Tag Archives: Community Investment Network

Look Who Just Turned 5!

The Circle of Joy, a giving circle located in Decatur, GA, just celebrated their 5th birthday in a very special way! A party was held at the Steel Case office in Peachtree Center, and more than fifty guests attended. The … Continue reading

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BPM 2013: GenWhy

This summer Community Investment Network sponsored Changing the Face of Philanthropy, a two-day, NYC summit for Black Millennials. Friends of Ebonie organized the first-ever gathering of its kind focused on next-gen giving and civic engagement. In an opening segment at … Continue reading

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Recap of the CIN 2013 Leadership Summit, Told Collectively

Click the link below for a Storify account of #CIN13LS: [View the story “CIN 2013 Leadership Summit” on Storify]

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From a Field of Dreams to a Moment of Action

CIN Board Member Kenny Ashe is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur. His business leadership skills that he initially developed at his alma mater, Florida A&M University and ultimately sharpened in the corporate arena are making an impact in the nonprofit/philanthropic sector. … Continue reading

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Stories of inspiration and the cold at Black Male Reimagined II

Cassio Batteast of the Hope Fund of Jackson attended Black Male Reimagined II, a two-day “conversation on how we can change negative portrayals and images of black men and boys” held in New York City on March 5-6, 2013. ___________ … Continue reading

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Photograph from "Giving Bsck" |Charles W. Thomas Jr., photographer “African American philanthropy is a stunning example of ‘populist philanthropy.’ We as a people have been able to demonstrate how philanthropy is a form of relationship with…

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Demonstrate The Power of The Collective!

Community Investment Network (CIN) brings new donors, new voices and new ideas to philanthropy to fuel social change. You can help us TODAY by bringing new fans to our Facebook page. The window to act and “Like” is March 14-16. … Continue reading

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The Board of Directors of Community Investment Network (CIN) recently gathered in Birmingham for its first in-person meeting of 2012.  The weekend was filled with intense planning sessions and in-depth discussions for decisions, plus some fun times and sightseeing around “The Magic City.” Board … Continue reading

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Simply Put . . .

Why CIN promotes collective giving, collective influence and collective impact: “The cleverness of one alone is a shallow well that soon dries up.” — Ugandan proverb 

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His “Dream”: A Real and Virtual Touchstone for Today

 MLK Day 2012 | On the importance of individual contributions Written by Dr. Ben Dixon, a CIN member since 2005 By now, less than three months since its opening on October 16, 2011, thousands of us have stepped down from … Continue reading

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