Global Fellowship

Originally posted on valaida:
Current members of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society’s Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program Feeling immense thanks to fellow BGB contributor Akira Barclay for this email message and photo, which made my day. Hi Valaida! I hope you are well. I just wanted to share how Giving Back is reaching…

‘Of Dreams and Mountaintops’: Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month

  Visit the Bolder Advocacy blog to read my guest post for Black Philanthropy Month.  As we approach the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, we can honor the legacy of our great civil rights architects by continuing their tradition of social justice philanthropy.

Black Philanthropy Month

August is Black Philanthropy Month. Created by the African Women’s Development Fund USA (AWDF USA) in August 2011, it is an annual global celebration of African-descent giving. Learn more and get connected: Twitter: @blkgivesback #BPM2013

Save the Date: The New York Women’s Foundation Neighborhood Dinner in the BRONX

On September 19, 2013, The New York Women’s Foundation will hold its annual Neighborhood Dinner in the Bronx.  This event is organized by the Circle of Sisters for Social Change and honors women leaders of both nonprofits and businesses who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and committed involvement in neighborhood-based work on behalf of women and…

Collective Influence: The CIN Blog

Visit the Community Investment Network blog to read my Q&A with Executive Director Chad Jones where we discuss my recent Fellowship, how being a mother impacts my philanthropy and my first CIN conference experience.

Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program & U.S. Diversity Fellowship

I am incredibly grateful to have been selected for the 2012 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program & US Diversity Fellowship. While in residence with emerging grantmakers from Brazil and Kenya, I expanded my research on community foundations and deepened my expertise in community philanthropy and giving circles. My final research paper,  The Value of Giving…