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Archived Since:October 30, 2008

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AT&T 28 Days Campaign Celebrates the Next Generation of History Makers

The AT&T 28 Days winning team, Team ODALC, meet for the first time at the Oakland Digital Arts and Literacy Center. L to R: Dan Miller, Omari Worthy, Tracy Gray, and Misty Standmire What if you were given the opportunity to participate...Show More Summary

Philanthropic Leader Appointed First African American Woman President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation

Committed to Increasing Philanthropic Resources for People of Color, TCWF Makes History By Naming Three Distinguished African Americans Into Leadership RolesWoodland Hills, CA – Judy Belk, a seasoned leader with more than 25 years of...Show More Summary

How the National Urban League is Combating Unemployment: Marc H. Morial Talks with BlackGivesBack

In May 2013, the National Urban League (NUL) launched Jobs Rebuild America, a 100-million dollar initiative aimed at combating unemployment. The public-private-nonprofit partnership joined together federal government, business and nonprofit...Show More Summary

Atlanta Giving Circle Pools Time, Talent and Treasure for Local Youth

ATLANTA, GA – On February 22, 2014, The Circle of Joy giving circle celebrated its fifth year of philanthropy by awarding the Positive Growth Boys Home with $25,000, its largest grant to date. The grant includes $10,000 of in-kind services...Show More Summary

The Insider: Nana Meriwether, Co-Founder of the Meriwether Foundation

Nana Meriwether with mother Nomvimbi, founders of theMeriwether Foundation By Akira Barclay, ContributorSouth African born Nana Meriwether was crowned Miss USA in 2012, and is also a professional and Olympic-level volleyball player and philanthropist. Show More Summary

Bay Area Blacks In Philanthropy Celebrates 20 Years of Community Impact

Arnold Perkins, Kathleen Harris, Jim Hill, George Pressley and Jason Trimiew Significance of Black philanthropy highlighted at BABIP anniversary eventSan Francisco, California – On February 27, Bay Area Blacks In Philanthropy (BABIP) celebrated its 20th Anniversary at the St. Show More Summary

Ford Provides $10,000 Grant to Howard University Students in HBCU Competition

Ford presented a $10,000 implementation grant to Howard University at a special ceremony on March 4. L-R: Gracie Lawson-Borders, Dean of HU School of Communications, Bryan Williams,Victoria Donfor, Ahlysha Gopaul, Karl Hanner, Jami Ramberan, Paula Matabane, Faculty Advisor and Elizabeth McAdams, Ford Motor Company Community Relations Manager). Show More Summary

Inspiring 100 Acts of African American Philanthropy

AAPC co-chairs and honorary co-chairs filming a Summit promo: Robert P. Madison, CEO, Robert P. Madison International;Debra Green, Director, Community Relations, Medical Mutual; Ronald B. Richard, President and CEO, Cleveland Foundation;Dr. Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Panel Discussions in Charlotte Continue With ‘What Will Be Your Legacy?’

Planned giving is the latest topic in co-hosted series on philanthropyCharlotte, NC—The third in a series of Black philanthropy panel discussions, What Will Be Your Legacy?, was co-hosted by the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture and New Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP-Charlotte) on February 22. Show More Summary

“Feed Your Soul” Lecture Series Highlights African American Giving in Arizona

Keva Womble, Philanthropic Advisor-Programs, Arizona Community Foundation; Valaida Fullwood, author/writer;and Charlene Tarver, Esq. PHOENIX, AZ – The Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) at the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) hosted its 7th Annual “Feed Your Soul” Lecture Series on February 19 in observance of Black History Month. Show More Summary

BGB Roars! March 2014 Celebration of Women’s History Month

Roaring into March, will profile game-changing women in the philanthropic arena whose fierce ideas, ingenuity and initiative make us proud.Opening the month-long coverage is yesterday's Insider interview, and more interviews and inspirational stories are set to come. Show More Summary

5th Annual Uplifting Change Summit Gathers Donors to Strengthen Black Los Angeles

Businesswoman Gail Sylvia Pullen, Mayor Aja Brown and Liberty Hill Board Member Ange-Marie Hancock LOS ANGELES, CA – Liberty Hill Foundation hosted its 5th annual Uplifting Change gathering of Los Angeles donor-activists at the Los Angeles Athletic Club Centennial Ballroom on Thursday, February 27. Show More Summary

The Insider: Photographer Jamaica Gilmer Beholds The Beauty of Black Girls

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting. — Ralph Waldo EmersonBy Valaida Fullwood, ContributorFounder and co-director of The Beautiful Project, Jamaica Gilmer is a bold and passionate champion for Black girls, everywhere. Show More Summary

Dance Theatre of Harlem Hosts 2014 Vision Gala, Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Gala honoree Valentino D. Carlotti (center) with Dance Theatre of Harlem Company Dancers Patti LaBelle honored with Arthur Mitchell Vision AwardNew York, NY – “Live the Moment” was the theme of Dance Theatre of Harlem’s (DTH) 2014 Vision Gala held Tuesday, February 25 at Cipriani in New York City. Show More Summary

Black Benefactors Launches Member Dinner Series with Philanthropist Brickson Diamond

Black Benefactors members Edward Jones, Ebonie Johnson Cooper, Michael Isimbabi, Founder Tracey Webb, Guest Brickson Diamond, Amoretta Morris, Jalisa Whitley, Jennifer Hardy, Desy Osunsade and Robert Parker II WASHINGTON, DC – The Black...Show More Summary

The Insider: Dr. Garth Graham, President of the Aetna Foundation

A recent study from the Pew Research Center found that African Americans and Hispanics between the ages of 18-49 are more likely than other groups to gather health information from their phones. As both groups experience disparitiesShow More Summary

Black & Bold: Philanthropy in the African American Community

If you missed the webinar “Black & Bold: Philanthropy in the African American Community” hosted by Bolder Giving on February 20th, the discussion is now available online ! Featuring Tracey Webb, founder of and The Black Benefactor s; Christina Lewis Halpern of the Reginald F. Show More Summary

A Baker’s Dozen of Books

BlackGivesBack (BGB) interviewees share the publications that shaped their philanthropyAll through August 2013, in observance of Black Philanthropy Month, BGB asked participants in its “Of Dreams and Mountaintops” interview series to name a book that influenced their thinking and practices in philanthropy. Show More Summary

Book Launch Party Celebrates Release of “Between A Silver Spoon and The Struggle”

Event organizers Nitika Raj, Resource Generation; Sheriden Booker, NY Blacks in Philanthropy; andMarisol Ybarra, North Star Fund By Akira Barclay, NY ContributorOn February 4th, New York Blacks in Philanthropy, Resource Generation and...Show More Summary

Young Philanthropist Gives Back to NYC’s Homeless Children

Blake Ansari By Akira Barclay, NY ContributorSix-year old philanthropist Blake Ansari is a young leader wise beyond his years. After reading about Dasani, and her life as a homeless child in the New York Times, the elementary school student decided he wanted to start a book drive. Show More Summary

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