Browse Items (37 total)

  • Collection: Michigan Philanthropy Oral History Project Interviews
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 John Colina and Jomie Goerge item page

Father and daughter pair John Colina, President, and Jomie Goerge, Trustee, of the Colina Foundation, talk about why John created their family foundation in Southgate, Michigan, what he's learned along the way, and their family's ongoing commitment…
Go to Conversation with Joshua Engberts and Mondenna Jamshidi item page

Longtime friends Mondenna Jamshidi and Joshua Engberts talk about PeaceJam - a project supported by The Fetzer Institute of Kalamazoo, Michigan and others - and the healing role it has played in Joshua's life as he dealt with a difficult childhood…
Go to Conversation with Kate Pew Wolters and Susan Broman item page

Susan Broman, President, Steelcase Foundation, talks with her colleague and friend Kate Pew Wolters, President, Kate & Richard Wolters Foundation about Kate's life experiences with philanthropy, including: being the child of philanthropists
Go to Conversation with Katelin Griffin and Breannah Alexander item page

Youth grantmakers Breannah Alexander of the Saginaw Community Foundation, and Katelin Griffin of The Eaton County Community Foundation talk about their involvement in their local Youth Advisory Councils and what philanthropy means to them as young…
Go to Conversation with Kathy Agard and James Kelly item page

Kathryn Agard, Executive Director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership and James Kelly, Co-Chair of Learning to Give, talk about their involvement in creating Learning to Give - a Council of Michigan Foundations…
Go to Conversation with Margaret "Ranny" Reiker item page

Margaret "Ranny" Riecker, President/Treasurer of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation in Midland, Michigan, tells Rebecca Noricks, Communications Manager at the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF), about her family's philanthropy and her…
Go to Conversation with Mark Nepo and Shirley Showalter item page

Fetzer Institute colleagues Shirley Showalter, Vice President of Programs, and Mark Nepo, Program Officer of Kalamazoo, Michigan, talk about each of their personal experiences with philanthropy, including several stories drawn from around the world…
Go to Conversation with Miriam Noland and David Page item page

Colleagues Miriam Noland, President of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, and David Page, Trustee, The Jewish Fund, talk about philanthropy's role in revitalizing downtown Detroit through the Detroit Riverfront Project.
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 Patrick Wilson and Marsha Smith item page

Marsha Smith, Executive Director of Rotary Charities of Traverse City and Attorney Patrick Wilson recall the organization's history and Pat's legal involvement after the discovery of oil and gas at Rotary's camp in 1976 and the development of the…
Go to Conversation with Priscilla Byrns, Stephen Upton, David Upton, and Sylvia Wood item page

StoryCorps facilitator Jonathan Pumilia interviews Frederick S. Upton Foundation family members and trustees Priscilla Byrns, Stephen Upton, David Upton and Sylvia Wood about their family foundation in Saint Joseph, Michigan. Together they remember…
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