Throughout 2019, I along with my colleagues Valaida Fullwood and Tracey Webb worked to ensure the American giving circle narrative includes the vital importance and influence of Black-led, Black-serving circles.
This #GivingTuesday I’m standing with women and girls.
Defined in simplest terms, philanthropy means the love of humanity.
Black-led Giving Circles have inspired a movement and define what it means to democratize philanthropy
The Sweetness of Circles is an important and timely opinion piece on the deep significance of Black-led giving circles and why we need more now. Visit the Medium account Black Giving 365 and join the conversation. “Unlike other communities of color and historically disenfranchised groups, for Black Americans giving circles affirm an African legacy. Contributions from…
More than 30 women have teamed up to to invest in Black Women and Girls in Chicago. The initiative is called QUEENMAKERS: Power Transformation for Black Girls from the South Side Giving Circle at the Chicago Foundation for Women.
A new giving platform is eliminating common barriers for giving circles.
The Value of Giving Circles in the Evolution of Community Philanthropy by Akira Barclay is cited in a new report on engaging wealthy donors of color.
“In today’s world where individual giving often means writing a check, giving circles offer a more participatory form of grantmaking” – GRANTCRAFT a service of Foundation Center Developed as part of a series of stories shared through the Pittsburgh Philanthropy Project, Together We Give is a case study featuring Sankofa Fund of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The study…
Cheers to a successful International Fellows Program Alumni Conference! The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York International Fellows Program Alumni in Milan, Italy
WATCH: The Honorable Cynthia Newbille talks early success and future goals for the SisterFund giving circle on Virginia This Morning
Eight years ago, my friend Tracey Webb (left) created something amazing and truly unique in BlackGivesBack.com. Today she shared her farewell message for the blog. I salute Tracey for her dedication! She showcased a reality in philanthropy that many never knew existed. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to contribute to her great work…