Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2021

Fall/ Winter Newsletter 2021 Inside This Issue: · Announcement of New Board Member · Mayor-President Issues Proclamation · Board President Recognized Dr. LaShawn S. Blanchard Appointed as New Board Member Dr. LaShawn S. Blanchard, who is CEO and Founder of The Credit Maven Financial Strategists, LLC, was appointed to Community Partners Board of Directors. The Credit...

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Blog

Celebrating Philanthropy in Communities of African American Descent

When African American celebrities make large gifts, news outlets often portray their contributions as a phenomenon and rare occurrence; still, many African Americans, are aware of our generosity to others — especially from a vantage point of a pew on Sunday mornings or at fraternal and sorority organizational meetings. African...

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Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer Newsletter 2021 Inside This Issue: · Community Partners Awarded Grant · Founder Spotlighted by LSBDC for National Women’s Month in March · Board Members Complete Giving Circle Training · Announcement of Leadership Board Members Complete Philanthropy Together -Launchpad for Creation of Community Partners’ Giving Circle Philanthropy Together is a global initiative that scale and strengthen...

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Who Has a Seat at the Table When Funding Decisions Are Made?

Inequity in Funding Beginning in 2003, Sharon Walker McCall began providing resource development and fund-raising consultancy services to nonprofit organizations that were founded or managed by African Americans. Immediately, it became apparent to McCall that these nonprofit organizations were not being funded on par with organizations, whose founders, board of...

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