Meet the Grantmakers - Online

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WELCOME!

Enjoy this series of conversations with leaders from the world of philanthropy. Ask about the issues that concern you and that shape grantmaking today. Meet the people who understand what drives decisions at the top levels of foundation giving.

We think you'll be impressed and inspired by these leaders' commitment to their communities and by their passion for the nonprofits that work in partnership with them to achieve meaningful change. Come enjoy an hour that’s sure to offer new insights and lift your spirits.

These events are free!

                       

MEET THE PANEL

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021 
 

 

 

Wendy Garen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Wendy became President and CEO of the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation in 2008 after working for the Foundation for more than twenty years. Previously, Wendy was Executive Director of the Los Angeles Child Care and Development Council, Program Manager at Children’s Home Society of Orange County, Chair of Southern California Grantmakers, and founding staff member of the children’s nonprofit Crystal Stairs. As a member of the Women’s Leadership Board at the Harvard Kennedy School, she traveled with delegations to Egypt and South Africa. Wendy also currently serves on the advisory board of the Center for Philanthropy and Public Policy at USC.

Maurice "Mo" Green,  Executive Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Winston-Salem, NC

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is a private, family foundation that has been a catalyst for positive change in North Carolina for 80 years and invested $608 million into NC. Soon after Mo joined ZSR in 2016, the Foundation launched a statewide listening and learning tour called “Mo Wants To Know,” where Mo, Trustees, staff and ZSR’s Community Leadership Council traveled across the state hearing directly from leaders and community members about trends, challenges, opportunities, successes and ideas for making North Carolina better. Previously, as superintendent of Guilford County Schools , Mo completied the district's first-ever strategic plan which resulted in increased graduation rates and other impressive academic and non-academic student achievements. Mo began his career as a lawyer in private practice.

MEET THE PANEL MODERATOR

 

Angela Richardson

Angela Richardson, Senior Trainer, The Grantsmanship Center

Angela brings more than 20 years' experience as a nonprofit program & fund developer, strategic planner, and organizational coach. Angela has trained other trainers and trained staff for nonprofit organizations, school districts, governments, faith-based organizations, and colleges and universities. And she brings additional expertise in education and the arts. Angela has facilitated many Meet-the-Grantmaker panels in Los Angeles for Project Grantsmanship and for the City of Los Angles, city council members.

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We hope that you can join us for many of these delightful hours!  

 

SAVE THE DATES FOR FUTURE PANELS

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