LGBT & Ally African-American Giving Circleon October 20th, 2009 at 7:08 am
Update- November 12, 2009
Big thanks to the twenty-five people who attended the Giving Circle meeting last week. Future convenings are being scheduled and there is still plenty of time to get involved. Please let Audrey Haberman, executive director know if you are interested (206.323.3318).
Original Post- October 20, 2009
Pride Foundation is happy to announce an informational meeting about the Seattle African-American Giving Circle. Come learn and share about how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight-ally and progressive minded African Americans are giving back and creating change.
Please join Pride Foundation, The Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas, The Gill Foundation and HindSight Consulting for a special reception to learn more about the Giving Circle and to contribute your ideas.
Thursday, November 5
5:30 pm Buffet Dinner
6:30 pm Program
Northwest African American Museum
2300 S. Massachusetts Street
Seattle, WA 98144
Please R.S.V.P. by October 29 to JeffS@gillfoundation.org
Goals for this project:
- Increase giving by civic-minded LGBT, allied, and progressive minded African Americans to Seattle philanthropies (e.g., LGBT social service organizations, college alumni associations, fraternities/sororities, churches, kinship networks, fundraising campaigns).
- To raise the level of awareness of LGBT, allied and progressive Black philanthropy in Seattle.
- Introduce tools and strategies to encourage the participation of civic-minded LGBT, allied and progressive African Americans.
- Gain a better understanding of unique issues to LGBT Black Philanthropy.