CEO Blog: February 2013

Donation for Member Example of Individual and Community Ownership of our Missions

Today I was honored to participate in an event where Alliance for Children and Families member Family Matters of Greater Washington (D.C.) officially received a $27 million donation from the estate of philanthropist Richard A. Herman.

This is the largest donation ever received by the 130-year-old organization. The bulk of the funding will go toward the establishment of the Richard A. Herman Charitable Trust, which will be used to further Family Matters’ mission of improving the family and community life for those less fortunate, and to help launch a new series of innovative art programs for local older adults and youth. … more

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