Short Films

Featured Video


Standing With Center | 9th Grade Success in the San Luis Valley

In 2019, the small town of Center, Colo. saw their high school graduation rates drop to the lowest in the state. Now, they’re among the highest. This is a story about about a program and a partnership that helped get them back on-track.

Black Wealth Cannot Wait


The Dearfield Fund’s Impact

Since launching in July 2021, Black homeowners have been the heart and soul of the Dearfield Fund for Black Wealth. Meet a few of our 150+ homeowners and catch a glimpse of this movement to build Black wealth.

Wealth Through Ownership


Employee Ownership for Workforces of Color

Phillip Reeves

Phillip Reeves is helping implement Apis & Heritage Capital Partners’ Employee-led Buyout (ELBO©) approach, which provides groundbreaking new opportunities for workers of color, companies, founders, communities and investors


Unapologetically for Black Homeowners

Aisha T. Weeks

Aisha T. Weeks is leading the The Dearfield Fund for Black Wealth, which provides up to $40,000 in down-payment assistance to first-time Black and African American homebuyers to help build generational wealth.

The Creation of Home


The Johnson Family

Dearfield fund for black wealth

After her divorce, Nicole Johnson knew she needed to buy a home. She was done worrying about dreading rising rents in Denver, and that it was past time for her daughter to have her own room. But how? She heard about the Dearfield Fund through her sister. The rest is history.


The Williams Family

Dearfield fund for black wealth

The Williams Family had three months to find a new home after their landlord decided not to renew the lease. With down payment assistance from the Dearfield Fund and a FirstBank PATH grant, they didn’t just find the next home — they purchased their forever home for a family of five.

Share via
Copy link