“The only reason to give a speech is to change the world.” — JFK So…we gave a speech. A TEDxCharlotte Talk on philanthropy, identity and epiphany borne of the Giving Back Project.

Giving Back stands as the centerpiece of the GIVING BACK PROJECT, which ventures to ignite a movement of conscientious philanthropy by empowering a generation to recognize their power and responsibility to give back.

AUGUST IS BLACK PHILANTHROPY MONTH! Learn more at BlackPhilanthropyMonth.com and here.            

About New Exhibit ‘Giving Back :: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited’ updated January 2015 INVITATION to Inaugural Exhibition Opening on 02.20.2015 Groundbreaking in focus and depth, “The Soul of Philanthropy” exhibition presents stories of generosity among Americans of African descent. Centuries-old cultural customs and beliefs about giving, though rarely acknowledged as “philanthropy” in Black […]

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  The Giving Back Project is pleased to be part of the Architect Team for Black Philanthropy Month 2013.   We’re aiming to share relevant posts daily (or nearly every day) during August.  Today’s post focuses on DonorsChoose.org, a leading online platform for giving. DonorsChoose.org makes it easy for donors to help students and classrooms in need through […]

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Black Philanthropy Month 2013 begins this week, and it’s “An August of Dreams and Mountaintops.” Below is content from the media release about BPM 2013. Remembering 50 years of historic achievements with calls for greater African-descent giving and community-led change The month of August has become a momentous time in the global…

Did you know that August is Black Philanthropy Month?  You can help build greater public awareness and sharpen the impact of Black philanthropy. We are excited to introduce and invite your participation in a new multimedia, civic engagement campaign during Black Philanthropy Month 2013 (BPM 2013). Your support is needed to mount an unprecedented campaign to inform, […]

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Find Giving Back online at: John F. Blair, Publisher Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Plus, you can order the book through your favorite bookstore! In Charlotte, North Carolina, you can find it at these locations: Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture Levine Museum of the New South Paper Skyscraper Park Road Books […]