Tag Archives: Philanthropy

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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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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So Let It Be: An Interview with Carol Bebelle of New Orleans

If you attended the CIN 2010 conference in New Orleans, you might remember the community bus tour stop at Ashé Cultural Arts Center, where we ate amazing regional cuisine (including, unforgettable bread pudding!) and heard the music, cultural and history of … 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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BPM 2013: Q&A with Men Tchaas Ari

An abridged interview with Men Tchaas Ari, a founding member of Charlotte’s New Generation of African American Philanthropists, from the ‘Of Dreams and Mountaintops’ series of stories. The full interview will run via various media outlets during August 2013. Of Dreams … 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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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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NYC Discussion Conveys Beauty of Black Philanthropy

Ebonie Johnson Cooper is a member of the CIN giving circle Black Benefactors and founder of Friends of Ebonie, a public relations group focused on philanthropy among Black Millennials. Ebonie recently attended a Black Gives Back event in New York … Continue reading

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Lessons from Beijing: giving and sharing love, be grateful and be humble

Nathan Brown Jr. is a student (Political Science Major, Criminology Minor) at the University of Denver and a member of Denver African American Philanthropists. Below are his reflections from studying abroad in Beijing from August-December 2012. _______ In the Fall … Continue reading

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