Association of Fundraising Professionals
Central South Carolina Chapter

April Luncheon: Soul of Philanthropy, Reframing Portraits of Philanthropy

  • 12 Apr 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 11:30 - 1:00 PM 300 Senate at Senate’s End, 300 Senate Street, Columbia, SC, 29201


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As a fundraising professional sometimes it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that philanthropy is deeper than your pockets. Join this conversation to delve into the array of beliefs, values and experiences that influence philanthropy and motivate people to give. Changing the world in a changing world requires fresh approaches, new relationships and reframed ideas about philanthropy. You’ll tap into your own giving story and learn how to elicit and listen to others’ stories for greater understanding and connections.

About the speaker:

Valaida Fullwood

Founding Member, New Generation of African American Philanthropists, Author, Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists, Social Innovator

Described an “idea whisperer,” Valaida brings unbridled imagination and a gift for harnessing wild ideas to her work as a writer, public speaker and consultant on an array of projects and events. Valaida is the award-winning author of Giving Back, a 400-page hardcover book profiling stories of philanthropy among African Americans that was developed with photographer Charles Thomas and Charlotte giving circle New Generation of African American Philanthropists. Giving Back was named one of the 10 Best Black Books of 2011 and received the prestigious 2012 McAdam Book Award, which recognizes “the most inspirational and useful new book for the nonprofit sector.”

Valaida is a recognized thought leader on African American philanthropy and community-led philanthropy and is frequently invited by a variety of groups to write, talk and consult on the topic. She is featured in a 2013 TEDx Talk on philanthropy and was named 2014 Lake Distinguished Visitor at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. In 2015, the innovative museum exhibit “The Soul of Philanthropy”—a reimagining of the book Giving Back—emerged as the newest dimension of her work.

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