Monday, March 23, 2015

African American Women’s Giving Circle to Host Black Philanthropy Forum

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AAWGC members and grantees celebrate the giving circle’s 10th anniversary in 2014.

WASHINGTON, DC – The African American Women’s Giving Circle (AAWGC) in partnership with Pepco Edison Place Gallery, presents “Encouraging a Culture of Philanthropy,” a forum featuring a reception and panel discussion on Black philanthropy. Panelists will share how we can celebrate a culture of philanthropy and engage more Blacks in giving, and how to build the next generation of Black philanthropists.

When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 6 to 8 pm
Where: Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Nicole Cozier, Chief Operating Officer, Washington Area Women’s Foundation

Celeste James, Director of Community Health Initiatives, Kaiser Foundation
Tracey Webb, Founder, and Black Benefactors
Edward Jones, Director of Programs, ABFE (Association of Black Foundation Executives)

Established in 2004, the mission of AAWGC is to cultivate philanthropy among African American women and invest their resources in a way that will encourage and sustain African American women-led organizations and support promising or effective projects that address unmet needs of African American women and girls. AAWGC pools the monetary contributions of its members and to date has invested more than $225,000 in 20 Washington, DC area nonprofits. The Circle is hosted by the Washington Area Women’s Foundation.

RSVP for the event by visiting here and learn more about AAWGC here.

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