Tim Greyhavens on Philanthropy & Fundraising
Tim Greyhavens, Executive Director of the Wilburforce Foundation, gives us an inside look into the world of philanthropy, and how to fund successful creative projects, like photo books.
This interview was conducted by PhotoWings in partnership with Blue Earth Alliance.
Tim Greyhavens is the Executive Director of the Wilburforce Foundation, and oversees the administrative, financial and planning functions of the Foundation, including coordinating the work of six program areas. He also serves as program officer for Wilburforce's Conservation Law and Policy Program, focusing on National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act and conservation voter campaigns. As part of his foundation work he has served on both the Management Board of the Environmental Grantmakers Association and on the Board of Directors of the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity. Recently he was one of four philanthropic leaders on the national Task Force to Shape the Partnership for America's Great Outdoors. Tim has been with Wilburforce since it was founded in 1991. Prior to that he worked for more than twenty years with wildlife protection and animal welfare organizations, including the International Snow Leopard Trust and the Humane Society of the United States. In addition to his foundation work he is an accomplished wildlife and nature photographer, and his images have been shown in galleries across North America.