Browse Items (37 total)

  • Collection: Michigan Philanthropy Oral History Project Interviews
Go to Conversation with Rev. J. Louis Felton and Mattie Jordan-Woods item page

Reverend J. Louis Felton, Trustee of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, and grantee Mattie Jordan-Woods, Executive Director of the Northside Association for Community Development, talk about their experiences living in Kalamazoo, Michigan and how…
Go to Conversation with Bruce Fetzer and Mike Gergely item page

Mike Gergeley, Co-Trustee of the Fetzer Institute Memorial Trust, talks with friend Bruce Fetzer, Treasurer of The Fetzer Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and great nephew of John E. Fetzer, about John Fetzer's legacy, including: his radio station…
Go to Frey, David, G. video interview and transcript item page

David Frey is chairman of the Frey Foundation, a Grand Rapids, Michigan based family foundation. He discusses his early life, education, service as an officer in the Navy during the Vietnam War, and work as chairman and CEO of Union Bank, now part of…
Go to Conversation with John and Eleonora Frey item page

Father and daughter pair John Frey, Vice-Chairman, and Eleonora Frey, Next Generation Trustee of the Frey Foundation, talk about the founding of the Frey Foundation in Grand Rapids, Michigan and the importance of the next generation's participation…
Go to Conversation with Dorothy A. Johnson and Robert Collier item page

Dorothy A. Johnson, President Emeritus of the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF), and Robert Collier, CMF President & CEO, recall CMF's beginnings and how Michigan philanthropy has grown, changed and adjusted changed over the years as more…
Go to Johnson, Dorothy A., video interview and transcript item page

Dorothy "Dottie"Johnson discusses her early life in Los Angeles and her education in public schools and at UC Berkeley and Harvard. She talks about working for J. Walter Thompson in New York and about moving to Grand Haven, Mich. where she began a…
Go to Conversation with Tara Kutz and John Donkersloot item page

Youth grantmakers and Michigan Community Foundation Youth Project members, Tara Kutz of the Community Foundation for Delta County, and John Donkersloot of the Community Foundation for Holland/Zeeland talk about how each of them got involved in Youth…
Go to Mast, Myron D. video interview and transcript item page

Myron "Mike" Mast, Ph.D., discusses his early life and education in South Dakota, his move to Grand Rapids to attend Calvin College, and his graduate work at the University of Colorado. He discusses the development of public administration as a…
Go to Conversation with Russell Mawby and Kari Pardoe item page

Former Council of Michigan Foundations' Youth Philanthropy Associate, Kari Pardoe, talks with her mentor Russell Mawby, Chairman Emeritus of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan, about the youth philanthropy movement in Michigan and…
Go to Mawby, Russell G. video interview and transcript item page

Russ Mawby discusses his youth on a fruit farm and involvement with 4H and the Boy Scouts, his agricultural studies at Michigan State and Purdue Universities, and his military service in the US Army. He reflects on the history of the Kellogg family,…
Go to Conversation with Olivia Maynard and Olof Karlstrom item page

Olivia Maynard, President of the Heron Oaks Foundation in Flint, Michigan, talks with her husband Olof Karlstrom, Treasurer, about the influence of her Swedish mother's volunteer work in Detroit on her understanding of philanthropy, their intentions…
Go to Conversation with Carol Morley-Beck and Robert and Sue Morley item page

Carol Morley-Beck interviews her parents Robert and Sue Morley about being the 3rd and 4th generations involved in the Morley Foundation, founded in 1948 in Saginaw, Michigan, and the causes and organizations they've supported over the years…
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