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Archived Since:October 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Pop-Up Edition Brings Essence of ‘The Soul of Philanthropy’ Exhibit to Wider Range of Places, Spaces

Exhibition of the Pop-Up, Abridged Edition of "The Soul of Philanthropy" at an event celebrating Black philanthropy, which was hosted by Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Photo courtesy of Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Groundbreaking...Show More Summary

New Website Promotes Partnership and Investment for Girls of Color

Girls and young women of color live at the intersections of sexism, racism, and other forms of oppression that prevent their full participation in our country’s future. Yet new research is helping us to better understand the barriers...Show More Summary

Black Giving Matters: Q&A with Kim Covington of Arizona Community Foundation

A series by BGB Contributor Valaida Fullwood initiated for Black Philanthropy Month 2015 and aimed at informing, inspiring and investing in philanthropic leadershipKim Covington is Senior Philanthropic Advisor of Community Initiatives at the Arizona Community Foundation in Phoenix where she manages the Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI). Show More Summary

Black Giving Matters: Q&A with Lyord Watson Jr. of Birmingham Change Fund

A series by BGB Contributor Valaida Fullwood initiated for Black Philanthropy Month 2015 and aimed at informing, inspiring and investing in philanthropic leadership.Lyord Watson Jr. is a preacher and philanthropist who lives out his faith in the pulpit as well as in the public square. Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Month 2015 Roundup Part II

It’s week two of Black Philanthropy Month 2015 (#BPM2015) and the momentum is growing across the country! In case you missed it, here’s a snapshot of media mentions and social media posts from the week: In the News “ Poise Foundation...Show More Summary

“The Soul of Philanthropy” Exhibit Opens in Denver

Local exhibit part of The Denver Foundation’s Elevating Philanthropy in Communities of Color (EPIC) initiative, funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg FoundationDENVER, CO – The Denver Foundation and Blair-Caldwell African American Research...Show More Summary

POISE Foundation Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month

Foundation encourages the community to ‘GiveBlack’ and participate in a Twitter Chat themed “Because I Give…”POISE Foundation has joined as a sponsor of Black Philanthropy Month 2015 (#BPM2015), a global initiative to strengthen African-American and African-descent giving in all its forms. Show More Summary

Black Giving Matters: Q&A with Patricia Macdonald of Kansas City’s Black Community Fund

A series by BGB Contributor Valaida Fullwood initiated for Black Philanthropy Month 2015 and aimed at informing, inspiring and investing in philanthropic leadership.Pat Macdonald, a 24-year resident of Kansas City, Missouri, joined the...Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Month 2015 Roundup Part I

It’s day seven of Black Philanthropy Month 2015 and buzz is steadily building online and offline! We’ve been following #BPM2015 on Facebook and Twitter, and here’s some social media posts that we rounded up for you: August is Black Philanthropy...Show More Summary

‘I Leave You Love:’ Powerful Legacy to African Americans from Mary McLeod Bethune

More than 60 years ago, Mary McLeod Bethune (July 10, 1875-May 18, 1955)—an influential African American educator, freedom fighter and philanthropist—wrote an essay poignantly outlining her legacy to African Americans. Acknowledging her mortality as age 80 approached, Ms. Show More Summary

Two Endowments Combined to Form Charlotte’s African American Community Foundation

Top photo: New Generation of African American Philanthropists giving circle in Charlotte, NCBottom photos: Student participants from Youth Development Initiatives, Inc., an AACF grantee partner New Generation of African American Philanthropists...Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Month 2015: Amidst A Season of Change, Black Giving Matters

August represents an important time in the global Black giving movement. Entering its fifth year of observance, Black Philanthropy Month 2015 (BPM 2015) is part of an unprecedented coordinated initiative to strengthen African-American and African-descent giving in all its forms. Show More Summary

New Research “Quantifies Hope” for Black Men and Boys

New York, NY — A new report jointly released by Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working to improve the life outcomes of Black males. Show More Summary

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Selected for $710,000 Audience-Building Initiative Grant

Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle and Executive Director Bennett RinkPhoto by Paul Kolnik Grant to support Engaging Young Audiences and Building Participation for the Future awarded by The Wallace FoundationNew York – Alvin Ailey...Show More Summary

‘The Soul of Philanthropy’ Exhibit Opens to Standing Room Only Crowd

New exhibit based on award-winning book seeks shift ‘from a moving tribute toward a triumphant movement of conscious giving for social change’CHARLOTTE, NC—Over 400 viewers turned out for the launch of Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited, a new touring exhibit that opened at Johnson C. Show More Summary

Culture Shift Labs Convenes Largest Gathering of African American Tech Leaders and Innovators to Inspire Change

David Drummond, Fred Humphries, Andrea Hoffman, Erik Moore and Ben Jealous Inaugural Silicon Valley Diversity Brunch Celebrates Four Pioneers and Brings Together Leaders, Influencers and Innovators to Discuss Diversity in TechPALO ALTO,...Show More Summary

Celebrity Philanthropy: Isiah Thomas, Founder of Mary's Court Foundation

Isiah Thomas participates in the Peace Games Tournament during the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend in Harlem, NY Mary Thomas, a single mother from Chicago’s West Side, raised nine children on a limited income. She sacrificed a great deal to ensure that not just her children, but all children in the community would have a better life. Show More Summary

Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy Honor Region’s Black Leaders, Kick-Off $100,000 Fundraising Campaign

BABIP Board Members Carl Hackney, Co-Chair Kathleen Harris, Co-Chair Jason Trimiew,Co-Chair Ruth Williams, Billy Manning and Deborah Holmes OAKLAND, CA – Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy honored distinguished leaders Fred Blackwell, James...Show More Summary

African American Women’s Giving Circle to Host Black Philanthropy Forum

AAWGC members and grantees celebrate the giving circle’s 10th anniversary in 2014. WASHINGTON, DC – The African American Women’s Giving Circle (AAWGC) in partnership with Pepco Edison Place Gallery, presents “Encouraging a Culture of Philanthropy,” a forum featuring a reception and panel discussion on Black philanthropy. Show More Summary

Jackie Robinson Foundation Hosts Annual Awards Dinner, Raises $1.3 Million

JRF President & CEO Della Britton Baeza, Tyler Perry, RF Chairman of the Board of Directors Gregg Gonsalves Gala honored Tyler Perry, Gerald Hassell and Don ThompsonNEW YORK, NY – On Monday, March 9, 2015, The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) honored Chairman and CEO of BNY Mellon, Gerald L. Show More Summary

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