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Held every August, Black Philanthropy Month is a time set aside to celebrate and recognize the contributions of the Black philanthropic leadership that supports our communities, and applaud the impact and power of Black collective giving to transform lives and make a difference.
Started in August 2011 by Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson and the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy Network (PAWPNet) as an annual, global celebration of African-descent giving, Black Philanthropy Month has become a widespread effort to inform, involve, inspire, and invest in Black philanthropic leadership to strengthen African-American and African-descent giving in all its forms.
Meg Buckingham is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Triangle Community Foundation.