Michelle Obama Touts Study Abroad During China Visit

via TheHBCUCareerCenter.com Photo – Mrs. Obama with students in South Africa. In a speech to a group of students at Peking University on the second day of her trip to that country, Michelle Obama notes that China is the 5th most visited destination for American students who travel for study abroad.  Mrs. Obama also shared […]

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Inequality, Geography, and Workplace Giving

February 24th, 2014, via Truist Employee giving has in many ways become an American institution. What began as a fall tradition now sees employees regularly making contributions at all times of year to the causes and organizations so important to all of us. A recent study from America’s Charities has estimated this employee giving to […]

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Two types of corporate employee giving programs

Adam Weinger | August 29, 2012 Is your nonprofit taking advantage of the wide range of corporate employee giving programs that exist? If not, your organization may be missing out! In 2011, U.S. corporations gave over $14 billion to nonprofits (Source: Giving USA’s 2012 annual Report on Philanthropy for 2011). Much of this funding was donated through […]

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4 Unique Corporate Giving Programs

Adam Weinger | March 2014 As more and more companies adopt corporate giving programs, it’s getting harder to stand out. Modern companies realize that corporate philanthropy is good for business and recruitment and are rushing to create competitive corporate philanthropy programs. Unique corporate giving programs: While it’s well known that over 65 percent of Fortune 500 companies […]

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Young Alumni Fundraising – Part II

Maeve Strathy | May 2013 On April 26th I wrote Young Alumni Fundraising – Part I, and shared with you the many reasons why you cannot ignore your young alumni.  I ended the post by promising to share how to ask your young alumni, so here is Part II answering “how?”. Again, this post in two parts is the result […]

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Top 5 Black Celebrity Philanthropists Of All Time!

Top 5 Black Celebrity Philanthropists Of All Time! | via BCG Written by jasminec. Posted in Change-Makers While the main-stream media tends to focus on stories regarding black celebrities  based upon pure speculation, slanderous lies and or unsubstantiated allegations; they rarely shed light on African American philanthropists and their unselfish efforts of giving and genuine love […]

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How HBCUs Can Increase Alumni Donation Rates

Written by Larisa Robinson Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are known for providing supportive learning environments, strong educational foundations and life lessons African-American students can use long after they graduate. Although many HBCU graduates have mostly positive things to say about their alma maters, they don’t often show their gratitude financially. For instance, between 2009 and […]

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