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Black Philanthropy Month & Give 8/28 Day
Support more than 130 local Black-led and Black-benefiting nonprofits on August 1-31 through the Midlands Gives year-round platform.
The goal of Black Philanthropy Month is to inform, involve, inspire and invest in Black philanthropy to strengthen African-descent giving in all its forms. To support this goal, you can attend local or national BPM events, share on social media why you think Black philanthropy is important using #BPM2022 or celebrate Give 8/28 by donating to a Black-led and Black-benefiting nonprofit on August 28-31 .
August 1-31: Black Philanthropy Month Summit Series — This series of virtual events will help all leaders reimagine how to use philanthropy, social impact investing, angel investing, and venture capital to create a more equitable future.
August 28-31: Give 8/28 (formerly Giving Black Day) — Join Young, Black & Giving Back Institute (YBGB), Central Carolina Community Foundation and our African American Philanthropy Committee to promote financial giving for Black-led and Black-benefiting nonprofits on August 28-31! The Community Foundation is giving $10K to Black-led and Black Benefiting nonprofits funds on Midlands Gives!
Information for Nonprofits
For Black Philanthropy Month and Give 8/28, the Community Foundation will provide marketing and outreach to the community and media. Nonprofits are being urged to organize and engage their donors and community. Here are a few strategies nonprofits can use to get involved.
Central Carolina Community Foundation and the African American Philanthropy Committee will also award up to $10,000 in prized to Black Led and Black Benefiting nonprofits raising funds on Midlands Gives during August. Check out the prizes here.
If you were not able to attend the August 4 planning session, you can view the presentation slides here. You can watch the session below.