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Learn more about Black Philanthropy Month and how you can be of service all year long. Natasha A. Harrison shares more about African American Donors. African-Americans are committed to a life of service based upon their level of philanthropic giving. This conversation speaks to the truth of prosperous community leaders who understand community and the art of[…]

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This is the fifth installment of a 6-part series on lessons from Empower Philanthropy! Annual Conference presented by ABFE-A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities By Natasha A. Harrison It was no news to me when Melissa Harris-Perry exclaimed, “When investing in families, it takes more than one person to take the unit out of poverty,”[…]

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This is the fourth installment of a 6-part series on lessons from Empower Philanthropy! Annual Conference presented by ABFE-A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities. By Natasha A. Harrison   What is a philanthropic investment? Philanthropic investment is the most used term among foundations. Fundamentally, a philanthropic investment is a long-term allocation of time, talent, and[…]

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This is the third installment of a 6-part series on lessons from Empower Philanthropy! Annual Conference presented by ABFE-A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities How do you build an infrastructure to make Black lives matter? In May 2015, the Hill-Snowdon Foundation launched the Making Black Lives Matter Initiative. It is a three-year grantmaking and strategic[…]

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This is the second installment of a 6-part series on lessons from Empower Philanthropy! Annual Conference presented by ABFE-A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities. By Natasha A. Harrison Most mornings I ask myself, “What is your bold move today?” It is my accountability question to get me out of my comfort zone to advance my[…]

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This is the first installment of a 6-part series on lessons from Empower Philanthropy! Annual Conference presented by ABFE-A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities. By Natasha A. Harrison “Black people are not broken,” exclaimed Diane Bell-McKoy, President and CEO of Associated Black Charities during the opening plenary of Empower Philanthropy! Annual Conference presented by ABFE-A[…]

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