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    • Mast, Myron D. (Interview transcript and video), 2010

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Associations, institutions, etc.--Michigan
    • Myron “Mike” Mast, Ph.D., discusses his early life and education in South Dakota, his move to Grand Rapids to attend Calvin College, and his graduate work at the University of Colorado. He discusses the development of public administration as a...
    • Mawby, Russell G. (Interview transcript and video), 2010

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Associations, institutions, etc.--Michigan
    • Russ Mawby discusses his youth on a fruit farm and involvement with 4H and the Boy Scouts, his agricultural studies at Michigan State and Purdue Universities, and his military service in the US Army. He reflects on the history of the Kellogg...
    • Orosz, Joel J. (Interview transcript and video), 2010

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Associations, institutions, etc.--Michigan
    • Joel Orosz discusses his education and work at the Kalamazoo Public Museum, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. He authored a book on how to be a grantmaker. He shares stories about...
    • Johnson, Dorothy A., (Interview transcript and video), 2011

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Associations, institutions, etc.--Michigan; Grand Valley State University; Grand Haven (Mich.); Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership;
    • Dorothy “Dottie” Johnson discusses her early life in Los Angeles and her education in public schools and at UC Berkeley and Harvard. She talks about working for J. Walter Thompson in New York and about moving to Grand Haven, Mich. where she began...
    • Frey, David, G. (Interview transcript and video), 2010

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Associations, institutions, etc.—Michigan; Family foundations--Michigan; Grand Rapids (Mich.); Frey Foundation
    • David Frey is chairman of the Frey Foundation, a Grand Rapids, Michigan based family foundation. He discusses his early life, education, service as an officer in the Navy during the Vietnam War, and work as chairman and CEO of Union Bank, now part...
    • Agard, Kathryn A., (Interview transcript and video), 2010

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Associations, institutions, etc.—Michigan; Muskegon (Mich.); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership; Women
    • Kathryn A. Agard, Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University, 2006-2010. She discusses her early life, education, family, and work in the Mental Health field, at Planned Parenthood Federation of...
    • Conversation with Kathy Agard and James Kelly

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Council of Michigan Foundations; Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership; Women
    • Kathryn Agard, Executive Director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership and James Kelly, Co-Chair of Learning to Give, talk about their involvement in creating Learning to Give - a Council of Michigan...
    • Van Iwaarden, Donna, (Interview transcript and video), 2011

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Charities--Michigan; Grand Rapids (Mich.); Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership; Women;
    • Donna Van Iwaarden, former director of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University discusses her early life, education, family, and work at the University of North Carolina, Grand Valley State University’s School of Public...
    • Conversation with John Colina and Jomie Goerge

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Family foundations--Michigan; Charities--Michigan; Colina Foundation; Women
    • Father and daughter pair John Colina, President, and Jomie Goerge, Trustee, of the Colina Foundation, talk about why John created their family foundation in Southgate, Michigan, what he's learned along the way, and their family's ongoing commitment...
    • Conversation with Miriam Noland and David Page

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Family foundations--Michigan; Charities--Michigan; Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan; Jewish Fund; Women
    • Colleagues Miriam Noland, President of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, and David Page, Trustee, The Jewish Fund, talk about philanthropy's role in revitalizing downtown Detroit through the Detroit Riverfront Project.
    • Conversation with Dorothy A. Johnson and Robert Collier

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Family foundations--Michigan; Charities--Michigan; Council of Michigan Foundations; Women
    • Dorothy A. Johnson, President Emeritus of the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF), and Robert Collier, CMF President & CEO, recall CMF's beginnings and how Michigan philanthropy has grown, changed and adjusted changed over the years as more...
    • Conversation with Bruce Fetzer and Mike Gergely

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Family foundations--Michigan; Charities--Michigan; Fetzer Institute
    • Mike Gergely, Co-Trustee of the Fetzer Institute Memorial Trust, talks with friend Bruce Fetzer, Treasurer of The Fetzer Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and great nephew of John E. Fetzer, about John Fetzer's legacy, including: his radio station...
    • Conversation with Joshua Engberts and Mondenna Jamshidi

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Family foundations--Michigan; Charities--Michigan; Fetzer Institute; PeaceJam (Organization); Women
    • Longtime friends Mondenna Jamshidi and Joshua Engberts talk about PeaceJam - a project supported by The Fetzer Institute of Kalamazoo, Michigan and others - and the healing role it has played in Joshua's life as he dealt with a difficult childhood...
    • Conversation with Tom Beech and Bonnie Allen

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Family foundations--Michigan; Charities--Michigan; Fetzer Institute; Women
    • Bonnie Allen, attorney at the Center for Healing and the Law, interviews her colleague Tom Beech, President & CEO of The Fetzer Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan, about his history in philanthropy and what he's learned along the way, including:...
    • Conversation with Mark Nepo and Shirley Showalter

    • Philanthropy and society--Personal narratives; Family foundations--Michigan; Charities--Michigan; Fetzer Institute; Women
    • Fetzer Institute colleagues Shirley Showalter, Vice President of Programs, and Mark Nepo, Program Officer of Kalamazoo, Michigan, talk about each of their personal experiences with philanthropy, including several stories drawn from around the world...

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