The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes Mishone Donelson, Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, to Board of Directors

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes Mishone Donelson, Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, to Board of Directors Posted by Julita Bailey-Vasco   We are excited to announce the appointment of Mishone Donelson, Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, to the Nellie Mae Education Foundation…

Announcing New Grant Commitments

Announcing New Grant Commitments Photo by Alexander Suhorucov from Pexels Today, on the heels of the start of the first in-person school year for many in over 18 months, we are thrilled to announce grant commitments to organizations that continue the work of advancing racial equity in our public education system. We are pleased to announce new grant…

Welcoming Our New Community Advisors - 2021

Welcoming Our New Community Advisors - 2021 Posted by Nellie Mae Ed. Fdn.   In 2019, we launched our first Community Advisory Group — a group of individuals with deep relationships and networks in the communities they serve — to provide perspective and insight on our grantmaking strategy and implementation. Since that time, our advisors have served…

Announcing our 2021 Speakers Bureau

Posted by Nellie Mae Ed. Fdn.   For the past several years, Nellie Mae Education Foundation has welcomed a new cohort of education leaders into our Speakers Bureau. After a year and a half characterized by the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism, and where our schools were forced to rethink where, when, and…

In Memoriam: Dudley Williams

Posted by Nellie Mae Ed. Fdn.   Dudley Williams at the Foundation’s Lawrence W. O’Toole Awards Ceremony in 2012 Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the passing of Dudley Williams, former Board Chair of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. In his 12 years of service at the organization, Dudley was instrumental in shaping the…