Call for 2014 Board Nominations ABFE is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. This is an opportunity for members to contribute to ABFE and the field of philanthropy. Nominations Deadline: January 6, 2014. Click Here to Nominate Yourself or Someone You Know!
READ Current Black Men & Boys Investments in California: A LANDSCAPE SCAN. ABFE's paper that provides a brief description of current foundation investments in California aimed at improving the life conditions of Black Men and Boys.
What About the 95%? Join ABFE as we explore the challenges and opportunities of greater equity and inclusion in foundation endowment investment practices.
READ Foundation Investment Management Practices: Thoughts on Alpha and Access for the Field, ABFE's paper that outlines the barriers to diversity among endowment managers and provides appropriate, proven recommendations for greater inclusion of top-performing, minority managers.
On the 40th anniversary of the signing of its articles of incorporation, the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) announced the launch of Leverage the Trust; a campaign to support Black foundation trustees in their efforts to promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities. By 2015, the multi-year Campaign aims to engage 100 current and future Black foundation trustees in regions across the country in a robust set of activities and opportunities designed to maximize the strengths and assets of Black trustees. Click here to read the announcement.
DONATE NOW to support ABFE and our mission to promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities.
Association of Black Foundation Executives Effective and Responsive Philanthropy in Black Communities: Building a Framework and Agenda for Change. Read about the RPBC framework and agenda here.
We are proud of ABFE's 40 years of promoting effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities. Read ABFE's History Here...
A Response to Injustice
Susan Taylor Batten on the Trayvon Martin Verdict.
Karen Kelley-Ariwoola's Essay on Why Philanthropy Matters
Hear from a former James Joseph Lecturer on why she values ABFE and what she got out of our 2013 Conference!
Dr. Emmett Carson's Essay on the Fallacy of Post-Racial America
On April 7th, Former ABFE Board Chair Dr. Emmett Carson co-convened more than 60 foundation executives and program staff with his colleagues Dr. Bob Ross, Alberto Ibarguen, Ken Zimmerman, and Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourney.
Former ABFE Board Chair Shares her Thoughts on Philanthropy
Gladys Washington, former ABFE Board Chair, and current Program Director of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, shares her thoughts on philanthropy
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