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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

The Resurgence of African American Male Philanthropists

Members of the Ujima Legacy Fund at their event in 2013. TEDx talk tells story of the Ujima Legacy Fund Reggie Gordon’s TEDxRVA talk opens with his experience attending the Million Man March in 1995 – a historic gathering held in Washington,...Show More Summary

Rules of Engagement: New Workbook for Women on the Importance of Building Relationships

Froswa’ Booker-Drew, a former contributor for (BGB), is the author of the new book, Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last. The workbook focuses on the importance of building strong, lasting relationships that can help women both personally and professionally. Show More Summary

Young Black Philanthropists Gather for Changing the Face of Philanthropy Summit

WASHINGTON, DC – More than thirty African-American millennials convened for the Changing the Face of Philanthropy Summit (#CFP14) at the United Way of the National Capital Area on June 27 and June 28. The Summit was presented by Wells...Show More Summary

A Giving Circle’s Journey: The Black Benefactors

A new report issued last week by Jumpstart, “ Connected to Give: Community Circles,” finds that giving circles bolster giving in diverse communities, particularly among African-Americans. More than 1 in 5 black donors have participated...Show More Summary

Black Philanthropy Month 2014 Event: What’s Community Got To Do With It?

Central question of the Forum For Civic Leadership, featuring Silicon Valley Community Foundation President and CEO Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D.CHARLOTTE, NC —Expect to hear bold ideas, engage in refreshing conversation and gain new insight and inspiration toward making a positive and lasting impact on Charlotte’s civic life. Show More Summary

Sandals Resorts Partners with Delta Sigma Theta to Educate Teen Moms

Patrick Drake, General Manager, Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island andJeunesse Osadebay-Bullard, President, The Nassau Bahamas Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. The Sandals Foundation Partners with The NassauShow More Summary

Photos of the Day

20 for 20: In Honor of the 20th ESSENCE Festival, Ford Presents $20,000 Check to ESSENCE CommunicationsNEW ORLEANS, LA – Ford returned as the automotive-exclusive sponsor of the 20th ESSENCE Festival that took place in New Orleans during the Fourth of July Weekend. Show More Summary

BMe Community Recognizes 2014 BMe Leaders, Aims to Shift Narrative of Black Males in America

10 Baltimore Leaders Awarded with $10K Grants for Community Development WorkBALTIMORE, MD – A crowd of more than 100 public officials, community influencers, family members and friends gathered at the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Thursday, June 27 to celebrate the finalists selected as 2014 BMe Leaders. Show More Summary

New Generation of African American Philanthropists Marks 8th Year

Charlotte, NC giving circle celebrates a milestone with black philanthropy pop-up exhibit and eventThe ball started rolling on June 8, 2006, when the African American Community Foundation of Charlotte’s Foundation For The Carolinas hosted a gathering about giving circles. Show More Summary

Oscar Nominee Lee Daniels, Brooklyn Nets’ Jason Collins & More Honored at 2014 Vision Awards

Top: Jason Collins, L to R: Marita Bagley, Stonewall Foundation Executive Director Jarrett Marcus, Janet Mock, Bevy Smith, Lee Daniels, Isaac Mizrahi and Emil Wilberkin NEW YORK, NY – On Thursday, June 19, 2014, the Museum of the City of New York hosted the 2014 Vision Awards presented by the Stonewall Community Foundation. Show More Summary

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Celebration

David R. Taylor, president and CEO, Gantt Center; Hugh McColl, former president, Bank of America;Vivian Hewitt, arts patron, John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art; andHarvey Gantt, architect and former Mayor of Charlotte...Show More Summary

Chicago Community Trust Hosts “On The Table,” Community Wide Conversations on Chicago’s Future

By Sandra Davis, ContributorThe field of community philanthropy is celebrating a milestone this year with the 100th anniversary of the Cleveland Foundation. Right on its heels is The Chicago Community Trust, just one year away from celebrating its centennial. Show More Summary

Photos of the Day: Andrew J. Young Foundation, Apollo Theater 80th Anniversary & More

Billye Aaron, Hank Aaron, Ambassador Andrew Young and Carolyn Young Photo Credit: Willie Tucker The Andrew J. Young Foundation celebrated the 82nd birthday of its founder and chair, Ambassador Andrew Young, with the second Pass on Blessings Awards ceremony held Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta. Show More Summary

Friends of Ebonie Brings Second Young Black Philanthropy Summit to Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC – On June 27-28, 2014, young professionals will gather at the United Way of the National Capital Area for the Changing the Face of Philanthropy Summit hosted by Friends of Ebonie, LLC, a social impact organization dedicated to young black philanthropy. Show More Summary

Giving Circles and Donors of Color to Gather for Community Investment Network’s 10th Anniversary Conference

Giving circle members and donors take a photo during a site visit at the 2013 Community Investment Networkconference in Denver, Colorado DURHAM, NC — Community Investment Network (CIN) will host its 2014 National Conference at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center in Durham, North Carolina, October 2-5. Show More Summary

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