Ujima Fund Investor Reports
"We Created The Ujima Fund To Honor What Our People Know."
The Ujima Fund’s Investor Report is a result of the passionate work carried out by members, the Fund’s management team, and our wider community. Our Investor Reports are guides that provide reflections, context, and updates on the Ujima Fund, our recent investees, and a roadmap for future investments.
SPRING 2023 UPDATE
March 31, 2023 - In this edition of the Boston Ujima Project’s Spring 2023 Investor Update we are spotlighting Ujima’s Community Standards Committee. The Ujima Good Business Alliance grows, almost doubling in size since our last report. We have more news about our portfolio companies and UGBA members. Read the report.
FALL 2022 UPDATE
September 30, 2022 - In this edition of the Boston Ujima Project’s Fall 2022 Investor Update the focus is faith. The Ujima Good Business Alliance grows. We have more news about our portfolio companies and UGBA members. The Ujima Fund Investment Pipeline expands. Read the report.
SUMMER 2022 UPDATE
June 30, 2022 - The Boston Ujima Project is pleased to present our second Investor Update of 2022. In this report, you'll find interviews with four investors under 40, and updates from across the ecosystem. Read the report.
SPRING 2022 UPDATE
March 30, 2022 — After successfully reaching our investment capital goal of raising $4.5M, the Ujima Fund Team is solely focused on deploying the fund’s investment capital and supporting communities of color in Boston through responsible business development. Read the report.
FALL 2021 UPDATE
December 10, 2021 — The Boston Ujima Project is pleased to present our third and final Investor Update of 2021. The Ujima Fund has continued to see growth and success with its raise. We are excited to announce that we have reached our investment capital goal to raise $4.5MM to reinvest in working-class communities of color in Boston. Read the report.
SUMMER 2021 UPDATE
June 29, 2021 — The Boston Ujima Project is pleased to present our second investor update for 2021. The Ujima Fund has continued to prove successful in raising capital, currently standing at $4.3 million, up approximately 24% since the release of our last report, and making steady gains towards its goal of $4.5 million. In this latest report, you will find the Ujima Fund Financial Dashboard, interviews with four esteemed investors of the Ujima Fund as well as our latest additions to the Ujima Good Business Alliance. Read the report.
2020 INVESTOR REPORT
In January 2021 we debuted our inaugural Investor Report, a guide that provides reflections and updates on the Ujima Fund, our recent investees, and a roadmap for future investments. In this report, you will read messages from our Executive Director, Nia K. Evans, and the Ujima Fund’s Managing Director, Johnny Charles; learn more about our current investees, and see reflections from our Grassroots Partners and peers. Read the report.