African-American Partnership

AAP invests in high quality, year-round learning opportunities targeted to improve educational and career outcomes so that Black youth can reach their full potential.

Omari Hardwick joins AAP members during AAP’s Annual Leadership Luncheon.
Bryan
 Vinson
Director, African-American Partnership

Launched in 2000 by community champions Conchita Robinson and Charles Stephens, the African-American Partnership (AAP) is a group of donors with shared affinities for philanthropy, leadership, and service.

AAP invests in high quality, year-round learning opportunities targeted to improve educational and career outcomes as part of our Child Well-Being Agenda. Additionally, AAP engages members through volunteerism and advocacy and offers ongoing opportunities for personal and professional development. There are over 1,000 members who contribute more than $2.6 million annually to United Way of Greater Atlanta. By getting involved, you’re unlocking the potential of children, families, and communities.

AAP membership is open to those who give $1000 or more annually.

Benefits that add up to more

An African-American Partnership membership provides opportunities for philanthropic, social, and professional growth.

AAP Member Spotlight Jason L. Brown

“My desire to give back to young people in communities that may have a need for greater resources is something I’ve been a part of for most of my adult life. Moving to Atlanta and learning about AAP made me excited to have a chance to join the team.”

Latest news and events

Day of Service is a multidisciplinary, fully-immersive, volunteer opportunity for middle & high school students.

Highlight Reel

United Way of Greater Atlanta’s African-American Partnership has raised over $1 million dollars to support its cause: Powering the Potential of African-American young men and boys. Watch the inspiring story of Eben Rogers IV to see the impact this work has on the Greater Atlanta community.
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Our Impact Networks

Engagement Groups

African-American Partnership members give $1000 annually and are committed to uplifting African-American boys and young men in the metro Atlanta area.
LINC members give $250 annually and are under the age of 30.
Women United mobilizes women of diverse backgrounds and is open to those who give $1000 annually.
LINC members give $250 annually and are under the age of 30, and YPL members give $500 annually and are under the

Donor Recognition Societies

Tocqueville Society and Ivan Allen donors give $10,000 and $25,000 annually, respectfully.
Legacy Leaders are individuals or couples who commit to a planned gift through their wills or estate plans.
Cole Society members give $1,000 annually. This includes access to Women United and African-American Partnership.​

Board Service

United Way VIP is a nationally recognized board governance training program.

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