We Give Summit is the place for giving circle members, community leaders, philanthropy experts, and social impact newcomers to come together, forge new bonds, strengthen our work towards community change, and celebrate! Here are five reasons why YOU should join and be part of this cutting edge event.
Check out this list of 16 Black-led nonprofits to support this Black History Month. You’ll find recommendations for organizations, as well as resources to help you connect with Black-led organizations year-round.
I Be Black Girl Gives (IBBGives) has supported Black women, femmes, and girls in Omaha over the last three years, distributing approximately $150,000 in grants to support Black maternal health, leadership development, and more.
Sisterhood of Philanthropists Impacting Needs (SPIN) is a Denver-based giving circle committed to improving outcomes and opportunities for young girls and women facing oppression and marginalization.
“We are grateful to be a recipient of the Kellogg Foundation’s $1 million grant over the next two years. This grant will advance Philanthropy Together’s work to strengthen the giving circle movement by equipping everyday givers with the resources, research and training needed to align their grantmaking with equitable and social justice values and practices,” said Philanthropy Together’s Executive Director Sara Lomelin.
The Excellence of Black Philanthropy: Celebrating the Legacy of Charitable Giving Within Black Communities
The Excellence of Black Philanthropy is a lively panel discussion with Black philanthropy leaders held during the inaugural We Give Summit. Read on for a recap of this discussion.
Newly launched Impact 100 NYC, an affiliate of Philanos, brought together nearly 150 women in its first year to deliver much-needed funds to NYC’s people and communities.
“If giving circles can awaken Chinese to the potential of charity, not just as a response to an immediate disaster but as a way to express their values and interests, the impact is likely to stretch far beyond the country’s borders.”
Source: Sixth Tone
“We help kids know their lives matter.… Then it’s about helping them see their gifts and helping them see possibility.”
Source: The Columbian
Photo: Priscilla Plummer, founder of Global Sojourns Giving Circle
Photo Credit: Amanda Cowan
“Twenty organizations applied for the 2021 grant cycle. Grants are awarded in three focus areas: health, education and family. Project W members use their collective, yet diverse, perspectives and experiences to decide how to allocate their collective dollars. . ”
Source: Daily Times
Photo: Scott Arboretum’s Mari and Mandie Banks