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.
Tag: African-American Philanthropy
The New SisterFund Giving Circle is Looking to Expand its Range
WATCH: The Honorable Cynthia Newbille talks early success and future goals for the SisterFund giving circle on Virginia This Morning
Celebrating 8 Years of Black Philanthropy
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…
Community Foundations & Giving Circles in the News
It has been a great news week for giving circles. I’m particularly grateful for the Nonprofit Quarterly article, Asian Giving Circles Bring Heart, Focus & Community to Individual Philanthropy. In it, Editor-in-Chief Ruth McCambridge writes: Some observe that giving circles hold great promise for a more grounded form of community-based philanthropy. This report, entitled “The Value…
Black Philanthropy Month: A Season of Change
Black Philanthropy Month 2015 is a multimedia campaign to inform, inspire and invest in Black philanthropic leadership. Entering its fifth year of observance, it is part of an unprecedented coordinated initiative to strengthen African-American and African-descent giving in all its forms. High-impact events, media stories, service projects and giving opportunities compose the annual campaign, which kicked off…
The Value of Giving Circles in the Evolution of Community Philanthropy (Full Text)
The Value of Giving Circles in the Evolution of Community Philanthropy: How community-based philanthropy can be strengthened by forging a bond between community foundations and Black giving circles in the United States is being featured in the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society’s spotlight on community foundations. Visit the website for the full text and other research by…
The Value of Giving Circles in the Evolution of Community Philanthropy
The Value of Giving Circles in the Evolution of Community Philanthropy, the final research paper from my time in the 2012 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program is now available from the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. I regard my time as a Fellow as one of the richest learning experiences of my life and one that has…
‘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.
Connecting with the Black Philanthropic Community
Visit the California Community Foundation’s blog Giving in L.A. to read my guest post about how community foundations can better connect with African-American donors.