Monica Moser, Jackson Community Foundation president/CEO, joined President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
I live in what is arguably one of the poorest counties in the state of Michigan. Mecosta County, with a population of just over 42,000, is 571 square miles of farms, small villages, and the very unlikely home to a university.
#GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort, kicks off the holiday season across the nation.
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM) announced the addition of Kate French as its vice president, marketing and communications.
This annual research study from The Foundation Center estimates 2013 giving at $54.7 billion and the outlook for 2014 is for growth to continue ahead of inflation.
MFAAP members convened for a program with Dr. Lynn Wooten and the presentation of the Dr. Gerald K. Smith Award to Johngerlyn "Jonse" Young.
The GVSU Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership prepares students for careers or advancement in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector through classroom study, applied research, professional development, and field experience.
The Barry Community Foundation was recently honored with the 2014 Secretaries’ Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Karen Wilson-Smithbauer, foundation president, talks about her favorite grant supporting an art program for children at First Step.
CMF President Emeritus Dottie Johnson was honored with induction into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, October 30, 2014.
Don't miss our conference highlights, photo gallery, session features and video clips!
The question for foundation leaders is how best to develop a relationship with elected and appointed officials, government bureaucrats and other policymakers to achieve the social, civic and monetary impact desired, according to three experts on the public policy/philanthropic dynamic.