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
Annual Report 2019: A Year of Growth for Skees Family Foundation

Annual Report 2019: A Year of Growth for Skees Family Foundation

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 11, 2020. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Bean Voyage, Beneficial Returns, CREA Nicaragua, Educate Lanka, Education Bridge, Eggpreneur, Idea4Africa, Jibu, KadAfrica, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation, Resonate, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Village Enterprise, Women LEAD.

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
Paycheck, Please: Why Jobs Are Better Than Charity

Paycheck, Please: Why Jobs Are Better Than Charity

Categorized as: , , , , on April 20, 2019. Related Grantees: Jibu, Agora Partnerships, Upaya Social Ventures, BOMA Project, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation.

Editor’s Note: Suzanne Skees serves as editor of My Job Books 1 and 2, where she’s privileged to experience and publish a collection of first-person stories by courageous people working a range of jobs from eco-manufacturing to coffee coop farming, hip-hop music...Read more
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