To form a network of donors, foundations and non-profits dedicated to engaging in effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities, and to equip the member network with the tools and information to address the complex issues facing Black communities. ABFE members gain greater knowledge, leadership skills, networks and decision-making power to serve as strong advocates for Black communities.
Nonprofit Organizational membership is open to non-grantmaking entities with 501 (c) (3) statuses from the IRS, including: educational institutions, civic and fraternal organizations, faith-based institutions and other public charities. Benefits are available to current staff, trustees, or donors (up to seven representatives).
Nonprofit Individual membership is open to individuals affiliated as staff or trustees of eligible non- grantmaking entities, including: educational institutions, civic and fraternal organizations, faith-based institutions and other public charities.
ABFE’s membership offers many valuable benefits, granting access to:
- Knowledge resources; Professional development; Discounts and early registration; Exclusive networking convenings; Management assistance;
- Free job postings on abfe.org (Organizational Members at the $1,000 and $2,000 scale only); Leadership and advocacy opportunities; and
- Brand awareness options for increased visibility.
Annual fees for membership in the Nonprofit category are either for an individual or for a nonprofit organization based on operating budget using the following scale:
|$250||operating budget less than $500,000|
|$500||operating budget of $500,000 to $999,999|
|$1,000||operating budget of $1M to $4.9M|
|$2,000||operating budget of $5M and above|
How to Join
To join or renew by credit card, click here. If you would like to pay by check, have any questions or would like more information regarding ABFE membership, please contact Evelyn Rivera, Director of Membership and Special Events, at (646) 392-9868 or firstname.lastname@example.org.