BPM invites you to get involved, offline and online, in activities, discussions, thought pieces, events and generosity that are important to you and your community. Looking for ways to give back this August and beyond? Check out our 2016 Participant Guide!
Attend a philanthropy or community related event
Join us for Twitter chats by following the hashtag #BPM2016
Write an op-ed piece inspired by the theme: Elevating A Culture of Giving, especially those focused on philanthropy, community issues and African Americans
Join or start a giving circle in your community
Become a mentor
Host local civic engagement forums e.g., panel discussions, community conversations, etc. around topics/issues of local interest
Engage in a community service project
Amplify nationwide #BPM2016 efforts via social media
Share news and stories with newcomers to the concept of philanthropy and traditions of Black giving
Donate to a cause of interest
Recognition and celebration of Black Philanthropy Month is expanding! Here is a list of City/State BPM Proclamations:
Kansas City, MO
Prairie View, TX
St. Paul, MN
State of Maryland
State of Minnesota
State of Virginia
Interested in becoming an official BPM Sponsor or Campaign Partner for #BPM2016? Our supporters are vital in our pursuit to inform, inspire and invest in Black philanthropy during August 2016 and beyond. We invite your participation and have a myriad of ways you can contribute to the campaign. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Have an event you would like to share?
· Tweet us your event using #BPM2016
· Tag your event and post to our Facebook page
· Submit your information below for consideration