Mark Lewis, POISE Foundation, shares his insights on regional equitable development and its role in building a more sustainable Pittsburgh region.
In December 2016, Karris Jackson received a travel grant to attend the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy in Johannesburg, South Africa. The summit was hosted by the Global Fund for Community Foundations, a grassroots grantmaker working to promote and support institutions of community philanthropy around the world. In this post, Karris reflects on her key take-aways from the summit and poses some of the questions she was left thinking about.
The POISE Foundation was honored in late April with the Institutional Award for Philanthropic Leadership by the national funders’ network Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE). Mark Lewis, President and CEO of POISE Foundation and currently Treasurer of GWP, accepted the award on its behalf.