Inside MRBF

  • Boosting Nonprofit Communication Capacity

    When you get right to the heart of it, communications is about creating conversations. We learn from them, we share in them, and ideally, everyone benefits when they happen. It's why Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Communications Officer Lora Smith, and I went to the Communications Network conference in New Orleans last week.

 It only makes sense that foundation grantees should reap the same...

  • New Grants Announced

    Congratulations to our new and returning grantee partners!

    The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation's Board of Directors approved the following grants at their June meeting:

    ACCION Texas Inc. Grant: $75,000

    Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform Foundation Grant: $150,000


  • Meet Our Guest Bloggers

    Beginning this month Southern Currents will be home to a group of guest bloggers representing MRBF grantee partners. These dynamic Southern leaders will be sharing lessons learned, providing insights on successful strategies and new ways of working, and giving their perspectives on what's 'next' for their communities and organizations.

    Jason Bailey...

  • Getting to Collective Impact

    Earlier this year the Foundation Review published an article featuring a case study of collective impact from MRBF's work with the Central Appalachian Network (CAN). Below is an excerpt with links to the full article.

    Getting to Collective Impact: How Funders Can Contribute Over the Life Course of the Work Author: Douglas Easterling, Ph....