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Three ABFE members at Harambee ABFE Conference 2020

JOIN ABFE!

ABFE, A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities, is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities. Building on our 50-year history, ABFE provides its members with professional development, training resources, technical assistance, leadership and cross-sector networking opportunities.

ABFE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Members can choose to pay their membership fees in the form of a grant. To reduce administrative burden, no custom reports will be produced for members paying dues as grants.

ABFE membership is run on a 12-month anniversary billing cycle. You will receive an invoice based on your past payment history.

MEMBER BENEFITS

ABFE members receive exclusive benefits including:

Professional Development

  • Priority event registration and discount admission to ABFE events.
  • Application consideration to ABFE’s Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program.
  • Access to ABFE designed programs responding to diversity, inclusion and equity.

Savings and Discounts

  • Complimentary job posting opportunities on www.abfe.org and distributed through our social networks.

Networking and Connecting

  • Access to ABFE’s membership network.
  • Access to ABFE’s directory of ABFE affiliated investment managers and executives.
  • Exclusive invites to regional and national networking events, peer exchanges, and grantmaker-led events and programming.

Leadership Opportunities

  • Nominating privileges for ABFE awards and recognition opportunities, including the James A. Joseph Awards & Lecture, the Emerging Leaders Award and the Patiño- Moore Legacy Award.
  • Vote on ABFE business and serve on our Board of Directors.
  • Dive in opportunities to create working groups focused on fields of interest, functional areas of foundation operations, or populations.
  • Editorial privileges and guest columnist opportunities through quarterly e-newsletter ABFE news.

READY TO JOIN?

IF YOU ARE SUPPORTIVE OF OUR MISSION, WE WELCOME YOU AS A MEMBER!
ABFE Membership is open to all, no matter your race. Find the membership that’s right for you.

Become A Member

If you would like to pay by check, have any questions or would like more information regarding ABFE membership, please contact Evelyn RiveraDirector of Membership, at erivera@abfe.org

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