Victor De Luca has been the president of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation since 2000. Established in 1947, the Foundation supports grassroots organizations and movements in the United States working to change environmental, social, economic and political conditions to bring about a more just, equitable and sustainable world. Vic joined the Foundation in 1991 as a program officer. Vic is on the Council on Foundations’ Committee on Family Philanthropy. He served on the board of Philanthropy New York, the Funders Network for Population, Reproductive Health and Rights, and on the Advisory Board for the Diversity in Philanthropy Project. A former VISTA Volunteer, Vic was the director of the Ironbound Community Corporation, a Newark community-based organization, for 15 years. He is a founding and current board member of New Jersey Citizen Action. Vic is serving his fifth, three-year term on the Maplewood Township Committee (NJ), currently serving his seventh year as Mayor.


Diverse Voices in Family Giving

Posted on April 12, 2012 by Deborah Santana, Judy Belk, Vic De Luca

What are the emerging trends in this area, and how can existing family philanthropies network with and promote increased and effective giving among a new generation of diverse donors and families? How can diverse donors learn from multi-generational family foundations, and vice versa? And how does the engagement of diverse voices enhance the field of family philanthropy, and the work of locally and regionally-focused family foundations and funds?… Read More