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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

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

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