I have been chronicling the shifts of Yoga Foster throughout the course of COVID-19. As a small nonprofit that works between the education and wellness industries, we’ve been responding to some pretty significant changes. …


Over the past two months, my company Reclamation Ventures created and deployed our first relief fund to support underestimated leaders in the wellness industry. Throughout this process, and as we plan our second relief efforts, I’ve learned so much about rapid relief. …


As the impact of COVID-19 intensifies, more grant opportunities will sprout up for entrepreneurs. Here’s tips for maximizing your likelihood to receive funding.

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Over the past two months a slew of grant opportunities have been offered by federal, state and local governments, foundations and funds, wealthy individuals and corporations alike. With specific focuses, varying factors of eligibility and a wide range of information needed to apply, it easy to feel confused and frustrated…


Exhale is my new series at Yoga Foster on navigating the landscape of education and wellness as a nonprofit during COVID-19. In this week’s recap, I’m sharing how we’re changing what we do to stay aligned with why we’re here. Thanks for reading and supporting our community! …


Exhale is my new series at Yoga Foster on navigating the landscape of education and wellness as a nonprofit during COVID-19. In this week’s recap, I’m sharing how we extended our runway and created an entire new product in just a matter of weeks. Thanks for reading and supporting our…


April 2020

It’s been four weeks since we’ve launched our relief fund initiative to support underestimated individuals and businesses during COVID-19. Here’s our progress and what we’ve learned along the way.

Wait. What’s the Reclamation Ventures Relief Fund?

On March 17, Reclamation Ventures committed to raising and deploying capital in the form of small, one-time direct relief…


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The systemic inequities present in the wellness industry are all the more apparent as our country grapples with a growing outbreak

Wellness is the fastest growing industry worldwide, and as we head into Q2 2020 the hot new workout is the twenty-second hand washing routine. In just a matter of…


A visual mockup of the Reclamation Ventures Impact Report

Introducing the Reclamation Ventures 2020 Impact Report, a comprehensive overview of key initiatives transforming the wellness industry.

This report highlights quantitative and qualitative insights from over 500 underestimated wellness entrepreneurs making wellness more accessible for their communities across the U.S. …


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Are you rewriting the wellness narrative? Share your story with us. We’re looking for writers, entrepreneurs, practitioners and other leaders with strong, unique insights on the wellness industry. If your submission is accepted you will work with our highly skilled team of editors to sharpen and polish your work.

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Reclamation Ventures has closed its second round of $5,000 impact grants! …

Nicole Cardoza

Executive Director of Yoga Foster, founder of Reclamation Ventures. Passionate about making wellness accessible for all. Follow me on IG @nicoleacardoza.

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