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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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We Are Philanthropists: Illumination 1

Kenny Ashe is a member of the CIN board of directors and is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur from Philadelphia. He is a graduate of Florida A&M University. ______ In October 2007, I attended my first Community Investment Network Conference … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of Philanthropy

Guest blog post from Anita Garrett, for the last day of “An August of Dreams and Mountaintops” Anita M. Garrett is a social entrepreneur and journalist.  As the first Afrian-American to Chair Women In Philanthropy, a giving circle of the … 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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Forward Giving Circle Launches

GOLDSBORO, NC—On August 4, hosts Charles McNair and Cheryl Alston will launch the Forward Giving Circle, a new circle for farmers and educators. The purpose of the event is to connect local individual and organizational givers and activists who are … 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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9 Things You Missed If You Weren’t at the CIN Summit

Cathy Peterson is a registered nurse and founding member of New Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP-Charlotte). She’s had a momentous, whirlwind year that you can read all about in her bio. Cathy represented her circle in Chapel Hill at … Continue reading

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Appreciating Amy Locklear Hertel and the American Indian Center

Two weeks ago today, one of CIN’s newest board members, Amy Locklear Hertel, began as Director of the American Indian Center at the University of North Carolina. The mission of the American Indian Center is: to bridge the richness of North Carolina’s American … Continue reading

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A Confluence of Influence

“The nation’s premier multi-cultural awards show celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors” — About the 43rd NAACP Image Awards … Continue reading

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An Awakening at the Summit

Written by Marsha Morgan, a CIN member since 2004 As a founding member of the Birmingham Change Fund (BCF), it seems strange that I recently attended my first CIN Leadership Summit.  After the inception of BCF, I was active for … Continue reading

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