Julie Rogers talks about her work at the Meyer Foundation and the origins for her spirit of giving in this interview for the Washington Post's Capital Business.
Jonathan Smith, a 2009 Exponent Award winner, was featured in the online newsletter of the University of the District of Columbia Law School, from which he graduated in 1984.
Barbara J. Krumsiek, chair of Meyer's board of directors, was the subject of a Q&A piece as part of The New York Times' "Corner Office" feature. Ms. Krumsiek, who is chief executive and chairwoman of investment firm Calvert Group Ltd., spoke about learning to be an effective CEO and about what she looks for in young hires.
The Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington's Future Executive Director Fellowship, of which Meyer is a major funder, was the subject of an article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy. The article discusses how the fellowship grew out of Meyer's 2008 report "Ready to Lead?" and quotes Meyer program director Rick Moyers talking about the importance of developing young nonprofit leaders.
Meyer Foundation program director Rick Moyers was interviewed for a Chronicle of Philanthropy article about how foundations are changing their giving patterns during the economic downturn. The article discusses how Meyer has responded to increased need by local nonprofits.
Rick Moyers, Meyer's director of programs, participated in a virtual panel discussion on how foundations have adjusted their grantmaking during the economic downturn. Moyers fielded questions from nonprofit leaders across the country.
The Meyer Foundation's appointment of Barbara J. Krumsiek to serve as board chair was listed in the Washington Post's business section. The news item also included the Foundation's other recent board changes.
Blue Avocado, a national online magazine for nonprofits, quoted from "Daring to Lead," a 2006 report written by Meyer Foundation program director Rick Moyers and staff from CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, in an article about building strong working relationships between nonprofit executives and board members.
Julie Rogers spoke to WAMU's Metro Connection about nonprofits and the economy in a story that also featured 2009 Exponent Award recipients Lindsey Buss, president and CEO of Martha's Table, and Jonathan Smith, executive director of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.