Akira Barclay Quoted in New Report on Engaging Wealthy Donors of Color


In a review of Black Giving Circles, Akira Barclay argues that giving circles provide an exceptional tool for community foundations to engage and increase their relationship with African American communities. She notes, “[to understand the true value of Black Giving Circles, we must adopt a broader definition of their assets and who is wealthy. In the context of partnering with community foundations and contributing to the overall evolution of community philanthropy, Black Giving Circles have three distinct characteristics that comprise their value: Financial Assets, Social Capital and Time.”

– The Apparitional Donor: Understanding and Engaging High Net Worth Donors of Color

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