The BMe Community is seeking remarkable, authentic, committed black men whose works and stories resonate throughout their communities. They are tested and unafraid, loving and powerful, and live to make a better world for us all.

BMe awards dynamic black leaders who are at the forefront of social change and genuinely care about making a difference in their communities. The program identifies amazing people, gives them a genius fellowship award, and cultivates a brotherhood steeped in love that allows them build wealth and power together. BMe geniuses have the solutions for building caring and prosperous communities. 


The BMe Community Genius Fellowship: 

  • Awards $10,000 for use towards a community project within the calendar year;
  • Celebrates BMe Community Geniuses for their community building efforts;
  • Recognizes BMe Community Geniuses as experts in their field;
  • Strengthens and bolsters BMe Community Geniuses overall reputation;
  • Provides training and resources for greater social impact;
  • Connects BMe Community Geniuses to a national network of change makers.

Click here to learn more and apply.

Candidates MUST live in greater Akron, Louisville, Miami, or Pittsburgh.