Browse Items (37 total)

  • Collection: Michigan Philanthropy Oral History Project Interviews
Go to Agard, Kathryn A., video interview and transcript item page

Kathryn A. Agard, Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University, 2006-2010. She discusses her early life, education, family, and work in the Mental Health field, at Planned Parenthood Federation of…
Go to Conversation with Betsy Upton-Stover and Julie Fisher Cummings item page

Betsy Upton Stover, trustee of the Frederick S. Upton Foundation in St. Joseph, Michigan, and Julie Fisher Cummings, trustee of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation in Southfield, Michigan talk about the influence each of their philanthropic…
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 Conversation with Carol Goss and Gerald Smith item page

Friends and colleagues Carol Goss, President & CEO of The Skillman Foundation, and Gerald Smith, President & CEO of YouthVille Detroit, talk about their philanthropic influences (Russ Mawby, parents, YMCA), the creation of the Detroit Youth…
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…
Go to Conversation with Carrie Pickett Erway and Deborah Higgins item page

Carrie Pickett Erway, Senior Community Investment Officer at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, tells colleague Deborah Higgins, Program Associate at The Fetzer Institute, about how she entered the field of philanthropy as an intern and ended up as…
Go to Conversation with Charles and Stella Royce item page

Grand Rapids, Michigan, philanthropists Charles and Stella Royce tell Rebecca Noricks, Communications Manager at the Council of Michigan Foundations, the story of how they met and about their passion for supporting the arts and commitment to their…
Go to Conversation with Chris T. Christ and Brenda L. Hunt item page

Brenda L. Hunt, President & CEO, Battle Creek Community Foundation (BCCF), talks with her good friend and foundation attorney Chris T. Christ about his involvement in philanthropy working with BCCF, the Kendall Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg…
Go to Conversation with Diana Sieger and Joseph Medcalf item page

Diana Seiger, President of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF), talks with youth grantmaker Joseph Medcalf about how his experience as a youth trustee on GRCF's board and a member of their Youth Advisory Council has developed his leadership…
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 Conversation with Edward Downing and George Bearup item page

Rotary Charities of Traverse City Trustee Edward Downing and Former Trustee George Bearup reflect on 25 years of Rotary's work - from the early years and how oil changed the organization to incubating other organizations like the community…
Go to Conversation with James Feeney, Charles Gross, and Betty Gross item page

Husband and wife Charles and Betty Gross talk with friend James Feeney, about each of their involvement as trustees of the Maurice and Dorothy Stubnitz Foundation, an independent foundation in Adrian, Michigan, supporting causes like the local…
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