MeredithJonesView Posts by Contributor

Last week a member of U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ staff called to ask for my help. Senator Collins, who is the ranking member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, was launching a newsletter focused on the issue of aging. She wanted to be sure to cover the most important and interesting topics in Maine, [...]

I am here in Charlotte, N.C., along with 900-plus other eager learners representing community foundations from virtually every state and beyond. This morning’s opening session featured four speakers who highlighted a few trends that will influence our future.

Welcome to RE: Philanthropy! In this blog, guest and Council bloggers share ideas and insights on the most pressing issues in philanthropy. If you want to contribute, please contact

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Council on Foundations.


MLea Davis
Christine Zachai
Kevin Salwen
Mae Hong
Stephanie Powers
Stephanie Hyre
Cole Wilbur
Jennifer Leonard
Rene Cabral-Daniels
Dewayne Matthews
Rick Mappin
Kathryn Merchant
Ronn Richard
Lana Williams
Marco F. Cocito-Monoc
Tom Vilsack
Curtis Ogden
Jackie Franey
Suzanne Stringfield
Jessica del Rosario
Steven Waldman
Lyle Matthew Kan
Marika Lynch
Sandra Macias del Villar
Liza Petra
Andrea Lubov
Linda Reed
John Padilla
Jim Harrell
Diana Sieger
Mary Phillips
Collis Townsend
Linda Raybin
Tim Walter
Cheryl McKenna
Linda J. Philipp
Stuart Comstock-Gay
Lisa Parker
Peter Brach
Aimee Guidera
Steve Gunderson
David L. Waldman
Sue Bornick
Joshua Gibb
Regan Gruber Moffitt
Stephanie de Wolfe
Vikki Spruill
Eliana Vera
Joan Noricks
Daniela Fainberg