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Who We Are

The Black Excellence Community, Inc (BEC) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization founded in 2019.


Our grassroots organization aims to unify, celebrate and enrich people of color and foster a positive renewal of the City of Poughkeepsie's image.


The Black Excellence Community Gala is our major fundraiser. Held annually this event raises money for our scholarships.

We have various ways you can stay involved whether it's volunteering or helping with programs and collaborating on projects.

You can donate towards our scholarship fund or programming.

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