Our 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 7, 2019.

Editor’s Note: We had an amazing year at Skees Family Foundation. We made a lot of changes and are really looking forward to a great and productive 2019. Thanks to all of our partners and all of our readers for your hard work and dedication! Brienne Skees,...Read more
Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 8, 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, JAAGO Foundation through the Jolkona Foundation, Medha, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Resonate, StrongMinds, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD.

Sally Skees-Helly, Chief Financial Officer and Director African Entrepreneurship Collective: AEC continues to provide entrepreneurs in Rwanda with skills and mentoring to develop and grow their businesses, including many refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa escaping...Read more
Tomorrow’s Youth Organization: Taking a Client-Centered Approach to Program Design

Tomorrow’s Youth Organization: Taking a Client-Centered Approach to Program Design

Categorized as: , , , , , , on October 27, 2018. Related Grantee: Tomorrow’s Youth Organization.

A picture of a mother and son at TYO. Their holistic approach aims to improve family relationships and create meaningful change. Editor’s Note: Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO) was started 10 years ago in response to an unmet need in Hani Masri’s home country of...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, Pearl Harbor 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