$25 Million Comprehensive Campaign

Celebrating 50 Years of ABFE

We are pleased to announce that ABFE is embarking on a Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign to raise $25 million to strengthen and rebuild Black-led infrastructure for social change.

Take Us Over the Goal!

$23.3 of $25 million goal raised

The Four Priority Areas of the Campaign

  • Organizing collective investments in Black-led social change to build economic power and political power
  • Sustaining and expanding philanthropic advising services to influence national and local funder investments on Black-led social change
  • Stengthening and diversifying ABFE’s membership
  • Building an ABFE growth fund to support infrastructure and capacity

Here’s how you can participate

  • Become an ABFE Member, if you aren’t already
  • Encourage your foundation or corporation to give a lead gift
  • Give a personal donation to ABFE & utilize your employee match options
Thank you to our donors!

The Ford Foundation | MacKenzie Scott | The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Kresge Foundation | The W.K. Kellogg Foundation | Annie E. Casey Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation | The Walmart Foundation |  The Colorado Health Foundation

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation | The California Wellness Foundation | The Satterberg Foundation

Bush Foundation | Sony Music Global Music Fund 

 Mr. John Rogers, Ariel Investments, LLC | The Council on Foundations | The Meyer Foundation | Panta-Rhea Foundation  Asian Americans Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy | St. David’s Foundation

JPMorgan Chase | Lincoln Financial Foundation | Lumina Foundation | Marguerite Casey Foundation

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation | McKnight Foundation | Nathan Cummings Foundation | Novo Foundation | Public Welfare Foundation | Raikes Foundation | Rockefeller Brothers Fund | Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative | Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina | Borealis Philanthropy | California Endowment Foundation| Conrad N. Hilton Foundation | Duke Endowment

The Ford Foundation

MacKenzie Scott

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Annie E. Casey Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The Walmart Foundation |  The Colorado Health Foundation

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

The California Wellness Foundation

The Satterberg Foundation

Bush Foundation

Sony Music Global Music Fund 

 Mr. John Rogers

Ariel Investments

LLC

The Council on Foundations

The Meyer Foundation

Panta-Rhea Foundation  Asian Americans Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

St. David’s Foundation

JPMorgan Chase

Lincoln Financial Foundation

Lumina Foundation

Marguerite Casey Foundation

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

McKnight Foundation

Nathan Cummings Foundation

Novo Foundation

Public Welfare Foundation

Raikes Foundation

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Borealis Philanthropy

California Endowment Foundation| Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Duke Endowment

We look forward to your continued support as we find new ways to strengthen the Black community!

Campaign Leadership

James A. Joseph
Co-Founder
ABFE
Darren Walker
President
Ford Foundation
Isaiah Oliver
President & CEO
Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Sharnita Johnson
Program Director
Geraldine Dodge Foundation
Towalame Austin
EVP of Philanthropy and Social Impact
Sony Music Group
Dwayne Marshall
VP of Community Investment
Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga
Dwayne Patterson
Chief Equity Impact Officer
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation.
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