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Kiahna W. Davis

CEO of Mind Your Business Accounting and Consulting

Una Osili

Associate Dean for Research Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Ta’Hona “Kween” Zackery

Founder and CEO of The Kween Project

Carolene Mays

Founder of Inspiring Leadership LLC and Black Leadership & Legacies Inc.

Dr. Kara Taylor

Clinical Assistant Professor at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis

Angelica Prescod

Financial Advisor with Edward Jones

Sherell Moore-Tucker

Founder and CEO of MindBodyFAITH and Author, Meditate Like A Boss

Dr. Marilyn Pendelton

Founder and CEO of Your Voice Heard, LLC

Dr. Jacqueline B. Copeland

Founder of The WISE Fund and Black Philanthropy Month

Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Lawyer, Founder of Women in Leadership Publication; Political & Women's rights activist

Yolanda F. Johnson

Founder of Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy

Teresa Younger

President, and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women

Andrea Jenkins

President of Minneapolis City Council

April Ryan

White House Correspondent, Political Analyst for CNN, Author of Black Women Will Save the World

Black Philanthropy Month, observed every August, is a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African-descent giving and funding equity in all its forms. Since it was established, BPM has reached roughly 18 million people and become an increasingly year-round, diasporic initiative that illuminates the ingenuity and transformative impact of generosity in Black communities.

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The WISE Fund

The WISE Fund is an innovation enterprise making global climate impact funding and social investing more accessible for all.

Casey Family Programs

We are committed to Building Communities of Hope, a nationwide effort to prevent the need for foster care by supporting families in raising safe, happy and healthy children.


We empower changemakers with the best tools possible to help them make the world a butter place.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a regional catalyst, connector and collaborator.

Association of African American Development Officers

AADO’s members are professionals of color and allies that have designated fundraising and/or development as their primary responsibility in their organization.

Global Fund for Women

We fund bold, ambitious, and expansive gender justice movements to create long-lasting, meaningful change.

The Association of Black Foundation Executives

ABFE mission is to promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities.

National Philanthropic Trust

A public charity dedicated to increasing philanthropy in society.

Voice.Vision.Value. Black Women Leading Philanthropy

Voice. Vision. Value. is a digital narrative project housed at Foundation for Louisiana.

Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

British-Nigerian Business Lawyer, Women's Rights & Diversity Advocate, Author & Founder of Women in Leadership Publication -

Black Philanthropy Initiative at the Arizona Community Foundation

The Black Philanthropy Initiative(BPI) at the Arizona Community Foundation Advancing Equity and Social Justice