Our Response to the COVID-19 Virus

Our Response to the COVID-19 Virus

Our Response to the COVID-19 Virus Greetings friends, family, partners and community members, Like so many of you, The Gifford Foundation is closely monitoring the latest developments related to the COVID -19 virus. We are acutely aware of your concerns regarding the...
How The Reading League Took Flight

How The Reading League Took Flight

How The Reading League Took Flight Concerned about poor literacy rates in The United States, Prof. Maria Murray left academia to tackle the issue full-time. This is the story of how she grew her personal project into a multi-million dollar nonprofit organization....
Welcoming Our New Board Members

Welcoming Our New Board Members

Welcoming Our New Board Members             As 2020 begins, we would like to announce some new developments happening within our Board of Directors. As several longstanding members finish their terms, we welcome four new additions to help guide us as we move forward....
Broadening Perspectives: Capacity Building

Broadening Perspectives: Capacity Building

Broadening Perspectives: Capacity Building             Capacity building is an essential part of the Gifford Foundation’s mission and identity. While grantmaking is a form of capacity building all on its own, money cannot solve all problems – particularly internal...