Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on foundations that serve women with guests: Felicia Davis, President & CEO of the Chicago Foundation for Women; Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, President & CEO of the Women’s Funding Network and Mary Rutherford, President & CEO of the Montana Community Foundation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Thursday authorized a $650 billion expansion of the 190-nation lending institution’s resources with the aim of providing more support for vulnerable countries as they battle the coronavirus pandemic.
DETROIT (AP) — A billionaire businessman whose companies have invigorated Detroit’s downtown announced a $500 million fund to improve neighborhoods on Thursday, starting with $15 million that will pay off the property tax debt of 20,000 of the city’s poorest homeowners.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of community foundations with Dan Smith, President & CEO of the Vermont Community Foundation; and Matthew Randazzo, President & CEO of the Dallas Foundation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dolly Parton has been singing about everyday office employees working “9 to 5” for over 40 years, but now the country icon is singing about entrepreneurs working “5 to 9” to pursue their dreams after hours.
NEW YORK (AP) — Democracy, as President Joe Biden declared in his inaugural speech, survived a barrage of misinformation and an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to achieve a peaceful transfer of power.
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.