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
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
2019: A Great Year for Our Nonprofit Partners!

2019: A Great Year for Our Nonprofit Partners!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2019.

Editor’s Note: The last half of 2019 saw both growth and challenges from our grantee partners. I am struck by the universally positive and resourceful approach our partners take to roadblocks that sometimes come their way. Whether it’s getting children to...Read more