Gladys Washington, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

TITLE: Program Director  

FOCUS AREAS: Economic opportunity, democracy & civic engagement, and supportive policies & institutions

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PROFILE: Gladys Washington is the program director at the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation. She has been with the foundation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since January 1999.

Her professional bio shares:

Gladys leads the Program Team in planning and learning on public policy grantmaking, and she supervises network officer, communications officer, program associate and grants manager activities. Gladys also oversees grants and PRIs in Gulf Coast Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and the Delta. Before coming to the Babcock Foundation, Gladys was a program officer for the Coastal Community Foundation in Charleston, South Carolina.

Her Non-Profit Leadership Institute at Francis Marion University profile shares the following:

Gladys Krigger Washington is the Program Director of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, a private family foundation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Babcock Foundation helps people and places across the southeastern United States to move up and out of poverty and to achieve greater social and economic justice. The Foundation supports organizations and networks working in low-wealth communities that are poised to expand their scale of impact and are working across race, ethnic, economic, and political differences to build just and caring communities.
Gladys works with Babcock applicants and grantees in the Gulf Coast and Delta regions of the South. She has directed the Foundation’s programs in grassroots leadership development and community problem solving. Before coming to the Babcock Foundation, Gladys was a Program Officer for the Community Foundation Serving Coastal South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.

You can learn more about her background and perspective in her Black Gives Back interview from 2012.

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