Gretchen Greiner-Lott, Vice President of Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, offers her takeaways from a recent meeting between White House staff and Regional Association leaders on the topic of immigration.
Michael Chatman, founder and host of the weekly Twitter talk show #WHYIGIVE, has named his Top 20 Women in Philanthropy and Civic Engagement with three regional association CEOs receiving the honor: Forum Board Chair Marissa Manlove of Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, Janine Lee of Southeastern Council of Foundations, and Trista Harris of Minnesota Council on Foundations.
10 Questions or Less is a feature through which we get to know regional association staff members a little better—their work, what drives them, and more. This week we talk with Dwayne Marshall, Director of Programs and Partnerships at the Southeastern Council of Foundations.
This year marks a very special anniversary for two of Forum Staff members. Mary O’Neill, Interim Director, and Val Rozansky, Director of Knowledge Services, have been serving regional associations of grantmakers at the Forum for 10 years.
Here are the great reads that grabbed our attention this month!
Arizona Grantmakers Forum Board of Directors has named Laurie Liles as the next President and CEO of Arizona Grantmakers Forum.
On May 31, an op-ed appeared in the New York Times, Who Will Watch the Charities?, from David Callahan, founder and editor of Inside Philanthropy, calling for more oversight of the philanthropic sector and presents four ideas for reform. The Forum and Philanthropy New York, along with others in the field, have submitted responses over the past couple of days.
The Donors Forum of Wisconsin has announced it has changed its name to Wisconsin Philanthropy Network (WPN). According to Jill Van Calster, President and CEO, “Wisconsin Philanthropy Network more fully expresses our mission and vision for the future without deviating from the values and principles that our organization has embraced over the past 37 years.”
Each month we search out the best philanthropy resources the sector has to offer. Here's our top ten for April.
Congratulations to Minnesota Council on Foundations President Trista Harris who has been