10/15/2007 - FOUNDATIONS RESPOND: CREATING NATIONAL IMPACT
With the unprecedented potential for investing in the next century of our national parks at hand, thought leaders from major foundations take up the challenge to think differently about parks. New times, new thinking, new strategies.
- Introduction and moderator: Thomas J. Tierney, Chairman and Founder, Bridgespan Group
- Lisa M. Hamilton, President, The UPS Foundation
- Ira S. Hirschfield, President, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
- Rebecca Rimel, President and CEO, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Watch Pew president Rebecca Rimel talk about the future of our national parks during a panel discussion at the October 2007 National Park Foundation Leadership Summit in Austin, Texas. The summit brought together leaders from the corporate, nonprofit and public sectors to celebrate the parks’ role in American society over the last one hundred years and encourage philanthropic partnerships to benefit them in the next century.