The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the public/private partnership that ensures the protection of its namesake mountain for generations to come. This storied North Carolina “island in the sky,” which was named a Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations because of its 16 distinct ecological communities and 72 rare or endangered species, was privately owned until 2010.
Don Ness, Executive Director of the Ordean Foundation, discusses how the organization is able to fund local organizations and address the issues of poverty in the Duluth community. This interview was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of community foundations in the United States with guests: Community Foundation of Greater New Haven President & CEO William Ginsberg ; and The Dayton Foundation President Mike Parks.
Jennifer Gregg, Executive Director of the ONE Archives Foundation, discusses how educating youth on LGBTQ history protects a vulnerable population from feeling alone and isolated from society. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — The Martha’s Vineyard estate of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is being sold to a pair of nonprofits that plan on turning the property into conservation land open to the public, officials said Thursday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has launched a $30 million program to provide thousands of parolees with community services after they complete their prison sentences or are released months early because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced Thursday.
Shane Goldsmith, President & CEO of the Liberty Hill Foundation, discusses the importance of uniting community members of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds to solve the most pressing societal issues facing Los Angeles County. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Shane Goldsmith, President and CEO of the Liberty Hill Foundation, discusses how they help people who are traditionally excluded from structures of power by raising funds for other organizations from within the communities. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Santa Barbara Foundation President & CEO Jackie Carrera; Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation President & CEO Eric J. Jolly; and The Pittsburgh Foundation President & CEO Lisa Schroeder.
Don Ness, Executive Director of the Ordean Foundation, discusses the power of partnering with organizations in order to eliminate multi-generational issues, including poverty. This interview was produced in collaboration with WDSE WRPT.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the coronavirus Monday, worried not just about getting sick but about what the unprecedented near-shutdown of the U.S. could do to their jobs and their savings.