The board of directors of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation elected William Dunbar to a three-year term on the Foundation’s board on April 26, 2011.
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation announces the recipients of its 2010 Exponent Award. The award celebrates visionary nonprofit leadership in the region and includes a $100,000 cash award for the recipient's organization.
The superhuman efforts of nonprofit leaders were the focus of the Meyer Foundation's 2009 Exponent Awardscelebration, held on Monday, June 7 at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Northwest Washington.
The Meyer Foundation announces several convenings exclusively offered to its grantees in 2010. The workshops are in content areas that grantees frequently identify as those in which they would like more technical assistance: fundraising, communications, and coaching.
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation has been named a gold award winner for excellence in communications by the 2010 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards Program.
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, a private foundation in Washington, D.C., announced it has elected Barbara J. Krumsiek as chair of its board.
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, a private foundation serving the Greater D.C., region, announces the recipients of its 2009 Exponent Award. The award recognizes outstanding nonprofit leadership in the Greater Washington, DC region and includes $100,000 for the recipient's organization.
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, a private foundation located in Washington, D.C., announces a new collaborative partnership with the Consumer Health Foundation, the leading health funder in the Greater Washington region. Beginning in 2010, Consumer Health Foundation will manage the application and grant review process for Meyer's health and mental health grants.
Washington, D.C.– The current economic situation has only intensified the ever-present need for executives of small and mid-sized nonprofits to find effective ways to reduce overhead costs. According to a report by the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation and the >Management Assistance Group, outsourcing is a promising strategy for these nonprofits to meet their back-office needs, but there are many barriers that prevent outsourcing success.
Meyer Foundation Director of Programs Rick Moyers has received the Grantmaker in Capacity Building Award from the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. Moyers, together with Mary Ann Holohean, founder of the Foundation's Nonprofit Sector Fund, was honored at the Alliance Annual Conference in July.