Webinars

BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH: Lunch & Learn Series

The Power Of Giving (National Roundtable Discussion)


Black-Led Giving Circles from across the United States talk about philanthropy and giving back to the communities they love.

  • Valaida Fullwood, Architect of Black Philanthropy Month & New Generation of African American Philanthropists (Charlotte)
  • Akira Barclay, Southside Giving Circle (Chicago)
  • Maranda Witherspoon-Richardson, Black Funders of St. Louis
  • Ciara Coleman, The Purposeful Project (New Orleans)
  • Alison T. McNeil, Maynor Bigger Artists Fund (Hampton)
  • Tracey Webb, Architect of Black Philanthropy Month & Black Benefactors (Washington D.C.)

Aired Aug 29

BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH: Lunch & Learn Series:

Civic Engagement & Voting (Roundtable Discussion)


What is civic engagement, and should Black people be spectators or agents of change?

  • Rasheen Aldridge State Rep & Expect Us Organizer
  • Don Calloway, CEO, Pine Street Strategies
  • Kimberly M. Gardner, Circuit Attorney for the City of St. Louis
  • Kayla Reed, Exec. Dir., Action St. Louis

Aired August 25

BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH: Lunch & Learn Series:

Give the People What They Want: Client-Based Program Design


Creating programs that respond to real-time needs and resonate with funders.

Vetta Sanders-Thompson, Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion & Equity, Washington University of St. Louis

Aired August 21

BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH: Lunch & Learn Series:

The Leaders We Need: Nonprofit Board Development


Explores governing nonprofits, organizational shifts, racial equity, and steering organizational success.

Marissa Q. Paine, CEO of Painefree Coaching & Consulting, Organizational Change Consultant

Aired August 11

BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH: Lunch & Learn Series:

Surviving the Economic Downturn, Nonprofit Finances


Back by popular demand for a full session dedicated to finances during economic decline. How to prepare a cash projection, how financial scenarios prepare us for and help us make decisions during economic crisis and the advantage of viewing economic crisis as an opportunity to innovate programs, to generate new revenue.

Kim Stemley, CPA, Former Exec. VP, Business Development and CFO of Rx Outreach

Aired August 4

BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH:

Black-Led Nonprofits & Social Change Movements (Roundtable)


Should Black-led nonprofits get involved in social justice movements?

  • Jamala Rogers, Organization of Black Struggle
  • Angela Fleming Brown, CEO, Regional Health Commission
  • Keaira Anderson, Former Exec. Dir. of Cornerstone Community Development Corp
  • Allison Gibbs, Director of Leadership Development/Special Projects, WEPower

Aired July 28

RISING TO THE OCCASION Part 2: Questions & Answers Session


Get clarification on topics covered in Part One
or discuss strategies you have implemented based on the session: Strategic planning, programming, fundraising & fiscal strategies for black-led nonprofits.

Aired June 30

RISING TO THE OCCASION: A Primer on Surviving COVID-19 for Black-Led Nonprofits, Part 1


This fast-paced webinar will cover strategic planning, programming, fundraising & fiscal strategies for black-led nonprofits during and after the COVID-19 crisis.

Aired June 9, 2020