The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation assists people in the Southeastern US to build just and caring communities that nurture people, spur enterprise, bridge differences and foster fairness. 


Voices from the Field

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Signed the Divest Invest Pledge: Here’s Why

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Recognizing the disproportionate impacts of climate change on low-wealth people and communities of color in the United States and around the globe, we signed the Divest Invest pledge, a global movement calling for investors "to divest from the fossil fuel industries deepening the climate crisis and invest instead in climate solutions." … Read More

Mission Related Investments Policy (Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation)

Posted on October 16, 2014 by Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

The field of mission investing is changing rapidly, and the Foundation is in the process of learning and implementing criteria for investments that are consistent with our purpose and values.  Our Investment Committee considers options for market-rate Mission-Related Investments (MRIs) when it reviews asset allocation and conducts new manager searches. MRIs are expected to achieve competitive financial returns and meet… Read More

Conflict of interest policy (Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation)

Posted on March 11, 2010 by Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

This policy delineates the responsibilities of Directors, staff members, or committee members who are not board members of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation regarding two levels of conflict of interest. The first level is a conflict of loyalties, such as serving on the board of any applying organization but having no financial conflict of interest. The second level of conflict… Read More