Letters To the Field

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

Letters To the Field

 Dear Colleagues, We are thrilled to share with you the evolution of the Foundation’s focus, the result of a period of reflection and learning and, significantly, a reconnecting with the work of the last 25 years and what the world calls us to do now. We are enormously grateful to the many people who shared their time and valuable insights, who pushed us and challenged our...

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Dear Colleagues, In my first six months, I have had the great pleasure of getting to know what is at the heart of the Nathan Cummings Foundation. I have been on a listening tour with our trustees, staff, fellows, and our partners in the field, which will continue in the months ahead. At the end of April, we came together for our spring board meeting, my first as president and CEO. We...

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Dear Grantees and Colleagues,Today marks the close of my first month as the President of the Nathan Cummings Foundation.  I started days after the attacks in Paris and the shooting of five Black Lives Matters demonstrators in Minneapolis. As I sat down at my desk for the first time I was drawn to the window, with a clear view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.  These iconic...

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