Innovation Award Pitch Day

Are you energized by new ideas? Do you thrive off of creativity? Does nonprofit storytelling tug at your heartstrings? If so, the Innovation Award Pitch Day is for you! This grant program, tied to our annual What Matters community luncheon, incorporates a live pitch element in addition to a traditional grant … Continued

Ron Strom: Passionate Philanthropist

The following is an interview with Ron Strom (R), Foundation fundholder, conducted by Meg Buckingham (M), senior marketing & communications officer for the Foundation. M: Ron, tell me a little about your passion, and how you connect it to your philanthropy. R: My personal passions involve connecting with the environment … Continued

A Different Way to Give: NGAAP

The following is an interview with Michelle (MSM) Serrano-Mills & Linsey (LM) Mills, Foundation fundholders with NGAAP, conducted by Meg Buckingham (M), senior marketing & communications officer for the Foundation. M: Michelle and Linsey, can you tell me a little more about NGAAP, and why you choose to do your … Continued

Equity through Arts: Justice Theater Project

The following is an interview with Melissa Zeph (MZ), managing director and Deb Royals (D), artistic director, of The Justice Theater Project conducted by Meg Buckingham (M), senior marketing & communications officer for the Foundation.   M: can you tell me a little more about The Justice Theater Project, and … Continued

An Interview with Jerry VanSant

What fuels your passion (for the environment)? I have no professional background in the environment, rather, my experience lies in the evaluation of nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. I have always cared about the outdoors, even as a young child, and I feel it is an extraordinarily important issue. It … Continued