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Black Future Co-Op Fund Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month With Virtual Events

by M. Anthony Davis


August marks the 10th anniversary of Black Philanthropy Month, founded in 2011 by Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland and the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy Network. The yearly campaign is aimed at increasing philanthropic giving from people of African descent as well as broadening support for Black led organizations worldwide. Here in Washington, a new organization, Black Future Co-op Fund, has launched a statewide celebration of Black Philanthropy Month. They’re hosting a series of virtual events they hope will inspire investment in Black communities by encouraging Black folks to donate time and money to Black-led organizations.

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Four Local Socialpreneurs Launch the Black Future Co-op Fund

by Amina Ibrahim


In the wake of the killing of Geroge Floyd, four Black women watched as young protestors stormed the steps of local police precincts and city hall over the past few weeks, fighting for justice and presenting a list of demands. This inspired these four local leaders to create their own list of demands and to storm the steps of the region’s philanthropies. Continue reading Four Local Socialpreneurs Launch the Black Future Co-op Fund