Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Apr 15, 2019

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Oct 25, 2011

Williams leaving Babcock at end of 2012

Gayle Williams has served for 18 years as executive director of the $140 million-asset Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, which focuses its funding on moving people and places in the Southeast out of poverty.

Mar 28, 2011

Babcock assesses direction, strategy

After an extensive evaluation, the Winston-Salem-based funder will continue its efforts to help poor people and poor place climb out of poverty.

Oct 16, 2009

‘Jobs-centered’ focus seen boosting economies

Economic-development efforts in North Carolina should take into account both the needs of industry and of local workers, a new study says.

May 8, 2009

Advocacy investment seen yielding big return

Foundation support is key to nonprofit advocacy and policy work and to efforts by nonprofits to engage their constituencies in solving problems, a new report says.

Apr 16, 2009

Babcock remains ‘mission driven’

Barring another precipitous drop in assets, the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation plans to hold grantmaking at 2008 levels this year and in 2010 and 2011.

Feb 12, 2009

Rural advocate shutting down

The Southern Rural Development Initiative, a Raleigh-based nonprofit that for 16 years has been a leading advocate for racial and economic justice in the rural South, will shut down on Feb. 20.