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Do Your Good


Dec 27, 2021

I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Michael Chatman, President & CEO of “The Community Foundation” and today, he joins me to speak about his journey in the world of philanthropy and how he managed to build a small  Community Foundation into a thriving organization that works with locally-based organizations to give effective grants.

 

Episode Highlights:

• How Michael’s career as a public speaker served as his entrée into philanthropy.

• The lessons and experiences Michael learned from grant-making in rural areas of the United States.

• Rebuilding The Community Foundation from scratch to finding its special niche in philanthropy.

• What makes The Community Foundation’s structure and scholarship program unique.

• The biggest challenges Michael has had to overcome and his advice for funders and organizations looking to hone their skills.

 

Get the full show notes and more information here:

https://www.doyourgood.com/blog/57-michael-chatman