Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Leadership, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories on July 11, 2020.
Editor’s Note: Most people who work in or closely with foundations know about the 5% payout rule. This means that a foundation is required to spend 5% of their assets on foundation expenses, be that grants, staff salaries, general business expenses, etc. Considering...Read more
Categorized as: Education, Leadership, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling, U.S. on June 13, 2020.
Editor’s Note: As Dr. Phillip Goff shared, we are ‘buckling in’ and need you to join us at all levels to end police violence and mass incarceration, but also to eradicate implicit bias and systems that uphold white supremacy and uplift and value Black lives. To...Read more
Categorized as: Education, Leadership, Stories, Storytelling on June 6, 2020.
Editor’s Note: The following article was published in Good Black News, a site created by Lori Lakin Hutcherson when she realized that there were no sites available to publish the positive things black people do. We at SFF have decided to step back from our...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Latin America, Leadership, Middle East, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, U.S. 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
Categorized as: About us, Education, Grantee, Grantmaking strategy, Leadership, Our Partners, Stories on May 9, 2020.
Editor’s Note: Last week we mentioned we’d been on a group call with several of our partners, discussing how they are coping during this crisis. We also talked about their needs, and one of the (obvious) commonalities was funding. Federal funding is complicated and...Read more