Celebrate a Decade of Black Philanthropy Month at the BPM 2021 Making Equity Real Summit!

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August 3, 2021 to August 5, 2021
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African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Humanities, Public Policy
BPM 2021 | Making Equity Real Summit

This August, BPM’s anniversary falls in the wake of the global pandemics of racism and Covid that have wreaked havoc on Black communities everywhere.  For our 10th anniversary, in addition to our traditional celebration of Black giving, we will continue our global call for cross-sector funding equity to support our nonprofits and businesses, especially as we recover and rebuild anew.

Emphasizing our community movement’s resilience, as well as our determination to hold the world accountable for funding equity, the theme is TENacity: Making Equity Real. This year the BPM Summit will engage participants in assessing funding equity progress over the past year; how to expand adoption of the Global Black Funding Principles; the design of a Global Black Funding Equity Index; and a funding equity action plan.

Convening across five regions with a slate of world-renowned leaders in philanthropy, social investment, venture capital and more, we invite all communities across the world to join us in making equity real.

August 3 | 11:00am-3:00pm EDTUS Global Kick-off

  • Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation
  • Bakari Sellers, CNN Political Analyst and Former Member of South Carolina House of Representatives

August 4| 8:00am-12:00pm EDTBrazil

  • Selma Moreira, Executive Director, Bãobá Fund

August 4 | 1:00pm-5:00pm EDTThe Caribbean

  • Dr. Nelson Colòn, President, Puerto Rico Community Foundation

August 5| 8:00am-12pm EDTCanada

  • Rebecca Darwent, Co-Founder, Foundation for Black Communities

August 5| 1:00pm-5:00pm EDTAfrica

  • Honorable Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate and Founder, Gbowee Peace Foundation

August 31| 11:00am-3:00pm EDT: Reunity: The Black Women's Funders Summit

  • Sunny Hostin, Senior Legal Correspondent, ABC News and Co-Host, The View
  • Reverend Naomi Tutu, Episcopal Church

Be sure to register for the BPM global panels at bit.ly/FundBlackSummit2021

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