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...
The last year, 2021, has been one for the record books. The pandemic, racial injustice, and the state of the economy have been at the forefront of everyone’s minds. But there is something in the air that we have not seen in a while — hope. More people have...
I am honored and humbled to be elected as President of Community Partners’ Board of Directors. I challenge my colleagues to become involved in nonprofit sector whether as a board member, mentor or in any way that you are able to provide your time, talent or treasures.
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.
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...
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...