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.
the soul of philanthropy
The acclaimed and groundbreaking “Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited” is a comprehensive, multimedia presentation of stories of centuries-old generosity among Americans of African descent. The exhibit returns to Chicago from February to April 2023 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
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Meet Our Keynote Speaker: Nikki Giovanni
Learn more and register for Connecting Philanthropy and Community here.
Illinois Black Advocacy Initiative Founding Director Search Launched
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.
Illinois Black Advocacy Initiative Reports Released
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.