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.

Nonprofit Planning

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.

Give 8/28 Prizes

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.