Association of Black Foundation Executives

(ABFE) is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities. Partnering with foundations, nonprofits and individuals, ABFE provides its members with professional development and technical assistance resources that further the philanthropic sector’s connection and responsiveness to issues of equality, diversity and inclusion. Established in 1971 as the Association of Black Foundation Executives, the all-volunteer organization was credited with many of philanthropy’s early gains in diversity. It since has evolved into a fully staffed, influential network. In 2013, the organization shed its descriptor and adopted the simpler ABFE (ab-fee) to better reflect its broadening membership.

Hispanics in Philanthropy

(HIP) partners with a transnational network of foundations to make impactful investments in the Latino community, and we help Latino nonprofits access funds and develop their leadership so they can effectively address the most pressing issues facing our communities.

Native Americans in Philanthropy

(NAP) is a powerful and growing network of Native and non-Native nonprofits, tribal communities, foundations and community leaders committed to engaging, learning and sharing resources and best practices grounded the Native tradition of reciprocity.

Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) is a membership-based organization that promotes reciprocity and investment in, with and for Native peoples to build healthy and sustainable communities for all. All are welcome to join the NAP circle. Our membership consists of those who are committed to the inclusion of  Native peoples in creating deep and long-lasting impact, systemic and sustainable change in all of our communities.

The Black Philanthropic Network

The Black Philanthropic Network is a group of eleven regional associations of Blacks in philanthropy with a shared focus of supporting philanthropy in Black communities. ABFE maintains the network through coordinated activities, sharing data and information, and supporting regular communications and/or convening among the regional groups.

The National Council of Black Philanthropy

The National Council of Black Philanthropy is ”to promote giving and volunteerism among African Americans, foster full participation by African Americans in all aspects of philanthropy, educate the public about the contributions of Black philanthropy, strengthen people and institutions engaged in Black philanthropy, and research the benefits of Black philanthropy to all Americans” (The Foundation Center).

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility

Founded in 1986, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is one of the most influential advocacy organizations in the nation representing 14 national Hispanic organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Our mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with our economic contributions. To that end, HACR focuses on four areas of corporate social responsibility and market reciprocity: Employment, Procurement, Philanthropy, and Governance.(http://www.hacr.org)

The Hispanic Federation (HF)

(HF) was founded in 1990 to strengthen, support, and develop institutions that advance the quality of life for Latino New Yorkers. Thirteen years later, the HF advocates for increased comprehensive health and human services in the Hispanic community within the tri-state area (http://www.hispanicfederation.org).

Hispanics in Philanthropy

(HIP) is an association of more than 450 U.S. and Latin  American Grantmakers and nonprofit leaders committed to increasing  philanthropic support of Latino communities and to promoting greater  participation by Hispanics within organized philanthropy. HIP brings to the Collaborative a strong network of individuals with experience in collaboration and within Latino communities (http://www.hiponline.org).

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

(AAPIP) is a national membership organization dedicated to expanding and mobilizing philanthropic and community resources for underserved AAPI communities to build a more just and equitable society. Core members include staff and trustees of foundations and other grantmaking entities as well as individual donors and philanthropy-serving professionals.  In addition, AAPIP supports 10 regional chapters around the country in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minnesota, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Washington DC. These chapters are centers for place-based advocacy, information sharing, leadership development and network building around AAPI issues and philanthropy.

The Pew Hispanic Center

The Pew Center provides resources and news aimed at improving understanding of the diverse Hispanic population in the United States and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation.  Publications include, “The Wealth of Hispanic Households,” “Latino Labor Report, 2004: Wage Growth Lags Gains in Employment,”  “Changing Channels and Crisscrossing Culture: A Survey of Latinos on the News Media,” and much more. (http://www.pewhispanic.org)

Black United Fund Inc.

Incorporated in 1971, with the mission of creating, supporting and sustaining African American social, economic cultural and educational institutions through the enhancement of African American philanthropy. It acts as a coordinating and planning body designed to assist local black united funds and other national black organization with their fundraising efforts (www.nbuf.org).

National Center for Black Philanthropy

(NCBP) was created with the mission of promoting giving and volunteering among African Americans, of supporting organizations and institutions involved in black philanthropy, and of educating African-Americans and others about the importance of philanthropy (www.ncfbp.net).

A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities

The organization was founded in 1971 dedicated to promoting initiatives to strengthen the effectiveness of philanthropic professional and institutions whose purpose is addressing issues facing the black community through advocacy and resource development (www.abfe.org).

Center for the Study of Philanthropy at The Graduate Center, City University of New York

A “national forum for research, discussion and public education on philanthropic trends,” with an emphasis on multicultural philanthropy (http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/phila/overview.htm).

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University

The Center strives to increase the understanding of philanthropy and improve its practice through research, academic programs, and public service. http://www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/

Native Americans in Philanthropy

The organization celebrates the history of Native American giving and community stewardship. http://www.nativephilanthropy.org/