Pictured above: ABFE Co-founder Ambassador James A. Joseph

Friday, April 5, 2019 | Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Dear Members,

ABFE is pleased to announce our 2019 Call for Nominations for the 28th Annual James A. Joseph Lecture & Awards Program and Dinner . This signature event, taking place on Friday, April 5th during our 2019 Annual Conference , "Harambee: Let's All Pull Together ," will include the keynote James A. Joseph Lecturer on Philanthropy , as well as remarks from the Emerging Leader in Philanthropy Award and the Institutional Award for Philanthropic Leadership recipients. To read more on last year's recipients, click here .

The application deadline is on Friday, February 22, 2019 . If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at conference@abfe.org .

Thank you for your nomination!
From L to R: ABFE Board of Director Cedric Brown, East Bay Community Foundation President & CEO James Head (2018 James A. Joseph Lecturer), and ABFE President and CEO Susan Taylor Batten (Photo credit: Winfield Ezell)
The James A. Joseph Lecture was established in 1991 in honor of ABFE's co-founder and distinguished philanthropic leader, Ambassador James A. Joseph. Each year, this award recognizes an outstanding individual whose visionary leadership and stewardship of progressive philanthropic ideals advance ABFE’s mission.

The Lecture is considered ABFE’s annual signature event and an illustration of our continuing commitment to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas about the role of philanthropy in addressing the concerns of Black communities.
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28th Annual James A. Joseph Lecture and Awards - Call for Nominations and
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