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Freedom Fund Committee

Committee Chair

Vanessa Y. White, Ph.D

To inquire about opportunities to join this committee, contact freedomfund@cincinnatinaacp.com

“The funds generated help us to sustain day-to-day operations. Our annual Freedom Fund Dinner allows us the opportunity to come together to lift up the values of the NAACP and to celebrate those who exemplify them”

Freedom Fund Committee Charter

The Freedom Fund Committee plans and conducts fund-raising activities, entertainment, and other projects for local and national purposes within the scope of the Cincinnati Branch’s program, working closely with the Finance Committee. Our efforts help underwrite various advocacy programs and activities. Our largest initiative and event of the year is the Freedom Fund Dinner, which includes an array of awards, entertainment, and a phenomenal keynote speaker.

Working on the Freedom Fund Committee

Meetings: The third Wednesday at 7:00 pm by Zoom or as needed.

Estimated Time Commitment: Approximately 1-2  hours per month, additional hours may require leading up to fundraising events,

Who We’re Looking For: Creativity, ability to motivate donors, grant-writing and event planning skills,

Activities: Committee members help execute logistics for fundraising events.

Benefits of Working with Us: Help the branch raise dollars needed to meet yearly expenses, support the work of our committees,

Impact Story:

With the support of our members and the communities and corporate partners, the 2021 Freedom Fund Dinner was successful in raising funds to support the operations and activities of the branch.

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