Several events taking place for National Black Philanthropy Month

MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – August is National Black Philanthropy Month, an annual month-long, global celebration of African-descent giving.

National Black Philanthropy Month was first created in August 2011 to serve as an invitation to all African American communities and their allies to reflect on and promote the power of giving to transform lives. The month, also, highlights the contributions of black organizations and promotes increased financial support and sustainability for those initiatives.

Several events are taking place in Macon for National Black Philanthropy Month:

  • Will Seminar
    Saturday, August 24 | 10:00am – 11:00am
    Kingdom Life at 2138 Shurling Drive, Macon, GA 31211
  • The Cookout with the National Pan Hellenic Council of Macon
    Saturday, August 24 | 2:00 – 5:00pm
    Tatnall Square Park 1155 College St, Macon, GA 31201
  • Giving Black Day Celebration
    August 28 | 6:00pm
    Douglass Theatre at 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon, GA 31201
  • Grant Writing Workshop with the Middle Ga Regional Library
    August 29 | 5:30pm
    Washington Memorial Library at 1180 Washington Ave, Macon, GA 31201


National Giving Black Day is August 28. The Griffith Family Foundation and the Community Foundation of Central Georgia are celebrating with an appreciation event on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at the Douglas Theatre at 6pm. There will also be a surprise announcement form the Community Foundation of Central Georgia and the Griffith Family Foundation.

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August 22, 2019 | Posted in