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Ford’s Hilary Pennington appointed executive vice president for programs

9 February 2018
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As of mid-January, Hilary Pennington has assumed the role of executive vice president for programs at the Ford Foundation, a leading job in the US philanthropy sector. Prior to her new role, Pennington was the foundation’s vice president for Education, Creativity and Free Expression. Her new role involves oversight of all of the foundation’s global programs including its BUILD programme, a $1 billion initiative aimed at strengthening the capacity and sustainability of around 300 social justice grantees …

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First permanent appointee to Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations

25 January 2018
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Dr Laurie Paarlberg is to become the first permanent holder of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She will take up her appointment on 1 July 2018. The chair, first created in 2014 to commemorate the centennial of community foundations in the US, signals a recognition of the growing status of community philanthropy, the key role that the Mott Foundation has played in …

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Darin McKeever named CEO of the William Davidson Foundation

23 December 2017
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From the 1 January 2018, Darin McKeever, will succeed Jonathan Aaron as President and CEO of the US-based William Davidson …

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Patrick Gaspard appointed President of Open Society Foundations

21 December 2017
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A former US ambassador to South Africa, is to succeed Chris Stone as President of the Open Society Foundations (OSF), …

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ECF looking to appoint new managing director

29 November 2017
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Following the announcement of the retirement of the current managing director, Katherine Watson, the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) are now …

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Adessium Foundation appoint new Director of Programs

22 October 2017
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The Netherlands based Adessium Foundation have recently made some changes to their professional team. Beginning on 1 October, Saskia van den …

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Barrow Cadbury Trust appoints Erica Cadbury as new Chair of Trustees

20 October 2017
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Beginning on 21 October, Barrow Cadbury Trust will be welcoming a new Chair of Trustees. Erica Cadbury will be succeeding …

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Max von Abendroth joins DAFNE as Brussels-based Executive Director

9 October 2017
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The Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe recently made a strong addition to their team. As of 1st October 2017, …

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European donor network appoints new leadership in Brussels

27 July 2017
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Max von Abendroth has been appointed as executive director of the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) office in …

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Ai-jen Poo joins Ford Foundation board

3 July 2017
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Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, has been appointed to serve on the board of trustees of …

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Mama Cash welcomes new executive director

28 June 2017
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Zohra Moosa will begin her time as the executive director of Mama Cash beginning on 1 July 2017. Moosa has …