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Enright Picked To Head Council on Foundations...

Kathleen P. Enright is the new president and chief executive officer of the Council on Foundations in Arlington, Va. Enright will join the Council on Foundations after 17 years as president and chief executive officer of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO). During her tenure, she guided GEO to a programmatically strong and financially healthy position. […]

Feeding America Grabs New CEO From Walmart...

One of the nation’s largest nonprofits plucked its new chief executive officer (CEO) from one the largest corporations in the country. Claire Babineaux-Fontenot – most recently executive vice president and treasurer at Walmart – will become the new CEO of Feeding America, effective Oct. 1. The nation’s largest hunger relief organization has a network of […]

Planned Parenthood, NatGeo Get New Leadership...

For the first time in almost a half-century, a physician will lead Planned Parenthood while National Geographic Society turned to a board member and former longtime partner at Goldman Sachs to be its new CEO. Dr. Leana Wen was announced last week as the organization’s next president, effective Nov. 12. She will succeed Cecile Richards, who […]

Bicyclist Dies During Fundraiser...

A political strategist who served as U.S. Sen. John McCain’s Connecticut state campaign manager during the 2000 Republican presidential primary died during a charity bicycle ride. Ben Davol, 58, died of cardiac arrest during the Closer to Free Ride fundraising event Sunday in New Haven, Conn. The ride is an annual event to raise funds […]

New President of The Surdna Foundation...

Don Chen is the new president of the Surdna Foundation in New York City. He most recently led the Just Cities and Regions team for the Ford Foundation. In that role, he worked on Ford’s approach to urban development strategies that reduce poverty, expand economic opportunities and advance sustainability in the U.S. and countries in […]