Helping to Move People and Places out of Poverty

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

  • Position Announcement: Impact Investment Officer

    The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation has created a new impact investment officer position -- an exciting opportunity for someone committed to using capital creatively to improve the lives of people of color and low-wealth communities. Reporting to the chief finance and operations officer, the impact investment officer will help reimagine, develop and drive innovative...

  • Ford Foundation Invests $10M to Support Southern Organizing via Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

    Today the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation announced it will invest an additional $10 million from the Ford Foundation to support organizing and advocacy in the American South. Over the next five years, Ford’s investment will augment the Babcock Foundation’s ongoing primary grantmaking strategy, which is to help strengthen the growing organizations and networks working together to advance...

  • Introducing our Next CEO

    The board and staff of the Babcock Foundation are thrilled to announce that Flozell Daniels, Jr. will serve as our next CEO and lead the organization into its next chapter. Daniels currently serves as CEO and President of the Foundation for Louisiana , which launched in 2005 to foster an equitable recovery from...

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  • Revoking Reproductive Justice is Only the Beginning

    As the nation begins a long weekend commemorating Independence Day, Americans who champion democracy, social justice, a clean environment, and racial and gender equity are not in a particularly celebratory mindset. A series of regressive rulings from the Supreme Court has halted and reversed progress, and more harmful decisions await on the polluted horizon. The court has agreed to take up a...

  • Welcome our New Staff Members!

    The board and staff of the Babcock Foundation are thrilled to introduce you to five new staff members who joined our team this year. With a broad range of expertise and skills, these folks will help MRBF deepen our mission across the South. Their strong alignment with the Foundation’s vision, values and commitments will help our team build a culture that is warm, convivial and focused, even as...

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