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Community knows what community needs

Tina Crisp is a member of the Sankofa Fund of Southwestern Pennsylvania, and her favorite place to be is in the comfort of her own home. __________ My memories of Denver make me feel a complete sense of pride, seeing … Continue reading

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New Circle Profile: REAL Sistahs Give

REAL Sistahs Give is a multicultural, national giving circle composed of Black, Latina, Asian, and Native American women to raise funds for African American and Black women who need technical and financial assistance with their grassroots efforts to start or … Continue reading

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Memories from the Mountaintop

by Sumayya Coleman, founder of the REAL Sistahs Give, a national giving circle to raise funds to award African-American/Black women who need technical and financial assistance with their grassroots efforts to start or enhance their missions to address domestic and … Continue reading

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Uncovering Your Assets

Clyde Anderson is a financial lifestyle coach, author and economic empowerment educator who has been on CNN more than 400 times. Clyde will be the Lunch Plenary speaker at CIN’s 2013 Conference on Saturday, October 5th. Visit http://www.ClydeAndersonOnline.com or follow … Continue reading

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Three Bus Tours during the 2013 Conference

Three bus tours spread over two days during the 2013 Beyond the Mountaintop conference, which is October 3-6 in Denver, Colorado. The bus tours will give out-of-towners the chance to get out of the the DoubleTree hotel and out to … Continue reading

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The Five Minute Philanthropy Plan

Cedric Brown is a managing partner of the Kapor Center for Social Impact, which mobilizes tech for positive, progressive change.  He is a former board chair of Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy and a 2007 Connecting Leaders Fellow of the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Charlotte: How to Recruit New Members

By Ed Franklin and Meka Sales, who are members of the New Generation of African American Philanthropists. ______ We are blessed to be part of a giving circle – we have enough time, talent, and treasure to give. So, we … Continue reading

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Black Cowboys and the Harlem of the West

Stephan Gater is a founding member of Denver African American Philanthropists as well as a member of the Mile High Mavericks. Stephan offers anecdotes and insights as he exudes hometown pride for the Mile High City. _______ Denver — October … Continue reading

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A firmer resolve: why I am going to Denver for the 2013 conference

Jan Bright is a member of the Circle of Joy, a retired high school English teacher after 26 years, married 42 years, with two children, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, shipping, music, dance, and … Continue reading

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The New Philanthropists

Dorothy Clark of the 20/20 Sisters of Vision wrote the following article two years for an online magazine. _______ Are there any philanthropists living in your neighborhood? When you think of charitable donors, you might think of Bill Gates, Oprah … Continue reading

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