October 2021: A Fond Farewell for Mike Hennessy and 3rd Quarter Grants
On a cool, autumn evening in September, the Coleman team gathered with an intimate subset of our grantee family to celebrate our retired CEO Mike Hennessy. With room to safely social distance in an indoor/outdoor space, our small group was able...
July 2021: Grants Q1 and Q2
Q&A With Shelley A. Davis The Coleman Foundation is halfway through its first strategic planning process. CEO Shelley A. Davis fills us in on what we’ve learned so far and what to expect. I thought we’d start with a...
May 2021: A costly knowledge gap for many small business entrepreneurs
Financial Literacy: A Costly Knowledge Gap for Many Small Business Entrepreneurs During the past year, Women’s Business Development Center, a Foundation grantee, administered over $225 million in emergency grants to over 8000 local small businesses. One of the organization’s key lessons...
March 2021: First 100 Days
Coleman Foundation's new CEO Shelley Davis shares her impressions and insights from the last few months and talks about the opportunities and challenges ahead. Play Video
March 2021: Announcing Our New President And CEO
In her first 100 days as President and CEO, Shelley A. Davis went on a virtual listening tour to get to know the Coleman Foundation’s grantee community, mapped out 2021 grantmaking with the board and staff, and worked with the...