June 28, 2010

Brenda Donald Headed to Annie E. Casey Foundation

Baltimore Sun

By Brent Jones
Maryland Department of Human Resources Secretary Brenda Donald will step down from her position next month to accept a job with the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Donald will become the vice president of the Center for Effective Family Services and Systems, where she will formulate policies for disadvantaged children on a national level.
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US Speaks, Will DC Listen?


By David M. Walker
David M. Walker, the president and chief executive officer of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, discusses townhalls about the economy held across the nation this weekend. The nonpartisan townhalls were sponsored by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
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College of William & Mary Receives $1 Million From Hewlett Foundation

Philanthropy News Digest

The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia announced a $1 million grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to support AidData, a search engine and Web portal that enables users to track the flow of development funding around the world.
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Kimberly Davis of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation

Fast Company

A profile of the energetic, savvy President of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation – Kimberly Davis.
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Interview with Mott Foundation’s William S. White

Alliance Magazine

An interview with Charles Stewart Mott Foundation President William S. White about the foundation’s first investments in 1926 exclusively targeted to its hometown – Flint, Michigan. The foundation started funding nationally in the early 1960s, and outside the US in 1976. Since the recession, the focus on Flint has been stronger than ever.
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Skillman CEO is Now Pushing for Mayoral Control of Schools

Detroit Free Press

By Patricia Montemurri
Carol Goss, the CEO of the Skillman Foundation, is on a mission to re-engineer schools in Detroit. She is leading an ambitious venture to reinvent schooling in Detroit — be it public, private, parochial or charter — and to make sure 90% of the city’s kids graduate and go on to college by 2020. That effort puts her front and center of a controversial proposal that seeks to give the Detroit mayor control of the public school system.
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