black philanthropy month

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM), observed every August, is a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African-descent giving. Created by Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland and the Pan-African Women's Philanthropy Network (PAWPNet), BPM launched in 2011 to commemorate the United Nations Year and Decade of People of African Descent. Click HERE to learn more.

BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH EVENTS

  • Conversations will be scheduled.
    Online
    EMPOWERIENCE
    The Community Investment Network will host conversations for giving circles to connect around shared learning and giving to strengthen black and brown communities. Interested? Click below to learn more.
  • Multiple Sessions
    Online
    Freestyle: Conversations with Leaders
    CIN will host a philanthropic and professional development series for College Students during Black Philanthropy Month. The series will be led by CIN Student Interns and is open to all college students. Registration will open soon.
  • Tue, Aug 25
    Online Event
    Freestyle: Politics of Life Featuring Ed Fields
    Freestyle: Politics of Life College students join us on August 25th, as we talk to Ed Fields, Senior Advisor & Chief Strategist for City Birmingham. He will share his journey to being in one of the top seats in the City.
  • Wed, Aug 19
    Online
    GIVE IN SOLIDARITY: FIRESIDE CHAT - DIVERSITY & THE JEWISH COMMUNITY
    Presented by the Jewish Teen Funders Network in partnership with the Community Investment Network.
  • Mon, Aug 17
    Online
    Freestyle: Game Time with Ryan Johnson, founder of Cxmmunity
    Life is a game you might as well enjoy it! Listen to Ryan Johnson, founder of Cxmmunity, as he shares how he made his love for gaming a big deal ahd how he wants to help other people of color get into the gaming industry.
  • Thu, Aug 13
    Online Event
    Freestyle: Financial Freedom
    Join us on August 13th, as we talk to Linsey Mills, a top Financial Advisor, about Money and why we spend the way we spend. Also hear how to get Financial Freedom in College and Beyond!
  • Wed, Aug 12
    Online
    GIVE IN SOLIDARITY: ADDRESSING RACISM THROUGH PHILANTHROPY
    Presented by the Jewish Teen Funders Network in partnership with the Community Investment Network.
  • Mon, Aug 10
    Online Event
    Voting During a Pandemic: What are the Facts?
    Join us for a conversation with our panelists from the Latino Community Foundation, Woke Vote, MSVote, and DJM Group as we address Early Voting, Absentee Ballots, Voter Suppression, and Voter Safety.
  • Thu, Aug 06
    Online Event
    Black Alumni Philanthropy: A Chat with the Community Investment Network
    Join the Black Alumni Collective for a dynamic conversation about alumni giving + giving circles + philanthropic causes that mean the most to Black Alumni.
  • Wed, Aug 05
    Online Event
    We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible Featuring Melanie Brown
    I Be Black Girl Omaha featuring Melanie R. Brown
  • Wed, Aug 05
    Online
    GIVE IN SOLIDARITY
    Presented by the Jewish Teen Funders Network in partnership with the Community Investment Network.
  • Tue, Aug 04
    Online
    Raise More: Together
    A Virtual Fundraising Summit for Nonprofit Founders, Executive Directors, and Fundraisers.

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