Julie Fisher Cummings is vice chair of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, a $250 million endowed family foundation based in Detroit, Michigan with funding areas that include: health, culture, Jewish life, and strengthening youth and families. She is also co-founder and chairman of the Lovelight Foundation, which exclusively focuses it’s grantmaking on improving the lives of underserved women and girls and is now part of the Women Moving Millions Campaign of the Women’s Funding Network. Cummings has served on the boards of a wide range of nonprofits and national and community organizations, including as a current presidential appointee of the Corporation for National and Community Service, on the Board of Overseers of Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, and as past chair of the Council of Michigan Foundations. She recently completed a master’s degree in social policy at Columbia University School of Social Work and is presently teaching a graduate level course at the University of Miami.
Why is it Important to Have an Internal Mission That is Separate and Distinct from an External Mission?
Posted on May 27, 2015 by Julie Fisher Cummings, Linda Tracy, Doug Bitonti Stewart
Balancing Internal Vs. External Missions in Family Philanthropy
Posted on May 14, 2015 by Julie Fisher Cummings, Linda Tracy, Doug Bitonti Stewart
Performance Review: Evaluating the Family Foundation CEO
Posted on September 13, 2012 by Virginia M. Esposito, Beth Casselman, Julie Fisher Cummings, Doug Bitonti Stewart
Philanthropic Consultants: How to Find and Work with Them
Posted on June 14, 2007 by Jane Pierson, Julie Fisher Cummings
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