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Xavier University Graduate and Scholarship Recipient Pays It Forward

Speech pathology graduate’s experience teaching in Africa inspired her to take action Growing up in Los Angeles with her single and often-unemployed mother (her birth father essentially abandoned the family and her stepfather was later...Show More Summary

Photos of the Day

Westchester Clubmen Foundation Raises $25,000 for Young Black Men Orlando Ashford (2nd from left), president of the Talent Business Segment at Mercer, teamed up with New York Knicks Legend John Starks to host a fundraiser and auction benefiting the Westchester Clubmen Foundation's Higher Aims Education Program. Show More Summary

New Crowdfunding Initiative Aims to Empower Latino Communities

Diana Campoamor (center), president, Hispanics in Philanthropy, celebrates the organization's 30th anniversary at a gala held earlier this year. Hispanics in Philanthropy launches HIPGive to support Latino projects across the U.S. and...Show More Summary

Community Investment Network Names Valaida Fullwood Interim Executive Director

CIN asserts an unchanged mission amidst a time of growth and transitionRALEIGH-DURHAM, NC—Community Investment Network (CIN) Board of Directors has announced that Valaida Fullwood will serve as interim Executive Director as it embarks on a search for a permanent successor to Chad U. Show More Summary

Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement

New Research on the Field Highlights Successes and OpportunitiesNew York, NY — The Foundation Center and the Open Society Foundations have announced this week the release of a new report, “ Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening...Show More Summary

New York Urban League Hosts 49th Annual Frederick Douglass Dinner

Honoree Edward Enninful, NYUL President and CEO Arva Rice, Honoree Dr. John B. King, Jr. and Eueal Dagne Fashion Icon, Education Leader and Corporate Citizen Honored New York, NY – The New York Urban League held its 49th Annual Frederick...Show More Summary

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Celebrates “VOICES 10” Benefit

Khary Lazarre-White, co-founder and executive director, Brotherhood/Sister Sol with Cheryl “Salt” James and Michael Ealy By Akira Barclay, ContributorNEW YORK, NY –The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, the nationally recognized nonprofit and youth...Show More Summary

Emory University MBA Team Takes First Place in The Executive Leadership Foundation’s 2014 Business Case Competition

Executives from ExxonMobil and The Executive Leadership Foundation joined members of the 2014 Business Case Competition team from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School to celebrate their 1st place win. Featured left to right are: Team Captain Rae Oglesby from Georgia; Jeffrey G. Show More Summary

14+ Foundation and Solange Team Up to Advance Education in Africa

Singer and songwriter Solange is flanked by event hosts Darlene and Lizzy Okpo at the “Brooklyn for Africa” benefit party. NEW YORK – The 14+ Foundation held its “Brooklyn for Africa” benefit party on Sunday, May 4th at Baby’s All Right in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Show More Summary

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation Hosts Powerful Night of Inspiration at 2014 Gala Presented by Coca-Cola

Event honored Pastor/Activist Corey Brooks, Screen Gems President Clint Culpepper, Philanthropists Magic and Cookie Johnson and Walgreens Chief Diversity Officer Steve PembertonCHICAGO, IL – On May 3, 2014 at the Hilton Chicago, TheShow More Summary

Young Professionals Celebrate Community and Business Leaders at Annual Gala

Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals host 5th Annual Black Opal Awards Gala FT. MYER, VA – Young professionals from Northern Virginia and the greater Washington, DC area gathered for the 5th Annual Black Opal Awards Gala...Show More Summary

Three Doctors Foundation to Host Fourteenth Annual Gala, “Raising Hope and Health”

Gala will honor Emmy-Award winning television host Sherri Shepherd and Rose Rock, mother of comedian Chris RockNEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On Friday, May 2, 2014, Sampson Davis, MD, Rameck Hunt, MD, and George Jenkins, DMD, fondly known as “...Show More Summary

Africare Celebrates African-American Leadership at 2014 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner

Africare’s President Darius Mans (left) with Africare’s Co-FoundersC. Payne Lucas and Dr. Joseph C. Kennedy (right), Board Chairman Stephen D. Cashin and Honorary Vice Chair Maria Walker Peace Corps Alumni C. Payne Lucas and Dr. Joseph C. Show More Summary

The Insider: Dion Chavis, A Positive Voice for Fatherhood

By Akira Barclay, ContributorOur latest Insider is media professional and radio personality Dion “Showtime” Chavis, who was raised in a single-parent home by his mother after losing his father at an early age. In the book “Be a Father...Show More Summary

Coppin State University Hosts Black Philanthropy Summit 2014: Time, Talent & Treasure in Action

BALTIMORE, MD – is pleased to serve as a co-sponsor for “Black Philanthropy Summit 2014: Time, Talent & Treasure in Action” hosted by Coppin State University and its Nonprofit Leadership Alliance on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Show More Summary

Celebrity Philanthropy in the News

Kelly Rowland Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of America On Tuesday, April 8, Grammy Award Winning Singer and Actress Kelly Rowland joined the Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Capitol Hill inShow More Summary

2014 Upton Sinclair Dinner to Honor Foundation Veteran

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Liberty Hill Foundation will host its annual 2014 Upton Sinclair Dinner on April 22, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton, honoring Kafi Blumenfield with the Diversity in Philanthropy Award.Kafi Blumenfield began her service...Show More Summary

African-American Foundation Leaders Celebrated in Detroit

Eric Whitaker, Business Development Consultant, Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.; Tonya Allen, President and CEO, Skillman Foundation; La June Montgomery Tabron,President and CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Mayor Mike Duggan, City of Detroit; Susan Taylor Batten, President and CEO, ABFE; and Thurman V. Show More Summary

Philanthropists of Color to Gather in Atlanta

Community Investment Network Board of Directors ATLANTA, GA – From April 11th through 13th, community philanthropists will gather in Atlanta for the 2014 Leadership Summit of the Community Investment Network (CIN), a national network of African-American and multiracial giving circles. Show More Summary

Young Males of Color Interested in Tech: Become an All Star Coder!

Last week to apply to All Star Code’s 2014 Summer Intensive Program All Star Code, a prep program connecting young men of color to the tech industry, is seeking high school 10th and 11th grade students interested in tech and start ups for its 2014 Summer Intensive Program. Show More Summary

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