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A Growing Tradition? Examining the African American Family Foundation

Publication date: 
September, 2010
Source(s): 
Aspen Institute

African American family foundations have grown in number and in popularity, at least in part due to the fact that African Americans expressly prefer giving to organizations that are close to them and that aid their community. Little is known about these organizations. What are the overarching goals of these foundations, and in what areas are their donations concentrated?