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Filed Under:Ethnicity & Race / African American
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Archived Since:October 30, 2008

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ABFE Connecting Leaders Fellowship Helps Philanthropy Retain and Advance African-Americans in the Field

ABFE Announces 9th Class of Connecting Leaders FellowsNew York, NY – A diverse group of philanthropic professionals who have vast experience across a range of issue areas including youth development, health, education and advocacy have...Show More Summary

#BPM365: Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month Year-Round

Thank you for celebrating Black Philanthropy Month 2014! It was wonderful to learn of the many events held, op-eds written and stories of giving shared. The month kicked off big with the mayor of Charlotte, NC proclaiming August as Black Philanthropy Month at a civic engagement forum that featured Dr. Show More Summary

Community Investment Network Set To Mark A Decade of Impact Through Giving Circles

“It was 10 years ago when the Ford Foundation invested in the idea that African American young adults were untapped community philanthropy resources in the US, especially in the American South. The return on that investment has beenShow More Summary

Celebrating #BPM2014: Black Philanthropy Month

Image created by Center for Urban Families...thank you! During the last week of Black Philanthropy Month, we’d like to highlight some of the organizations observing the annual month-long campaign that aims to strengthen African American...Show More Summary

POISE Foundation Strengthens Pittsburgh’s Black Families Through Grants, Advocacy

Representatives from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and POISE Foundation African-American foundation receives $250,000 in support of initiatives aimed at strengthening the Black communityPITTSBURGH, PA – In 1980 the POISE Foundation...Show More Summary

“Philanthropy on the Vineyard 2014” Convenes Philanthropists, Executives and Thought Leaders

Tonya Griffith, Wells Fargo (summit sponsor), Comcast Foundation’s Charisse Lillie, Head and Heart Philanthropy Founder Christal M. Jackson, MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid and Skillman Foundation President Tonya Allen at “Philanthropy on the Vineyard 2014” opening conversation, Sunday, August 10, 2014. Show More Summary

Photos of the Day

Acclaimed author and director Nelson George and a Lincoln Motor Company representative attend the 12th Annual Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival on August 7. George debuted his work in progress documentary...Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Month 2014 Events: Denver & Boston

The Denver Foundation will observe Black Philanthropy Month on August 21 with “Urban Professionals: Giving Back!,” an evening of networking and conversation featuring giving circle leaders of color in their communities. The discussion will focus on being strategic with gifts of time, talent, treasure and testimony. Show More Summary

‘What’s Community Got To Do With It?’ A Civic Engagement Forum in Observance of Black Philanthropy Month

NGAAP-Charlotte members Valaida Fullwood (l) and Charles Thomas (r) with Dr. Emmett Carson CHARLOTTE, NC – Over 300 guests gathered at the Bank of America Center in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 5 for ‘ What’s Community Got To Do With It?,’ a civic engagement forum that featured an engaging and bold keynote from Dr. Show More Summary

Liberty Hill Foundation Kicks Off Black Philanthropy Month with Launch of New Giving Circle

Founders of B.L.A.C.C. Los Angeles, CA – Liberty Hill Foundation, L.A.’s leading social justice funding organization, is proud to announce the launch of the new Building Leaders and Cultivating Change Fund (B.L.A.C.C.).The B.L.A.C.C....Show More Summary

Charles H. Wright Museum Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month 2014

The world’s largest institution dedicated to the African American experience is celebrating Black Philanthropy Month by featuring daily blog posts on notable black philanthropists. Profiles to date include Bill and Camille Cosby, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Detroit entrepreneur Pam Rodgers. Show More Summary

Dreaming Out Loud: Social Entrepreneur Honors Family Legacy Through Urban Farming

While most third-graders are learning math and reading, Christopher Bradshaw was learning advocacy and social change. When a teacher banned the game of tag, he organized his classmates to sign petitions, stage sandbox sit-ins and boycott recess for their right to play. Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy in the News

Philanthropy News Digest reports that NBA great Grant Hill and his wife Tamia (pictured) have donated 1.25 million to Duke University to support athletics and arts and sciences. “This generous gift from Grant and Tamia will enhance the...Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Month 2014: Generosity At Home and Around The Globe

Extended spotlight on generosity among African-descent people to inspire greater giving is campaign’s aimWASHINGTON, DC—Entering its fourth year of observance, Black Philanthropy Month 2014 (BPM 2014) stands as an unprecedented, coordinated initiative to strengthen African-American and African-descent giving in all its forms. Show More Summary

Tom Joyner Foundation Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month with Panel Discussion

Panel discussion to highlight Black philanthropy and HBCU givingDALLAS, TX – On Friday, August 1st, the Tom Joyner Foundation will host a panel discussion, “SOS!!! Philanthropy Paradigm Shift Needs for America’s HBCUs” in celebration of Black Philanthropy Month 2014. Show More Summary

Diversity Affluence Hamptons Brunch Convenes Powerbrokers and Pioneers

Reginald Van Lee, Diversity Affluence Founder and CEO Andrea Hoffman and Denmark West Event Hosted by Van Jones of CNN’s CrossfireNew York, NY- An elite group of multicultural affluent consumers, business influencers and innovators gathered at Harlow East in Sag Harbor, NY (formerly B. Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Month 2014: How You Can Get Involved

August 1st marks the beginning of Black Philanthropy Month 2014 (#BPM2014), a month-long, multi-media campaign designed to inform, inspire and invest in Black philanthropic leadership. Founded by the African Women’s Development FundShow More Summary

Photo of the Day: 2014 National Suit Drive

New York Giants stars Stevie Brown and Jon Beason donating suits at Men’s Wearhouse in New York City for the 7th annual National Suit Drive. The 2014 National Suit Drive hosted by retailer Men’s Wearhouse encourages donations of gently-used...Show More Summary

‘The Soul of Philanthropy’ Exhibit to Showcase African American Giving

JCSU and Charlotte giving circle receive IMLS Museum Grant for African American History and CultureCHARLOTTE, NC—Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) has received a $96,665 grant award from the Institute of Library and Museum ServicesShow More Summary

Nonprofit Celebrates 10 Years, Hosts Second Annual Fundraiser to Benefit Detroit Youth

Marlowe Stoudamire, 2013 honoree; Franky Hudson, Teen HYPE staff; Hajj Fleming, founder of Brand University; and Ambra Redrick, Executive Director of Teen Hype at the organization’s 2013 fundraiser. DETROIT, MI — In pursuit of its mission...Show More Summary

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