Stories

  • 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...

    Flozell Daniels, Jr
  • 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...

    MRBF new staff
  • Imprints Cares Celebrates MRBF Property Donation with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Note: This is Imprints Cares' news release about the ribbon cutting ceremony on May 19, 2022.

    Imprints Cares Dedicates Ready for School Center

    Winston-Salem, NC, May 19, 2022 – Thanks to a generous gift from the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Imprints Cares is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Ready for School Center on...