Wilmer Shields Rich Award Winners 2008

Annual or Biennial Reports

Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: The Skillman Foundation
  • Silver: The California Wellness Foundation
  • Bronze: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $101-250 million
  • Gold: Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
  • Silver: Arcus Foundation
    Bronze: The Harvest Foundation
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Gold: VNA Foundation
    Silver: The Tow Foundation
  • Bronze: Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $5-20 million
  • Gold: Atkinson Foundation
  • Silver: Silverton Foundation
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets Less than $5 million
  • Silver: Change a Life Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
  • Silver: The Winston-Salem Foundation
  • Bronze: The Boston Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $101-250 million
  • Gold: Grand Rapids Community Foundation
  • Silver: The Dallas Foundation
  • Bronze: Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Gold: The Spartanburg County Foundation
  • Silver: The Cape Cod Foundation
  • Bronze: The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $5-20 million
  • Gold: Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
  • Silver: The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County
  • Bronze: The Columbia Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets Less than $5 million
  • Silver: Community Foundation of East Mississippi
  • Bronze: Middlesex County Community Foundation, Inc.
Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs, annual grants more than $2.5 million
  • Gold: The Prudential Foundation
  • Silver: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
  • Bronze: The Medtronic Foundation
Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs, annual grants less than $2.5 million
  • Silver: Ayala Foundation, Inc.

Magazines/Periodicals

Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Silver: Lumina Foundation for Education
  • Bronze: The Skillman Foundation
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Gold: Consumer Health Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Silver: The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
  • Bronze: The Dayton Foundation (Futures)
Community and Public Foundations, assets $101-250 million
  • Gold: Grand Rapids Community Foundation
  • Silver: KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Gold: Initiative Foundation
  • Silver: International Youth Foundation
  • Bronze: Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $5-20 million
  • Gold: Rio Grande Cancer Foundation
  • Silver: Global Fund for Women
Community and Public Foundations, assets less than $5 million
  • Silver: Middlesex County Community Foundation

Public Information Campaigns

Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: Open Society Institute (Katrina: An Unnatural Disaster)
  • Silver: The California Wellness Foundation
  • Bronze: Daniels Fund
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Bronze: Foellinger Foundation, Inc.
Community and Public Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia
  • Silver: Rose Community Foundation
  • Bronze: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $101 - $250 million
  • Gold: Central New York Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Silver: MetroWest Community Healthcare Foundation
  • Bronze: Grand Rapids Community Foundation (Youth Peer Survey)
Community and Public Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Silver: United Methodist Health Ministry Fund
Community and Public Foundations, assets $5-20 million
  • Gold: Jewish Funds for Justice
  • Silver: International Community Foundation
Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs, annual grants more than $2.5 million
  • Gold: MetLife Foundation
  • Silver: Bayer Corporation & Bayer Foundation
Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs, annual grants less than $2.5 million
  • Gold: The Hitachi Foundation (Get Out & Live! Volunteer PSA Campaign)
  • Silver: The Hitachi Foundation (State of Corporate Citizenship)
  • Bronze: Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation, Inc.

Special Reports

Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: Open Society Institute (Human Rights–HIV/AIDS)
  • Silver: Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Bronze: The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Gold: Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation
  • Silver: Foellinger Foundation, Inc.
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $5-20 million
  • Gold: Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington (A project of the Harman Family Foundation)
  • Silver: Cherokee Preservation Foundation
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets Less than $5 million
  • Gold:Gold: Great Valley Center
  • Silver: The Piton Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets more than $250 million
  • Gold: The Boston Foundation
  • Silver: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Bronze: New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $101-250 million
  • Gold: Grand Rapids Community Foundation (“A Decade Along the River”)
  • Silver: KnowledgeWorks Foundation
  • Bronze: Grand Rapids Community Foundation (“Elements of Planned Giving”)
Community and Public Foundations, assets $21-100 million
  • Gold: The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation
  • Silver: The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc.
  • Bronze: Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets $5-20 million
  • Silver: Community Foundation of Greater South Wood County
  • Bronze: Outer Banks Community Foundation
Community and Public Foundations, assets Less than $5 million
  • Gold: Community Foundation of East Mississippi (“What will your legacy be?”)
Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs, annual grants more than $2.5 million
  • Gold: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation (School Wellness: Increasing Activity & Healthy Nutrition)
  • Silver: The Medtronic Foundation
  • Bronze: AXA Foundation

Websites

Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets more than $250 million
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $101-250 million
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $21-100 million
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets $5-20 million
  • Gold: Cherokee Preservation Foundation (www.cpfdn.org)
  • Silver: Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington (A project of the Harman Family Foundation) (www.cfp-dc.org)
Independent, Family and Operating Foundations, assets Less than $5 million
Community and Public Foundations, assets more than $250 million
Community and Public Foundations, assets $101-250 million
Community and Public Foundations, assets $21-100 million
Community and Public Foundations, assets $5-20 million
Corporate Foundations and Giving Programs annual grants more than $2.5 million