at Howard University.

Dr. Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice served as the 66th U.S. Secretary of State and is the Director of the Hoover Institution.

Detavio Samuels

Detavio Samuels is the CEO of REVOLT, America’s fastest growing Black-owned media company.

Jewel Burks Solomon

Jewel Burk Solomon is the managing partner at Collab Capital, a platform that provides capital, coaching, and connections to support and grow Black-owned tech companies.

Michael Sorrell

Michael Sorrell is the president of Paul Quinn College.

Stephanie L. Williams

Stephanie L. Williams is a dynamic and accomplished business leader, currently serving as the President of Bozzuto Management Company.


For far too long, Black communities have faced profound challenges and inequality due to systemic racial barriers. At JPMorganChase, we recognize our responsibility as one of the world’s largest banks to address these disparities and are harnessing our expertise in business, policy, data and philanthropy to empower Black communities around the world.

Byna Elliott

Global Head of Advancing Black Pathways

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