|In late 2003 conversations took a journey through the Deep South, summoning young African Americans to share how they distributed their time, talent, and treasure into their communities.|
“It is an awesome experience to be witness to the passion for making our community better, when I look across the table at other like minded, intelligent, energetic and determined BCF members”
“The satisfaction and empowerment that comes from being on the supply side of giving changed my perception of who I am, “It engages me to want to be a part of the solution simply because I am confident in what I can contribute to the world. What I do individually is great, but when I get with others of like mind to do the same thing, imagine the impact.
“The giving circle model of philanthropy gave the members of Birmingham Change Fund the means to maximize our capacity to change the community. Some of the strengths of BCF are its diversity, the members’ commitment to BCF and each other, and the closeness of the membership.”