Helping to Move People and Places out of Poverty

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

  • Congratulations to Our Returning Grantee Partners

    Congratulations to returning grantee partners who received funding Summer 2016:

    Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice Albany Community Together Appalachia Funders Network Appalachian Citizen's Law Center Appalachian Sustainable Development Center for Community Change Coalfield Development Corporation Georgia Conference of Black Mayors Hispanic Interest Coalition of...
  • We Must Do Better: MRBF's Statement on the Recent Violence

    The board and staff of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation are profoundly saddened by the recent violence in Louisiana, Minnesota and Texas. Like much of the country, we were appalled and deeply troubled by the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and the five officers in Dallas.

    These compounded tragedies reflect the ingrained racism that has tarnished our nation for centuries...

  • Envisioning a New Appalachia

    Once a year, the Babcock Foundation travels to a location within our funding footprint to learn from our grantee partners where they work. I always look forward to these trips because they afford us the opportunity to engage with our partners on the ground and meet with some of their constituents and other local residents. To be in their communities, to hear their stories, to see the lay of...

    Coalfield Development Corporation, WV