Funder’s Corner: The Clowes Fund

A decade with SkillWorks

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“The Clowes Fund, a family foundation, seeks to enhance the common good by encouraging organizations and projects that help to build a just and equitable society, create opportunities for initiative, foster creativity and the growth of knowledge, and promote appreciation of the natural environment.” This mission has guided The Clowes Fund for nearly two decades. Ten years ago, The Clowes Fund articulated its specific interest in assuring that all individuals have available the support and services necessary to enable them to participate fully in the economic life of their communities. SkillWorks has been part of our strategy since then.

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Funder’s Corner: Herb and Maxine Jacobs Foundation

 

 

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Starting with this blog post, SkillWorks is beginning a feature called the Funders’ Corner. This month we have asked the Herb and Maxine Jacobs Foundation to share a few thoughts:

Our mission has always been focused on one societal problem – wealth inequality, but the specifics of our projects have evolved as we have learned more and as the environment has changed.

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