Executive Director Quoted in New York Times

Pierce Family Foundation Executive Director Marianne Philbin was quoted in a recent New York Times piece, "The Art of Saying No as a Philanthropist." The article focused on how philanthropists approach the delicate issue of declining a nonprofit's request for funding. Marianne advised timeliness and focus: "The sooner you can establish is there a fit or not, the more respectful you are of everyone’s time.”