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Fundraising, HBCU, United Negro College Fund -

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) has launched its latest fundraising campaign to “Build #BetterFutures” for students attending 37 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) across the country. During Black History Month, UNCF is hoping to raise $500,000 to help HBCU students who struggle to pay for their education. Two years ago, the reported average […]

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Fundraising, HBCU, Johnny C. Taylor Jr., Thurgood Marshall -

It’s budget time. You have a shortfall. We’ve all seen it — regular households, corporations, state governments, universities, especially historically black colleges. These are tough financial times all around. Johnny C. Taylor Jr., president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), talked with The Undefeated about Fundraising 101 tailored for black colleges. The […]

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Barack Obama, Democrats, DNC, Election 2012, Fundraising, Mitt Romney, Politics, Republicans -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee raised $75 million in July for the president's re-election campaign...

The post Obama, DNC raise $75 million in July appeared first on theGrio.

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Allen West, Congress, Election 2012, Fundraising, Politics, Republicans -

theGRIO REPORT - House Republican Allen West of Florida, one of only two black Republicans in Congress, has turned his firebrand style into one major political benefit: dollars.

The post Allen West emerges as fundraising juggernaut appeared first on theGrio.

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Al Sharpton, Barack Obama, Common People, Fundraising, Mitt Romney, MSNBC, Politics, Politics Nation, Presidential Race, The Hamptons -

Al Sharpton took a different approach in discussing the Romney fundraisers in The Hamptons last weekend...

The post Sharpton hosts re-enactment of Romney fundraiser appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Beyoncé, Black 1 Percent, Celebrity, Donations, Election 2012, Fundraising, Jay Z, Koch Brothers, Mariah Carey, Mitt Romney, Money, Opinion, Politics, Super PACs -

OPINION - To date, the president's major Hollywood fundraisers have all been hosted by almost exclusively white celebrities...

The post Have the black 1 percent abandoned Barack Obama? appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Democrats, Election 2012, Fundraising, Mitt Romney, Money, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic party raised $71 million in June, well below the $106 million hauled in by rival Mitt Romney and the Republican party during the same period...

The post Romney's team outraises Obama and Democrats again appeared first on theGrio.

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Fundraising, George Zimmerman, Legal Defense, Mark O'Mara, Money, News, Trayvon Martin, Trayvon Martin Case -

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman has raised $20,000 from donations in the 24 hours since a judge set his bond at $1 million...

The post George Zimmerman raises $20,000 since bond ruling appeared first on theGrio.

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2012 Campaign, Barack Obama, Election 2012, Fundraising, Mitt Romney, Money, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign said Wednesday it expects the president to become the first incumbent to be outspent by his opponent...

The post Obama could become 1st incumbent president outspent in campaign appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Election 2012, Fundraising, Hollywood, Meryl Streep, Politics, Sarah Jessica Parker -

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama soaked in the support — and the campaign cash — of Manhattan's elite entertainers Thursday as his re-election team sought to fill its fundraising coffers.

The post Sarah Jessica Parker, Meryl Streep, other celebs raise money for Obama appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Eleciton 2012, Fundraising, Mitt Romney, Money, Politics, Reelection -

ANALYSIS - The news that Mitt Romney raised more money than President Obama over the last month is the latest in a series of recent challenges for Obama's reelection and another illustration this campaign will be much more difficult than his 2008 contest against John McCain.

The post Romney fundraising presents latest major challenge for Obama appeared first on theGrio.

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60 Million, Barack Obama, Campaign, Democrats, Fundraising, Politics, President, Re-election -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party reported Thursday rolling up $60 million in contributions last month...

The post Obama, Democrats collect $60 million in May appeared first on theGrio.

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Condoleezza Rice, Fundraising, Politics, Republican, SHEPac, Washington -

In a letter to supporters, Condoleezza Rice announced a fundraising event with SHEPac, a Super PAC which is seeking to help elect Republican women...

The post Condoleezza Rice to headline fundraiser for GOP women's PAC appeared first on theGrio.

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