Jean Case Blog Posts

Sep
18
2014
Welcome to the team
There’s a lot that I’m proud of from the Case Foundation’s seventeen years of work: helping to generate billions in new funding for hundreds of nonprofits to elevate their programs; developing public-private partnerships that have brought...
May
19
2014
Below is a transcript of Jean Case’s remarks to graduates at the Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy commencement ceremony, delivered May 11, 2014. Thank you, all. And thank you, Dean Tempel, for this great honor you’ve conferred on me...
Feb
18
2014
Last week, we marked a monumental achievement for the nonprofit sector. Network for Good, the online giving portal launched nearly 15 years ago, has now processed more than $1 billion in online donations. Since its inception in 2001, the Network for...
Dec
08
2013
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela With the passing of Nelson Mandela, we say goodbye to one of our...
Dec
03
2013
I’ve always found it remarkable that the start of the holiday season – a season of giving – begins first by giving thanks. While families make time to be with one another, friends embrace the holiday spirit and invite others into their...
Jul
23
2013
This blog was co-authored by Case Foundation Senior Fellow Sonal Shah “I have spoken of a thousand points of light, of all the community organizations that are spread like stars throughout the Nation, doing good…I will go to the people and the...
Jun
26
2013
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In the early days of the Case Foundation, I had the fortunate experience of getting to know Alan Khazei and Michael Brown, the bright, young founders of City Year. Their passionate vision and drive to strengthen the culture of service to others in...
Jun
04
2013
Michael Smith
If you talk to the chief executives of any successful company, they will usually attribute their success to three things: talent, talent, talent. Steve and I have always believed this to be true, both in our work in the private sector, as well as in...
Apr
30
2013
Since our recent recession, I have been continually reminded that there is no amount of philanthropic or civic investment that can replace a robust economy and citizens hard at work. That’s why both personally, and through the Case Foundation, we...
Apr
29
2013
Social Citizens is moving!
Five years ago, we at the Case Foundation made a bet on Millennials. We believed that this generation would, through their collective actions, represent an epic shift in the way youth engage with others; consume goods; spend their time and money;...
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