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Black Philanthropy Month : Wiles Magazine

Black Philanthropy Month

Black Future Co-Op Fund To Commemorate Black Philanthropy Month Through Virtual Panel Series

 As we enter a new month, the Black Future Co-Op Fund is taking the opportunity to celebrate the legacy of Black giving, while inspiring increased investment in Black Communities during Black Philanthropy Month.  The KD Hall foundation joins in this month of recognition.

Throughout August the goal is to demystify philanthropy through a virtual panel series intended to bring together members of the Black community who are intimately involved with Black philanthropy with the broader community. 

Black Future Co-Op Fund To Commemorate Black Philanthropy Month Through Virtual Panel Series

Governor Jay Inslee issued a proclamation naming August – Black Philanthropy Month in Washington. That proclamation recognizes the “rich history” Black Washingtonians have “of investing their time, talent, treasure and care for Washington’s communities.” Read the proclamation.

The KD Hall Foundation takes this opportunity to spread information on Black Philanthropy Month as we recognize Equal Pay Day for Black women (Tuesday, August 3), and encourage others to join in as Black philanthropic leaders explore the legacy of Black generosity and how we invest in a liberated future by, for – and with – Black Washingtonians:

Black Philanthropy Is Community Care – Tuesday, Aug. 17 | 12-1:30 p.m.
From Institutional Philanthropic Redlining to Black Sovereignty – Tuesday, Aug. 24 | 12-1:30 p.m.
Where Is the Money? – Tuesday, Aug. 31 | 5-6:30 p.m.

All Washingtonians can acknowledge and applaud the power of Black collective giving in the state. Join the virtual panel series to learn more about and celebrate Black philanthropy. For more information or to register, click the link.

About the Black Future Co-Op Fund:

By and for Black Washingtonians, the Black Future Co-op Fund is rooted in the beauty, soulfulness, and strength of Black culture. Founded by four Black women of African descent, we stand on the shoulders of our grandmothers and the memory of our warrior ancestors. We each lead major social change organizations in Washington state that empower Black leadership and have come together with a vision for radical change.

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