Richard “Skip” Moore is the past president of the Weaver Foundation, a family foundation serving Greensboro, North Carolina. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the National Center for Family Philanthropy and on the Council on Foundations’ Family Philanthropy Committee, and is a past member of the Council’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining the Weaver Foundation, he had a thirty-year career in higher education, serving at the University of Memphis, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he served as Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.


2018 Trustee Education Institute: The Signature Seminar for Family Foundation Board Members

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Virginia M. Esposito, Andrew Schulz, David Grant, Hanh Le, Holli Rivera, Alice Buhl, Leticia Peguero, Lindsey Griffith, Mary Phillips, Nat Chioke Williams

NCFP’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the key legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. Featuring a faculty made up of NCFP’s senior staff and highly respected philanthropy experts, this three day, intensive seminar typically covers: What does it mean to be a steward of both the public’s trust… Read More

Adding nonfamily trustees and community voices to your family foundation board

Posted on March 14, 2013 by Adam Gibbons, Alan Fox, Diane Kaplan, Katherine Weaver, Richard Moore

What are the signs that your foundation’s board might benefit from adding a community leader to bring new energy and a fresh voice to board deliberations and decisions? Some family foundations have never had an outside trustee on the board and don’t want one. Others have had non-family trustees since their inception—either a friend or business associate of the founder, a trusted lawyer or accountant, or a program expert or local community leader respected by the family… Read More

Perpetuity is a Long Time

Posted on December 13, 2008 by Daniel Bader, Richard Moore

Most foundations are created in perpetuity, but a growing number are planning to sunset, most for family or program reasons. Some foundations feel strongly that they best serve society by continuing their work over the long haul. Some simply avoid discussing the issue… Read More