Tag Archives: nonprofit

Donald Thompson

Ex-McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson Launches Venture Capital Group

Cleveland Avenue, the investment group and accelerator founded by former McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, offers VC funding to support food and beverage business concepts

McDonald’s former top executive Don Thompson has begun a second act in his career. This…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Prairie View Wins Ford HBCU Community Challenge

First-place win includes $75K in grants and scholarships

Prairie View A&M University, whose diverse team made up of black, white, Hispanic, and East…

By Robin White Goode

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Need to Fund a Program or Project? Try Getting Fiscal Sponsorship

Consider this viable alternative to setting up a nonprofit organization

Passionate individuals or grassroots organizations who are looking to fund a program or a project—film,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Lizzy Divine

Day in the Life: Meet Lizzy Divine of DoSomething.org

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Ever wonder what working for a nonprofit would be like? Lizzy Divine shares a day…

By Black Enterprise

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2016 United Negro College Fund Mayor’s Ball

The Los Angeles gala was a spectacular event

The annual United Negro College Fund just completed a month of fundraising activity with their…

By Aniesia Williams

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Dream Corps Launches Multimillion-Dollar Scholarship Fund and More

Van Jones' nonprofit prepares new opportunities and initiatives

Van Jones’ Dream Corps, which launched #YesWeCode and other programs, maps out goals for 2016…

By Samara Lynn

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NABFEME: The Premier Organization for Women in Music and Entertainment

But this nonprofit is about more than just entertainment

The National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) is a nonprofit…

By Chanel Martin

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‘African Health Now’ Hosts Inaugural Gift of Life Cocktail Benefit

"It's going to be a fun, beautiful night of mingling, celebrating three dynamic honorees, fundraising for our program, and celebrating AHN."

On Tuesday, October 20th, nonprofit organization African Health Now (AHN) will host its inaugural African…

By Safon Floyd

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Don’t Miss National Minority Supplier Development Council Annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange, Oct. 18th

Nonprofit organization connects women- and minority-owned suppliers with large corporations

The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the nation’s premier corporate membership organization focused exclusively…

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Wishbone and Uncommon Schools Campaign to Send Students to Top Summer Programs

Campaign to raise $90,000 to fund opportunities, keep students engaged over the summer

Low-income students are positioned to attend top summer programs via a campaign launched by Wishbone…

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Nonprofit

Jessica Sutherland, founder of Homeless to Higher Ed offers advice to entrepreneurs

Why are you doing it? Why this cause? Why should it be you? Why should…

By Brittany Dandy

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Jessica Sutherland Talks Homeless to Higher Ed Nonprofit

An organization striving to change the stigma of homelessness one college grad at a time

Jessica Sutherland talks her nonprofit organization thats striving to change the stigma of homelessness one…

By Brittany Dandy

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President Obama Launches My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

New independent nonprofit works to equalize opportunity for young men of color

A new independent nonprofit will work to create opportunity for young men of color and…

By Robin White Goode

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My Black is Beautiful Ambassador Talks Empowering Teen Girls to Recognize their Self-Worth

Project Beautify You, Inc. founder sheds light on the work they're doing to uplift young girls

My Black is Beautiful brand ambassador, Feyi Odukoya, talks empowering teen girls to recognize their…

By Courtney Connley

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Dance Theatre of Harlem Honors Opera Singer Jessye Norman

Norman awarded the Arthur Mitchell Vision Award

Dance Theater of Harlem honors award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman with the Arthur Mitchell Vision…

By Courtney Connley

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From Passion to Nonprofit: How to Start a Philanthropic Organization

Take these steps to see success

Take these steps to see success in transitioning into philanthropy.

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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Tracy Mourning Talks Mentoring Girls Nationwide

Founder of Honey Shine details expanding Miami-based mentoring program

Tracy Mourning talks expanding her mentoring program, Honey Shine Inc. and importance of empowering young…

By Courtney Connley

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From Professionals to Philanthropists: Two Power Women Making a Difference in Urban Communities

Y.U.N.G. Harlem founders talk civic leadership and power of giving back

Y.U.N.G Harlem founders Tiffany Bender and Alize Beal talk making a difference and using professional…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Super Producer Invests Capital to Empower Youth Through Music

Atlanta hitmaker talks music business, hard-knock past, and community advocacy

Kevin “Khao” Cates has crafted hits for heavyweights, from TI to R. Kelly. Now he’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Being a Not-For-Profit is Not a License to be Unprofitable

Non-profit leadership requires disciplined entrepreneurship. For sustainability, you must plan for profitability.

Please, don’t take this the wrong way. But the non-profit industry does not need more…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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