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Archived Since:October 30, 2008

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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

ABFE Celebrates Darren Walker as President of the Ford Foundation

Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation and Susan Taylor Batten, President and CEO, ABFE NEW YORK, NY – The new president of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker, was fêted at the ABFE Salutes series, a celebration that honors Black leadership at the highest levels of philanthropy. Show More Summary

FACE Africa Gala Celebrates 5 Years of Making Clean Water A Reality

Saran Kaba Jones, founder and executive director of FACE Africa Gala honored Nigerian philanthropist Tony Elumelu, founder of the Tony Elumelu FoundationNEW YORK, NY – On March 22, 2014, FACE Africa hosted its 5th annual WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Gala at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. Show More Summary

The Insider: Giving Is A Lifestyle For Professor/Artist Najjar Abdul-Musawwir

By Sandra C. Davis, Chicago ContributorInternationally renowned mixed-media artist, professor and social activist Najjar Abdul-Musawwir’s life is centered around art and community giving. Abdul-Musawwir leads the undergraduate studies...Show More Summary

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

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