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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 Scholarship provides opportunity and financial assistance to Poughkeepsie High School graduates to further their education by attended a 2 or 4 college/university.

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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