African-American Women's
Giving and Empowerment Circle

African-American philanthropy has deep roots in American culture. In Arizona, African Americans are active philanthropists who are established residents, engaged in civic life and motivated by strong personal beliefs that compel their commitment to help others. 

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Empowering women, building community, giving together

Doing more, together

These and other statistics are revealed in ACF's 2010 Black Philanthropy Survey. Giving circles allow anyone to contribute to a common cause—either as a supporting donor or as an active committee member—and become a philanthropist.

Join the Giving Circle and Give Now

The African-American Women’s Giving and Empowerment Circle was founded in 2013 to empower women and girls in Arizona and transform lives through the collective investment of time, treasure and talent.

Founding members

The African-American Women’s Giving and Empowerment Circle was founded by these caring and enthusiastic individuals: Beverly Arrington, Teniqua Broughton, Carolyn Bristo Chatman, Robbin Coulon, Patricia Crenshaw, Judy Greene, Mary Lynn Mack, Allison Otu, Janice Solomon, Cheryl Willis-Blakes and Keva Womble.