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We support established and emerging BIPOC community birth center leaders by investing in infrastructure and capacity building to benefit the birth equity ecosystem as a whole.
Birth Center Equity Foundation
Birth Center Equity Fund
Birth Center Equity Fund provides loans, equity and integrated capital investments to community birth centers with tandem-hybrid and revenue based models for service provision in partnership with Dev Labs Venture Fund.
BCE aims to leverage public and private investments to quadruple the scale and strength of the BIPOC community birth economy over the next five years.
BCE’s 2021 Capital Circle cohort is now closed. Join our mailing list for updates on future cohorts and BCE Community learning opportunities.
Birth centers we currently support through BCE Capital Circle.
Cessilye R. Smith
Best Southwest Midwifery (Dallas, TX)
Birth Detroit (Detroit, MI)
Leseliey Welch, MPH, MBA
Birthing Beautiful Communities (Cleveland, OH)
Birth and Milk Co, LLC (Washington, DC)
Birth of a Nation (Cleveland, OH)
The Birthing Place, (Houston, TX)
The Birthing Place (Bronx, NY)
Myla Flores, Nubia-Earth Martin, Bruce McIntyre
The Birth Place (Winter Garden, FL)
Jennie Joseph, CPM
Birth Roots (San Diego, CA)
Darynee Blount LM, CPM
Birth Supporters United (Washington, DC)
Changing Woman Initiative (Santa Fe, NM)
Marinah V. Farrell, CPM
Choices: Memphis Center For Reproductive Health (Memphis, TN)
Community Birth Center (Olympia, WA)
Terri Chi-Lee, LM, CPM, MSM
Community Of Hope: Family Health and Birth Center (Washington, DC)
Haven Midwifery Birthing Center (Brooklyn, NY)
Jamaa Birth Village (Ferguson, MO)
Brittany “Tru” Kellman, CPM, CD, CLC
Kindred Space/ Birthing People Foundation (Los Angeles, CA)
Kimberly Durdin & Allegra Hill
Magnolia Birth House (North Miami Beach, FL)
Tamara Taitt, MS, LMFT, LM
More Black Midwives (Las Vegas, NV)
Tara Raines & China Tolliver
A Mother’s Choice (Colorado Springs, CO)
My Sister’s Keeper (Hurst, TX)
Kennasha Jones & Tereé Fruga
Neighborhood Birth Center (Boston, MA)
Nashira Baril, MPH
Parteras de Maiz (Arizona)
Marinah V. Farrell, CPM
Rainier Valley Midwives (Seattle, WA)
Tara Lawal, MSM, RN
Roots Community Birth Center (Minneapolis, MN)
San Antonio Nurse Midwife (San Antonio, TX)
San Diego Community Birth Center (San Diego, CA)
Sankofa Birth and Women’s Care (Durham, NC)
Sisters in Birth (Jackson, MS)
Community Birth Center Stories
Below are some of the powerful stories of community birth centers from around the country.