Peer Funder Communities

Peer Community Networks

ABFE mobilizes our members to advance racial equity and economic justice through our peer funder and partnerships.

Explore Our Peer Community Networks

The Umoja Circle is a national network of Black foundation CEOs that regularly discuss philanthropy’s role in addressing the social and economic inequities impacting the Black community.
This community is designed to support Black Corporate Philanthropic Professionals as they advocate for Black communities within
the context of their roles and positions of influence.
This California-based Black foundation trustee community provides leadership on equity-centered foundation policy and grantmaking strategies that have moved the needle on supporting Black communities.

Smart Investing is a national peer community of Foundation Chief Investment Officers, Outsourced Chief Investment Officers, and diverse asset managers committed to racially equitable investment practices in philanthropy.
Black Communities Funders Network is a national network of Black fund leaders at community foundations, intermediary funds, and collaborative funds designed to support Black communities and Black-led organizations.

Each network works collaboratively to promote racial equity, address systemic issues, and support Black communities through philanthropic efforts and strategic initiatives.

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Access to our networks is one of the greatest benefits of ABFE membership.

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