June 2014

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    Phillip Henderson, President, Surdna Foundation

    Phillip Henderson was only 38 when he took the helm at the Surdna Foundation seven years ago, becoming Surdna’s second director in what he calls its “modern era.” Henderson came to the family foundation from a career that had been focused on international philanthropy, but he applied many of the lessons he learned fostering civic engagement in post-Communist Europe to Surdna’s domestic grantmaking. Henderson sat down with Shelterforce to talk about aligning program with mission, cross-pollination between programs, and Surdna’s recent launch into the impact investing world. more

  • Vacant Properties Scholarship Recipients Announced

    The Center for Community Progress has announced the three inaugural recipients of its Technical Assistance Scholarship Program: more

  • Lynn Ross joins HUD

    Lynn Ross has joined the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as its deputy assistant secretary for policy development. more

  • Jessica Vasquez joins Corporation for National and Community Service

    Jessica Vasquez, executive director of the Neighborhood Preservation Coalition of NY State, will be leaving NPCNYS to become state program director for the Corporation for National and Community Service. more