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The conversation surrounding the lack of resources and finances at historically Black colleges and universities continues to be a hot topic. George Lynch, the men’s basketball coach at Clark Atlanta University (CAU), is attacking the problem with a unique fundraising effort. On Friday, May 31, 2019, Lynch will host Arts for Athletes, a signature fundraiser for…

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Filmmaker Spike Lee, 56, despite the criticism, has reached his $1.25 million Kickstarter goal to finance his next movie project and exceeded it. At press time, he was up to $1,314,676 with only three days to go. “Indie Filmmakers are always in search of financing because their work, their vision sometimes does not coincide with Studio…

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  LINK Unlimited’s 9th Annual DreamKeepers Awards Gala was the most successful fundraiser in the organization’s 46-year history.  The organization raised more than a half a million dollars during this year’s event that will support African American scholars. Over 600 of Chicago’s top business, philanthropic and community leaders were in attendance during the event, which was held on…

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The Obama campaign announced on Monday that it has received 10,000,000 contributions, setting a new record in modern politics. “Last night, this campaign reached 10,000,000 donations in 2012; a huge milestone and an historic record for grassroots politics,” wrote President Obama via Twitter  Monday morning. Equally impressive in an era of mega donors and super…

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President Obama is struggling to raise the amount of cash it will take to defeat Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the 2012 general elections. The Obama war room is experiencing huge drop-offs in campaign donations in comparison to the 2008 presidential campaign and is reportedly leaning heavily on “grass-roots supporters” which make up more…

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Since 2001, Elizabeth Ngonzi, founder and CEO of Amazing Taste, LLC has used her marketing expertise and social media to help organizations develop and manage strategic alliances, produce events and secure fundraising through social media. Ngonzi’s clients have included the United Nations, the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation and more.  Presently she also teaches…

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Cathy Nedd’s meteoric rise in Detroit’s political and public relations scene, was not be the lighting strike event that you might think. Nedd had been working in the trenches for years, having run her own public relations firm, and her successful handling of Dennis Archer’s mayoral campaign garnered her both local and national acclaim. The…

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