Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy brings
trustees, program officers, administrative, and technical staff,
with corporate, governmental, and association representatives,
Babip members. IT needs a Black view for philanthropic
discourse and debate. Babip's 60 person membership
is at its executive level service to a spectrum of
nonprofit and philanthropic organizations .
COmmitted to doing the following:
Increasing the number of African American in senior level positions
Better the leadership skills and abilities of its members
Recognizing and working with Black donors and Black Philanthropists
Fostering understanding and investment in the issues
facing Black communities,
Making sure that systems and institutions in the Black
communities have the room to be effective change
agents in areas they serve.
taking the Role of Convenor, Babip provides
space and resources for discussions, training,
informing, dialogue around issues of importance of
Taking the role of Connector, Babip
connects philanthropic professionals with board
member philanthropists, government and corporate
sector representatives to set up collaboration,
learning, and advocacy
Taking the role of the catalyst, Babip
is a cross sector thinking and problem solving.
taking the role of collector, Babip documents
gathers, and disseminates lessons and knowledge
on primary interests.
Taking the role of promoter, BABIP promotes
and celebrates Black culture and heritage.