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2014 Equal Voice Journalism Fellowship Winners to Tell the Stories of Families in Poverty
Too often, the stories of families facing poverty are invisible in the mainstream media. Marguerite Casey Foundation hopes to change that, by supporting the work of journalists and journalism students writing about poverty with the Equal Voice Journalism Fellowship Program. We are happy to announce … Continue reading "2014 Equal Voice Journalism Fellowship Winners to Tell the Stories of Families in Poverty"
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Marguerite Casey Foundation Announces 2014 Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty
This year, we are pleased to honor fifteen young men and women with Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty awards. The honorees come from eight different states and range in age from 16 to 24. Each of them is living out Sargent Shriver’s legacy of … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation Announces 2014 Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty"
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Would Gandhi, Chavez or King Receive a Grant Today? Movement Building as a Grantmaking Strategy
The program description for the 2014 GEO National Conference session “Would Gandhi, Chavez or King Receive a Grant Today? Benefits and Limits of Measuring Philanthropic Impact” read: “Imagine Dr. King completing a 17-page grant proposal, or Gandhi and Chavez hosting foundation site visits.” The teaser … Continue reading "Would Gandhi, Chavez or King Receive a Grant Today? Movement Building as a Grantmaking Strategy"
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#FundSouth Is More Than a Hashtag. It’s a Movement.
Every few years or so, national foundations turn their attention to the South – often in response to a natural disaster, a tragedy of national significance or an upcoming national election – and provide short-term, strategic investment in the region. Although such funding can bring … Continue reading "#FundSouth Is More Than a Hashtag. It’s a Movement."
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Midwest Program Officer Edgar Villanueva, receives the Flying Eagle Woman Award from Native Americans in Philanthropy.
The 2014 Flying Eagle Woman Award for Community-Based Philanthropy recipient is Edgar Villanueva. Nominator William B. Cordery of the Marguerite Casey Foundation shared Edgar completed philanthropic fellowships and leadership training programs with Native Americans in Philanthropy, Grantmakers in Health, and Southeastern Council on Foundations. Edgar is a … Continue reading "Midwest Program Officer Edgar Villanueva, receives the Flying Eagle Woman Award from Native Americans in Philanthropy."
A Message from the President & CEO
Dear Friend, On March 31, we will celebrate the birthday of Cesar Chavez – a civil rights activist, a co-founder of the United Farmworkers and a hero to many of us in the social justice movement. This year, we will be paying special tribute to … Continue reading "A Message from the President & CEO"
Part Time Human Resource Manager
The Marguerite Casey Foundation exists to help low-income families strengthen their voice and mobilize their communities in order to achieve a more just and equitable society for all. We are committed to creating a diverse and multicultural work environment reflecting the families and organizations we … Continue reading "Part Time Human Resource Manager"
Executive Assistant
The Marguerite Casey Foundation exists to help low-income families strengthen their voice and mobilize their communities in order to achieve a more just and equitable society for all.  We are committed to creating a diverse and multicultural work environment reflecting the families and organizations we … Continue reading "Executive Assistant"
New Wave of Progressive Activists that are Changing America
Journalist Bill Moyers features a list of up-and-coming activists who are leading the grassroots movement for economic, social and environmental change. See the New Wave of Progressive Activists that are Changing America   Meet Sarita Gupta Sarita Gupta is the executive director of Jobs With Justice … Continue reading "New Wave of Progressive Activists that are Changing America"