Press Releases

Discover the latest press releases for the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr Foundation.

October 19, 2017

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Highlights 2017 Grants-to-Date

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Highlights 2017 Grants-to-Date Foundation has committed nearly $24 million in grants across 40 organizations impacting its four areas of focus   Detroit, MI /Buffalo, NY (Oct. 19, 2017) – Just one year after the launch of its official grant application portal, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation today highlighted nearly […]

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August 23, 2017

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and First Niagara Foundation Partner to Strengthen and Grow Mentoring across Western New York

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and First Niagara Foundation Partner to Strengthen and Grow Mentoring across Western New York $2.4 million grant to support collaborative of nine mentoring programs in the region   Buffalo, N.Y. (Aug. 23, 2017) – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and the First Niagara Foundation, in partnership with KeyBank, […]

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June 29, 2017

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo unveil ‘State of Play’ report on youth sports in the region

More than 1,000 local voices informed Aspen Institute analysis, which reveals the bright spots, gaps and opportunities to get more kids in the game

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June 29, 2017

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and Rochester Area Community Foundation Unveil ‘State of Play’ Report on Youth Sports in the Region

More than 1,000 local voices informed Aspen Institute analysis, which reveals the bright spots, gaps and opportunities to get more kids in the game

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June 28, 2017

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan unveil ‘State of Play’ report on youth sports in the region

More than 1,000 local voices informed Aspen Institute analysis, which reveals the bright spots, gaps and opportunities to get more kids in the game.

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March 17, 2017

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Adds Eight Staff Members to Team

Foundation is now fully staffed with 17 employees to carry out mission.

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March 9, 2017

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Adds Senior Advisor to Staff

James Jacobs, Ph.D., brings more than 50 years of experience to the Foundation

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July 13, 2016

Two Executive Staff Members Added

Full executive team now in place to help carry out the vision of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

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July 1, 2016

W. Frank Fountain, Jr. Joins Board of Trustees

Highly-regarded community leader from Detroit joins foundation as seventh board member.

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June 9, 2016

Three Senior-Level Staff Members Join RCWJF

Administrative and program management ranks expanding to support organization’s ongoing growth and development.

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