Annual Report 2020: A Year of Adapting, Learning, and Growing

Annual Report 2020: A Year of Adapting, Learning, and Growing

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 9, 2021. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, Beneficial Returns, CREA Nicaragua, Educate Lanka, Education Bridge, Eggpreneur, Idea4Africa, Jibu, KadAfrica, Resonate, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Tujenge Africa Foundation, Women LEAD, Village Enterprise.

Editor’s Note: 2020 was a very serious year of reflection for SFF. We took a really deep dive into our privilege as a family and as a foundation and are making some long overdue and much needed changes to the structure of the foundation in the coming year! We...Read more
Goodbye 2020! How Our Nonprofit Partners are Finishing the Year

Goodbye 2020! How Our Nonprofit Partners are Finishing the Year

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 26, 2020. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, CREA Nicaragua, Educate Lanka, Education Bridge, Eggpreneur, Idea4Africa, KadAfrica, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Tujenge Africa Foundation, Women LEAD.

Editor’s Note: It goes without saying that 2020 has been a heck of a ride. Luckily, we are nearing the end of this disastrous year, with a light on the horizon. Here is a round-up of how our partners are ending the year and looking on to the next! Happy holidays...Read more
Resonate Workshops: Development through COVID-19

Resonate Workshops: Development through COVID-19

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , on November 28, 2020. Related Grantee: Resonate.

One of Resonate’s virtual training programs from earlier this year. Editor’s Note: Skees Family Foundation has been working with Resonate for several years, and we are continuously inspired by their passion, dedication, and resilience. For those of you who don’t know...Read more
Success Through COVID-19: Q1 and Q2 Partner Updates

Success Through COVID-19: Q1 and Q2 Partner Updates

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 23, 2020.

Sally and Brienne on a call with several of our nonprofit partners in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Editor’s Note: We all know that 2020 has been a hectic year to put it mildly. It has been difficult for many of us to keep it together, let alone stay productive....Read more
COVID-19: What Can Our Partners Do?

COVID-19: What Can Our Partners Do?

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 18, 2020.

Photo courtesy of the United Nations COVID-19 Response on Unsplash. Editor’s Note: Hello to all our readers and partners. We know right now is such an insane time, so I am hoping all of you are first and foremost taking care of yourselves, keeping healthy and safe,...Read more