Bloomerang is proud to celebrate Black History Month! The contribution that Black Fundraising Professionals make to the nonprofit sector is and has been immense; but too often overlooked. We are happy to champion those voices and perspectives here.

Essential Reading

Why Do Nonprofits Struggle with Diversity? – by Kishshana Palmer, CFRE

The RACE to Philanthropy – by Michelle Drinks

4 Ways Education Nonprofits Can Fundraise More Equitably – Kenneth Woods

How to Recruit and Retain Diverse Board Members – Terri Broussard Williams

A Tale of Two Worlds: Should I Start a Socially Responsible Business or a Nonprofit? – Rahel Mwitula Williams

5 Things Nonprofit Boards Can Do To Intentionally Lead On Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Dr. Robin Hindsman Stacia

How Can Nonprofits Move from Exploitative Storytelling to Justice-Oriented Storytelling? – Debra (Debi) Jenkins PhD

How to Build a Strong Nonprofit Board – Sabrina Walker Hernandez

How the Latest BLM Protests Are Improving Things For Nonprofits and Their Allies – Yolisa Qunta

Building A High-Performing Fundraising Team While Advancing Racial Justice – Valerie Harris

When It’s Time To Go: Firing Crummy Nonprofit Board Members – Christal M. Cherry

Nonprofits – Are You Really Restricting Your Restricted Funds? – Otwan Lowery

Reimagining the Nonprofit Board in the Throes of a Pandemic – JC Rivers

4 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money Without Making the Ask – Sabrina Walker Hernandez

5+ Reasons Why Targeting Black Donors Helps Black Communities (And Your Nonprofit!) – Sajari Simmons

Bold and Brazen Year-End Fundraising for Boards – Christal M. Cherry

Unacknowledged Trauma: Being Black While Working in Nonprofit Education – Kenneth Woods

Peer Groups

Speaker Directory

This list of Black Nonprofit Professionals, Consultants, Fundraisers and Thought-Leaders includes those that we have welcomed as guests on our webinar series and at our events, or seen speak personally.

Please send additions and revision suggestions, as well as general feedback, to [email protected]

Bloomerang is committed to amplifying the voices of people of color, the disabled, and LGBTQ professionals working in the nonprofit sector. If you would like to contribute an article to our blog, email [email protected]. Guest bloggers will be compensated for their submissions.

Steven Shattuck

Steven Shattuck

Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang
Steven Shattuck is Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang. A prolific writer and speaker, Steven is a contributor to "Fundraising Principles and Practice: Second Edition" and volunteers his time on the Project Work Group of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, is an AFP Center for Fundraising Innovation (CFI) committee member, and sits on the faculty of the Institute for Charitable Giving. He is the author of Robots Make Bad Fundraisers - How Nonprofits Can Maintain the Heart in the Digital Age, published by Bold and Bright Media.