ComeTogether Cafe Fund

With your help, we've raised over $20,000

Your favorite cafes and coffee roasters need our help. As we keep our distance to save lives, let’s Come Together to save livelihoods.

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The ComeTogether Fund

What is The ComeTogether Cafe Fund?

Listening to cafes and baristas around the country, it’s clear the financial deficit due to the COVID-19 pandemic is greater than originally anticipated. From updating health and safety protocols, decreasing hours and staffing, to complete closures, the pandemic has put a stress on coffee businesses greater than anyone could have anticipated. Moreover, the impact has been even greater for small businesses owned by minorities and marginalized individuals. is now a place to donate money specifically to coffee businesses who need it most.

How do you donate?

We need your help to make sure the specialty coffee industry we all love can survive this pandemic! Big or small, every donation makes a difference. Please click “Donate Now” to head to our RallyUp page.

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How do you apply for financial support? focuses on supporting small specialty coffee cafes and businesses, with 100% of the fund reserved for those who self-identify as being a member of an underrepresented or marginalized group in the coffee industry including but not limited to: BIPOC, disabled, LGBTQIA+, womxn, and racial and ethnic minorities. 50% of the fund is reserved for Black-owned/co-owned businesses. Additionally, seeks cafes/roasters not only owned by these groups but who also hire diversely.

Cafes and coffee businesses in need that fit this funds criteria, please apply. Applications for the second cohort close at Midnight PST 12/31/20.

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Want to donate to individuals or apply for individual aid?

We have a fund for you! While’s funds are specific to businesses, Go Fund Bean supports, uplifts, and defends the hourly coffee professional. All individuals looking for support are encouraged to head to If you’re looking to directly support the hourly workers that make coffee possible, please donate via our partners at Go Fund Bean.

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Vertex Coffee Roasters

Vertex Coffee Roasters

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We are a coffee shop and roastery in Ann Arbor, MI focused on community, quality, and sharing and committing to zero waste practices.

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