Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Leadership, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories on March 21, 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: Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Leadership, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories on February 22, 2020.
Tujenge Africa Foundation.
Tujenge Staff and Tujenge Scholarship Program Scholars Editor’s Note: In 2019, through our Generational Grants Program, we partnered with Tujenge Africa Foundation. Founded in 2015 with a budget funded by an Echoing Green Global Fellowship and Stephen Peel, Chair of...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Education, Leadership, Stories, U.S., Youth on February 8, 2020.
Note from SFF Founder, Suzanne: It may be you, or someone you love: one of five of us will suffer from depression, anxiety, bipolar, or schizophrenia each year and more than half will endure some type of mental disorder or illness in our lifetime. We lost my cherished...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Leadership, Stories on January 25, 2020.
Editor’s Note: As most of you loyal readers know, 2019 was a crazy year for us. One of our biggest tasks was narrowing down what we do, why we do it, and how we do it. We at SFF have always believed in and trusted our nonprofit partners and we have aimed to...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Grantmaking strategy, Job Creation, Latin America, Leadership, Middle East, MY JOB book and community, Our Partners, Pacific Islands, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories, Storytelling, U.S., Youth on January 11, 2020.
Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti),
Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation,
Tomorrow’s Youth Organization,
Editor’s Note: 2019 was an incredible year for Skees Family Foundation. We reevaluated our mission, grant structure, and methodology. We made the decision to create an advisory board. We added a new family board member. It was also an amazing year for our...Read more