Barbara Kibbe joined the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation as director of organizational effectiveness in 2013. She came to the Foundation with 25 years of experience in philanthropy as an executive, a consultant, a grantmaker, and a foundation program director working with family, private, corporate, and community foundations. Barbara is co-author of Succeeding with Consultants and Grantmaking Basics. In 2010, she co-authored What’s Next for Philanthropy. She is a founder of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), an organization dedicated to building knowledge, promoting learning, and encouraging dialogue on nonprofit and grantmaker effectiveness. Barbara holds a B.A. in art from Wagner College and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Philanthropic Spend Down: A Retreat Sponsored by the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (April 2020)
Posted on November 21, 2019 by Christopher G. Oechsli, Barbara Kibbe, Tony Proscio
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Posted on May 20, 2019 by Barbara Kibbe, S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
Strategic Lifespan Peer Network: Built for the Long Haul
Posted on March 6, 2019 by Barbara Kibbe, Lois Mitchell
Strategic Lifespan Peer Network: The Final Chapter
Posted on January 28, 2019 by Barbara Kibbe, Lois Mitchell
Exiting Responsibly: Making Wise Choices As You Wrap Up
Posted on January 12, 2019 by Allison Ross, Dan Fontaine, Barbara Kibbe, Lois Mitchell
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