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What traditional philanthropy can learn from Black philanthropy purpose

Aug. 24, 2021 8:30 am

What traditional philanthropy can learn from Black philanthropy

Think about the fact that Black philanthropy is being celebrated because traditional philanthropy wasn’t designed to and hasn’t met the needs of the Black community for more than 20 years, says guest columnist Monique Curry-Mims.
The DNA of Black philanthropy purpose

Aug. 9, 2021 9:59 am

The DNA of Black philanthropy

"The ongoing responsibility to community is what Black Philanthropy Month is all about. We musn't confine our identities as philanthropists to the dollars we spend," says guest columnist Erinn Corbett-Wright.
Racial justice giving is booming: 4 trends funding

Oct. 6, 2020 8:43 am

Racial justice giving is booming: 4 trends

Even before the protests erupted, the Movement for Black Lives had received $5 million in the first five months of 2020 to support Black communities affected by the pandemic, say guest columnists Una Osili and Kim Williams-Pulfer.
Black philanthropy and the Divine Nine purpose

Aug. 12, 2020 1:42 pm

Black philanthropy and the Divine Nine

Approximately 60% of the multicultural meetings that the PHLCVB helps bring to Philadelphia are derived from the African Diaspora, chief among them the annual meetings held by Black fraternities and sororities.
Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy purpose

Aug. 11, 2020 9:29 am

Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy

Philanthropy has the ability to repair and evolve itself, but only in relationship with communities, say guest columnists Cheryl Thompson-Morton, Roxann Stafford and Nuala Cabral.
5 lessons from Black Women in PHLanthropy purpose

Aug. 10, 2020 1:20 pm

5 lessons from Black Women in PHLanthropy

Guest columnist Monique Curry-Mims writes about how Black women have shaped philanthropy, and shares wisdom from local leaders.
In August we will be focusing attention on Black philanthropy, philanthropists purpose

Aug. 7, 2020 1:25 pm

In August we will be focusing attention on Black philanthropy, philanthropists

We resume our editorial calendar with the August topic: Black Philanthropists — those whose dedication to looking after others and pooling resources to effect change add a local note to the 400-year history of Black giving in America.
She Can Win establishes giving circle to support Black woman-led orgs grappling with COVID-19 purpose

Jun. 15, 2020 4:05 pm

She Can Win establishes giving circle to support Black woman-led orgs grappling with COVID-19

She Can Win Giving Circle recently announced its first four grantees — organizations that advance equity for Black women and families in the areas of maternal health, reproductive justice, and civic engagement.
Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders purpose

Feb. 4, 2020 8:07 am

Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders

"To the young brothers rising in the ranks: we see you. We need you. The leadership positions held by me and others need successors," says guest columnist Darryl Bundrige of City Year Philadelphia.
400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation purpose

Jan. 13, 2020 7:05 am

400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation

In this piece from The Conversation, guest columnist Tyrone Freeman traces the tradition of Black philanthropy from James Forten in colonial Philadelphia to today's giving circles.

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