Categorized as: About us, Leadership, Stories & Tagged as: Leadership, Philanthropy, Succession, Suzanne Skees on June 11, 2022.
Succession: Why now? What’s next? Beginning as an UnPhilanthropist Truth is, I never did like philanthropy. When I had the good fortune to launch Skees Foundation 18 years ago, I didn’t look like a “philanthropist” (being female, middle class,...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Stories & Tagged as: Dayton, Dayton International Peace Museum, Hugh Skees, Jasmine Skees, Kentucky, Mercy Manor, Obituary, Oklahoma, Philanthropy, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (pbmr.org), Social justice on March 27, 2021.
Editor’s note: This past year might have brought deep trauma and loss to many of you, our friends and partners, and to too many good people around the world. We join you in heartache as we release both of my parents, former SFF board members, married 64 years...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Stories & Tagged as: Board Members, Dayton, Jasmine P. Skees, Legacy, Philanthropy on January 27, 2018.
Dayton International Peace Museum,
Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation.
Editor’s note: As the Skees Family Foundation turns fifteen this year, we decided to turn our camera lens inward, to introduce ourselves to you, our wonderful Seeds of Hope community readers. We six board members, all from the Skees family, feel deeply...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Stories & Tagged as: Exponent Philanthropy, Lessons learned, Philanthropy, Video storytelling on July 30, 2016.
By Suzanne Skees, Founder and Board Chair Exponent Philanthropy, the largest U.S. association of funders at 2,200 members, provides educational programs and connections to help members maximize their giving dollars. Exponent believes that “relationships come...Read more
Categorized as: Stories, Youth & Tagged as: Giving Circles Fund, Meredith James, Millennials, Mobile technology, Philanthropy, Third Plateau on October 18, 2014.
Photo courtesy of Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash. Editor’s Note: A millennial illuminates strategies that bring meaningful philanthropy within reach of her generation. By Meredith James, Program Director at Giving Circles Fund If every Millennial...Read more