dialogue. investment. leadership.
Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy is a membership organization committed to achieving racial equity in philanthropy by advocating for investments in Black communities and expanding Black leadership opportunities in the social sector.
CAAIP is a membership organization committed to achieving racial equity in philanthropy by advocating for investments in Black communities and expanding Black leadership opportunities in the social sector.
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Through social events, professional development programming and workforce opportunities, CAAIP helps members build community and grow their careers.
The power of philanthropy lies within its ability to intentionally connect to community members. To foster connection across the CAAIP community, CAAIP provides a variety of networking opportunities for its members.
connecting philanthropy and community
Connecting Philanthropy & Community is our signature event. Its focus is to highlight exemplary work in fostering meaningful connections between the local philanthropic sector and the diverse communities it serves.
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Building on the recommendations elevated in the in our two reports Illinois Will Win When Its Black Residents Win: We Must Support and Sustain a Black Liberation Agenda Now and Illinois Black Advocacy: A Landscape Analysis, we are excited to share that our next step in this effort will be to hire a Founding Executive Director to steer the Illinois Black Advocacy Initiative.
past year, through a series of webinars and conversations, we have joined together to discuss strategies for advancing advocacy for Illinois’ Black communities. We thank you for your commitment to participating in these conversations and are writing to share an update on the status of the effort.