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Deeper Than Your Pockets

WATCH -— Foundation heads and community leaders share experiences of bringing Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited to their communities.  

Come To See Philanthropy Differently

The Soul of Philanthropy, a multimedia exhibition, is a stirring reminder that philanthropy is deeper than your pockets. Featured here are photos from the Portland, Oregon exhibition, presented by MRG Foundation and mounted at Concordia University.    

Amidst A Season of Change, Black Giving Matters


The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited

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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August Is Black Philanthropy Month

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, a leading online platform for giving. makes it easy for donors to help students and classrooms in need through donations to […]

On The Horizon: An August of Dreams and Mountaintops

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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…

Black Philanthropy Month 2013: An August of Dreams and Mountaintops

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, […]

TEDx Video: A Picture Reframed

“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.

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