100% for Philanthropic Impact: Beneficial Returns

100% for Philanthropic Impact: Beneficial Returns

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , on October 13, 2018. Related Grantee: Beneficial Returns.

Impact Investing. Image Source: The Daily Journalist Editor’s Note:  Skees Family Foundation partnered with Beneficial Returns by investing a portion of our endowment with their impact investing loan fund in 2017. This move aligns our investment activities with our...Read more
Haiti Field Visit: Back to School with Anseye Pou Ayiti

Haiti Field Visit: Back to School with Anseye Pou Ayiti

Categorized as: , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2018.

  Anseye Pou Ayiti’s teachers believe they can unleash leadership and prosperity for their country through quality education for all.          By Suzanne Skees   Editor’s Note: Anseye Pou Ayiti (or APA, Kreyòl for Teach for Haiti) is a nonprofit organization...Read more
2018: A New Year and Great Changes for Our Partners

2018: A New Year and Great Changes for Our Partners

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 12, 2018. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, African Entrepreneur Collective, Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Educate Lanka, Global Press Institute, JAAGO Foundation through the Jolkona Foundation, Medha, Pacific Aviation Museum, Resonate, The School Fund, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD, StrongMinds.

Editor’s Note: Pulling together updates of our grantee partners in the first two quarters of the year is always rewarding, as this is the time of year when many organizations issue their annual reports from the previous year. They’ve crunched the numbers,...Read more
My Job Videos and Our Amazing Interns

My Job Videos and Our Amazing Interns

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , & Tagged as: , , , on February 24, 2018.

MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World is a compilation of vivid first-person accounts of people in unique jobs from a diverse range of cultures and sectors. Never before has such a collection of stories been gathered. Building upon the legacy of Studs...Read more
2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 6, 2018.

Editor’s Note: And so, it is here. A New Year has arrived and for many, this year represents a chance to turn a page and start anew. For our family and for many in our community, 2017 was a year of great loss and turmoil. We meet 2018 with a renewed sense of...Read more