CMF’s annual Foundations on the Hill visit was a resounding success, according to the large contingent of members who joined in this year’s trip and the congressional leaders who took time to meet with them.
Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas announced the appointment of Jason Franklin as the first W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy. Franklin will assume the nation’s first endowed chair focused on community philanthropy June 1.
As a student at the University of Michigan in 1997, violinist Aaron Dworkin walked into the office of the dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance and laid out his vision for a competition dedicated to promoting minorities in classical music.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation partnered with Crain’s Detroit Business to host leaders from the public and private sectors for a roundtable discussion on what the business community can do to address early childhood learning and development in Michigan. The roundtable titled, “Invest in Our Children, Our Economy, Our Future.”