Bentonville, AR - Today, Walton Family Foundation Board Chair Carrie Walton Penner announced the selection of Caryl M. Stern as the foundation’s new executive director. Stern is a dynamic change-maker with deep experience in serving others.
Austin, TX - Last December, longtime St. David’s Foundation CEO Earl Maxwell announced his plans to retire at the end of 2019, pending the recruitment of a new CEO for the Austin-based health foundation.
Ardmore, OK - Ron Stout, M.D., will join the Ardmore Institute of Health (AIH) as president and CEO on June 1. Kevin Brown, who has served as president and CEO of AIH since 2013, will become chief operating officer.
The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership has named 33 Arizonans as 2015 Flinn-Brown Fellows. Read Philanthropy Southwest member Flinn Foundation's (Phoenix, AZ) full press release.
Foundations regularly provide capacity building support to nonprofit organizations, but it’s less typical for foundations to support the growth and capabilities of fellow funders. The Kirkpatrick Foundation’s relatively modest grant support of $12,500 gave the smaller Southwestern Urban Foundation the ability to redefine its direction and mission, develop a strategic plan, and communicate about their grantmaking.
Ashley Allison, Executive Director
The Waco Foundation