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
A Silver Lining in a Pandemic: Educate Lanka’s Promise to a Post-COVID-19 Future

A Silver Lining in a Pandemic: Educate Lanka’s Promise to a Post-COVID-19 Future

Categorized as: , , , , , , , on October 24, 2020. Related Grantee: Educate Lanka.

Editor’s Note: As schools re-open and teachers, students, administrators, and staff try to navigate new ways of teaching, our long term partner, Educate Lanka believes the pandemic has created an opportunity to re-invent education and learning post-COVID and that we...Read more
CREA Nicaragua-Through COVID and Beyond!

CREA Nicaragua-Through COVID and Beyond!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , on October 10, 2020. Related Grantee: CREA Nicaragua.

Editor’s note: CREA Nicaragua is one of many nonprofits who have scrambled, regrouped, and thrived during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as you will see, they are continuing to do their work with tenacity and grace. Read on to see how they are growing and moving on...Read more