We have invested approximately $1.5 million in more than 65 projects, and those monies (along with volunteer time and advice that classmates have also contributed) have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.
An evening the San Jose Mercury News compares to the Cannes Film Festival or the Oscars, Tech Awards Gala celebrates innovation across Silicon Valley. It was a fabulous evening and gave miraclefeet high profile exposure.
Charlie Baum has devoted much of the last 35 years to facilitating organization change by applying a simple and timeless philosophy that he’s found as relevant to native Alaskan whalers and small construction crews as it is to big business.
Doug Burgum offers some pragmatic perspectives on philanthropy that draw on international corporate and entrepreneurial experience, consideration of “best practices” and practical application in his home town of Fargo ND.
At Project Redwood we’re privileged this year, as in past years, to encounter a crop of big-thinking pragmatists who apply their optimism, tenacity, and skills to promoting sanitation, educating girls, making healthcare accessible, and addressing other causes and effects of indigence.
On May 1st 100 sophomores at Cristo Rey New York High School in Harlem gathered in their assembly hall for a special event bringing together two of Project Redwood’s current year grantee organizations. They were about to meet Deogratias Niyizonkiza, Founder/CEO of Village Health Works.
This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Project Redwood, so it seems right to share a story about Carol Head. After all, she was the one who stood up at our 25th reunion and floated the idea that ultimately led to the formation of this social venture.
Back in December, the Board of Directors solicited thoughts, critiques, and comments via an on-line survey with 14 substantive questions that focused on grant impact, project portfolio considerations, long-term direction, and classmate involvement.
Project Redwood grantee organization Compatible Technology International (CTI) is featured on PBS Newshour. This 7-minute profile spotlights the success of their water chlorinators in Nicaragua. Click to watch at any time.