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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

Beyoncé Announces Grant Award to Girls For Gender Equity, Supporting 600 NYC Youth Leaders

Joanne Smith, founder, Girls for Gender Equity (center) with CHIME FOR CHANGE co-founders Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Frida Giannini Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) is an award-winning nonprofit organization based in Brooklyn, New York that is committed to the physical, psychological, social, and economic development of girls and women. Show More Summary

Inaugural Ailey Spirit Gala Raises $1 Million with Honorary Chair Vanessa L. Williams

Joan Weill, Robert Battle, Vanessa L. Williams, Sanford Weill, and Gina Adams at the 2014 Ailey Spirit Gala at Lincoln Center Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Launches Limited Engagement at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater with...Show More Summary

Former Teen Mom Named 2014 CNN Hero, Hosts “Pep Rally Under The Stars” Gala

Founder & CEO of Generation Hope Nicole Lynn Lewis with Scholar Ambar Campos Author and media personality Sarah Jakes, former teen mother and daughter of mega church pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes to serve as keynote speakerWASHINGTON, DCShow More Summary

YWCA of the City of New York Hosts Potential to Power Girls Symposium

Kim Keating of Keating Advisors talks with YWCA CEO Dr. Danielle Moss Lee and daughterat the inaugural Potential to Power Girls Symposium in NYC Event ignited social action on issues facing 21st century girls in NYCNEW YORK, NY – The...Show More Summary

The Red Pump Project DC Presents Inaugural Red Summer Soirée

Red Pump Project DC ambassador Brittani Menina (center) with Portia Vee and Simona Noce WASHINGTON, DC – On Saturday, June 21, 2014, the Red Pump Project DC will host its inaugural Red Summer Soirée benefit fundraiser in commemoration of National HIV Testing Day. Show More Summary

Help Preserve an Iconic Landmark: Madam C.J. Walker’s Home Named National Treasure

National Trust for Historic Preservation announces the Villa Lewaro National Treasure campaignIn the early 1900’s, entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker commissioned Vertner Tandy, the first licensed black architect in New York, to design a home for her. Show More Summary

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