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African American Philanthropy Initiative (AAPI)

Associated Black Charities

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2006
  • Location Baltimore, MD, United States
  • Geographic Focus Maryland

About this grant

Associated Black Charities created the African American Philanthropy Initiative to encourage philanthropy within the African-American community. It provides charitable giving information to Maryland’s black community and offers options such as donor-advised funds.Multiyear funding will enable Associated Black Charities to better leverage resources in the African-American community; increase knowledge about institutional philanthropy, financial management and wealth accumulation; create opportunities to promote institutional philanthropy within the African-American community; increase the African-American community’s financial resources; and host the second Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference on Black Philanthropy in partnership with the National Center for Black Philanthropy.